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Heather Naylor, MSN, FNP

Faculty Chair, Serving as Faculty Chair for Phoenix ABSN program as of Jan 2022.

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Heather Naylor

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Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing

Heather Naylor, MSN, FNP

Faculty Chair, Serving as Faculty Chair for Phoenix ABSN program as of Jan 2022.

Instructor



Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Interests

  • Pain Management

Research Focus

Pain Management
Communication
Flipped classroom activities
Nurse transition to practice
 

Department

Nursing - Bachelors

Position

Instructor

Articles

  • Nursing Education Perspectives
    Hadenfeldt, C, Naylor, H., Aufdenkamp, M. Escape the pharmacy: An active learning strategy for the nursing pharmacology classroom 2020
  • Health, Interprofessional Practice, and Education
    Hadenfeldt, C.J., Naylor, H.M., Jessen, J.L., Banzhaf, S., Martens-Stricklett, K. Addressing the opioid epidemic: Strategies for interprofessional health education.
    4(1), p. e2131 2020

Presentations

  • Arizona Nurses Association Convention Poster presentation of original research, Novice Nurses' Experiences Caring for Acutely Ill Patients During a Pandemic. 2021
  • Poster presentation, Novice Nurses Experiences Caring for Acutely Ill Patients During a Pandemic: Implications for Educators. Innovation Summit for Helath Professions Education, Omaha, NE 2021
  • Invited to present poster at University of Missouri PhD On-Campus Days Student Postcard Poster Presentation, A Nurse Practitioner's View of Pain Management of Hospitalized Patients in the context of the opioid epidemic: A qualitative inquiry - won Best Poster presentation. 2021
  • Invited to present grant presentation at University of Missouri PhD On-Campus Days regarding my dissertation research, Maximizing placebo effect to improve post-operative outcomes: A pre-operative education intervention. 2021
  • Invited to present original research at CUCON Scholarly Forum with my research team. Novice Nurses' Experiences Caring for Acutely Ill Patients During a Pandemic. 2021
  • Invited Keynote Speaker for Sigma Theta Tau Iota Tau's 31st Annual Research Days as Creighton College of Nursing in Omaha, NE. "Pain and the Power of Suggestion." 2020
  • Poster Presentation at Midwest Nursing Research Society annual conference. "Adressing the Opioid Use Epidemic: Strategies for an Interprofessional Approach." 2020
  • Lead presenter at Nurse Educator's Conference in the Rockies. I will be lead presenter with Cindy Hadenfeldt and Marillee Aufdenkamp on a flipped classroom activity I developed for Pharmacology, Escape The Pharmacy, where participants learn analgesic content by solving a series of puzzle-clues focusing on maximum dose and adverse effects of various classes of analgesic medications, recognition of opioid oversedation, and review of opioid receptors. 2019
  • Crash Course: Pain Management of the Hospitalized Patient in Pain and Non-Pharmacologic Approaches - presented to Creighton Medical Students (M4)  2019
  • When Your Patient Takes Opioids: Prescribing Risks and Tapering Strategies - Dignity Health Pain Symposium 2018
  • Opioid Tapering presentation for providers in the Arizona Service Area for Dignity Health designed to meet new Arizona Continuing Medical Education requirement for opioid prescribing in Arizona.  2017
  • Palliative Care vs. Pain Management - Dignity Health Pain Symposium 2016
  • Multimodal Analgesia in Acute Care - Arizona Society of Peri-Anesthesia Nurses Conference in Tucson, AZ 2016
  • Principles of Multimodal Analgesia and Non-Pharmacologic Approaches - Barrow Neurological Institute Nursing Symposium 2015
  • Safe Use of Opioids in Hospitals presentation to Dignity Health Quality Committee 2015
  • Putting the Purpose into the Practice of Pain Management: Case Studies in Acute Care - Dignity Health Pain Symposium 2014
  • Advanced, Clinically Relevant Case Studies in Pain Management - Dignity Health Pain Symposium 2013