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Paula M. Gordon, PhD, RN

Undergraduate Program Director    
Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in nursing – University of Alabama Birmingham
Masters of Science with major in Adult Health Nursing - Georgia State University
Bachelors of Science with major in Nursing - Georgia State University
Associate Degree in Nursing – Centennial College, Ontario, Canada

Biography

Clinical Expertise
Adult Health Medical Surgical Nursing

Research Interests
Hospice use among African Americans

Selected Publications
Aycock, D. M., Sims, T., Casseus, K., Florman, T., Gordon, P. & Spratling, R. (2017). Language Sensitivity, the R-E-S-P-E-C-T Model, and Continuing Education. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.

Aycock, D.M., Kirkendoll, K.D. & Gordon, P.M. (2013). Hypertension education and screening in African American Churches. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 30, 16-27

Horne, E. M, Gordon P.M. (2009) Taking Aim at Hypertensive Crises. Nursing 2009. 39, 48- 53.

Selected Presentations
Gordon, P. M. (2014, July). Veteran specific end of life care. Podium presentation at University of Alabama Medical Center End of Life Care Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) conference, Birmingham, Alabama.

Gordon, P.M., Vance, D.E, Bakitas, M.A. (2016, February). The Hospice Experience from an African American Caregiver: A Case Report. Poster Discussion Southern Nursing Research Society Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Gordon, P.M., Vance, D.E, Bakitas, M.A. (2016, May). The Hospice Experience from an African American Caregiver: A Case Report. Poster session presented at Clayton State University Graduate Research Symposium, Morrow, Ga

Memberships
Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing Association (HPNA)
Georgia Association of Nurse Educators (GANE)
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society (STTI)
Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority Inc.

Service
Georgia State University senate admissions and standards committee (CNHP rep)
Georgia State University senate cultural diversity committee (CNHP rep)
Georgia State University distance learning council (CNHP rep)