Assistant Clinical Professor
Tiffani L. Chidume, DNP, RN, CCRN Assistant Clinical Professor EAGLES (Simulation) Center Coordinator 334-844-6703 firstname.lastname@example.org
Education DNP- University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2020
MSN-Troy University, 2013 BSN- University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2001
Interests Simulation, Interprofessional Collaboration and Education, Active Learning, Emergency and Critical Care Nursing, Health Disparities among Underserved Populations, Fall Prevention/Safety in Older Adults
Teaching Areas Simulation Pedagogy and Facilitation, Clinical Skills, Critical Care Skills
Overview Tiffani Chidume joined the faculty at Auburn University as an Assistant Clinical Professor in 2018. She has over 18 years of combined experience in nursing education, critical care, emergency nursing, long-term healthcare, and health information technology. She worked in the ICU at East Alabama Medical Center for over a decade, where she was also certified as a Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN). In 2013, she graduated from Troy University with a Master’s of Science in Nursing Degree with a concentration in Nursing Informatics. Tiffani earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in Spring 2020. Within the school of nursing, she serves on the Simulation and Technology committees. Tiffani additionally serves as an Editor-in-Chief of Nurse critical care and rhythms for StatPearls, an Online learning management systems and publisher of peer-reviewed ebooks.
Professional Organizations Tiffani is a member of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), American Nurses’ Association (ANA), Alabama State Nurses’ Association (ASNA), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL), National League for Nursing (NLN), Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing, and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).
Publications Chidume T., Jones, M. C., Lambert, A. W., Yordy, M. (2020). Preparing students for difficult conversations with patients and families. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, Vol (), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2020.03.009 (Accepted March, 2020)
Chidume, T., & Pass-Ivy, S. (2019). Student-novice nurse preparation: Addressing barriers in discharge teaching. Nursing Education Perspectives. doi:10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000498
Stolldorf, D. P., Dietrich, M. S., Chidume, T., McIntosh, M., & Maxwell, C. A. (2018). Nurse-initiated mobilization practices in 2 community intensive care units: A pilot study. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 37(6), 318-323. doi:10.1097/dcc.0000000000000320