Senior Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences
Dr Terry offers over 30 years of progressive experience, including senior level management in Hospital Administration, Critical Care/Emergency/PACU/Medical-Surgical Nursing, Advanced Practice Nursing, Public Speaking and Education. In addition to serving as Contributing Faculty for Walden University, Dr Terry is President / Owner of TotalCaring Health Education and Staffing, Inc. The company is an authorized Certified Training Center for the American Heart Association for Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Through this company, Dr Terry also serves as an independent clinical contractor (DNP-ARNP) for multiple practices to make hospital rounds. Clinical practice areas include Pulmonary Critical Care, Internal Medicine, and Infectious Disease.
Education: University of Florida – Post Doctoral AGACNP Certificate (2016); University of Florida - Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) (2010);University of Miami – Post Master’s Advanced Nursing Practice (ARNP) (1997); University of Miami – Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)(specialty: Critical Care-Clinical Nurse Specialist – CNS) (1991); University of Miami –Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) (1988); Miami Dade Community College - Associate of Science - Nursing (ADN) (1983)
Dr Terry maintains active memership in multiple professional associations including ANA, AACN, ACNP, FNPN. She is also active in her local churches (in NC and FL) and enjoys serving in multiple ministries including volunteering in a local clinic. Dr Terry especially enjoys spending time with family. She has enjoyed serving as an Contributing Faculty at Walden since April, 2015 and has over 20 years of experience teaching in the traditional face-to-face classroom setting, as well as online.