Dr. Danielle Beasley, PhD, RN, RNC-OB, CNE, has been Contributing Faculty at Walden since 2020. Dr. Beasley brings several years of higher education experience, including undergraduate and graduate nursing. Dr. Beasley has chaired various committees, including curriculum, admission, and progression. Dr. Beasley has received numerous awards as an academic leader bestowed by students and faculty. Dr. Beasley graduated with her RN-ADN degree from Pasco-Hernando State College in 2004, then earned a Master of Science in Nursing Education from Walden University in 2014, and a PhD in Nursing Sciences from The University of Florida in 2019. Her extensive nursing career has focused on maternal-child nursing, specifically obstetrics.
Dr. Beasley is certified in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing, by the National Certification Corporation (NCC). She is credentialed as a Certified Nurse Educator, by the National League for Nursing (NLN). Dr. Beasley is a simulation expert and has created several clinical-based scenarios during her nursing career spanning medical-surgical, pediatric, and obstetrical nursing. She was selected as a simulation consultant for Shadow Health and was a subject matter expert for the maternal health simulation line. Scholarly contribution, Dr. Beasley is a published author generating articles that emphasize the health and well-being of women and neonates. Dr. Beasley is a published author for AWHONN, the Association for Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses and in the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.
Dr. Beasley is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI), and Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS). Dr. Beasley spent many years as a Governance and Bylaws Board Member for STTI and has taken part in several initiatives for the March of Dimes and United Way.
NURS 6052 - Essentials of Evidence-Based Practice
NURS 6003 - Perspectives on Graduate Study for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 6002 - Transition to Graduate Study for Nursing
PhD, Nursing Sciences, University of Florida
MSN, Nursing Education, Walden University
AS, ADN-RN, Pasco-Hernando State College
Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC) , Member - Tampa
March of Dimes, Member - Tampa
United Way, Member - Tampa
Awards / Honors
Collaboration with Impact Award, Excelsior University, 2023
Distinguished Faculty Award, USF, 2021
Distinguished Faculty Award, USF, 2020
Apple Polishing Award, USF, 2019
Excellence in Simulation Award, USF, 2019
Faculty Leadership Award, USF, 2019
Distinguished Faculty Award, USF, 2018
Instructor of the Year Award, USF, 2017
Clinical Excellence Award, USF, 2017
Beasley, D. R. (2023). Toys! Must Haves for 6-12 months! . Healthy Mom & Baby
Beasley, D. R. (2022). Toys! Must Haves for 0-6 months! . Healthy Mom & Baby
Beasley, D. R. (2022). Pushing Positions—Know Your Choices! . Healthy Mom & Baby
Beasley, D. R. (2021). Postpartum Anxiety and Depression… How do I get help? . Healthy Mom & Baby
Beasley, D. R. (2021). Pelvic Floor and Perineal Health During Pregnancy. Healthy Mom & Baby
Beasley, D. R. (2021). Healthy Summer Treats and Tips for Expectant & New Moms. Healthy Mom & Baby
Beasley, D. R. (2021). An Online Educational Intervention to Influence Medical and Nurse Practitioner Students' Knowledge, Self-Efficacy, and Motivation for Antepartum Depression Screening and Education..
Beasley, D. R. (2020). Labor Positions to Decrease the Chance of Cesarean Section. Healthy Mom & Baby
Beasley, D. R. (2020). Planning to Breastfeed? What About COVID-19? . Healthy Mom & Baby
Beasley, D. R. (2020). Postpartum Mood Disorders: What All Moms Need to Know. Healthy Mom & Baby
Beasley, D. R. (2020). The Importance of Antepartum Maternal Depression Screening and Education: A Narrative Review of the Literature.. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
Beasley, D. R. (2022). Education and Prevention of HIV on Children, Adolescents, and Teen Pregnancy.
Beasley, D. R. (2021). Nursing as a Profession, Pre-Nursing. Stampede Into Bull Nursing.
Beasley, D. R. (2020). Antepartum Maternal Depression Screening and Education: A Focus on Health Disparities.
Beasley, D. R. (2017). The Delivery of Postpartum Depression (PPD) Education Among Healthcare Providers.
Beasley, D. R. (2017). Maternal Techniques to Enhance the Labor Process.
Beasley, D. R. (2017). Obstetrical Sterile Vaginal Exam Evaluation- Best Practice.