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Sonya Blevins

Core Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program B.S. Nursing (BSN)

Dr Sonya Blevins has an extensive nursing background in critical care, women's health, and medical-surgical nursing. For the past 15 years, she has been involved in nursing education either in the academic or hospital setting. She has experience in teaching online, onsite, and clinical rotations in the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels. Dr Blevins has published several articles and presented at national conferences.

Courses Taught

NURS 3020 - Health Assessment

NURS 3001 - Issues & Trends in Nursing

NURS 3150 - Foundations of Nursing Research


DNP, University of South Alabama

MS, Syracuse University

Awards / Honors

Amy V Cockcroft Leadership Fellow, 2017


Blevins, S. H. Nurse as Educator: Colostomy Care. MEDSURG Nursing.

Blevins, S. H. (2018). The Art of Patient Education. MEDSURG Nursing.

Blevins, S. H. (2016). Qualities of effective preceptors. MEDSURG Nursing.

Blevins, S. H. (2016). Nurse Residency Programs: Supporting Nurse Graduates. MEDSURG Nursing.

Blevins, S. H. (2017). Learning Module for Nurse Preceptor: Roles, Responsibilities, and Realities .

Blevins, S. H. (2018). From Nursing Student to Registered Nurse: The Challenge of Transition. MEDSURG Nursing.

Blevins, S. H. (2016). Foundation for New Graduate Nurse Success. MEDSURG Nursing.

Blevins, S. H. (2015). Impact of incivility in nursing. MEDSURG Nursing.


Blevins, S. H. (2017). Easing the Road Back for RN to BSN Students.

Blevins, S. H. (2016). Getting the Classroom Flipped: An Educator's Approach to Transforming Learning From Blah to Wow!.