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Dr. Tracy Thornton

Dr. Tracy Thornton

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Tracy Thornton is a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Alabama in Huntsville. She teaches in the online DNP program.


  • DNP - University of Alabama, Huntsville
  • MSN - University of Alabama, Huntsville
  • BSN - University of Alabama, Huntsville
  • ASN - Calhoun Community College
  • Licensed Practical Nurse - Calhoun Community College
  • Combat Medic - Fort Sam Houston

Clinical Expertise

  • Critical Care
  • Adult Health


  • The use of Screening Tools in the triage area of the emergency room
  • The use of CO2 detectors in the emergency room during respiratory difficulty or failure
  • Teaching strategies: Best tools for the trade

Professional Certifications

  • 2014- 2018 - PALS, American Heart Association
  • 2007- 2020 - ACLS, American Heart Association
  • 2007- 2020 - BLS Instructor, American Heart Association
  • 2014- 2019 - Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, AACN
  • 2017- 2018 - Leadership University Certificate for Faculty Advisors for Student Nurses Association

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 2018 - Leaders of Leaders Award, Outstanding School Chapter Advisor for the Association of Nursing Students
  • 2018 - Student Organization Advisor of the Year Nominee for Association of Nursing Students

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