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Michelle Skipper, DNP, FNP-BC

Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
Clinical Professor
Advanced Nursing Practice & Education
Office: 3166-C Health Sciences Building
Phone: (252) 744-6444

Dr. Michelle Taylor Skipper, DNP, FNP-BC, is a graduate of St. Andrews Presbyterian College, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University and the Gardner-Webb University School of Nursing. She has practiced as a family nurse practitioner for more than 20 years, working primarily in rural family practice and OB-GYN settings in Scotland County, NC.  She has been on faculty at ECU since January of 2006, and director of the DNP Program since August of 2015.   She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is also an AgriSafe Certified Provider.

 

Bio

DNP   Gardner-Webb University,  Boiling Springs, North Carolina, USA,  Nursing (Nursing Education minor),  2013

MSN   Duke University,  Durham, North Carolina,  Family Nurse Practitioner,  1996

BSN   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,  Chapel Hill, NC, USA,  Nursing,  1991

B.A.   St. Andrews Presbyterian College,  Laurinburg, NC, USA,  Allied Health/Biology,  1989 

Research Interests

Women's health care and access to contraception, adolescent healthcare, international experiences with nurse practitioners

Blog/Twitter/Facebook links

News

https://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/benefits/employee-recognition/governors-awards-excellence/2017-governors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wPyfNYlfhE&feature=youtu.be

 

Referred Articles/Papers

Holcomb, M. M., Wilkins, R., & Skipper, M. T. (2009).  Adolescent Contraception: Sorting Out the Facts.   Nurse Practitioner, The

Book Chapters

Beck. M, Skipper, M. and King, C. (2018)  Violence Against Women.  Chapter 5 of Maternity and women's health care. 11th edition. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Skipper, M. T. (2017). Units I and II. Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 4e (for 5e). Saunders Elsevier. 

Skipper, M. T. (2014). Pharmacotherapy of Hematopoietic Disorders. Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice.  

Skipper, M. T. (2014). Immunizing Agents. Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice.  

Books and Monographs

Non-Refereed Articles/Papers

Grants

Skipper, M. T. & King, C. A., Enhancing the Primary Care Management of Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions through Interprofessional Education, Principal Investigator, GOV-Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Skipper, M. T., Advanced Educational Nursing Traineeship, Principal Investigator, GOV-Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). 

Refereed Presentations

International

Lowery, B. D., King, C. A., Faser, K., & Skipper, M. T. (2013-2014). Enhancing the Primary Care Management of Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions through Interprofessional Education.   All Together Better Health VII, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

National

Skipper, M.T. (2017).  Lessons Learned from a Transition to Practice (TTP) Course Within the BSN to DNP Curriculum.  Doctor of Nursing Practice Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Skipper, M. T., (2016) Training Students Together: Standardized Patient Cases with Interprofessional Team Learners.   Doctor of Nursing Practice Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland.

Lowery, B. D., King, C. A., Faser, K., & Skipper, M. T. (2015). Enhancing the Primary Care Management of Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions through Interprofessional Education.   Doctor of Nursing Practice Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee.

Skipper, M. T., Harrington, C. C., & King, C. A. (2015). Improving Nurse Practitioner Student Confidence and Competency Through Virtual Technology and Distance Education.   National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, Baltimore, Maryland.

Skipper, M. T. (2014-2015). Training Students Together: Standardized Patient Cases with Interprofessional Team Learners.   Interprofessional Health Care Summit: From Education to Practice, Savannah, Georgia.

Regional

Skipper, M. T., Merricks, P., Davis, M., & Lowery, B. D. (2015). Training Students Together: Standardized Patient Cases with Interprofessional Team Learners.   Jean Mills Symposium, Greenville, North Carolina.

State

Lowery, B. D., King, C. A., Greer, A., & Skipper, M. T. (2015). Enhancing the Primary Care Management of Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions through Interprofessional Education.   Greensboro AHEC, Tri Chapter AACN, Northwest AHEC, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Skipper, M. T. (2014). Pregnancy Resolution Counseling with Adolescents.   NCNA Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium, Asheville, North Carolina.

Non-Referred Presentations

Local

Skipper, M. T. & Lowery, B. D. (2007). Whats New at NCNA.   Tetra County APRN Fall Symposium, Lumberton, North Carolina.

National

Skipper, M. T. & Merricks, P. (2015-2016, November). Use of Virtual Technology and Standardized Patients for Interprofessional Collaboration in Graduate Nursing Programs.   Southern Regional Educational Board, Atlanta, Georgia.

Skipper, M. T. (2012-2013). Pregnancy Resolution Counseling with Adolescents.   American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Skipper, M. T. (2008-2009, June). Faith Based International Missions as Orientation for New Nurse Practitioner Graduates.   American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2008 National Conference, Potomac, Maryland.

Regional

Skipper, M. T. (2007-2008, April). Faith Based International Missions as Orientation for New Nurse Practitioner Graduates.   NCNA Annual Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Skipper, M. T. (2007-2008, April). Perceptions of Nurse Practitioner Students Learning Experiences, Self-Efficacy, and Clinical Skills Using Standardized Patients.   NCNA Annual Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium, Sunset Beach, North Carolina.

Skipper, M. T. & Lowery, B. D. (2006-2007, February). Using Your GPS to Fine Tune Your Practice Setting.   Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Summit sponsored by NCNA, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

State

Skipper, M. T. (2012-2013). Menopause.   NCNA Annual Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium, Asheville, North Carolina.

Skipper, M. T. (2010-2011). How to Talk to Adolescents about Sex.   National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners- North Carolina Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Skipper, M. T. (2008-2009, April). Something Fishy Going On: STI's and Wet Preps.   NCNA Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina.

Invited Presentations

Consultations

University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Consultant for DNP Curriclum

Special Projects/Faculty Development

Research Activities

Courses Taught

Dissertation Committees

DNP Project Committees

Special Assignments/Faculty Development

Service

International Missions Trip, Nurse Practitioner led Faith-Based mission team in Leon, Nicaragua since 2003 

Six-time member of ECU Servire Society for service to the greater community.

Service Learning Activities

Special Projects

Honors and Awards

2017: Governor’s Award for State Service (Safety and Heroism Category)   Awarded for service to community during Hurricane Mathew relief in Robeson County, North Carolina

2017:  Pro Patria Award, College of Nursing.   Received from the North Carolina Employer Support of Guard and Reservists Organization.

2017:  Dan McCormick Award for Community Service.  Awarded by the St. Pauls, NC Chamber of Commerce for service to community.

2015:  East Carolina University College of Nursing Hall of Fame Inductee

2015-2016:  Max Ray Joyner Award, East Carolina University.  College of Nursing Nominee for Excellence in Distance Education Teaching

2014-2015:  , ECU- Servire Society.  Service Society recognized individuals in the ECU community who have documented over 100 hours of volunteer service to their local community.

2014-2015:  Max Ray Joyner Award, East Carolina University.  College of Nursing Nominee for Excellence in Distance Education Teaching

2013-2014:  , ECU- Servire Society.  Service Society recognized individuals in the ECU community who have documented over 100 hours of volunteer service to their local community.

2012-2013:  The Daisy Faculty Award, The Daisy Foundation.