Gayle Bentley

Associate Professor

Gayle Bentley

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

Administration

  • (706) 721-4813
  • EC 5328

Education

  • DNP, Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad Medical College of Georgia, 2006

  • MSN, Public Health/Community Nurse/ Medical College of Georgia, 1989

  • BSN, Nursing - Registered Nurse Tra Clemson University, 1974

Certifications

  • CPR 5/2015, 2013

  • Learning Experience Agreement GBON, GHA document, 2001

  • Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist- Board Certified American Nurse Cred Ctr, 2005

  • RNL State of GA, 2008

  • CPR 5/2015, 2015

  • PPD 2016

  • CSCHN Amer Nur Cre Ctr NO HOSP PRIV, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • Caught in the Act of Representing Values of GRU. Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence 2015

  • Member, GRU Academy of Health Sciences Educators 2014

  • Academy of Educators, CON and GHSU 2012

  • Fellow, Academy of Nurse Scholars in Education, MCG, School of Nursing 2008

  • Outstanding Education Award Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Omicron Chapter, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 7983

    DNP Pract Improvement Project
  • NURS 7475

    Pop Health & Emerging Dis
  • NURS 9050

    Strategies for Eff Prac Change

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Infant Safe Sleep: a practice update, 2015
  • Low Health Literacy as a Barrier to Medication Adherence in Patients with Diabetes, 2010
  • Using community-based participatory research to develop a culturally sensitive smoking cessation intervention with public housing neighborhoods, 2007
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Manipulative techniques for relieving muscle spasms, 2004
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • RN to BSN program: transition from traditional to online delivery., 2003
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • BBN Advisory Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • BBN, Promotion and Tenure Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Development Planning Committee, ANSE 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Study Abroad, CerviCusco, Peru 2009 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Peer Review Team 2015

    Role: Faculty Mentor

College Service

  • CON Scholarship Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • CON Study Abroad Peru 2009 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • AU Nursing Student Association 2005 - 2017

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Workload Charter Committee - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • CON Workload Committee 2011 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • GRU Study Abroad Committee 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • GRU Academy of Health Sciences Educators, Membership Committee 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • Health Professions Education Curriculum Committee 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • Academy of Educators, 2005 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • GSHU Simulation Center Advisory Committee 2012 - 2013

Professional Service

  • American Nurses Association 1993 - 2010

  • Georgia Nurses Association (Tenth District) 1993 - 2010

Public Service

  • Greater Young Zion Community Outreach 2012 - Present

    Role: Program Organizer
  • Healthy Augusta, Inc. Education and Research Committee 2010 - 2013

    Role: Member
  • Advisory Board, AR Johnson Magnet School Certification Process 2009 - 2011

    Role: Board Member
  • Community Advisory Board 2010 - 2010

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Science Project Consultant for CT Walker School 2010 - 2010

    Role: Reviewer