Pamela Cromer

Professor

Pamela Cromer

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Bio

Pam is Associate Professor, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Clinical Coordinator and Director of the Interdisciplinary Costa Layman Community Health Outreach Programs for the College of Nursing. She is a member of the GRNA Faculty Practice Plan and is a primary care provider at Compass Family Medicine in Newberry, SC. In addition, she is a preceptor for advanced practice nurses. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from MCG, Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of South Carolina, Masters in Nursing Administration from MCG, and undergraduate degrees from Lander University.

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  • EC 4344

Education

  • DNP, Nursing Science (MS, PhD) Medical College of Georgia, 2009

  • CERG, Nursing, Other University Of South Carolina -, 1993

  • Post-Master's Certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner , 1993

  • MS, Nursing Science (MS, PhD) Medical College of Georgia, 1988

  • BSN, Nursing - Registered Nurse Tra University Of South Carolina -, 1982

  • AS, Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad Lander University, 1976

Certifications

  • Learning Experience Agreement GBON, GHA agreement, 2009

  • Immunizations 2007

  • CITI Recertification- Human Research FDA , 2017

  • Family Nurse Practitioner - Recertification AANP , 2014

  • Family Nurse Practitioner ANCC, 2009

  • Georgia RN and APRN Licenses Georgia Board of Nursing , 2017

  • CPR American Health Care Academy, 2014

  • Prescriptive Authority for APRN 2016

  • South Carolina RN and APRN Licenses SC State Board of Nursing , 2016

  • DEA US Department of Justice,

  • Federal DEA Federal DEA , 2014

  • RN State of Georgia, 1982

  • RNL State of Georgia, 1982

  • PPD 2015

  • RN State of South Carolina, 1994

  • SC Controlled Substances DHEC,

  • CITI Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative 2011

Awards & Honors

  • 2017 College of Nursing E. Louisa Grant Distinguished Alumna Augusta University - College of Nursing , 2017

  • Excellence in Published Writing Sigma Theta Tau - Beta Omicron , 2017

  • Endowed Scholarship (Marion/Cromer/Layman) Established by Debbie Layman , 2016

  • AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award of Excellence AANP, 2016

  • Phi Kappa Phi Augusta University Chapter 324 Augusta University , 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 7450

    Adv Prac Nurs Roles in Society
  • NURS 9051

    DNP Project Inquiry & Change
  • NURS 8318

    FNP Practice III: DNP Program
  • NURS 7470

    Adv Health Assessment
  • NURS 8315

    FNP Practice II: DNP Program
  • NURS 7100

    Integr Healthcare: Popul Healt
  • NURS 7983

    DNP Pract Improvement Project
  • NURS 8312

    FNP Practice I: DNP Program

Teaching Interests

Nursing Administration; Primary Care; Community Outreach; Inter-Professional Team Work, Quality Improvement; and Hispanic Farmworkers

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • “Inter-professional community training and partnerships – A view from USA academic nursing, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Brief Report: 10/6/15. Multi-professional Student Led Community Health Fairs: A Survey of Hispanic Farm-workers Health Issues in the United States of America, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Diabetes, 2012
    Manuscript
  • Diabetic Education Guideline and Treatment Consultation Form, 2010
    Other
  • Evidence of African American women’s frustrations with chronic bacterial vaginosis, 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Cardio-metabolic Risk Factors of Hispanic Farmworkers Inter-Professional Teams and Health Care Delivery Inter-Professional Advanced Nurse Practitioner Training Teams

College Service

  • AU CON Clinical Placement Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • AU College of Nursing - Academic Competency Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AUNA Faculty Practice & Clinic Operations Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • AUNA BOARD of Directors - VP 2016 - Present

  • AUNA Faculty Practice - Audit, Compliance and Risk Management Committee (ACERM) 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • AU Medical Center Advanced Practice Provider Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Augusta University Systems Audit, Compliance, and Risk Management BOD 2014 - Present

  • Georgia Regents University Nurse Practice Plan 2014 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • BOD Member 2006 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Georgia Regents Nurse Faculty Practice Organization 2006 - Present

Professional Service

  • Georgia Watch Work Group - Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) 2017 - Present

    Role: Task Force Member
  • AUy Medical Center - Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Journal Reviewer 2012 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • CCNE - On-site Accreditation Team Reviewer for FNP/DNP Programs 2011 - Present

    Role: Member
  • GRNA/AUNA (Nursing Practice Plan) Committee 2006 - Present

Public Service

  • AU CON Advisor: At Risk Elementary School Reading Program Initiative- Douglass Elementary 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Saluda County Economic Development Advisory Board 2014 - Present

  • Christ Central- Saluda. Strategic Community Citizen Needs & Program Development. 2011 - Present

  • Community Food Kitchen 2011 - Present

    Role: Chair
  • Belle Terrace Community Health Center Advisory Board 2011 - 2012