1 Rebecca S. Miltner, PhD, RN, CNL, NEA-BC UAB School of Nursing nd Avenue South, NB 314 Birmingham, AL Education , Post Graduate, VA National Quality Scholars Program, Birmingham VA Medical Center; Birmingham, AL , Post Graduate, VA Executive Fellowship in Patient Safety, Virginia Commonwealth University; Richmond, VA 2001, PhD, University of Maryland at Baltimore 1990, MS, University of Wisconsin High Risk Perinatal Nursing/Administration and Education 1982, BSN, Medical College of Georgia , Political Science/Pre-Nursing, University of Georgia Licensure/Certification Registered Nurse, State of Alabama Professional Experience 2012 present, Assistant Professor UAB School of Nursing; Birmingham, AL 2012 present, Nurse Scientist, VA Nursing Academy, Birmingham VA Medical Center; Birmingham, AL , Post-Doctoral Fellow, VA Quality Scholars Program, Birmingham VA Medical Center; Birmingham, AL , Adjunct Assistant Professor, UAB School of Nursing; Birmingham, AL , Senior Nursing Director, Nursing Education, Washington Hospital Center; Washington, DC , Adjunct Assistant Professor, Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies; Washington, DC , Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore; Baltimore, MD , Senior Nursing Director, Women's and Infants' Services, Washington Hospital Center; Washington, DC , Clinical Instructor, University of Maryland, Baltimore; Baltimore, MD , Chief, Nursing Performance Improvement, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Department of Nursing; Washington, DC , Nursing Performance, Improvement Manager, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Department of Nursing; Washington, DC , Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Virginia School of Nursing; Charlottesville, VA , Staff Nurse, The Women s Place, University of Virginia Health System; Charlottesville, VA
2 , Associate Investigator/Project Director, Madigan Army Medical Center, Nursing Research Service; Tacoma, WA , Staff Nurse, Madigan Army Medical Center, Neonatal Intensive Care; Tacoma, WA , Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nursing Administration, Washington Hospital Center; Washington, DC , Adjunct Faculty, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing; Atlanta, GA , Graduate Research Assistant, University of Maryland School of Nursing; Baltimore, MD , Clinical Nurse Specialist, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Women's Services; Atlanta, GA , Nurse Manager, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Labor and Delivery/Perinatal Nursing Units; Atlanta, GA , Staff Nurse, University of Kansas Medical Center, Labor and Delivery Unit; Kansas City, KS , Staff Nurse, Humana Hospital of Overland Park, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Overland Park, KS , Staff Nurse, Sinai-Samaritan Medical Center, High Risk Labor and Delivery; Milwaukee, WI , Instructor, Blackhawk Technical College, Department of Nursing; Janesville, WI , Staff Nurse, Meriter Hospital; Madison, WI , Staff Nurse, Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital, Obstetric Unit; Fort Atkinson, WI , Officer, Army Nurse Corps, Beaumont Army Medical Center, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; El Paso, TX , Officer, Army Nurse Corps, Wynn Army Community Hospital, Medical/Surgical/Pediatrics, Newborn Nursery; Ft. Stewart, GA Grant Funding Advancing Implementation of Comprehensive Pressure Ulcer Prevention Programs. Co-investigator ( ). Funding by VA HSR&D QUERI Rapid Response Project Award (RRP )-$99,654. Principle Investigator: Lynn Soban, PhD, RN. (Starts January 1, 2015). Assessing Organizational Variations in VA Pressure Ulcer Prevention Initiatives. Co-investigator ( ). Funding by VA HSR&D QUERI Rapid Response Project Award (RRP )-$99,139. Principle Investigator: Lynn Soban, PhD, RN. "Evaluation of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Initiative in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)." Principle Investigator ( ). Funding by VHA Office of Nursing Service (ONS). Washington, DC Clinical Practice 2012 present, Nurse Scientist, VANA/VANAP. Birmingham VA Medical Center; Birmingham, AL
3 Select Publications Phillips, J, Miltner, RS. Work Hazards for an Aging Nursing Workforce. Journal of Nursing Management Published first online 2014; doi: /jocn Miltner, RS, Johnson, K, Deierhoi, R. Exploring the Frequency of Blood Pressure Documentation in Emergency Departments. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 2014, 46(2), Miltner RS, Moore, R, Selleck, C., Patrician, PA, Froelich, K, Eagerton, G, Harper, D. Equipping the Civilian RN Workforce on Caring for the Unique Needs of Veterans and their Families. Nurse Leader. 2013, 11(5):45-48 Miltner, RS, Newsom, J, Mittman, B. The future of quality improvement research. Proceedings from AHI Methods Conference. Implementation Science. 2013, 8 (Suppl 1): S9. Jukkala, AM, James, D, Autrey, P, Azuero, A, Miltner, RS. Developing a Standardized Tool to Improve Nurse Communication During Shift Report. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. 2012, 27(3); Patrician, PA, Dolansky, M, Estrada, C, Brennan, C, Miltner, RS, Newsom, J, Olds, D, Splaine, M, Moore, S. Interprofessional Education in Action: The VA Quality Scholars Fellowship Program. Nursing Clinics of North America. 2012, 47(3); Miltner, RS, Patrician P, Jukkala A, Dawson M. Incorporating QSEN competencies into a Nursing Administration Curriculum. Journal of Nursing Administration. 2012, 42(10); Patrician PA, Oliver D, Miltner RS, Dawson M., Ladner KA. Nurturing Charge Nurses for Future Leadership Roles. Journal of Nursing Administration. 2012, 42(10); Miltner, RS. More Than Support: Nursing Interventions Provided to Women in Labor. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing. 2002, 31(6); Miltner, RS, Newsom, J, Patrician, PA. (2013) Chapter 6: Building on Change: Concepts for Improving any Clinical Process in Practice based learning and improvement: A clinical improvement action guide, 4th ed. (Splaine, Dolansky, Estrada, & Patrician, Eds.). Chicago: Joint Commission Resources. Select Presentations Miltner, RS, Patrician, P, Jukkala, A. (2013). Identifying Professional Development Needs for Nurse Managers, International Nursing Administration Research Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2013.
4 Miltner, RS, Newsom, JH, Patrician, PA. Achievable Benchmarks of Care for Skin Assessment and Reassessment for VHA Inpatients. Paper presentation at 2nd Annual Academy for Healthcare Improvement Research Conference, Arlington, VA, April 25-26, Litton, D, Miltner, RS, Keisler, B, Reid, B, Bell, B, Murphree, C, Hanna, J, Newsom, J, Offord, C, & Sears, T. Reducing Incontinence Associated Dermatitis Using the VA TAMMCS Improvement Model. Poster presentation at 24th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement, Orlando, FL, December 9-12, Miltner, RS, Patrician, PA, Jukkala, A, Ladner, K, Oliver, D. Identifying Professional Development Needs for Nurse Leaders. Poster presentation at SNRS 2012 Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 22-25, Miltner, RS, Jukkala, A, Greenwood, R. "Examining Rural Point of Care Nurse Leadership." Poster presentation at the 2012 CNL Summit, Tampa, FL, January 20, Miltner, RS, Moore, R, Jukkala, A, Harrison, A, Wiggins, T, Valentine, B. A Step in the Right Direction. Presentation at the Joining Forces to Restore Lives national conference. October 21, 2013, Tampa, FL. Miltner, RS, Patrician, PA. Linking the VA Quality Scholars Fellowship and the VA Nursing Academy to Benefit the Quality of Veterans Health Care. Presentation at 2013 QSEN National Forum, May 30-31, Atlanta, GA. Miltner, R., Selleck, C.S. (2013). Joining Forces: A Comprehensive National Initiative for Veterans and Their Families. Presentation at Greater Birmingham Chapter of American Association of Critical Care Nurses 2013 Nursing Symposium, Birmingham, AL Miltner, RS, Jukkala, A. " Bridging the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Initiative and the CNL Role." Invited presentation at the 2012 CNL Summit, Tampa, FL, January 20, Miltner, RS, McCartney, PA, Wykpisz, E., Petri, L. "Redesign of a Nursing Education Department in an Urban Hospital Setting." Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Nursing Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 5-7, Academic Service present, SHP Healthcare Quality & Safety Advisory Board present, Curriculum Committee , NHSA Curriculum Revision Task Force, coordinator , QSEN Task Force
5 Honors and Awards Duncan Neuhauseer 2nd Place Award for Curricular Innovation Academy for Healthcare Improvement, 2014 Innovation Award for Prevention of Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers Office of Nursing Service, Veterans Health Administration 2013