Adjunct Lecturer

Department Online Programs: Nursing

Mailing Address

Regis College

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493

    About

    Dr. Walters started her career in health care over 20 years ago. She has worked in various areas of clinical nursing and midwifery practice including psychiatric nursing, maternal-newborn nursing, and midwifery clinics in the U.S. and internationally. She has taught as both face-to-face and online adjunct faculty for multiple colleges since 2013. Dr. Walters joined Regis College in 2019 as a professor in the graduate nursing, PMHNP specialty program. She also works with her private practice that serves multiple states and clinics in a consulting and clinical practice role to serve the women’s mental health population.

    Her research and clinical focus are in the area of nursing leadership with a specialty emphasis in women’s mental health, as well as pelvic floor dysfunction and breastfeeding. She has additional interest in assisting primary care clinics implement perinatal mood disorder screenings, the continued advocacy for breastfeeding, the maternal infant dyad, and infant mental health.

    Memberships:

    Education

    Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Touro University

    Post-Graduate Certificate, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP), Regis College

    Post-Graduate Certificate, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), University of Cincinnati

    Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Excelsior College

    Master of Education (MEd), Liberty University

    Master of Science, Liberty University

    Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN), Excelsior College

    Bachelor of Science, Liberty University

    DNP Scholarly Practice Project:

    • Walters, N. (2018). Perinatal and Postpartum Depression Screening for Homebirth Maternity Care in Central Appalachia.

    "Navigating Clinical Rotations and Compliance Documents" Carilion New River Valley Medical Center/Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    "Preparing Documents for Clinical Rotations: How to Prepare for your Clinicals or Practicum" Kaplan University: School of Nursing, graduate nursing programs

    "Empowering Students by Increasing Knowledge of Clinical Requirements for Compliance" Kaplan University: KU Village

    2016 TCC (Teaching Colleges and Community) 22nd Annual Worldwide Conference

    "Benefits of Electronic Data and Documentation Tracking Systems in Clinical/Practicum Programs" Poster Presentation National League of Nursing (NLN) Education

    "Evidence-Based Practice Implementation for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders"

    "The Correlation of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction to Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Interventions for Practice" Breakout Session Accepted

    "Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Screening in a Midwifery Clinic"

    "Substance Abuse Treatment and the Pregnant Patient: A Review of Options"

    "Perinatal Mental Health and Substance Abuse" St. George’s University: Department of Nursing