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Faculty and Staff

Amber Proctor Williams, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Director of Nursing Outreach, USCL
College of Nursing

E-mail: proctora@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-313-7135
Fax: 803-313-7106
Office:

College of Nursing
University of South Carolina 
1601 Greene Street, Room 527
Columbia, SC 29208-4001
United States

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Background

Ms. Williams received her BS in Biology from USC in 1996, her BSN from USC  in 2000, her MSN from USC in 2003, and her DNP from USC in 2012.

Teaching

As the director of nursing outreach, Professor Williams, a Clinical Associate Professor, coordinates all course delivery and clinical experiences for the Lancaster students between Columbia and Lancaster and Piedmont Medical Center.

Research (Concept Areas)

  • Ms. Williams is currently involved in the following research areas:
    ·     Organizational leadership
    ·     Teaching Methodology / Active learning
    ·     Distributed learning
    ·     Nursing Informatics
    ·     Maternal Bonding
    ·     Teen Pregnancy

Dissemination- Presentations

2011      Williams, A., Glenn, K., & Chappell, K. Collaboration and Innovation: Keys to successfully
               providing BSN education in rural areas. Mary Ann Parsons Lectureship, Columbia.
2007     Williams, A. & Glenn, K.  Hybrid Teaching.  Mary Ann Parsons Lectureship, Columbia, SC.

Professional Service

Ms. Williams is an active member in ANA, SCNA, and Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Xi.

Publications (Selected)

Schubart, K. & Williams, A. (2004). Positive Precepting for the Future. SCNURSE.

Abstracts Submitted

Mary Ann Parsons Lectureship:    Williams, A., Glenn, K., & Chappell, K. (2011). Collaboration and Innovation: Keys to successfully providing BSN education in rural areas.

AACN Hot issues conference:   Williams, A. and Chappell, K. (2011). Collaboration and Innovation: Keys to successfully providing BSN education in rural areas.  (not selected)

AACN 2011  Baccalaureate Education Conference:    Williams, A. and Catledge, C. (2011). Expanding BSN Education to Rural Areas:  A Collaborative Approach to Address Critical Needs. (pending )

2007   Williams, A. & Glenn, K.  Hybrid Teaching.  Submitted to NLN Education Summit 2007. (not selected)
           
2008   Cox, M. Hewlett, P, Williams, A. The Rural Nursing Education Project: Strategic Partnerships to Provide BSN Education in Rural Areas.  AACN BSN Conference. (not selected)

2008   Williams, A. Cox, M. The Rural Nursing Education Project: Strategic Partnerships Providing BSN Education in Rural Areas.  Mary Ann Parsons Lectureship.

2008   Williams, A. Cox, M. The Rural Nursing Education Project: Strategic  Partnerships Providing BSN Education in Rural Areas.  Upstate AHEC Research Symposium.