Vicki L. Hicks, MS, RN, APRN

Clinical Associate Professor
MS, University of Kansas
BSN, Avila University, Kansas City, Missouri


Overview

  • KU faculty since 1992
  • Faculty Practice - KU School of Nursing, Bloodborne Pathogen Control Program Case Manager since 1994
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Chapter
  • Lead faculty for Population Based BSN clinical experiences
  • Coordinates BSN international clinical experiences

Academic Program Affiliations

  • BSN
  • RN-BSN

Current Areas of Teaching

  • NRSG 480, Population Based Health Care Practicum
  • NRSG 446, Population Based Health Care for the Practicing Nurse
  • NURS 469, Independent Study- International Health Care Elective

Select Presentations

  • Hicks, V. (June 6, 2014). Concept Based Curricular Change in Baccalaureate Nursing Education: What This Means For Population Based Clinical Courses, ACHNE Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas,.
  • Hicks, V. (June 6-8, 2013). Coming to Terms with Undergraduate Concept Based Curricular Change in Nursing Education: What Does This Mean For Population Based Clinical Courses,  2013 ACHNE & APHN Joint Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Hicks, V. & Hildenbrand, W.( August 22, 2013).  Interprofessional Online Learning: Populations Based Healthcare for Occupational Therapists and Nurses, KU Teaching Summit, Lawrence, KS,
  •  Hildenbrand, W. & Hicks, V. (June 6-8, 2013). Developing Core Competencies for Inter Professional  Collaborative Practice (ICP) through Participation in an Online Learning Community", 2013 ACHNE & APHN Joint Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina,.
  • Hicks, V, Nowak, J,  & Brewer, K. (June 4, 2008), Trans-cultural Clinical Experiences: Impact On The Cognitive Development of Senior Baccalaureate Nursing Students. ACHNE spring conference, Atlanta.

Grants

  • 1999 - 2001 Partnership for Best Practices in Clinical Education Demonstration Project from Sigma Theta Tau
  • 1995- 1999 Faculty Development Grant for Preventing Alcohol and other Drug  Abuse from National Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
  • 1997 - 1998 Faith Initiative Grant from National Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

Awards & Honors 

  • 2010, Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award
  • 2009,  Jayhawker RN Clinical Teaching Award
  • 2008, Awarded Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau Travel Award
  • 2004, Awarded Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau Travel Award

Last modified: Mar 31, 2015

Contact

Vicki L. Hicks, MS, RN, APRN
Clinical Associate Professor

P: 913-588-1659
vhicks@kumc.edu

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