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Thomas W. Barkley, Jr.
Faculty

College of Health and Human Services
Department of Nursing

Office: 323.343.4825
Phone: 323.343.4825
Fax: 323.343.6454
E-mail: tbarkle@calstatela.edu

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INTRODUCTION

Thomas W. Barkley, Jr., DSN, APRN,BC, ACNP is an Associate Professor of Nursing and Coodinator of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at California State University, Los Angeles. Dr. Barkley’s clinical background and practice are in critical and acute care nursing where he holds national certification as an acute care nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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TEACHING INTERESTS

Dr. Barkley's teaching interests are in acute and critical care nursing, health assessment and promotion, and pharmacology for advanced practice nurses. Currently, he teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses in acute/critical care, as well as health assessment and promotion courses in the BSN, RN-BSN and MSN programs.

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RESEARCH

In addition to his classroom and practice responsibilities, Dr. Barkley is the primary editor of the American Journal of Nursing Book-of-the-Year award-winning text, Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners, now in its second edition. Culminating in practice guidelines for acute care nurse practitioners, this work includes extensive synthesis, analyses and meta-analyses of medical, nursing and related-field literature, reflecting state-of-the-art evidence-based research, national/governmental recommendations, the latest approved medications and approaches to caring for acutely ill adults. He has also published numerous refereed articles related to acute care nursing practice, nursing education, and multicultural HIV/AIDS prevention. For the past several years, Dr. Barkley has been particularly involved in disseminating research through national refereed presentations, especially in the area of advanced practice pharmacology.

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PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Title Date
Barkley, Jr., T. (in press). Primary editor. In T.W. Barkley, Jr. and C.M. Myers (Eds.), Practice Guidelines of Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier.
Barkley, Jr., T. (2006). Urologic pharmacology men’s health update: From inflammation to dysfunction. Invited podium presentation, October 27, 2006, Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO.
Barkley, Jr., T. (2006). Professionalism: Issues and trends in advanced practice for nurse practitioners. Invited podium presentation, 20th Annual Conference of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Long Beach, CA, October 10, 2007.
Barkley, Jr., T. (2006). CAUTION: Prescribing errors 2006 – What to watch and why. Referred podium presentation, 21st National Conference of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Grapevine, TX, June 22, 2006.
Barkley, Jr., T. (2006). Pharmacology update 2007. Refereed podium presentation, 21st National Conference of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Grapevine, TX, June 21, 2006.

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

DSN Nursing Education & Nursing Education Administration 1994

  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, AL

MSN Critical Care 1989

  • The University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, VA

BSN Nursing 1986

  • The University of Alabama
    Tuscaloosa, AL

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COURSE LISTING
Course Course Title Day & Time Room Quarter
NURS 572A-01 Advanced Assessment and Health Promotion W 8:40 a.m.-12 noon SH 263 Winter, 2007
NURS 516C-01 Management of Adults with Acute Health Problems III T 8 a.m.-12 noon SH 121 Winter, 2007
NURS 517B-01 Advanced Therapeutics Practicum II TBA Winter, 2007
NURS 517C- Advanced Therapeutics Practicum III Winter, 2007

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