Bernice Jones

Title/Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing

Profile:

Dr. Jones is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gerontological Nursing. She worked for the past eight years at Cardiovascular Consultants as a Nurse Practitioner in the Electrophysiology Dept. in Hollywood, FL before coming to the University of Miami. She holds an associate of science degree in nursing from Abraham Baldwin College, Tifton, Ga., a BSN degree from Georgia Southwestern University, Americus, Ga., a MSN from Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Ga., and a post Masters Certificate as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. She recently received her DNP from the University of Miami; the focus of her master’s degree was on developing a protocol for assessing and managing inmates with hypertension and diabetes. Her Capstone project in the DNP program was developing a heart failure clinic for an underserved area.

Credentials
Bernice G. Jones, DNP, ARNP

Education
DNP, University of Miami, 2010
Post Masters Certificate (Gerontological Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist), Florida Atlantic University 2000
Masters of Science in Community Health Nursing, Valdosta State University, 1990
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Georgia Southwestern University, 1978
Associate Degree in Nursing, Abraham Baldwin College, 1971
Licensed Practical Nurse, Moultrie Technical School, 1968

Certifications / Licensure
ACLS: Advance Cardiac Life Support
CNA: American Nurses Association

Major Accomplishments / Honors
Elected President, Georgia Organization of Nurses
Elected Secretary, Southwest Georgia Organization of Nurse Executives
Selected, Who’s Who among American Nurse Executives


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