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Heather Flynn, MSN, RN



Biographical Information

Heather Flynn is a clinical instructor in the pre-specialty program. She taught acute care pediatric clinical for ten years and subsequently transitioned to teaching in the community health series. In this role she partners with several nurse-run clinics in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools facilitate student participation in teaching children the principles of nutrition and asthma management.


Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Pediatric asthma education and management
  • The art of patient education in nursing practice


Current Clinical/Teaching Activity

  • Enhancement of Community and Population Health
  • Principles of Client-Centered Care
  • Professional Development series


Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing – Iota Chapter