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Melanie H. Morris, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC, CCE



Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Women’s Birth Experiences Following Previous Cesarean Birth
  • Self-care in Nursing
  • Decisional Regret
  • Promotion of Normal Physiologic Birth 
  • Intrapartum Labor Support
  • Motivational Education Strategies 
  • Reflective Practice
  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Obstetrical Nursing

Current Clinical/Teaching Activity

  • Obstetrical Nursing
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Principles of Client-Centered Care
  • APN Role in the US Health Care System

Professional Organizations

  • AWHONN - Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
    Co-coordinator Middle Tennessee chapter – August 2012 – present
  • Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
  • Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing – Iota Chapter
  • National League for Nursing
  • American Nurses Association
  • Tennessee Nurses Association
  • Southern Nursing Research Society