Debora Williams MHA, BSN, RN-BC
315 East Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
Fax: (502) 629-3520
Debbie Williams completed her initial nursing degree at University of Louisville in 1977, her BS Nursing from Bellarmine University (Louisville, KY) in 1983, and received her Masters degree in Health Administration in May, 2012 from Webster University (St Louis, MO). Practice areas include one year of adult nursing, 12 years of pediatric nursing, and 21 years of staff development. She is certified by the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) in Nursing Professional Development and is an instructor for CPR and First Aid for the American heart association. Faculty appointments include Regional Training Center Faculty (American Heart Association), and Regional Faculty position for Basic Life Support (American Heart Association). Debbie is currently involved in the annual planning for Norton Healthcare System Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), is chairperson of the Approved Provider Unit Council (APUC), and just successfully completed a five year reapplication process for Norton Healthcare to receive CNE from the Kentucky Board of Nursing and the ANCC.
Williams D. Workforce development recruitment and retention strategies. Innovative ways to improve recruitment and retention strategies. Poster presented at: American Association of Nurse Executives; April 11, 2010; Indianapolis, IN.
Coffey J, Goss C, Lynn M, Williams D. Life, liberty, pursuit of happiness: Norton navigators move to the future. Podium presentation at the National Nursing Staff Development Organization national meeting; July 10, 2009 Philadelphia, PA.
Zucker B, Goss C, Williams D, Bloodworth L, Lynn, M, Denker, A, Gibbs, J. Nursing retention in the era of a nursing shortage: Norton Navigators Journal for Nurses in Staff Development. 2006: 22(6):302-306.
Williams D. Nursing retention in the era of nursing. Poster presented at: Podium presentation at the National Nursing Staff Development Organization national meeting; July 21 – 24, 2005; New Orleans, LA.
Zucker B, Goss C, Williams D, Lynn, M, Denker, A,. Nursing Retention in the Era of a Nursing Shortage, Norton Navigators Presentation. Pre-Conference workshop presented at: Podium presentation at the National Nursing Staff Development Organization national meeting; July 29 – 31, 2004; San Diego, CA
Williams D. Competency-based education and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 4th Annual Romania- American Pediatric Nursing Symposium sponsored by the Humana Foundation and the University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics; September 25th – October 1st, 2000; Durau, Romania.