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Tara Vaughn

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Tara Vaughn
Assistant Clinical Professor
Phone: (361) 570-4317
Office: 122L, UHV Central Building

Education

PhD Candidate in Nursing, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX
M.S.N in Nursing Education, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
M.P.H. in Health Education, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
A.S. in Nursing, Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, OK 

License and Credentials

Texas RN License
Board Certification in Advanced Public Health Nursing, ANCC

Current Scholarly Projects

Dissertation project:  Predicting Help Seeking Behavior of Veterans Attending a Homeless Veteran Stand Down Event

Presentations

HIV Prevention, Testing, and Treatment in the U.S. Army
Lesotho, Africa Defense Force and Lesotho Ministry of Health, 2014

Nursing Education in the United States
Benin, Africa Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Health, 2013

Preventing Compassion Fatigue
U.S. Army Reserve Post Deployment Health Reassessment Program
National Post Deployment Health Conference, Army Reserve,
Washington, D.C., 2009    

Additional Research Interests

Empowerment in vulnerable populations
U.S. Veteran hepatitis C testing and treatment
Learning styles and experiences of U.S. Veterans attending Bachelor of Science in Nursing program
Compassion fatigue among Army nurses