faculty profile

L. Douglas Smith, Jr.   MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, CCRN. CNRN, SCRNN

Instructor in Nursing

Bio

Douglas Smith, Jr. is a certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with a clinical background in critical-care and specialized expertise in the care of patients with acute neurologic disorders. He joined the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty in 2018 and maintains clinical practice at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Education

  • MSN, Vanderbilt University
  • BSN, Belmont University

Certifications

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP-BC), American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Critical Care Nursing (CCRN), American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN), American Board of Neuroscience Nursing
  • Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN), American Board of Neuroscience Nursing

Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Advanced practice critical care

Academic Interests

  • Advanced practice critical care