Stacia M Hays

Stacia M Hays APRN, DNP, CPNP, CCTC

PRG DIR & CLIN AST PROF

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6348
Business Email: smhays@ufl.edu

About Stacia M Hays

TEACHING

Dr. Hays is the director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program and the coordinator for the Pediatric Primary and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner tracks. In addition to focusing on the clinical education of the next generation of advanced practice providers, she teaches health policy, nursing leadership and advocacy, and evidence-based practice in both the undergraduate and graduate curricula.

RESEARCH

Dr. Hays’ scholarship areas focus on nursing quality and advocacy, and improving resiliency in children due to trauma, disasters and other high-risk conditions. She is the current state of Florida (north) representative for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She has received advocacy awards from the Florida Nurses Association and from the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP). She is an invited speaker on resiliency, chronic illness and human trafficking for nursing and other health care professions.

SERVICE

Dr. Hays is chair of the Human Trafficking Best Practices and Protocols Workgroup for the National Alliance for Children in Trafficking. She is the co-chair of the conference committee for the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP). As a member of the NAPNAP Children in Disasters Special Interest Group, she co-authored the position paper on the role of the pediatric nurse practitioner. In addition to being member of the UF Senate and numerous College of Nursing committees, she has been the regional lead for the Florida Action Coalition, Florida Center for Nursing, and faculty advisor to the UF Health Patient Safety and Nursing Practice Council. Dr. Hays is also a member of the International Transplant Nurses Society, Sigma International, and the Florida Nurse Practitioner Network.

Board Certifications

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Nurse Certification Board
Certified Transplant Coordinator
National Association of Transplant Professionals
Certified Nurse Educator
National League for Nursing

Research Profile

Dr. Hays’ areas of expertise include providing care as a pediatric advanced practice nurse, health policy, and quality improvement and outcomes.

Publications

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6348
Patient Appointments:
(352) 265-2550
Emails:
Business:
smhays@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100197
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
Physical:
PO Box 100271
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610