PHD, RN, ACNS, ACHPN
Adult Medical Surgical Clinical Nurse Specialist
Nursing Building Office #127
office phone: (210) 829-3970
I have been teaching nursing at UIW since 1991. I am an Adult Medical Surgical Clinical Nurse Specialist with a specialty in Hospice and Palliative Care. I started out teaching undergraduate courses but have been primarily associated with the MSN/CNS online program for the past 10-12 years
Adult/Gero CNS I Diagnosis and Management
II CNS Roles Course
III CNS Preceptorship
Various DNP courses
Methodologies for teaching care of the dying to graduate and undergraduate nursingand pharmacy students; cultural sensitivity
Gilliland, I. C., Attridge, R., Attridge, R., Maize, D., & McNeill, J. (2016). ). Building Cultural sensitivity and
Interprofessional Collaboration Through a Study Abroad Experience. Journal of Nursing Education, 55 (1), 45-48.
Obulaney, P. C., Gilliland, I., & Cassells, H. (2016). Increasing Cervical Cancer and Human Papillomavirus Prevention Knowledge and HPV Vaccine Uptake through Mother/Daughter Education. Journal of Community Health, 33 (1), 54-67,doi: 10.1080/07370016.2016.1120595.
Gilliland, I. C. (2015). Effects of a Community-Based Hospice Experience on Attitudes and Self-Perceived
Competencies of Baccalaureate Senior Nursing Students. Journal of Nursing Education, 54 (6), 336-338.
CNAP (Coalition of Nurses in Advanced Practice)
TX Clinical Nurse Specialists
Appointed to the National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses
Member of National Hospice and Palliative Care organization
Situational Judgment Examination Workgroup
Member of NACNS
Member of ANA, 2000
Member of Sigma Theta Tau
2001 Nurse Image Maker Award; Sigma Theta Tau