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Mr. Troy Spicer, RN, MS, FNP-BC

Nursing
Dean

Health Sciences 102
229-391-5035
tspicer@abac.edu


Biographical Information
Troy Spicer is a nurse educator and nurse practitioner with more than 30 years of experience, primarily in community health care. He is originally from Irwin County. After graduation from ABAC’s nursing program, he moved to Athens, Georgia and then to Atlanta to work in hospital acute care at St. Mary’s Hospital, Crawford W. Long Hospital and West Paces Ferry Medical Center. Later, he organized and operated not-for-profit clinics for the poor in Atlanta. He taught nursing at Kennesaw State University prior to returning to South Georgia to teach at ABAC. He currently lives in rural Berrien County on the family farm. He enjoys travel, bicycling, cooking and computer word games.

Courses Taught
NURS 1109 and 1109B Health and Physical Assessment
PNUR 1108 Cultural Diversity in Health Care
RLST 3000 Introduction to Rural Studies
RLST 3070 Issues in Rural Health
GLST 3700 Study Abroad: Nicaragua – Sustainable Development and Health Care

Degrees
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Associate Degree in Nursing

University of Georgia
Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology

Medical College of Georgia
School of Nursing at Athens
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing

Georgia State University
Masters of Science Degree in Nursing

Special Interest Areas
Troy Spicer has special interest in college health, rural health, and culturally appropriate health care. In the past, he has worked extensively with the working poor, immigrants and Latinos.

Courses Taught
NURS 1109 Health and Physical Assessment

RLST 3070 Introduction to Issues in Rural Health

GLST 3700 Global Studies: Nicaragua

Research and Published Works
Rural Health Care Providers and Rural People with AIDS: What Services are Wanted and Needed
1992
Thesis Research
Georgia State University

Nursing Education and HIV Disease: A Call for Action
1992
RL Sowell & T Spicer
Nurse Educator                                  

Nursing Perspectives in the Care of Persons with HIV Infection
1996
RL Sowell, AJ Lowenstein & T Spicer
In A Clinical Guide to AIDS and HIV by G Wormser

Unsafe Sex: Its Meaning and Prevention Implications
1998
RL Sowell, C Lindsey & T Spicer
Journal of Nurses in AIDS Care

Nursing Perspectives in the Care of Persons with HIV/AIDS Infection
1998
RL Sowell, AJ Lowenstein, & T Spicer
In AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection (2nd ed.) by G Wormser

Nursing Perspectives in the Care of Persons with HIV/AIDS Infection
2001
RL Sowell, T Spicer, & AJ Lowenstein
In AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection (3rd ed.) by G Wormser

Nursing Perspectives in the Care of Persons with HIV Infection
RL Sowell, T Spicer & AJ Lowenstein
In AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection (4th ed.) by G Wormser

The Impact of Social Networking and the Internet on Healthcare Decisions
2011
E Barnhill & T Spicer
In Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse’s Guide (4th ed.) by J Milstead

Resources

Our Partner in Nicaragua for Study Abroad

Resources/Links

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