Elizabeth Petitt, DNP, RN, FNP-C, DCNP | UTMB School of Nursing

Elizabeth Petitt

DNP, RN, FNP-C, DCNP

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Petitt, DNP, RN, FNP-C, DCNP | UTMB School of Nursing

Elizabeth Petitt

DNP, RN, FNP-C, DCNP

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Petitt

DNP, RN, FNP-C, DCNP


Overview

Education

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), University of Alabama Birmingham, 2018.
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Family Nurse Practitioner, UTMB Galveston, 2008.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), UTMB Galveston, 1999.
  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), Galveston College 1995.
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine Fisheries (BS), Texas A&M Galveston 1991.

Areas of Research, Teaching, And Clinical Expertise and Scholarship

  • DNP Project, "Use of a Clinic-Based Skin Cancer Prevention Bundle to Promote Sun-Protective Behaviors in Patients at Moderate to High Risk for Skin Cancer", 2018.
Publications
  • Petitt, E. K., & Wingo, N. P. (2018). Sun protective behavior use in organ transplant recipients: Current practices in a high-risk population. Journal of Dermatology Nurses' Association, (10)2, 1-16.
  • Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Course, Topics: Sarcoidosis, Dermatitis Herpetiformis and Dermatomyositis, 2015.
Teaching
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Courses (FNP I, II, III, IV)
  • Dermatology lectures for AGNP
  • Diagnostic Reasoning/Skills
Clinical Experience
  • UTMB Department of Dermatology, Nurse Practitioner, 2010-current.
  • UTMB Department of Family Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, 2008-2010.
  • Skills: dermatologic surgery, procedures, suturing and microscopy.
  • Special Interests: Skin cancer prevention, sun protective behaviors, health promotion, and disease prevention.

Selected Accomplishments and Professional Memberships

Selected Accomplishments
  • Outstanding Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama Birmingham, 2018.
  • Dean's Award for Scholarship, UTMB, 2008.
  • Student Leadership Award, UTMB, 2008.
  • Advanced Practice Providers Executive Council, Secretary, UTMB, 2018.
Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
  • Dermatology Nurses Association-NP Society (DNA).
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF).
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI).
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP).
Certifications
  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C), AANP, 2008.
  • Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner (DCNP), DCNB, 2013.