Tracy Hicks

Coordinator, PMHNP and Assistant Professor Professional Practice
Nursing
Annie Richardson Bass Building 2004

t.hicks@tcu.edu | 817-257-3065

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Education

Frontier Nursing University- Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Texas at Arlington- Master of Science in Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Texas at Arlington- Post Master's Psychiatric
Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
University of Texas at Tyler- Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Courses Taught

NURS 30682 Behavioral Health Nursing Clinical
NURS 50022 Advanced Practice Roles
NURS Neurobiology of Mental Illness: Lifespan
NAPN 86213 Psychopharmacology for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
NAPN 86223 Psychiatric Care of Adult and Geriatric Populations
NAPN 86283 Advanced Clinical Practicum I Psychiatric-Mental Health:
Adult and Geriatric Population
NAPN 86333 Psychiatric Care of Children and Adolescents
NAPN 86383 Advanced Clinical Practicum II Psychiatric-Mental Health:
Children and Adolescents
NAPN 86384 Advanced Clinical Practicum III Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Preceptorship

Areas of Focus

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Depression
Addictions
Special Populations
Social Determinants of Health
NURS 30682 Behavioral Health Nursing Clinical
NURS 50022 Advanced Practice Roles
NURS Neurobiology of Mental Illness: Lifespan
NAPN 86213 Psychopharmacology for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
NAPN 86223 Psychiatric Care of Adult and Geriatric Populations
NAPN 86283 Advanced Clinical Practicum I Psychiatric-Mental Health:
Adult and Geriatric Population
NAPN 86333 Psychiatric Care of Children and Adolescents
NAPN 86383 Advanced Clinical Practicum II Psychiatric-Mental Health:
Children and Adolescents
NAPN 86384 Advanced Clinical Practicum III Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Preceptorship
Frontier Nursing University- Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Texas at Arlington- Master of Science in Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Texas at Arlington- Post Master's Psychiatric
Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
University of Texas at Tyler- Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Hicks, T.L., 2015 July, Major Depressive Disorder and HIV Positive Women,
How Well Are We Assessing. HIV Specialist Magazine
Author- Nurse.com Increased Authority for NPs Leading HIV Care Teams
Content expert for Barkley Associates
https://www.nurse.com/blog/2020/02/06/nurse-training-need-more-authority-lead-hiv-care-teams/

Effective Screening and Treatment of Depression in those Living with HIV/AIDS at an FQHC
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Forum 12/2017
National Doctor of Nursing Practice Conference August 7-9, 2019 at the Fairmont Washington, DC
Georgetown- Effective Screening and Treatment of Depression in those Living with HIV/AIDS at an FQHCAugust
2019
Dallas Resource Center- American Academy of HIV Medicine- Hepatitis C treatment- June 2019
Dallas Resource Center American Academy of HIV Medicine- Care for Transgender
and Non-conforming People in a Clinic- September 2017
Kilgore Junior College 2013 Graduation class “Emergent Care and Crisis Intervention” – May 2013

Fellow of the International Academy of Addictions Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society
Texas Nurse Practitioner Love your Profession Campaign
Nominee Texas Nurse Practitioner of the Year
Certificate of Excellence for the Highest Nursing Competency Test Score
for the 2004 Graduating class/Educational Resources Inc. (ERI) Associate Degree Nursing Program

Certified Addictions Registered Nurse- Advanced Practice
Family Nurse Practitioner
Pyschiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support

International Nursing Society on Addiction (IntNSA)
American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM)
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Texas Nurse Practitioners
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Black Nurses Rock
National League for Nursing
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner of Texas
National Black Nurses Associaton

Nominee Texas Nurse Practioner Boad of Directors
Texas Nurse Practitioner Political Action Committee
Board of Directors American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM)
Co-Chair of the Texas Steering Committee AAHIVM
Content expert for Barkley Associates
Review panel for the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Mental Health Division for HIV/AIDS.
Peer reviewer for the International Nursing Society on Addictions (IntNSA)
Abstract Reviewer for the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
Policy Reviewer American Nursing Association (ANA)