Vicki Brooks

Director, APRN Programs and Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Annie Richardson Bass Building 3124 | 817-257-7368

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Texas Woman’s University, Dallas, Doctor of Nursing Practice

University of Texas at Arlington,
Master of Science Degree,
Family Nurse Practitioner

Texas Christian University,
Bachelor of Science Degree, Registered Nurse

Courses Taught

DNP FNP Practicum Primary Care: Adult - Gerontology I NAPN 84213
DNP FNP Practicum Primary Care Adult - Gerontology II NAPN 84382
DNP FNP Practicum Primary Care of the Young Family NAPN 84392
DNP FNP Practicum Primary Care of the Family NAPN 84385
DNP Diagnostic Methods and Procedures NAPN 84222
DNP Project I, II, III NAPN 88072

Areas of Focus

Family Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Rural Health, Climate Health, Population Health

Alexander, G.K., Bashore, L., & Brooks, V. (2021). Improving food literacy among young adult cancer survivors. Cancer Nursing.

Alexander, G.K., & Brooks, V. (2021). Nature-based therapeutics: A collaborative research agenda promoting equitable access and environmental stewardship. Collegian.

Brooks, V. Rural Health Nursing. Health Care Delivery Systems (Chapter 2), 2022. ISBN 978-1-60595-157-7, February 2022.

Brooks, V.D. (2017) Gout An Old Disease in a Young College Athlete:  The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Brooks, V.D. (2011) Accept the call to action and become involved.  Texas Nurse Practitioner News.

Alexander, G. K., & Brooks, V. (2021, November). Nature through a public health and primary care lens: Promoting equitable access to nature and conservation education. Cross Timbers Master Naturalist chapter meeting. TAMU AgriLife/Texas Parks & Wildlife. Fort Worth, TX.

Brooks, V., Swint, C. & Sanford, M. (2022, April) A Tool Kit to Integrate Health Policy Throughout the DNP Curriculum. NONPF Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN.

Brooks, V. (2022, June) A Prescription: Transitioning the Novice BSN to DNP into Future Leaders. American Association of Nurse Practitioner’s (AANP) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Poster Presentation:  Bridge to Health Mobile Clinic

HRSA Federal Rural Health Outreach Grant

Washington, D.C.  2003, 2004

Poster Presentation:  Japanese Nursing Post Atomic Bomb

American Association of History of Nursing

Dublin, Ireland 2015

Poster Presentation:  Pilot Study for Prevention of Holiday Weight Gain

North Texas Nurse Practitioner Conference, Dallas, TX  2016

Texas Nurse Practitioner Conference, Austin, TX  2016

American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Las Vegas, NV  2017

Sigma Theta Tau International, Healthy Work Environments, New Orleans, 2019

Texas Nurse Practitioner Legacy Member
Legislative Ambassador for TX Senator Pat Fallon 2020 and TX Senator Drew Springer 2021/2022

National Rural Health Association Fellow 2021 -2022
National Climate Health Organizing Fellows Program 2022
American Association of Nurse Practitioner Fellow inducted 2022

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society Member

American Nursing Credentialing Center

Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (ANCC)

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Prescriptive Authority          DEA License

Texas Board of Nurse Examiners RN

Texas Nurse Practitioner Association

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Texas DNP Organization

American Nurses Credentialing Center

International Nurses Association

Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society for Nursing

Rural Nurse Organization

American Association of College of Nursing

American Nurses Association

Texas Nurses Association

National Rural Health Association

Integra Urgent Care,      2014-current

Family Nurse Practitioner

Family Practice Center

Private Physician Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner

Bridge to Health Mobile Clinic, Mineral Wells,

Palo Pinto General Hospital, Rural Health Clinic

Family Nurse Practitioner

Emergency Department Director, Mineral Wells, TX

Care Flight, Harris Methodist Fort Worth, TX

Primary Flight Nurse RN

Cook Children’s Hospital, Fort Worth, TX

Emergency Department staff RN/Paramedic