Haley Townsend, MSN, RN, FNP-BC


Haley Townsend is a full-time clinical instructor at the Capstone College of Nursing.  She earned her BSN in 2009 from The University of Alabama, and in 2011, she graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, with her MSN with a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration.  She is currently enrolled in the Nurse Educator Doctoral Program at UA.  Mrs. Townsend currently teaches in Fundamentals of Nursing in the BSN Program.

Mrs. Townsend began her nursing career working in a medical intensive care unit upon graduation, with additional nursing experience in preventative women’s health.  She taught two years in a community college program before joining CCN as a part time clinical instructor in the Fall of 2015.  Mrs. Townsend’s interests in nursing practice and research include preventative women’s health, new graduate nursing experience and expert nurse attitudes/culture.

Additionally, Mrs. Townsend serves as graduate student delegate for the CCN.  Other involvement includes serving as a CCN Wellness Ambassador, UA Project Rising Tide Retention and Student Success Initiative representative.