Alma I. Vega, EdD, MSN, ARNP-C

Assistant Professor of Clinical
UM School of Nursing and Health Studies

M. Christine Schwartz Bldg
Room 239
Telephone: (305) 284-4135
Fax: (305) 284-2568
avega@miami.edu





Education

AADN, St. Petersburg Junior College, 1974
BSN, University of Miami, 1984
MSN, Nursing Administration, Barry University, 1991
ARNP, Child Health Specialist, Florida International University, 1997
EdD, Educational Leadership, University of Phoenix, 2007

Certification and Licensure

ARNP, Board Certified in Pediatrics

Clinical Specialties

Pediatrics
HIV
Obstetrics

Primary Teaching Areas

Pediatrics

Recent Publications (selected)

Vega, A.,Chapter 55 Anorexia Nervosa & Chapter 56 Bulimia Nervosa in Advance Practice Mental Health Handbook. New York: Springer Publishing Company

Vega, A., Scott, G., & Chaparro, A., Pediatric HIV Guidelines, HIV Link AETC, February 2008

Vega, A.,Learned Experiences of HIV Specialty Nurses: Exploring and Identifying Successful Learning Strategies, University of Phoenix, Dissertation Abstract, June 2007

Recent Presentations (selected)

Vega, A., “Webpages, WIKI, Watch out! “ Technology Integration Program, Duke University. August 2009. Durham, North Caroline, Duke University.

Vega, A., “Learned Experiences of HIV Specialty Nurses: Exploring and Identifying Successful Learning Strategies,“ International Sigma Theta Tau Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 2009

Vega, A., “HIV Update for Medical Providers in Spanish“, ADHEC-DADE County, Nicaraguan Dental Association, March 2009.

Vega, A., “HIV Update for Medical Providers“. ADHEC-DADE County, November 2008

Vega, A., “Learned Experiences of HIV Specialty Nurses: Learning Concepts Workshop”, Federal All Title Meeting of the Ryan White Programs, AETC, Washington,D.C. August 2008

Vega, A., “HIV Lab Interpretation and Standards, AETC Presentation for the Florida Department of Corrections, June, 2008

Vega, A., “HIV Lab Interpretation and Standards, AETC Presentation for the Florida Department of Corrections, April, 2008

 Vega, A., “HIV Lab Interpretation and Standards, AETC Presentation for the Florida Department of Corrections, February 2008

Vega, A., “Peer Educators and Adherence Training,” AETC l6th Annual HIV Conference, Orlando, FL, March 2007

Vega, A., “Adolescent HIV Issues,” Indiantown Department of Health, Indiantown, FL, November 2006

Vega, A., “Pediatric HIV Update-Case Conference,” Pediatric Issues in Nursing and Healthcare, Conference Plantation General Hospital, Plantation, FL, May 2006

Vega, A., “Adolescent Transitioning/Medical Model,” AETC National Conference Orlando, FL, March 2006

Vega, A., “Pediatric HIV Update,” USDHHS, CMS Medical Provider Meeting AHEC, Key West, FL, March 2006

Vega, A., “Pediatric HIV Update,” Screening for Cancer at Northwest Hospital Center, West Palm Beach, FL, August 2005

Vega, A., “Social Cognitive Learning Theory and Preceptorship,” Delta AETC Train the Trainer Workshop, San Antonio, TX, February 2005

Vega, A., “Pediatric HIV Management,” Current Perinatal Issues Conference AHEC, Key West, FL, February 2004