|As a nurse educator of over 20 years, Ramona Browder Lazenby has taught a variety of nursing courses at the baccalaureate level. Such courses include Legal/Ethical Issues, Basic Nursing Skills, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Critical Care, Emergency Nursing, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, End-of-Life Care, Health Care Perspectives of Exceptional Students, and Leadership/Management. She also teaches Advanced Assessment at the graduate level. Ramona worked as an Intensive Care nurse for 12 years, as a Home Health nurse for five years and currently works as a part-time Family Nurse Practitioner while continuing to teach full time at Auburn University at Montgomery School of Nursing. Ramona received a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, a Master's Degree in Nursing from Troy State University, and received a Doctorate in Education from Auburn University with a focus in Curriculum and Supervision in May 2004. Her dissertation is titled "The Forgotton Griever: A Qualitative Analysis of How Teachers Deal With the Death of a Student". She completed the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Alabama in Birmingham and is currently certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Areas of interest include end-of-life issues and medically fragile children.