As we celebrate Nurses Month, we at USAHS wanted to get a sense of what a typical workday is like for a nurse manager. We asked alum Ahnnya Slaughter, DNP, to tell us all about a day in her life. Dr. Slaughter graduated in 2021 from USAHS’ Doctor of Nursing Practice program, the Nurse Executive role specialty. Coming from a military family, she began working at a VA hospital in the Los Angeles area 30 years ago as a critical care RN. “Veterans deserve the best care,” she says. “My calling wasn’t to be in the military. This is my way of being able to serve the country.” Over the years, she worked her way up, through positions such as informatics specialist, deputy nurse executive, and director of clinical staff development. She began Read more
Dr. Layne became a full-time instructor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2016. He currently is involved in teaching anatomy, biomechanics, and modalities at the St. Augustine, FL campus. Prior to joining the university in 2015 as a contributing faculty member, he worked as a physical therapist in both the outpatient orthopedic and home health settings. He obtained the Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) through the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2001, and is also a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 2 Certified Medical Professional.
Hobbies include golf and spending time with his wife and 2 children.