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College of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Amy C. Dievendorf, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC

Title: Director, AGACNP Program and Associate Professor
Department: Advanced Professional Nursing Practice & Leadership
College of Nursing
Phone: 803-777-7851
Fax: 803-777-0550

College of Nursing 
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street, Room 513
Columbia, SC 29208-4001 
United States



Doctorate of Nursing Practice, University of South Carolina (2010)
Post Masters AGACNP, University of Pennsylvania (2017)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of South Carolina (2008)
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Furman University (2002) 


Dr. Dievendorf teaches primarily in the nursing graduate program.  Her recent courses include NURS 702, NURS 786, NURS 787, and NURS 796.


Dr. Dievendorf’s research interests include graduate nursing education, simulation, and lung cancer screening.

Professional Service

Dr. Dievendorf is an active member of the South Carolina Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. 

Professional Practice

Dr. Dievendorf is trained and has an extensive practice history in pulmonary and critical care medicine.  She currently practices in post-acute long term care.   

Publications (selected)

McDonnell, K.K., Estrada, R., Dievendorf, A.C., Blew, L., Sercy, E., Khan, S., … Eberth, J.M. (2019). Lung cancer screening: Practice guidelines and insurance coverage are not enough. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 31 (1), 33–45.  doi:10.1097/JXX.0000000000000096.

Eberth, J.M., McDonnell, K.K., Sercy, E., Khan, S., Strayer, S.M., Dievendorf, A.C., Munden, R.F., & Vernon, S.W. (2018). A national survey of primary care physicians: Perceptions and practices of low-dose CT lung cancer screening. Preventive Medicine Reports, 11, 93-99. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.05.013.

Cox, M.F., Scharer, K, Baliko, B, Clark, A.J. (2010). Using focus groups to understand mother-child communication about sex. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 25 (3), 187-193.

Cox, M.F., Sharer, K., & Clark, A.J. (2009).  Development of a web-based program to improve communication about sex. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 27 (1), 18-25.

Clark A.J., Rosenberg E.H., Almeida, L.S., Wood, T.C., Jakobs, C., Stevenson, R.E., et al. (2006). X-linked creatine transporter (SLC6A8) mutations in about 1% of males with mental retardation of unknown etiology. Human Genetics, 199 (6), 604-610. 

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