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Academic BackgroundBSN Skidmore College.
MS University of Colorado.
ANP Adult Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program, Creighton University,
Doctoral Candidate, UMASS- Dartmouth
ActivitiesI completed my PhD at the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, the course work and dissertation research has greatly informed my teaching, advising and leadership in the SON.
Each year teaching at the graduate level challenges me to gain more knowledge of the most current research, practice guidelines, pharmacotherapeutics, and management of common illnesses that NPs manage in the acute care setting. Both my ANP certification, PhD preparation and continuing education support my role as faculty in the graduate program.
Courses TaughtNUR 610 Lecture and Clinical
NUR 510/540 Clinical
Areas of InterestAdvanced Practice Nursing, Geriatrics, Health and Illness Management, Health Literacy, Geriatric Pharmacology
Clinical Practice & CertificationANCC Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner
Recent Scholarly ActivityDissertation Research in Health Literacy and Heart Failure 2013,
Poster Presentation on Health Literacy and Heart Failure Self-care following an Acute Hospitalization- a pilot study presented at Eastern Nursing Research Society 2013, Boston Mass.