1 Academic Credentials Darlene M. Del Prato PhD, RN, CNE 4428 Dolomite Drive Syracuse NY Ph.D., Higher Post-Secondary Education Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY Master of Science, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Maternal-Newborn & Women s Health Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Summa Cum Laude Mercy College Dobbs Ferry, NY Diploma, Nursing St. Joseph s Hospital School of Nursing, Syracuse, NY Professional Licensure Registered Professional Nurse in New York State and Rhode Island. Certification Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), National League for Nursing Academic Nurse Educator Certification Program Academic, Leadership and Clinical Appointments Current Professor of Nursing Keuka College Keuka Park, NY Adjunct Faculty Capella University Minneapolis, MN Director and Professor of Nursing New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich, RI Department of Nursing and Health Professions State University of New York Institute of Technology Utica, N.Y., Chair and Associate Professor Coordinator, Master of Science in Nursing Education program Assistant Professor
2 2 Service Learning Trip to Brazil, March, 2008 As part of faculty team, took 18 baccalaureate and graduate nursing students on humanitarian mission to provide care and education to people in remote villages of Amazon River St. Joseph s College of Nursing at St. Joseph s Hospital Syracuse, N.Y., Course Chairperson and Faculty Faculty Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT., Registered Nurse Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, N.Y., Cardio-Thoracic Intensive Care Unit (Unit Educator and Preceptor) Medical-Surgical Unit; member; Patient Education Committee Awards and Honors 2011 Nominated twice, Chancellor s Award for Excellence in Teaching, State University of New York Faculty Protégé, Faculty Leadership and Mentoring Program. National League for Nursing and Johnson & Johnson, Campaign for Nursing s Future (Selected as one of five protégées from 76 applicants nationwide) 2011 United University Professors Faculty Development Award Mildred Montag Faculty Development Scholarship. The Council for Associate Degree Nursing in New York State 1982 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Dissertation and Research Apprenticeship The lived experience of associate degree nursing education: Conditions and barriers that shaped students learning, development, and success. (2010). Unpublished dissertation. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University School of Education. Learning to teach: A qualitative study of faculty development. (2004). Unpublished manuscript. Syracuse NY: Syracuse University School of Education. Postpartum Depression: A review of the literature and implications for clinical practice. (1994). Unpublished manuscript. Syracuse NY: Syracuse University College of Nursing.
3 3 Publications Cannon, S. & Del Prato, D. (2013). Social media and incivility. In S. Cannon & C. Boswell (Eds.), Evidence-based teaching in nursing (pp ). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett. Del Prato, D. (2013). Students Voices: The lived experience of faculty incivility as a barrier to professional formation in Associate Degree Nursing Education. Nurse Education Today, 33(3), doi: /j.nedt Nick, J., Delahoyde, T. M., Del Prato, D., Mitchell, C., Ortiz, J., Ottley, C., Young, P., Cannon, S. B. Lasater, K., Reising, D. & Siktberg, L. (2012). Best practices in academic mentoring: A model for excellence. Nursing Research and Practice, 9 pages, doi: /2012/ Del Prato, D., Bankert, E., Grust, P. & Joseph, J. (2011). Transforming nursing education: A review of stressors and strategies that support students professional socialization. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, (2), Del Prato, D. (2011). Horizontal violence. In H. R. Feldman (Ed.), Nursing leadership. A concise encyclopedia (2 nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer. Del Prato, D. (2011). Academic mobbing. In H. R. Feldman (Ed.), Nursing leadership: A concise encyclopedia. (2 nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer. Del Prato, D. (2008). Nursing care of postpartum women. In NCLEX-RN: Questions & answers made incredibly easy. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Del Prato, D. (1998). The childbearing family at risk. In J. Dickason, Silverman, & Kaplan (Eds.). Maternal-infant nursing care (Chapter 26). St. Louis, MO: Mosby. Accreditation Reports Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing. Self-Study Report: For the Initial Accreditation of the RN to BSN Online Nursing Program. New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, RI, August 30, Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing. Unplanned and Planned Substantive Change Report for the Associate Degree Nursing Program. New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, RI, July National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Candidacy Presentation: Online RN to BSN Program. New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, RI, December 7, 2012.
4 4 Peer Review and Professional Service International Scientific Review Panel, 5th International Nursing Education Conference, The complexities of learning and caring: Evaluating the impact of nursing and healthcare education on student learning and patient care. The Netherlands, June Program Evaluator, Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), External Reviewer, Portfolio review: Candidate for promotion to Associate Professor of Nursing, Kent State, Kent, Ohio, July Peer Reviewer, Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research. Elsevier, January, 2013 to present. Guest Editor, Nursing Research and Practice. Special issue on Lateral Violence, International Scientific Review Panel, 4th International Nursing Education Conference, Changing the landscape for nursing and healthcare education: Evidence based innovation, policy, and practice. Baltimore, MA, June Invited Review. New York State Nurses Association Faculty Program and the Council on Nursing Education, Clinical Expert to Adjunct Faculty: Mastering the Art of Nursing Education. A 12 hour Webinar series provided to colleges in eight regions of NY State, September 13, 20, 27 and October 4, Invited Curriculum Review. Advanced Director of Nursing course, September, Foundation for Quality Care, Albany, NY. Member, Task Force on Learning Needs and Faculty Development, Nurse Educator Workforce Development Advisory Council, National League for Nursing. Peer Reviewed and Invited Podium and Webinar Presentations Lasater, K. & Del Prato, D. Mentoring adjuncts and new clinical faculty. National Webinar Presentation, NurseTim Inc., February 11, Mitchell, C., Del Prato, D., Delahoyde, T., Ottley, C., Ortiz, J., & Cannon, S. Mentoring Novice Faculty: Template for Excellence. At NETNEP 4th International Nurse Education Conference, June 17-20, 2012, Baltimore, MD, USA. Delahoyde, T., Del Prato, D., Mitchell, C., Ortiz, J. & Ottley, C. Mentoring: Template for Excellence. At the National League for Nursing Education Summit, Leading Academic Progression: Advancing the Health of the Nation, September 21-24, Orlando Fla.
5 5 Del Prato, D. Nursing Students Construction of the Supportive Learning Environment as Caring. At the 32nd International Association for Human Caring Conference: The Intersection of Caring and Quality: Nursing Practice, Education, and Research, June 2011, San Antonio, TX. Del Prato, D. From Horizontal Violence to Workplace Civility. Hamilton Hospital Teaching Day. October Hamilton, NY. Del Prato, D. The Lived Experience of Associate Degree Nursing Education: Implications for Excellence in Nursing Education. May 12, At Central NY Nurse s Collaborative to Advance Research & Evidence-based Practice (CNY-NCARE), Syracuse, NY. Del Prato, D. Faculty-student relationships: Conditions and barriers for student learning, development, and success. April 30, At the Iota Delta and SUNYIT School of Nursing and Health Systems Nursing Education Conference, Utica, NY. Del Prato, D. Faculty Incivility. April 16, At 14th Faculty Development Council for Associate Degree Nursing in NY State Conference, Dealing with Horizontal Violence. Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, Albany, NY. Del Prato, D. Teacher-Student Relationships and Faculty Bullying. September 28, At Ellis Hospital School of Nursing, Schenectady, NY. Del Prato, D. Qualitative Nursing Research. April 21, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY. Del Prato, D. The Lived Experience of Nursing Education: How Educational Practices Shape Students Learning and Development, 6/18/09, St. Elizabeth College of Nursing, Utica, NY. Del Prato, D. (2008). Preconception Counseling and Chronic Disease in Pregnancy, 4/1/2008, At 7th Annual Nursing Student Conference. Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network, Utica, NY. Del Prato, D. & Boucher, J. Walk the Talk: Embracing Changes that Reform Nursing Education. June 2007, At St. Joseph s College of Nursing Annual Faculty Development Workshop, Genesee Grand Hotel, Syracuse, NY. Del Prato, D. & Hartel, N. Inquiring Minds want to Know: How to Integrate Critical Thinking into your Curriculum. April, 2000, At 4th Annual New York State Associate Degree Nursing Council Faculty Development Conference on Critical Thinking, Albany, NY. Poster Presentations Del Prato, D. (2008). The Lived Experience of Associate Degree Nursing Education: Educational Practices and Student Development. Poster presentation, Bassett Healthcare Nursing Research Evening, May 15, 2008, Cooperstown, NY. Del Prato, D. (2005). Nursing Student Retention. Poster presentation, Student Attainment in Higher Education workshop, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
6 6 Del Prato, D. & Hartel, N. (2000). How to Integrate Critical Thinking into your Curriculum. Poster presentation, National League for Nursing Education Summit, Nashville, TN. Book Reviews October, Review of proposal for textbook, Applied critical thinking and writing for nursing students. Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett. Polit, D. F. & Beck, C. T. (2011). Essentials of nursing research: Appraising evidence for nursing practice (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. McKinney, E. S., James, S. R., Murray, S. S., & Ashwill, J. W. (2009). Maternal-child nursing (3rd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier. Murray, S. S., McKinney, E. (2007). Foundations of maternal-newborn nursing (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders. Murray, S. S., McKinney, E. & Gorrie, T. (2002). Foundations of maternal-newborn nursing (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders. Mentoring: Dissertation & Capstone Committees, Leadership (beyond Student Advising) present. Dissertation Committee. C. Sheldon, An Exploration of Formation in the First Year of Professional Nursing Practice. Syracuse University Faculty Mentor, MS Nursing Capstone Project, L. Ashton, University of Phoenix Faculty Mentor, 1-2 MS Nursing Education students in teaching capstone/semester. NUR390 Nursing Research (hybrid): lesson planning, classroom and online pedagogies, grading rubrics Faculty Counselor, Iota Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Curriculum Development Online RN to BSN Program Implemented major revisions to an online RN to BSN program that led to candidacy for accreditation (previously denied candidacy). Strengthened program rigor and integrity and developed online student support services. Mentored faculty new to BSN education and online teaching to integrate professional standards. Collaborated with instructional designer to implement best practices in online learning. As lead author, mentored faculty in writing the self-study; program awarded initial accreditation. Nursing Courses developed (traditional and online) 2013 Nursing 398: Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice 2012 Nursing 370 Concepts in Professional Nursing 2012 Nursing 635: Towards a Science of Nursing Education
7 Nursing 632: Adult Learning and Development 2010 Nursing 545: Instructional Methodologies and Design Recent Teaching Responsibilities (traditional, hybrid, and online courses) NUR 520 Informatics (hybrid; Keuka College) MS6106 Curriculum Theory, Frameworks, and Design (online; Capella University) Nursing 370 Concepts in Professional Nursing (online; NEIT) Nursing 392 Quality and Safety (online; NEIT) Nursing 398 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice (online; NEIT) Nursing 313 Theoretical Bases for Professional Nursing Practice (traditional; SUNYIT) Nursing 390 Nursing Research (hybrid; SUNYIT) Nursing 500 Theoretical Foundations to Nursing Practice (online; SUNYIT) Nursing 535 Curriculum Development (online; SUNYIT) Nursing 545 Instructional Methodologies and Design (online; SUNYIT) Nursing 560 Research Methods (online; SUNYIT) Nursing 635 Evaluation Approaches (online; SUNYIT) Nursing 645 Culminating Seminar in Nursing Education (hybrid; SUNYIT) Select College and University Service NEIT Academic Administrator s Practice Council NEIT Health Sciences Leadership Committee NEIT Institutional Task Force on Writing and APA, SUNYIT Provost s Strategic Planning Committee SUNYIT Provost s Council SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities Committee, Chair, Department of Nursing Faculty Search Committee, Chair, Department of Nursing Curriculum Committee, 2009 to 2011; Member Member, SUNYIT college-wide graduate Council Co-chair, Mission and Vision Ad Hoc Committee, Member, Department of Nursing Assessment Committee, Member, Dean s Search Committee, 2009 Faculty Counselor, Iota Delta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Chair, MVILR Scholarship Committee, 2011; 2009 Member, Leadership Committee Member, Research Committee Professional Affiliations Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing National League for Nursing (NLN), present International Association for Human Caring, 2009 present Rhode Island Education Transformation, Rhode Island Action Coalition for the Future of Nursing,
8 8 Massachusetts/Rhode Island League for Nursing Secretary & Steering Committee member, Central NY Nurse s Collaborative to Advance Research & Evidence-based Practice (CNY-NCARE) ; member Board of Directors, New York Central Co. Professional Nurse s Association, Future of Nursing Task Force, New York State, Deans and Directors Council, New York State, Nurse Executives of Education and Service of the Mohawk Valley (NEXES), Advisory Board, Morrisville State College, Appointed to Board of Directors, St. Elizabeth College of Nursing, 2011 Continuing Development: Conferences and Workshops Oermann, M. Looking at the Evidence in Evidence-Based Nursing Education. Webinar hosted at NurseTim, December Lasater, K. Developing students Clinical Judgment: Bridging the Education-Practice Gap. New England Institute of Technology, September 11, Wangerin & Hobson, R. Building Curriculum with a QSEN Framework. Webinar hosted at NurseTim, August 19, New England Institute of Technology. Smarter Assessment: Aligning our Curriculum to Better Serve our Students and Better Assess our Progress. Faculty Development Day, July 18, Ironside, P. Education to Promote Clinical Reasoning. Massachusetts/Rhode Island League for Nursing, October, 2013, MA. National League for Nursing Education Summit. Raising the Roof/Advancing the Nation s Health. September 18-21, 2013, Washington, DC. New England Institute of Technology. Best Practices for Student Success. Faculty Development Day, February 2, Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Administrating an ACEN Accredited Program. June, 2013, Atlanta, GA. National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. NLNAC Program Evaluator Forum. February 22-23, 2013, Atlanta, GA. Mazurek-Melnyk, B. Enhancing Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical and Academic Settings. Massachusetts/Rhode Island League for Nursing, October 26, 2012, MA. National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Self-Study Forum. October 18-19, Orlando, Fla.
9 9 State University of New York Center for Professional Development. Grant Writing for Research: If you Write it, they will Fund. March 7-21, 2012, online seminar. American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Semiannual Meeting, Preparing Nurses for the Challenges of the Future, October 22-25, Washington, DC. National League for Nursing (NLN) Education Summit, Leading Academic Progression: Advancing the Health of the Nation, September 21-24, Orlando, Fla. American Council on Education, Weaving the Threads of Women s Leadership in Higher Education. June 24, 2011, The Sage Colleges, Troy, NY. International Association for Human Caring Conference: The Intersection of Caring and Quality: Nursing Practice, Education, and Research, June 1-4, 2011, San Antonio, TX. AACN Webinar, Revising Curricula for the New Master s Essentials, May 26, AACN Webinar, Nursing Education Programs and the Master s Essentials, May 17, Transforming Leadership to Advance Health: Who Will Answer the Call? The National League for Nursing (NLN) Leadership Conference. January 7-8, 2011, The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, Chapel Hill, NC. Immersion in Evidence-Based Nursing Education, Advancing Scholarship and the Science of Nursing Education, National League for Nursing, June 13-18, 2010, Nashville, TN. Review of AACN Essentials of Master s Education in Nursing. AACN Web Seminar September 8, The Essentials of Masters Education for Professional Nursing Practice Task Force, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, February 23-24, 2010 in New Orleans, LA. Leadership Summit. Sigma Theta Tau, March Philadelphia, PA. Health along the Amazon. Iota Delta and SUNYIT School of Nursing, February 19, Global Service Learning. February 12-13, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. From Dream to Reality: Toward a Nursing Research Agenda for NY State, May 6, 2008, Albany, NY. The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice Task Force, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, April 24-25, 2008 in Boston, MA. References References provided upon request