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DiBartolo, Mary

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mcdibartolosalisburyedu
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2014 Fall

  • NURS 310-001 NURSING CARE OF ADULTS I
    Theory related to nursing care of adults with common health problems who need to maintain or regain optimal levels of functioning. Emphasizes problem solving through use of a variety of resources; examines trends and issues relevant to health care in rural communities. Intended for students admitted to the undergraduate nursing program. Corequisite: NURS 311. Three hours per week.
  • NURS 310-002 NURSING CARE OF ADULTS I
    Theory related to nursing care of adults with common health problems who need to maintain or regain optimal levels of functioning. Emphasizes problem solving through use of a variety of resources; examines trends and issues relevant to health care in rural communities. Intended for students admitted to the undergraduate nursing program. Corequisite: NURS 311. Three hours per week.
  • NURS 311-011 NURSING CARE OF ADU I CLINIC
    Application of beginning health assessment skills, nursing knowledge and concepts from the biological and behavioral sciences. Students provide nursing care to adults with common health alterations in acute and long-term care settings and examine trends in gerontological nursing. Intended for students admitted to undergraduate nursing program. Co-requisites: NURS 310. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 311-023 NURSING CARE OF ADU I CLINIC
    Application of beginning health assessment skills, nursing knowledge and concepts from the biological and behavioral sciences. Students provide nursing care to adults with common health alterations in acute and long-term care settings and examine trends in gerontological nursing. Intended for students admitted to undergraduate nursing program. Co-requisites: NURS 310. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 312-610 INTRO TO PROF NURSING PRACTICE
    Introduces students to professional nursing practice including history, legal, ethical, economic, and cultural issues, and nursing process. Discussion of roles and responsibilities in communication, documentation, and use of clinical technologies with application through web, campus-based and selected field experiences. Prerequisites: Admission to the nursing major or 2nd Bachelor's Degree program, BIOL 334 with a C or better. Three hours lecture per week.
  • NURS 312-611 INTRO TO PROF NURSING PRACTICE
    Introduces students to professional nursing practice including history, legal, ethical, economic, and cultural issues, and nursing process. Discussion of roles and responsibilities in communication, documentation, and use of clinical technologies with application through web, campus-based and selected field experiences. Prerequisites: Admission to the nursing major or 2nd Bachelor's Degree program, BIOL 334 with a C or better. Three hours lecture per week.
  • NURS 593-194 CAPSTONE I: PROPOSAL
    Focused on the development and refinement of a scholarly study of a clinical case, a topic or an issue relevant to the student’s master’s degree track. The Capstone Proposal reflects the culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. May not receive credit for NURS 593 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, MATH 502, NURS 542, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 594-194 CAPSTONE II: IMPLEMENTATION
    Focuses on the implementation of the previously approved Capstone Proposal (NURS 593) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 594 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 593.
  • NURS 595-194 CAPSTONE III: DISSEMINATION
    Focuses on the dissemination of the previously approved Capstone Proposal and Implementation (NURS 593, 594) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a Capstone Committee chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 595 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 594.
  • NURS 892-610 DNP PROJECT II: IMPLEMENT
    Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Implement the evidence-based project proposal from NURS 891. The role of the D.N.P. as a leader in complex organizational systems is addressed as it relates to the evidence-based project. Prerequisites: Year 3 of the D.N.P. program or pemission of instructor, NURS 891. One hour per week.
  • NURS 894-185 DNP PRACTICUM
    An integrated and structured, student-directed practicum that complements learning in clinical or non-clinical areas in which more expertise is desired. A total of four credits of Practicum are required, with 400 hours. May be taken for variable credits, (100-300 hours) in at least two different areas of focus and with advisor's approval. These credits must be taken during Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program. Possible areas of focus for the Practicum include: Leadership in Healthcare, Advanced Clinical Knowledge/Expertise (advanced clinical skills-suturing, 12 lead ECG, x-ray interpretation), Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Technology in Healthcare, Policy Issues in Healthcare. Advocacy in Healthcare, Ethics in Healthcare, and Legal Issues in Healthcare. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program or permission of instructor. Seven hours practicum (per credit per week) and two hours seminar per week.

2015 Winter

  • NURS 894-185 DNP PRACTICUM
    An integrated and structured, student-directed practicum that complements learning in clinical or non-clinical areas in which more expertise is desired. A total of four credits of Practicum are required, with 400 hours. May be taken for variable credits, (100-300 hours) in at least two different areas of focus and with advisor's approval. These credits must be taken during Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program. Possible areas of focus for the Practicum include: Leadership in Healthcare, Advanced Clinical Knowledge/Expertise (advanced clinical skills-suturing, 12 lead ECG, x-ray interpretation), Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Technology in Healthcare, Policy Issues in Healthcare. Advocacy in Healthcare, Ethics in Healthcare, and Legal Issues in Healthcare. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program or permission of instructor. Seven hours practicum (per credit per week) and two hours seminar per week.

2015 Spring

  • NURS 329-001 RESEARCH METHODS NURSING
    Provides an understanding of the research process with opportunities to develop critical analysis skills in critiquing current nursing research and interpreting evidence to inform practice. Prerequisites: NURS 312, MATH 155. Three hours per week.
  • NURS 329-002 RESEARCH METHODS NURSING
    Provides an understanding of the research process with opportunities to develop critical analysis skills in critiquing current nursing research and interpreting evidence to inform practice. Prerequisites: NURS 312, MATH 155. Three hours per week.
  • NURS 329-610 RESEARCH METHODS NURSING
    Provides an understanding of the research process with opportunities to develop critical analysis skills in critiquing current nursing research and interpreting evidence to inform practice. Prerequisites: NURS 312, MATH 155. Three hours per week.
  • NURS 350-001 NURSING CARE OF ADULTS II
    Advanced study of the theory necessary for providing nursing care to seriously ill adults from illness through rehabilitation and recovery. Examines trends in provision of critical and rehabilitative care in rural settings and selected issues related to women’s health. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319, 329 (prereq/coreq). Three hours per week.
  • NURS 350-002 NURSING CARE OF ADULTS II
    Advanced study of the theory necessary for providing nursing care to seriously ill adults from illness through rehabilitation and recovery. Examines trends in provision of critical and rehabilitative care in rural settings and selected issues related to women’s health. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319, 329 (prereq/coreq). Three hours per week.
  • NURS 351-021 NURSING ADULTS II CLINICAL
    Advanced clinical course in caring for adults as they progress from serious illness through rehabilitation and recovery. Clinical sites include acute care, specialty rotations (ICU, ER, CCU), home health agencies and rehabilitation settings. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319. Co-requisites: NURS 329, 350. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 415-701 SPECIAL TOPICS IN NURSING
    Study of a selected area of nursing. Topics may vary semester to semester. Provides an opportunity for curriculum innovation or meeting the special needs or interests of undergraduate and graduate students. May be repeated for credit under different subtitles. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. One to three hours lecture, zero to two hours laboratory per week.
  • NURS 560-194 INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Focused study on a specific area of advanced practice nursing agreed upon by the student and the faculty. May include preliminary work directed toward a thesis/capstone area of interest, a specialized area of study, or clinical practice. May be taken more than once under different course subtitles recorded with the registrar for a maximum of six hours credit. Prerequisite: Written consent of the faculty who will direct the study. One to three hours per week.
  • NURS 590-194 THESIS
    Provides an opportunity for the master’s level student to conduct formal research related to nursing. Reflects a culminating research study as an independent project under the direction of a thesis chair and committee. Incorporates knowledge from research methodology and analysis learned throughout the program. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. Traditional defense of thesis required. May be repeated; no limit to the number of repeats. Prerequisites: MATH 502, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 592-194 INTERNSHIP
    Provides an opportunity for the graduate nursing student to synthesize knowledge and experience from graduate courses and to enhance or expand preparation for advanced nursing practice through an internship. Prerequisites: Completion of all practicum courses in track or permission of instructor. Requires 126 precepted hours.
  • NURS 593-194 CAPSTONE I: PROPOSAL
    Focused on the development and refinement of a scholarly study of a clinical case, a topic or an issue relevant to the student’s master’s degree track. The Capstone Proposal reflects the culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. May not receive credit for NURS 593 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, MATH 502, NURS 542, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 594-194 CAPSTONE II: IMPLEMENTATION
    Focuses on the implementation of the previously approved Capstone Proposal (NURS 593) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 594 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 593.
  • NURS 595-194 CAPSTONE III: DISSEMINATION
    Focuses on the dissemination of the previously approved Capstone Proposal and Implementation (NURS 593, 594) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a Capstone Committee chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 595 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 594.
  • NURS 892-194 DNP PROJECT II: IMPLEMENT
    Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Implement the evidence-based project proposal from NURS 891. The role of the D.N.P. as a leader in complex organizational systems is addressed as it relates to the evidence-based project. Prerequisites: Year 3 of the D.N.P. program or pemission of instructor, NURS 891. One hour per week.
  • NURS 893-194 DNP PROJECT III: EVAL & DISSEM
    Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Evaluate and disseminate the approved project from NURS 892. The role of the D.N.P. as a leader in complex organizational systems is addressed as it relates to the evaluation and dissemination of the project. Prerequisites: Year 3 of the D.N.P. program or pemission of instructor, NURS 891, 892. One hour per week.
  • NURS 894-194 DNP PRACTICUM
    An integrated and structured, student-directed practicum that complements learning in clinical or non-clinical areas in which more expertise is desired. A total of four credits of Practicum are required, with 400 hours. May be taken for variable credits, (100-300 hours) in at least two different areas of focus and with advisor's approval. These credits must be taken during Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program. Possible areas of focus for the Practicum include: Leadership in Healthcare, Advanced Clinical Knowledge/Expertise (advanced clinical skills-suturing, 12 lead ECG, x-ray interpretation), Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Technology in Healthcare, Policy Issues in Healthcare. Advocacy in Healthcare, Ethics in Healthcare, and Legal Issues in Healthcare. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of the D.N.P. Program or permission of instructor. Seven hours practicum (per credit per week) and two hours seminar per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Jeffers, L.A. & DiBartolo, M.C. 
(In press). 
Raising health care provider awareness of sexually transmitted disease in patients over fifty. 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 
Hinderer,K.A., DiBartolo, M.C. & Walsh, C.M. 
(2014). 
HESI Admission Assessment (A2) exam scores, program progression, & NCLEX-RN success in baccalaureate nursing: An exploratory study of dependable academic indicators of success. 
Journal of Professional Nursing, 
DiBartolo, M.C. & Seldomridge, L.A. 
(2013). 
Creating a New View of Aging. 
Nurse Educator, 
38(6), 
237-238. 
DiBartolo, M.C., Vozzella, S. & Rebert, A. 
(2013). 
The Club Concept: Targeting behavioral issues in a residential setting for cognitively impaired adults.
Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39(10), 46-51.
DiBartolo, M.C. 
(2012). 
Dementia Revisited. 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 
38(5), 
46-50. 
DiBartolo, M.C., Salimian, F., Kotteman, J.E. & DiBartolo, G.R. 
(2012). 
Engaging Baccalaureate Nursing Students in Statistics. 
Nurse Educator, 
37(4), 
145-146. 
Cottingham, S., DiBartolo, M.C., Battistoni, S., & Brown, T. 
(2011). 
Partners in nursing: A mentoring initiative to enhance nurse retention. 
Nursing Education Perspectives, 
32(4), 
250-255. 
Jeffers, L.A. & DiBartolo, M.C. 
(2011). 
Raising Health Care Awareness of Sexually Transmitted Disease in Patients Over Age 50. 
MEDSURG Nursing, 
20(4), 
285-290. 
DiBartolo, M.C. & Seldomridge, L. A. 
(2010). 
From community outreach to reaching students: Using public access television as an educational strategy. 
Nurse Educator, 
35(3), 
1-4. 
DiBartolo, M.C. & Walsh, C.M. 
(2010). 
Desperate times call for desperate measures: Where are we in addressing academic dishonesty? [Guest Editorial] 
Journal of Nursing Education, 
49(10), 
543. 
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DiBartolo, M. C. & Seldomridge, L. A. 
(2009). 
Cinemeducation: Teaching end-of-life issues using feature films 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 
35(8), 
30-37. 
DiBartolo, M. C. 
(2008). 
The Demographic Tidal Wave: Are We Ready? [Guest Editorial] 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 
34(4), 
3-4. 
Seldomridge, L. A. & DiBartolo, M. C. 
(2007). 
The changing face of accelerated second bachelor's degree students. 
Nurse Educator, 
32(6), 
240-245. 
DiBartolo, M. C. 
(2006). 
Respect and dignity: Enduring concepts, enduring challenges [guest editorial]. 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 
32(5), 
12. 
DiBartolo, M. C. 
(2006). 
Careful hand feeding: A reasonable alternative to PEG tube placement in individuals with dementia. 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 
32(5), 
25-33. 
DiBartolo, M. C. & Seldomridge, L. A. 
(2005). 
A review of intervention studies to promote NCLEX-RN success of baccalaureate graduates. 
Nurse Educator, 
30(4), 
166-171. 
Seldomridge, L. A. & DiBartolo, M. C. 
(2005). 
A profile of accelerated second bachelor's degree nursing students. 
Nurse Educator, 
30(2), 
2-6. 
Seldomridge, L.A. & DiBartolo, M. C. 
(2004). 
Can success or failure be predicted for baccalaureate graduates on the computerized NCLEX-RN? 
Journal of Professional Nursing, 
20(6), 
361-368. 
DiBartolo, M. C. & McCrone, S. 
(2003). 
Recruitment of rural community-dwelling older adults: Barriers, challenges, and strategies. 
Journal of Aging and Mental Health, 
7, 
75-82. 
DiBartolo, M. C. & Soekem, K. L. 
(2003). 
Appraisal, coping, hardiness, & self-perceived health in community-dwelling spouse caregivers of persons with dementia. 
Research in Nursing & Health, 
26, 
445-448. 
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DiBartolo, M. C. 
(2002). 
Exploring self-efficacy and hardiness in spousal caregivers of persons with dementia. 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 
27, 
24-33. 
DiBartolo, M. C. 
(2002). 
On her own terms. 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 
28, 
55-56. 
Kane, M. K., & DiBartolo, M. C. 
(2002). 
Complex physical and mental health needs of rural incarcerated women. 
Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 
23, 
209-229. 
DiBartolo, M. C. 
(2000). 
Caregiver burden: Instruments, challenges & nursing implications of Alzheimer's patients & their caregivers. 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 
26, 
46-53. 
DiBartolo, M. C. 
(1998). 
Philosophy of science in doctoral nursing education revisited. 
Journal of Professional Nursing, 
14, 
350-360. 

Presentations

DiBartolo, M. C. & Seldomridge, L. A. (2009). Clickers in the classroom: Thinking out loud without the risk. Presented at the Drexel University Nursing Education Institute. Presented at Drexel University Nursing Education Institute, Arlington, VA.

Dissertation(s)

DiBartolo, M. (2001). Appraisal, coping, hardiness, & self-perceived health in spouse home caregivers of persons with dementia., 
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Poster Presentations

DiBartolo, M. (2011). Using the Club Concept to Target Behavioral Issues in a Residential Setting for the Cognitively Impaired. Presented at 24th Annual International Alzheimer's Conference, Vancouver, BC.
Webster, D. & DiBartolo, M. (2010). Addressing Academic Incivility in Nursing Education. Presented at Institute for Educators in Nursing & Health Professions, University of Maryland at Baltimore, MD.
DiBartolo, M. C. & Seldomridge, L. A. (2008). Clickers in the classroom: Thinking out loud without the risk. Poster presented at the Drexel University Nursing Education Institute. Presented at Drexel University Nursing Education Institute, Atlantic City, NJ.

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