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Fennessey, Anita

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Anita G. Fennessey, DrNP, RN, CNE

Contact Dr. Fennessey

Dixon Hall
2500 Maryland Road, Suite 225
Willow Grove, PA 19090

(215) 481-5540
(215) 481-5499 fax

Education

DrNP, Drexel University, 2014
MSN, LaSalle University, 1994
BSN, LaSalle University, 1989
RN Diploma, St. Agnes Medical Center, 1985

Certifications

Certified Nurse Educator

University Appointment

Assistant Professor

Research & Clinical Interests

Critical Care
Adulty Health and Illness
Physical Assessment Skills of Nurses
Teaching Strategies

Professional Organizations

American Association of Critical Care Nurses
National League for Nurses

Presentations

2016 Poster Presentation on an Innovative and Interactive Approach to teaching Research to Undergraduate Nursing Students at the NLN Summit 2016

2015 Poster Presentation on One Schools Journey to Change the Negative Connotation of the Student Evaluation Committee by Acknowledging Exemplary Student Contributions to Patient Safety at the NLN Education Summit 2015

2013 Podium Presentation on Using Low-Fidelity Simulation as Student Preparation for Examinations at the NLN Education Summit 2013

2012 Podium Presentation on Using Low-Fidelity Simulation as Student Preparation for Examinations at the 39th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development

2011 Poster Presentation on Back to Basics; Utilizing the Chalkboard to Ensure Student Learning at the 38th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development

Publications

“The relationship of burnout, work environment, and knowledge to self-reported performance of physical assessment by registered nurses”. MEDSURG Nursing 25(5), Sept/Oct 2016.

Awards

Faculty Excellence Award: National Coalition of Hospital Associated Schools and Colleges of Nursing 2016
Nursing Excellence Award Nominee: Abington Memorial Hospital 2008, 2011, 2014
Sarah Frankenfeld Scholarship 2007 for Doctoral Education.
Nursing Excellence Award: Abington Memorial Hospital 2002

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