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Veronica F. Rempusheski

Veronica F. Rempusheski

Jeanne K. Buxbaum Chair of Nursing Science (professor)
& Coordinator, PhD in Nursing Science Program

School of Nursing
207 McDowell Hall
302-831-8502
vrempush@udel.edu

 

 

 


Education

  • Ph.D., University of Arizona (Clinical research – gerontological nursing; anthropology)
  • M.S., University of Colorado (Medical-Surgical nursing, emphasis in teaching)
  • B.S., Seton Hall University (Nursing)
  • Diploma in Nursing, Clara Maass Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

Courses

  • NURS 810 Philosophical and Theoretical Basis of Nursing Science
  • NURS 816 Advanced Qualitative Research in Nursing Science
  • NURS 850 Dissertation Proposal Seminar

Research Interests

  • Elder care within a family context, including elders with dementia, family caregiving, and grandparent-grandchild relationships, 3 & 4- generation families; ethnicity/ethnic identity

Scholarship/Research Activities

    Research Grants

  • 2009 - 2012 CO-PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (with P. Klemm), “Academic-Community-Clinical Engagement for Support and Successful Outcomes (ACCESS),” IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (Delaware INBRE), Admin Supplement [PI: K. Steiner], funded by National Center for Research Resources (5P20RR016472-12) & National Institute of General Medical Sciences/NIH (8P20 GM103446-12), 9/3/09-9/2/12 (UDSON/$598,614). [18% effort]
  • 2008-10 CO-INVESTIGATOR, “Support for Independent Living and a Vital, Energetic Retirement (SILVER), A NORC initiative,” (PI: D. Zatuchni), funded by U.S. Administration on Aging (Jewish Family Services of Delaware), 8/1/08-1/31/10 ($25,245/University of Delaware subaward for research evaluation/outcome measurement).
  • Training Grants

  • 2010-15 PROJECT DIRECTOR, UD Consortium Partner/ ASSOCIATE PROJECT DIRECTOR, Eastern Pennsylvania-Delaware Geriatric Education Center (EPaD GEC), sub-award from Thomas Jefferson University (PD,EPaD GEC: C. Arenson, funded by HRSA, US DHHS, 7/1/10-6/30/15)[15% effort] ($250,000) .
  • 2013-2015 PROJECT DIRECTOR/PI, UD Consortium Partner. EPaD GEC Alzheimer’s Disease Education Supplement, HRSA, DHHS 7/1/2013-6/30/14 ($5,000).

    2012-2014 PROJECT DIRECTOR, Virginia Lee Franklin Scholars designation, PhD in Nursing Science Program. Franklin Trust ($50,000).

    2012-2016 PROJECT DIRECTOR, Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholars Program, PhD in Nursing Science Program. Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, AACN ($30,000).

Selected Publications, 2013-14

  • Klemm, P., Rempusheski, V. F., Jurkovitz, C., Kolm, P., & Zhang, W. (2014, in press). A telephone helpline assessment of psychosocial needs of adults with cancer post Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations. Open Journal of Nursing.
  • Rempusheski, V. (2014, July). Metabletica method – Telescopic, periscopic & kaleidoscopic synchronic teaching-learning strategies. EDULEARN14 Proceedings. ISBN: 978-84-617-0557-3
  • Bani-issa, W., & Rempusheski, V. F. (2014). Congruency between educators’ teaching beliefs and an electronic health record teaching strategy. Nurse Education Today, 34(6), 906-11. DOI:10.1016/j.nedt.2014.01.006.
  • Pickering, C. E. Z., & Rempusheski, V. F. (2014). Examining barriers to self-reporting of elder physical abuse in community-dwelling older adults. Geriatric Nursing, 35(2), 120-5. DOI:10.1016/j.gerinurse.2013.11.002.
  • Klemm, P., Rempusheski, V. F., & Teixeira, J. (2013, June). A non-profit community service and academic collaboration to increase outreach to older adults with cancer: Lessons learned. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. doi:: 10.1080/01634372.2013.793222.

Selected Presentations, 2013-2014

  • Alexander, R. K., & Rempusheski, V. F. (2014, September). Perceptions of African Americanand Latino non-nursing undergraduate science majors about nursing as a career option. [Poster - Eastern Nursing Research Society Winner] 2014 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington, D.C.
  • Rempusheski, V. (2014, July). Metabletica method – telescopic, periscopic & kaleidoscopic synchronic teaching-learning strategies. EDULEARN14, 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Bani-issa, W., & Rempusheski, V. F. (2014, April). Congruency between teaching beliefs and electronic health records teaching strategy. 4th Research Day: Excellence in Health Care Education and Practice, College of Nursing – Riyadh, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia.
  • Alexander, R. K., & Rempusheski, V. F. (2014, April). Exploring the perceptions of African American and Latino non-nursing undergraduate science majors about nursing as a career option. [Poster] 26th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS), Philadelphia, PA.
  • McLane, M. A., & Rempusheski, V. F. (2013, July). Collaboration with nursing: A ‘provide the face’ goldmine. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, Houston, TX
  • Rempusheski, V. F. (2013, April). Complexity science and the intersection of nursing practice and PhD studies. [Keynote address] 26th Annual Reinkemeyer Research Day, Seton Hall University College of Nursing, S. Orange, NJ
  • Alexander, R. K., Castaldo, R., Rempusheski, V. F., Diefenbeck, C. A., & Hall-Long, B. (2013, April). Utilization of qualitative methodologies in addressing the Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing report recommendations. [Poster] 25th Annual Scientific Sessions of the ENRS, Boston, MA.
  • Rempusheski, V. F. (2013, April). Complexity science and the intersection of nursing practice and PhD studies. [Keynote address] 26th Annual Reinkemeyer Research Day, Seton Hall University College of Nursing, S. Orange, NJ
  • McLane, M. A., & Rempusheski, V. F. (2013, March). Communicating geriatric-centered clinical laboratory issues for an interprofessional audience. [Co-presented poster] 39thAssociation for Gerontology in Higher Education Annual Meeting &Educational Leadership Conference, St. Petersburg, FL.

Honors and Awards

  • 2014 College of Health Sciences faculty award for Excellence in Service, 2013-2014, University of Delaware
  • 2014 Delaware Today Top Nurses, Academic Educator, honorable mention, May.
  • 2013 Nominee, Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising and Mentoring, University of Delaware.
  • 2013 Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Sustained Influential Leader, 25th Annual ENRS Scientific Sessions
  • 2012 Nominee, Excellence in Teaching, University of Delaware
  • 2009 Nominee, Excellence in Teaching, University of Delaware
  • 2008 Nominee, Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising Award, University of Delaware
  • 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award, Gerontology Institute, Georgia State University

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