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  1. 1. PATRICIA A. DUNN, PHD, RNC 2800 Hargrave Street • Philadelphia, PA 19136 • 215-605-9675(c) 215-331-8435(H) pdunn@holyfamily.edu or pdunnphdrn@comcast.net www.linkedin.com/in/patriciadunnphd/ EDUCATION Ph.D. in Nursing University of Pennsylvania: May 1998 Awards: Marian R. Gregory Award for the dissertation holding significant promise as a contribution to nursing knowledge Dissertation: The Stress Response in Women who Received a Moderate, Individualized Oxytocin Protocol Compared to Those Who Received A Low Dose Oxytocin Protocol for Induction of Labor Master of Science in Nursing University of Pennsylvania, Perinatal Nursing concentration: August 1987 Honors: Elected to Sigma Theta Tau Clare Melville Scholarship Award Who’s Who in American Nursing 1988-1989 Bachelor of Science in Nursing LaSalle University: December 1985 Honors: Graduated Maximum Cum Laude Clare Melville Scholarship Award Diploma in Nursing Thomas Jefferson University: May 1971 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT • Holy Family University Associate Professor (Assistant Professor 2005-2006) and Clinical Instructor, School of Nursing: 2006 to present Faculty Assessment Coordinator: 2011-2014 Undergraduate teaching: Provide course coordination and didactic education &/or clinical supervision: Fundamentals in Nursing Practice, Maternal Child Nursing, Nursing Care of the Middle Aged Adult, Health Assessment, Nursing Research (BSN, RN-BSN), Introduction to Nursing, NCLEX-RN Review Courses Graduate teaching: Provide didactic education: Health Promotion, Advanced Clinical Theory and Practicum Teach in classroom and hybrid format Program Assessment: data entry, goal alignment, rubric development, e-portfolio development, faculty and student education, program outcome assessment with recommendations for revisions, travel as needed Curriculum development and revision: Graduate & Undergraduate Nursing Programs University/SON Committee Membership (Major Committees)  Faculty Senate 2005-present  Faculty Senate Executive Committee 2008-present  Faculty Senate Scholarship Committee - chair  Aria Health Care System-Evidence Based Practice Committee, Member 2009-present  Faculty Welfare Committee (2009-2012 - 2 terms)  Informational Technology Team (2006-disolution 2009)  Faculty Handbook Revision Committee (2008-2011 1 term & dissolved)  Institutional Scholarship Committee (Fall 2008)  BSN Council  MSN Council  SON Curriculum Committee  Miscellaneous functional committees Attend annual Open Houses-Performed birthing simulation which received university-wide recognition Serve as IT resource for nursing faculty Advise approximately 55 students Assist students with academic needs Provide administrative guidance for difficult students Mentor new faculty and clinical instructors
  2. 2. • Healthcare Consultant: 1992-present Provided consulting services concerning assessment issues and remediation, hospital practice and issues, accreditation issues, ethics, competency validation, practice guidelines and perinatal, gynecological, peri-operative, and medical- surgical legal nursing practice. Review media including books, symposia, and articles for publication. Write questions for test banks. Provide lectures outside teaching responsibilities. • LaSalle University: 2002-2007 Adjunct Professor & Clinical Instructor, School of Nursing Course Coordinator Nursing Care of Women and the Childbearing Family: Provided clinical care and didactic education, supervision, and instruction as coordinator of the Maternal-Newborn Course. Provided clinical care, supervision, and instruction for students caring for Mothers and Neonates in Labor/Delivery/Recovery Unit, High-Risk Antepartum Unit, Postpartum Maternal-Newborn Unit and Normal Newborn Nursery. Arranged observational and/or hands/on experiences for students in Special Care Nursery. Provided clinical care and didactic education, supervision, and instruction in Medical-Surgical Units. Provided Didactic Education in Professional Issues and Ethics course for Student Nurses Assisted students with academic needs Provided administrative guidance for difficult students Taught large sized classes • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania/ University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing: 1989-1997 Clinical Nurse Specialist, 50% Joint Appointment: Lecturer/Clinical Instructor, Obstetrical/Neonatal Nursing, School of Nursing Staff RN in unit as needed See Selected Professional Activities and Accomplishments below for employment related activities for this and earlier positions • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital: 1987-1989 Clinical Nurse Specialist, Perinatal Nursing/Labor & Delivery/Joint Appointment Adjunct Faculty/Clinical Instructor • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: 1987 Clinical Coordinator, Obstetrical-Neonatal Nursing, part-time • Pennsylvania Hospital: 1977-1987 Nursing Supervisor, Obstetrical-Neonatal Department, Adult ICU, CCU, SCU, NICU, ED Staff RN in above units • Pennsylvania Hospital: 1975-1977 Nurse Manager, Adult Step Down Unit Staff RN in unit as needed • University of Illinois Hospital: 1974-1975 Nurse Manager, Medical-Surgical Unit Staff RN in unit as needed • Oxford Hospital: 1972-1974 Nurse Manager, Medical-Surgical Unit Staff RN in unit as needed • Nazareth Hospital, Frankford Hospital, Pennsylvania Hospitals Staff Nurse positions, 1971-1987: Maternal Units, Nursery, Intensive Care Nursery, Adult Critical Care Units, Medical- Surgical and Oncology Units, and Emergency Room
  3. 3. Professional Organizations & Membership ANA AWHONN NLN PNA Sigma Theta Tau Society of Critical Care Medicine SPLN Thomas Jefferson University Alumni Association University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association Additional Professional Experience/Service • South Eastern Pennsylvania Nurses Association 2008-present Consult with special projects Served on Board of Directors Chair-Nominating Committee (2009-2011) • Reviewer, AWHONN’s Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline, Breastfeeding Support Prenatal Care through the First Year, Reviewed August 2001, Published 2002 • Reviewer, Nursing Spectrum Review articles for Publication and Continuing Education, 2000-2004 • Reviewer, AWHONN 2000 Convention Reviewed abstracts • Reviewer, AWHONN’s Fetal Auscultation Module Reviewed August 1999 • AWHONN’s Single Room Maternity Care Reviewed August 1999 • Pennsylvania Nurses Association Consultant: Evaluate Standards and Recommend Practice Guidelines, 1992-2000 • March of Dimes, Southeastern Pennsylvania Division Board of Director, 1992-1994 Chair, Nursing Modules Committee, 1992-1995 Member, Volunteer Development Committee, 1992-present Speaker, 1993-present • JOGNN, Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecological & Neonatal Nursing Editorial Board Member, 1991-1993 • Reviewer, JOGNN, Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecological & Neonatal Nursing Peer reviewer, 1990-1994 • Newsletter for the Pennsylvania Perinatal Association Editorial Board Member and Consultant, 1987-1989 • University of Pennsylvania Research Assistant in Neonatal Sucking Study, 1986-1987 • Pennsylvania Hospital, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinical Practicum in Women Undergoing Fetal Treatment, 1987 Cared for critically ill women Certifications Inpatient Obstetric Nurse 1985-2010 Neonatal Resuscitation Program, Regional Instructor 1992-1998
  4. 4. Major Past Committee Service • AWHONN Practice Committee Corresponding Member, 1999 - 2002 • Nursing Research Committee Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Division of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Member, 1989 - 1997 • Ethics Committee of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Co-chair, 1992 - 1997 Member, 1990 - 1997 • Ethics Committee of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing Member, 1991- 1997 • Nursing Clinical Practice Committee of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Member, 1989 - 1997 • Nursing Clinical Practice Committee of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Ob-Neonatal Nursing Member 1989-1991 Chair, 1991 - 1997 • JCAHO Committees of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Patient Rights and Organizational Ethics, Surgical and Invasive Procedures, and Patient Assessment, 1991-1997 • Code Call Committee of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Member, 1990 - 1997 • Obstetrical Neonatal Nursing Quality Assurance Committee, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Member, 1989 - 1997 • Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality Committee, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Member, 1987-1989 • Nursing Research Committee Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Division of Nursing, Member, 1987 - 1989 Selected Employment Related Professional Activities and Accomplishments Educational Activities before 2002 (Selected)- University of Pennsylvania and/or LaSalle University Developed Fetal Monitoring Course with Competency Validation for nurses and residents. Provided didactic education and clinical education and supervision for students at LaSalle University in various courses and corresponding clinical areas including care of maternal newborn patients and medical surgical patients. Taught Introduction to Professional Issues in Nursing. Supervised students in the clinical areas and assumed direct responsibility for patients. Provided education for the University of PA School of Nursing on a 50% basis and additional consultative teaching services to the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Medical School, and other medical centers in the Health Care System regarding ethical policies and JCAHO accreditation, cross-training, and competency validation. Provided didactic and clinical instruction for undergraduate students in Maternal Newborn Course at the University of Pennsylvania. Didactic material included maternal adaptation to pregnancy, physiological changes in pregnancy, antepartum surveillance, the birth process, labor and delivery, ethical considerations in provision of care pertaining to perinatal and women’s health issues, preterm labor, stages & phases of labor, theories of labor, labor care, intrapartum & antepartum fetal heart rate monitoring, dysfunctional labor, induction of labor and oxytocin administration, care of the woman with pregnancy induced hypertension , Diabetes Mellitus in the pregnant woman. Taught selected medical-surgical, leadership, ethical and administrative topics. Taught sections of the Graduate Pharmacology Course. Served as undergraduate course advisor for approximately 10-12 students per semester. Serve as guest lecturer for registered nurses in selected graduate nursing and medical student courses, including topics about critical care of the pregnant woman, physiology, physiological changes in pregnancy including cardiac, respiratory and vascular changes in pregnancy, ethics, ethical considerations in provision of care, pharmacology for
  5. 5. the laboring woman, fetal effects of selected complications of pregnancy and labor, preterm labor, intrapartum & antepartum fetal heart rate monitoring, advanced fetal monitoring, hematological changes in labor, pulmonary edema in the pregnant woman, and resuscitation of the pregnant woman. Taught selected research topics. Provided interdisciplinary didactic education for registered nurses and physicians in continuing education courses . Topics included ethics, fetal monitoring, trauma, critical care OB, neonatal resuscitation, ethical considerations in provision of care, pharmacology for the laboring woman, care of the woman with pregnancy induced hypertension, Crisis Obstetrics, Cardiac Arrhythmias in the Pregnant Woman , CPR for the Pregnant Woman, and other perinatal topics. Provided practice opportunities and examples of extremely high risk women in a Tertiary Care Center. Taught mock neonatal and adult codes. Taught selected medical-surgical, leadership, and administrative topics. Clinical Practice Activities before 2002 (Selected) Provided consultation and direct patient care for normal and vulnerable mothers and newborns and medical surgical patients. Taught students to be catalysts for communication between all members of the care team and between the care team and patients. Collected clinically-oriented data that was vital to quality and continuity of inpatient care management, while patient satisfaction increased and costs were significantly reduced. Ensured that continuity of patient care was sustained. Conducted CQI clinical audits and electronic fetal monitor review to ensure that quality standards were maintained; proactively followed up on patient findings and treatment plans, identifying and nursing and system issues. Developed Interdisciplinary Treatment Clinical Practice Guidelines. Developed program for RNs to start PIVs using Lidocaine/NaHCO3 Developed a program and taught other RNs to perform vaginal examinations. Provided quality clinical care, teaching, patient care, teaching, and research for medical-surgical patients, intensive care patients, and maternal-newborn patients for greater than 20 years. Cared for critically-ill mothers and taught other nurses skills for the same. Developed a Critical Care Obstetrics Course for Nurses and Residents Developed Clinical Practice Guidelines for care of Critically-ill mothers as well as for mothers and newborns with and without complications. Quality Improvement Activities before 2002 (Selected) Provided direct patient care and assessed areas for improvement. Investigated and initiated practice of nurses using local anesthesia for IV access. Wrote and coordinated writing and revision of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Obstetric-Neonatal Departments, Nursing Department and Division of Nursing. Participated in Division of Nursing Clinical Practice Committee; Implemented obstetrical nursing standards of care into practice and evaluated such.. Provide consultation to various facilities regarding revision of facilities’ policies & procedures. Presented at Medical Grand Rounds and attended such. Developed and implemented ongoing fetal monitoring education and competency validation program. Developed and implemented ongoing interdisciplinary obstetrical critical care course; Coordinated nursing care and related educational activities for high-risk and critically-ill obstetrical patients. Served as nurse consultant for high-risk and critically-ill obstetrical patients in other areas of the hospital. Evaluated staff and made recommendations for progress. Participated in administrative aspects of obstetrical transport service and coordinated development of related practice guidelines. Coordinated aspects of clinical, admission, and billing information systems in Labor and Delivery Participated in JCAHO accreditation process. Served as a primary interviewee for surveyors and as chair for Patient Rights and Organizational Ethics chapter. Served on committees for patient assessment, surgical and invasive procedures, code call, and ethics. Oversaw and participated in several obstetrical/neonatal nursing department related activities. Coordinated selected hospital and unit based activities. Managed activities related to JCAHO accreditation for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Ethics Committee.
  6. 6. Fetal Surgery Program: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Provided intra operative and postoperative direct maternal care Counseled families regarding genetic issues and feasibility of corrective procedures. Attended staff meetings regarding genetic issues and feasibility of corrective procedures. Coordinated writing clinical practice guidelines, standing orders, and procedures. Evaluated and procured equipment. Coordinated and provided inpatient nursing care and staffing. Educated staff about providing direct patient care Ethics Committee, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania As chair of Committee, I established subcommittees for selected activities such as issues related to diversity, “Do Not Resuscitate” orders in the Operating Room, and procuring guest speakers for committee education. Evaluated organizational ethics needs. Prepared committee budget. Wrote, or coordinated writing and revision, of house-wide policies R/T ethics at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and implemented such in other medical centers of the health system. Developed and evaluated quality improvement indicators, particularly in geriatric patients and those patients with terminal disease processes. Oversaw related committee activities such as policy development for advanced directives, criteria for death by neurological status, organizational ethics, and others. Participated in and oversaw publications in health system-wide media. Coordinated committee education in business aspects of health care and ethical issues involving technology. Coordinated Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Ethics Committee’s expansion to serve other institutions in the health system. Served as consultant to various departments at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, other organizations of the health system, and outside facilities. Provided education for medical and nursing staff as well as associated student bodies. Information Technology: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Project manager for 51 node point-of-care, Labor and Delivery (L&D) information system (IS) for computerized patient records, central monitoring, and archival and retrieval of electronic fetal monitoring and patient related data. Managed project through the System Development Life Cycle including writing of RFP, negotiation of budget and finalization of payments, services, and vendor contract, and beta-site testing. HUP served as an regional referral status. Coordinated development of customized software input, outputs, and synchronization for patient records. Designated fields for relational database. Tested database files for integration into statistical packages. Planned analysis and implementation of data Facilitated linkage of Labor & Delivery IS with hospital-wide EHR and billing systems. Planed facilities to accommodate and enhance further usability of IS for QI. Addressed system and personnel issues related to L&D IS initiatives. Developed operational and practice policies and guidelines, and developed and implemented point of care entry and training program. Collaborated with leadership from admission’s department. Coordinated personnel and education. Evaluated functionality and integration for Labor & Delivery patients. Evaluated audit trails for Labor & Delivery inpatients and out-patients. Managed day to day operations of PC functionality in Labor & Delivery, HUB connectivity, and downtime. Educated “Nurse Leaders” and participated in remediation as indicated.
  7. 7. Unit Integration and Administrative Coverage: University of Illinois, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital While managing a 54 bed medical unit, equipped, implemented, and managed an integrated plasmapheresis unit. While managing a 32 bed medical/surgical unit, equipped, implemented, and managed an integrated 4 bed critical care unit Assumed supervisory and weekend hospital administrative coverage. Performed selected aspects of budget and clinical management for a 17 bed critical care unit. Provide administrative coverage for Labor & Delivery, including coverage for Clinical Information Systems and selected clinical programs. Integrated critical care facilities, monitoring, and staff into Labor & Delivery. Evaluated nursing and secretarial staff. Research Dunn, P. A. The Stress Response in Women who Received a Moderate, Individualized Oxytocin Protocol Compared to Those Who Received A Low Dose Oxytocin Protocol for Induction of Labor, Unpublished dissertation. 1998. Publications Books Dunn, P. (Ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and Company. 1996. Book Reviews, Editorials, or Commentaries Dunn, P. (2013) Davis’s Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, (Reviewed Cardiovascular chapter and questions.) FA Davis. Dunn, P, September 28, 2013, On-line Chronicle of Higher Education, Response to Tenured Radical. Dunn, P, (2012). Reviewer, Ohman, K (in press) Davis Q&A NCLEX RN Examination, F. A. Davis.Fundamentals: Perioperative Management Dunn, P., 2012 Reviewer, Ohman, K (in press) Davis Q&A NCLEX RN Examination, F. A. Davis. Adult Health: Cardiac Disorders Dunn, P. Reviewer of illustrations for Porth, Carol A. Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States (8th ed) 2009. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins (By oversight, my name & Holy Family University affiliation was not printed in reviewer list in the first printing but will be printed in subsequent printings. Dunn, P. Response to “The Role of Critical Care Nurses in Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide” (letter to the editor), New England Journal of Medicine, October, 1996. Dunn, P. Euthanasia Study Exaggerated Danger (letter to the editor) USA Today, week of June 3, 1996. Dunn, P. Euthanasia Study Exaggerated Danger (letter to the editor) Philadelphia Inquire, week of June 3, 1996. Dunn, P. Euthanasia Study Exaggerated Danger (letter to the editor) Philadelphia Daily News, week of June 10, 1996. Dunn, P. Book Review: Perinatal/Neonatal Nursing In Mayers, M. & Jacobson, A. (Eds.) Doody’s Nursing and Allied Health Book Review Quarterly 1(1) December 1995. Dunn, P., & Smith C. RSV: Practice and Protocols (in "Ask the experts") Nursing 89, September, 1989. Dunn, P., Perinatal Nurses Visit Washington, Newsletter of the Pennsylvania Perinatal Association, Winter 1987. Dunn, P., Questions for Ethical and People Problems, Nursing Life, July-August 1986. Book Chapters Dunn, P. (2010) Common Female Reproductive System Disorders in Capriotti &Frizzell (eds.) Pathophysiology: Introductory Concepts and Clinical Connections: F. A. Davis Company (in press). Dunn, PA. Gies, ML & Peters, MA.. Perinatal litigation and related nursing issues. In Hermansen, M. (ed.) Clinics in Perinatology. Elsevier Health Sciences Division. Philadelphia. 32:1 (2005) 277-290. Dunn, P. Stress Response, Risk Identification, and Cultural Aspects. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Infertility and Assisted Reproduction Considerations. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996.
  8. 8. Dunn, P. Ethical Considerations in Provision of Care for Childbearing Families. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal- Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Legal Considerations in Provision of Care for Childbearing Families In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal- Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Miovich, S. & Dunn, P. Fetal Development. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Anatomical and Physiologic Adaptations of Pregnancy. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. & Wheeler, S. Psychosocial Considerations during Pregnancy. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Fetal Treatment. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Electronic Fetal Monitoring. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Intrapartum Care. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Fescina-Jones, D., Minnick, K. & Dunn, P. Postpartum Care. In Dunn, P (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Immediate Care of the Newborn After Delivery. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. & Fowler, D. Early Pregnancy Complications. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Autoimmune Disorders. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Cardiac Dysrhythmias. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Cardiac Disorders In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. & Poole, J. Care of the Critically-Ill Pregnant Woman. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Endocrine/Metabolic Disorders. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. & Conard, C. Gastrointestinal Disorders. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Neurological Disorders. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Preterm Labor. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Pulmonary Disorders in Pregnancy. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Renal/Urinary Disorders During Pregnancy. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Surgery in Pregnancy. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P., Poole, J., & White, D. Trauma in Pregnancy. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996. Dunn, P. Procedures for Antepartum Testing. In Dunn, P. (ed.) Manual of Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Maternal Newborn Fact Finder. Little, Brown and company. 1996.
  9. 9. Journals Dunn, P. Bleeding Disorders in Women: Newly Charted Territory. Pennsylvania Nurse May 1998. Dunn, P & Feinberg, RF. Oncofetal fibronectin: New insight into the physiology of implantation and labor. JOGNN October 1996. Dunn, P. A. & Donati, M. The best mousetrap: Computers in Nursing. Nursing Spectrum 5(9) 4-5, 1996. Dunn, P. & Hansen-Flaschen, J. Framework for Analyzing an Ethical Problem and Conducting an Ethical Consultation. Seminars for Nurse Managers 2(1):27-31, March 1994. Dunn, P., York, R., Cheek, T., & Yeboah, K. Maternal Hypothermia: Implications for Obstetrical Nurses, JOGNN 23 (3):238- 42, Mar/Apr 1994. Fitzpatrick, E., Sullivan, J., Smith, A., Dunn, P., et al, Clinical Nursing Research Priorities: A Delphi Study, Clinical Nurse Specialist, 5(2) 94-99, Summer 1991. Dunn, P., Parks, N., Matthews, N., Cooksey, M., Schuck, L., Pirog, J., Danyo, L., & Weber, C., Assessing the Pregnant Woman After Trauma, Nursing 90, 20(12): 52-7, December 1990. Dunn, P., Fetal Therapy, NAACOG Update Series 6(4) January 1989. Dunn, P., Weiner, S., Ludomerski, A., Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling, JOGNN 17 (5):308-13, September/October 1988. Dunn, P., Bhutani, V., Weiner, S., Ludomerski, A., Care of the Neonate with Erythroblastosis Fetalis, JOGNN 17 (6):382-6, November/ December 1988. Dunn, Patricia A., Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling, Newsletter of the Pennsylvania Perinatal Association, Winter, 1987. Dunn P., Surgery for the Unborn: A nurses own story, Nursing Life, September-October 1984. Selected Presentations Dunn, P (2013). Use of iPads and Other Technological Devices in Higher Education, Holy Family University, Faculty Development Day Dunn, P (2013) Legal Case Studies: Implications for Care, Aria 6th Annual Evidence Based Conference Dunn, P (2013).Transitioning a Course to the iPad, Holy Family University, , Faculty Development Day Dunn, P (2011,2012, 2013) OB NCLEX Review, Holy Family University E-3 Power (Education, Employment, and Empowerment) Philadelphia, December 2008. Birth and Medical/Nursing Malpractice, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pittsburgh, June 2004. How to Best Administer Oxytocin: Differences in a Moderate Individualized Dose or Low Dose of Oxytocin for Induction of Labor, AWHONN 2002 National Convention, Boston, Mass., June 2002. Pregnancy After 35, Vanguard Corporation, August 2001. Men Have Babies Too, Stress and Pregnancy, Frankford High School Elect Program, April 2001. Preparing for Pregnancy and Stress in Pregnancy, Community Presentation, Barnes & Noble Books, February 2001. Making the Right Choices for a Healthy Pregnancy, Holy Redeemer Women’s Center, November 2000. Babies and You, March of Dimes, Speakers Training Bureau, September 1999, October 2000. Preparing for Pregnancy, March of Dimes, June 1999, March 2000. Folic Acid and Pregnancy, WJJZ-FM, January 1999. New Approaches to the Administration of oxytocin, ACOG/AWHONN Armed Forces District 1997 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 1997. The Stress Response in Women who Received a Moderate, Individualized Oxytocin Protocol Compared to Those Who Received A Low Dose Oxytocin Protocol for Induction of labor, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Grand Rounds, September 1997. Expanding the Role of the RN Caring for Intrapartal Patients with Epidural Analgesia, Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, 1996. Role of Health Care Professionals Caring for Dying Patients, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 1996-1997. Sensitive Issues: Abortion, Animal Research, Fetal Tissue Research, Prenatal Diagnosis, Family Planning, March of Dimes Volunteer Development Committee and Board of Directors, Presented throughout 1996-2003. Electronic Fetal Monitoring, University of Pennsylvania, Quarterly 1989- 1997. Care of the Pregnant Trauma Patient, Trauma Course, University of Pennsylvania, Quarterly 1989-1997. Critically-ill Obstetric Patient, Critical Care Graduate Course, University of Pennsylvania, Quarterly 1989-1997. Cross Training Ob/Neonatal Staff, AWHONN (formally NAACOG) District 3 Conference, September 1995. Infection Control, Kiev Ukraine, November 1994. Writing for Publication, AWHONN (formally NAACOG) District 3 Conference, September 1994.
  10. 10. End of Life Decisions, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Perspectives Lecture Series, March 1994. Ethics of Resuscitation, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, March 1994. The Nurse Advocate: Interpretation and Application of DNR Levels of Treatment, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, March 1994. Role of the Ethics Committee in Patient Care and Mock Ethics Consultation, Trends in Critical Care 1993, Philadelphia, October 1993. Ethics Consultation in Patient/Family Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Nursing Seminar for City-wide Nurses, October 1993. Workshop: Critical-Care Obstetrics, Annual Conference on Obstetrical Nursing, Atlantic City, October 1993. Electronic Fetal Monitoring: Case Presentations, Annual Conference on Obstetrical Nursing, Atlantic City, October 1993, University of Pennsylvania, monthly 1991-1994. Fetal Therapy, Annual Conference on Obstetrical Nursing, Atlantic City, October 1993. Ethical Implications of "Reluctance of Internists and Medical Nurses to Perform Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation" in Archives in Internal Medicine 153, August 19, 1993 KYW Television News, August 24, 1993. Ethical and Economic Considerations in Experimental Procedures, Canadian News Network, August 1993. Ethical and Economic Considerations in Experimental Procedures, KYW Television, August 1993. Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia: New Findings and Treatment for an Old Disease, Halifax Medical Center, National Association of Obstetric, Gynecological & Neonatal Nurses (NAACOG) Texas Section, April 1993. Critical Care Case Presentations, Atlantic City, New Jersey Perinatal Association, September 1992. Critical Care Orientation for the Obstetrical Nurse, Atlantic City, New Jersey Perinatal Association, September 1992. Crisis Ob, Resource Applications, Indianapolis Columbus May 1992. Fetal Therapy, National Association of Obstetric, Gynecological & Neonatal Nurses (NAACOG) Texas Section, April 1992. Trauma in Pregnancy, National Association of Obstetric, Gynecological & Neonatal Nurses (NAACOG) Texas Section, April 1992 Infant Mortality: A Report from the National Commission on Infant Mortality, National Association of Obstetric, Gynecological & Neonatal Nurses (NAACOG) Georgia Section, April 1992. Collaborative Care of the Critically-ill Obstetric Patient, National Association of Obstetric, Gynecological & Neonatal Nurses (NAACOG) New Jersey Division, March 1992. Crisis Ob, Resource Applications, New York, Boston March 1992. Incorporating Fetal Monitoring into your Intrapartal and Antepartal Care, The Annual Conference on Obstetrical Nursing, Virginia & Toronto, November 1991. Nursing Quality Assurance, Maternal-Child Health Session, Nursing Quality Assurance Conference, Miami Beach, October 1991. Trauma in Pregnancy, National Association of Obstetric, Gynecological & Neonatal Nurses (NAACOG), Florida Division, September 1991. Fetal Therapy: A Report on a State of the Art, The Annual Conference on Obstetrical Nursing, Virginia, Seattle & Toronto, 1991. Crisis Ob, Resource Applications, Presented nationally, 1991-1992. The Critically Ill Ob Patient, Trends in Critical Care Nursing '91, American Association of Critical Care Nurse, SE PA Chapter, October 1991. Trauma in Pregnancy, National Association of Obstetric, Gynecological & Neonatal Nurses (NAACOG), New Jersey Section, August, 1991. Trauma in Pregnancy, 6th Annual Perinatal Symposium 1991, National Association of Obstetric, Gynecological & Neonatal Nurses (NAACOG), Texas Section, August, 1991. Physiology and Pathophysiology in Pregnancy, including Placental-Fetal Physiology, National Association of Obstetric, Gynecological & Neonatal Nurses (NAACOG), Texas Section, August, 1991. Managing the Critically Ill Ob Patient, Resource Applications, Presented in Atlantic City, Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, New York, Raleigh, Williamsburg, Worcester 1991. Fetal Monitoring: Inpatient Management and Legal Issues, The Annual Conference on Obstetrical Nursing, Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 1990. Fetal Therapy: When the Patient is a Fetus, The Annual Conference on Obstetrical Nursing, Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 1990. Fetal Therapy and Antepartum Surveillance, NAACOG, Hackettstown, N.J., May 1990. Trauma in Pregnancy, University of Pennsylvania Trauma Course, June, 1990, Oct 1990, 1991. Critical Care Ob, Presented Nationally in 8 Cities for Resource Applications, March-May 1989. Standards of Care for the Critically Ill Obstetric Patient, Annual Conference for the Pennsylvania Perinatal Association, October 1989.
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