Veronica F. Rempusheski

Jeanne K. Buxbaum Chair of Nursing Science (Professor)rempusheski
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

  1. 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]
  2. 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

  1. 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) .
  2. 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).
  3. 2012-2014 PROJECT DIRECTOR, Virginia Lee Franklin Scholars designation, PhD in Nursing Science Program. Franklin Trust ($50,000).
  4. 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

  1. 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.
  2. Rempusheski, V. (2014, July). Metabletica method – Telescopic, periscopic & kaleidoscopic synchronic teaching-learning strategies. EDULEARN14 Proceedings. ISBN: 978-84-617-0557-3
  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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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.
  8. 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
  9. 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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