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Lisa Sparacino

Lisa SparacinoLisa Sparacino, M.S., RN, CCRN, Ph.D. Candidate

Instructor/Nursing Arts Lab Manager
E-mail: lsparaci@nyit.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Nursing Education, Capella University
  • M.S., Nursing Education, Molloy College, 2008

Academic and Clinical Appointments

  • 2009-Present: Instructor, Junior Year Coordinator, Nursing Arts Lab Manager, Department of Nursing, New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions 
  • 2005-2009: Adjunct Faculty, Nursing Arts Lab Manager, Department of Nursing, New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions
  • 1985-2009: Registered Nurse, Various Units: Cardiac Catherization Lab, Coronary Care, Intensive Care, Medical-Surgical and Middle Management

Research Interests

  • Acclimation to professional practice
  • Simulation and Technology as a Teaching Strategy
  • Curriculum Development

Certifications

  • Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • New York State Licensed - Registered Nurse 

Additional Credentials

  • May 2011: Nursing faculty members who completed the End-of Life education consortium training course taught by Maureen Cardoza, PhD., RN, Assistant Professor to the Nursing Department
    • Susan Neville
    • Elaine Della Vecchia
    • Cheryl Zauderer
    • Patrice Hood
    • Lisa Sparacino
    • Patricia Montano

Selected Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Epsilon Kappa Chapter
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Transcultural Nursing Society
  • American Nurses Association

Selected Grants and Research Funding

  • QSEN: 2010 Quality and Safety Education in Nursing 
  • NYIT ISRC grant: Title Using SBAR Competencies to Enhance Students’ Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding the Need for Quality and Safety

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Della Vecchis, E., Sparacino, L., & Neville, S. (2012). QSEN Quality and Safety Competencies Across the Curriculum: A Stepwise Model for Integration and Replication Podium presentation at AACN education conference
  • Neville, S., Sparacino, L., Cardoza, M., Ganzer, A. (May 4-6, 2011). Poster Presentation. Health Literacy for Health Care Providers: An Interdisciplinary Education Program, at the Institute for Healthcare Advancement’s 10th Annual Health Literacy Conference, Irvine, California.
  • Caico, C., Cardoza, M., Della Vecchia, E., Ganzer, A., Greer, E., Hood, P., Montano, P., Neville, S., Sparacino, L., Zauderer, C. (April 6, 2011). Peer reviewed poster presentation. Meaningful Leadership: The Barometer for an Ever-Changing Climate in Healthcare, at the Seventh Annual Nursing Leadership Conference, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York.
  • Presentation: Care of the Telemetry patient: Basic Arrhythmias and pacemaker care.
  • Sparacino, L., & Della Vecchia, E. (2010). Completing the Circle: Teaching Safe Medication Administration Practices. Presented at the 2010 NSLIJ Education consortium, and 2011, University of Pittsburg ELITE conference.
  • Sparacino, L., Melore, K., Ballestas, H. C. (2008). Poster Presentation. The BMS Model: Mentor = Mentee = Success, at the NLN Leadership Conference. Orlando, FL.
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