Donna Darcy specializes in adult health and medical-surgical nursing. Her research focus is in educational technologies, including simulation and computer-assisted learning, developing and utilizing unique teaching methodologies, and learning strategies that better prepare nursing students for their profession. She is interested in exploring student learning in the context of a multigenerational classroom. She has experience as a nurse manager, nursing education specialist and manager of nursing education in acute hospital care.

She is a member of the American Nurses’ Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, the Transcultural Nurses Society, and the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurses Society.

Dr. Darcy recently completed her doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. She received her Master of Arts degree from New York University and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Widener College (now University) in Chester, PA.


  • Darcy, D. & Morris, D. (2016). Protecting failing kidneys: What to teach your patients. American Nurse Today, 11(12).
  • Treister, P., & Darcy, D. (2016). Medication Administration and Knowledge Retention in Baccalaureate Nursing Students. In Callaos, N., Horne, J., Savoie, M., Sanchez, B., Tremante, A. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 7th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics, and Cybernetics 2016 and the 7th International Conference on Society and Information Technologies 2016 (pp. 172-177). International Institute of Informatics and Systemics (IIIS).
  • Darcy, D. & Treister, P. (2015). Revisiting Human Patient Simulation in Nursing Education. In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (pp. 1273-1277). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Darcy, D. (2014). Reflection of Human Patient Simulation in Nursing Education. In T. Bastiaens (Ed.), Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (pp. 463-468). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Darcy, D. (2014). Updates on Anticoagulation 2014. American Nurse Today, 9 (11), 7-10.

Courses Taught at New York Tech

  • NURS 315: Pharmacology for Nursing
  • NURS 301: Nursing Therapeutics I
  • NURS 351: Nursing Therapeutics II

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