Maureen P. Cardoza possesses decades of clinical and nursing education experience. Her areas of research interest and professional publications include, high fidelity human simulation, neurobiology of learning, self-efficacy, orthopedic joint replacements, cancer survivorship, and quality of life, aging, palliative care and bereavement.Cardoza is on the editorial board for the inter-professional journal Gerontology and Palliative Care and is a reviewer for the nursing journals Computer, Informatics, Nursing (CIN) and Nurse Education Today.
She is a grant reviewer for PCORI (Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute) and she serves on professional and organizational committees for the the National League for Nursing (NLN), the New York State League for Nursing (NYSLN), the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning(INACSL) and is President of the Nassau-Suffolk Council of Hospitals and Nursing Education.
She is a 2012-2015 Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Gerontology grant awardee, having co-written the gerontology grant, developed the nursing curriculum, and implemented the grant gerontology program entitled, Workforce Advancement through Geriatric Education (WAGE). She is a member of the United Nations Advisory Council on Global Nursing representing the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) at NGO committee meetings that include aging.
Cardoza is a Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer (CADDCT) and a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP). She is a trainer for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) initiative, and a national Team STEPPS Master Trainer. She holds a New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Hazmat for Healthcare certification, and served as an Emergency Management EBOLA Certifier and Trainer, providing extensive and sustained education to multi-disciplinary healthcare providers at the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) services in Bellevue Hospital during the fall 2014 Ebola patient admission and crisis.
- Emergency Management interprofessional EBOLA Trainer – at HHC Bellevue Hospital.
- HRSA-12-004 GRANT CO-PD of "Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program"
- HRSA-12-004 GRANT curriculum designer and educator of the "Workforce Advancement through Geriatric Education" (W.A.G.E.) program
- Co-Primary Investigators – New York Tech ISRC grant – "Enhancing Pediatric Nursing Education through Technology Phase II – Curriculum Analysis and Revision"
- Primary Elective Total Hip Replacement – "A Study of Self-efficacy and Functional Ability in Pre-operative and Post-operative Primary Total Hip Replacement Patients".
- Kantor, D.; Suzan, Z. (2015). Issues of Cancer Survivorship: An Interdisciplinary Team Approach To Care. (Symptom Management. 2, 14-46). Cardoza, M.; Kantor, D. (Eds.). Wolters Kluwer Health. ISBN is 9781451194388
- Kantor, D.; Suzan, Z. (2015). Issues of Cancer Survivorship: An Interdisciplinary Team Approach To Care. (When the Cloud Return, 19, 232-236). Cardoza, M. (Ed.). Wolters Kluwer Health. ISBN is 9781451194388
- Cardoza, M., Hood. P.A. (2013, October) Comparative Study of Baccalaureate Nursing Student Self-Efficacy Before/After Simulation. Computers, Informatics, Nursing. Vol 31(TC 5), 187-192.DOI: 10.1097/01.NCN.0000434975.54093.6f
- Cardoza, M. P. (2011, Nov.). "Neuroscience and simulation: An evolving theory of brain-based education". Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 7(6), e205-e208.doi:10.1016/j.ecns.2011.08.004.
- Cardoza, M., Hood. P.A. (2011) Comparative Study of Baccalaureate Nursing Student Self-Efficacy Before/After Simulation. Computers, Informatics, Nursing. Vol 30(3), 142-147.doi: 10.1097/NCN.0b013e3182388936. On-line, pre journal publication.
Honors and Awards
- Molloy College – Awarded Outstanding Professor of the Year – Division of Continuing Education
- Molloy College – Awarded Alumna of the Month
- Alumna Educator of Excellence Award – Molloy College – Nominated
- The Hearst Foundations Excellence in Geriatric Education Award – Nominated
Courses Taught at New York Tech
- NURS 430: Nursing Research
- NURS 421: Nursing in the Community – Course Coordinator-Flu Vaccine Immunization Coordinator & Community liaison
- NURS 401: Nursing Therapeutics III – (OB & Peds)
- NURS 480: Capstone – NCLEX Seminar
- NURS 470: Leadership in Professional Nursing
- NURS 301: Nursing Therapeutics I (Med-Surg)
- NURS 451: Nursing Therapeutics IV – (Psych)
- NURS 351: Nursing Therapeutics II (Med-Surg)