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Dolores Dzubaty, PhD, RN, BC

2000 Pennington Road, Trenton Hall, Room 226, Ewing, New Jersey 08628

Phone Number: (609) 771-2871 / Fax Number: (609) 637-5159 / Email: dzubaty@tcnj.edu

About Dr. Dzubaty

Dr. Dolores Dzubaty is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing. She joined the faculty of The College of New Jersey in 1995 and is involved teaching in courses which cover introductory clinical nursing skills and experiences, caring across the lifespan, professional relationships, and care of women and infants. Dr. Dzubaty has a research interest in identifying beneficial learning strategies incorporated by the student with English as an additional language. Clinical research has focused on paternal bonding. She has brought years of clinical and adult education experience into the classroom in an attempt to always improve the educational experience and enable students to relate classroom knowledge to the clinical setting. Her pedagogical approach involves experiential learning and use of nursing process to aid the student in identifying and understanding the interventions they will use and modify as needed. Dr. Dzubaty hopes to continue her research in the area of student learning in the healthcare environment as it relates to the influence of language.

Dr. Dzubaty is an active member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). She has presented educational sessions in healthcare settings to nurses new to the field of hospital obstetrical nursing as well as obstetrical and newborn homecare.

Dr. Dzubaty received her BS in Biology at Monmouth University, BSN from Thomas Edison State College, MSN from The College of New Jersey, and PhD from Capella University.

Curriculum Vitae

 

Professional Qualifications:

Nurse educator with experience in professional nursing practice, clinical and classroom nursing education, and adult education. Expert nurse in maternal-child health specialty. Demonstrated ability to improve the quality and delivery of nursing care through example, education, and activism, within a caring model which is family centered and follows principles of evidence based care. Professional practice is guided by current standards and position statements of professional specialty group in educational and clinical settings. Educator practice evolving based on pedagogical research.

 

EDUCATION:

Doctor of Philosophy in Education 2013

Specialization in Nursing Education Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dissertation Title: Understanding the Undergraduate Experience of the Baccalaureate Nursing Student with English as an Additional Language

Master of Science in Nursing 1995

Specialization in Nursing Administration

The College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College), Ewing, New Jersey

Master’s Research: Education, Age, Income, Number of Previous Children and Presence during Hospitalization and Bonding Between Father and Infant

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1991

Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, New Jersey

 

Bachelor of Science in Biology 1977

Monmouth University (formerly Monmouth College), Long Branch, New Jersey

 

Diploma in Nursing 1974

Ann May School of Nursing, Neptune, New Jersey

Licensure:

Registered Professional Nurse in New Jersey (#26NO05584300) 1974 to present

Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania (RN657788) 2014 current

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 Faculty

 The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey September 2014 to present Assistant Professor, temporary appointment: Course leader for Caring of the Childbearing Family,

NUR 320/324. Responsibilities include:

  • Lecture using multiple methods of instruction ensuring student success
  • Classroom instruction of 29-33 students
  • Coordinate adjunct clinical faculty, lecture assignments and clinical sites
  • Orient clinical adjunct faculty to assignments and course requirements of clinical course component
  • Assist clinical faculty as needed to ensure student learning
  • Visit and assess clinical sites during student engagement
  • Develop content evaluation tools
  • Evaluation of student learning in the classroom and grade assignment
  • Reinforcement of clinical learning experiences through relationship to classroom discussions
  • Student registration and course advisement to assigned sophomores
  • Advise students throughout course
  • Facilitate successful completion of ATI assessment
  • Maintain course records
  • Participate in course evaluation ensuring CCNE standards are met
  • Participation on Faculty Development and Student Affairs committee

 

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey September 1995 to 2014 Clinical Instructor, Part-time faculty.

Courses: Holistic Intervention Across the Lifespan and Caring of the Childbearing Family

Teaching Responsibilities included:

  • Clinical supervision of groups of 7-8 students in the clinical setting
  • Classroom instruction of 32-40 students
  • Conduct laboratory instruction and facilitate hands on learning
  • Conduct simulation scenarios in the laboratory setting
  • Clinical evaluation and grading of student clinical groups
  • Clinical guidance of Seniors during Leadership and Management in Nursing

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey January to June 2008 Assistant Professor, temporary appointment: Course leader for Holistic Interventions Across the Lifespan, NUR 240. Responsibilities included:

  • Lecture using multiple methods of instruction ensuring student success
  • Coordinate adjunct clinical faculty, lecture assignments and clinical sites
  • Coordinate clinical placement of students
  • Testing and grading of clinical skills in the clinical practice lab with individualized feedback to students
  • Supervision, orientation, and guidance in the clinical site based on individual learning behaviors and needs
  • Develop content evaluation tools
  • Evaluation of classroom and clinical learning and grade assignment
  • Advise students throughout course
  • Maintain course records
  • Facilitate ATI examination
  • Participate in course evaluation ensuring CCNE standards are

Faculty responsibilities outside of course leader responsibilities included:

  • Participation in all faculty meetings
  • Review of faculty manual for CCNE reaccreditation visit
  • Review of course documents for numerous courses for reaccreditation visit

Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey January to April 2006 Adjunct Faculty, College of Nursing, Accelerated/Second Degree Program.

Course: NUTC 3014 Dimensions of Nursing: The Childbearing Family

Teaching responsibilities included:

  • Supervision, orientation, and instruction in the clinical practice site based on individual learning needs
  • Assign students patient experiences affording the fulfillment of meeting course objectives
  • Guide students in clinical setting so behaviors were in accordance with current Association of Women’s Health and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN) Guidelines
  • Provide students with feedback regarding clinical skills
  • Assist in the administration and proctoring of course evaluation tools
  • Evaluating student assessment skills in the clinical setting and practice laboratory setting
  • Encourage discovery and use of current research in the current and lifelong learning process required to deliver effective and competent nursing care
  • Provide remediation following tests and quizzes if necessary
  • Provide feedback to course leader on a continuing basis

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:

 Part-time staff nurse December 2005 to September 2014 Ocean Medical Center, Meridian Healthcare System, Brick, New Jersey.

Responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of evidence-based family centered care in a Maternal-Child Health Unit
  • Patient care delivery in the mother-baby, labor, and nursery areas of the
  • Education of patient and family
  • Coordination of care across disciplines as needed
  • Communication and assistance with all healthcare providers as needed
  • Participation on unit committees impacting self-governance
  • Participation in C.A.R.E. program for professional nurses

 

Per Diem Nursing October 2004 to December 2006

Monmouth Medical Center, St. Barnabas Healthcare System, Long Branch, New Jersey.

Responsibilities included:

  • Nursing care and education of mothers, care of infants in a Level III Maternal-Child Unit
  • Competency level to provide infant care in the Regional Neonatal Care Nursery (RNC)

Ocean Medical Center, Meridian Healthcare System, Brick, N. J. October 2005 to December 2005

Responsibilities included:

  • Nursing care and education of mothers and families in Level II Maternal-Child Services unit
  • Ability to deliver safe and competent care to newborn infants in newborn nursery

Staff nurse, Full-time. October 1996 to October 2004 University Medical Center at Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey.

Responsibilities included:

  • Delivery of evidence-based family centered care in a maternal-Child Health Unit
  • Patient care delivery in the mother-baby, labor, and nursery areas of the
  • Education of patient and family
  • Coordination of care as needed
  • Interdisciplinary communication and assistance with all healthcare providers as needed

Community Nursing September 1995 to December 1996 Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey (VANCJ).

Responsibilities included:

  • Coordination and delivery of care to at-risk and high risk maternal-infant couplets
  • Home care to at-risk pediatric patients
  • Home care visits with established medical patients

Staff nursing

Medical Center Of Ocean County, Point Pleasant Hospital June 1982 to October 1996 Responsibilities included:

  • Night charge nurse on post-partum unit
  • Preceptor
  • Staff evaluations
  • Patient education
  • Quality Assurance

Charge nurse positions were eliminated through restructuring in June 1992. After this date responsibilities included:

  • Independent nursing practice in labor & delivery, post-partum, nursery
  • Staff and patient

Clinical Ladder activities included:

  • Participation in continuing education programs as presenter and evaluator
  • Hospital wide committee activity
  • Completion of biannual research projects
  • Unit based presentation of pertinent

St. Joseph’s Hospital, Port Charlotte, Florida September 1981 to June 1982 Responsibilities included:

  • Delivery of nursing care in all areas of Labor and Delivery and Maternal-Newborn care
  • Maternal transport of high risk mothers and infants

Point Pleasant Hospital, Point Pleasant, New Jersey January 1980 to June 1982

  • Delivery of nursing care on a general medical-surgical unit

Long Term Care Nursing

Medicenter, Lakewood New Jersey October 1977 to July 1979

  • Supervision of ancillary personnel during patient care
  • Delivery of nursing care as needed
  • Communication with physicians and acute care facilities as needed

Staff Nurse Positions May 1974 to May 1977

Maternal-child health units in New Jersey

Presentations:

 Presentations given between 1982 and 1996 to an audience of professional nurses delivering care in the home and hospital settings:

Perinatal Grief Diabetes and Pregnancy

Post Partum Assessment (Inpatient)

Post Partum Breast Assessment for Home Care Nurses Post Partum Assessment for Home Care Nurses

 

Certification:

 National2006 to present – Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider, American Heart Association

1996 to present Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP), American Heart Association & American Academy of Pediatrics

1988 to present Inpatient Obstetric Nursing, National Certification Corporation (NCC) for the Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing Specialties.

1975 to present BLS C: CPR for the Healthcare Providers, American Heart Association

 

Professional Organizations:

 Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Sigma theta Tau, Delta Nu Chapter

Honors:

Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing, April 1995 Member: Delta Nu Chapter at The College of New Jersey

Committee Participation Clinical:

 Ocean Medical Center:

Journal Club MCS – January 2011 to September 2014

Family Centered Care Committee – January 2008 to January 2011

Medical Center of Ocean County:

Professional Development Committee – July 1994 to September 1995 Reorganization Committee – 1990 to 1993

Procedure Committee – 1990 to 1992

Committee Participation Education:

The College of New Jersey:

Faculty Development and Student Affairs – January to June 2008 and September 2014 to present

Research:

Education, Age, Income, Number of Previous Children, Presence During Hospitalization and Bonding Between Father and Infant.

Poster presentation: Annual Research Day of Delta Nu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau

Understanding the Undergraduate Experience of the Baccalaureate Nursing Student with English as an Additional Language.

Dissertation Research

Publications:

Understanding the Undergraduate Experience of the Baccalaureate Nursing Student with English as an Additional Language. (2013). UMI 3589238. Proquest LLC: Ann Arbor, MI.

Community Service:

 Girl Scouts USA (GSUSA), Adult member since 1984. Past National Delegate, Current Regional Delegate, Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) committee member and adult trainer. Recipient of the Thanks I Award of GSUSA, May 2008.

Altar Rosary Society of St. Stephen’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, Toms River, New Jersey. (Past-president & treasurer).

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Cycle for Survival, Rider/fundraiser

participant in 1/2010, 2/2011, & 3/2013.

2006  Preceptor for Drexel University MSN Student in Education Practicum

2007   Established contract with Robert Wood Johnson Hospital/Hamilton to reestablish NURS 424/334 clinical learning experiences

2007 Chair, Nurse Faculty Search Committee

2006-2007 CNL Program Development and Implementation Committee 2003-2004 Sabbatical

2001-2003 Chairperson, Undergraduate Division of Nursing

2003 Presented RN-BSN and BSN overview, Community Advisory Council Meeting, TCNJ School of Nursing

2000-2003 CCNE Accreditation Task Force

2000-2001 CCNE Accreditation Task Force, Chair 2001-present Curriculum Committee

2001-present Student Affairs Committee 2001-present Faculty Affairs Committee

1998-2001 Student Affairs Committee, Chair

1991-1995 Reappointment, Tenure, & Promotions Committee (Chair) 1990-2007 Undergraduate Division Committee

1988-1989 Faculty Affairs Committee, Chair 1981-1989 Faculty Affairs Committee, Member 1987-2000 Student Affairs Committee, Chair 1987-present Student Affairs Committee, Member 1985-1987 Vice-President, Faculty Organization

1985-present Reappointment, Tenure, & Promotions Committee 1985-1986 Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

1985-1987 Executive Advisory Committee 1984-1985 Faculty Affairs Committee 1981-1982 Executive Advisory Committee 1981-1982 Curriculum Committee, Chair 1981-1982 Faculty Affairs Committee 1980-1981 Student Affairs Committee

 

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT:

 2009- present

NUR 230 Holistic Health Assessment NUR 240 Nursing Interventions

NUR 460 Leadership in Nursing: Clinical Supervision 1993-2009

NUR-334: Nursing Care of Adults/Practice – Medical Surgical, Critical Care/ Open Heart Step-Down Units

NUR-424: Nursing Care of Adults/Practice – Intensive Care Unit NUR-410 Professional Role Development III

NUR-460 Capstone Leadership Seminar: Field Experience 1991-1996

NUR-328: Nursing Research and Conceptual Models

1980-1993

NURS IV: Medical-Surgical, Psychiatric, Pediatric Nursing/Practice NURS V: Medical-Surgical, Psychiatric, Pediatric Nursing/Practice

 

GRADUATE COURSES DEVELOPED/TAUGHT

 2008-2013 NURS 511 Introduction to the CNL Role 2007-2013 NURS 695 Practicum in the CNL Role

Revised Summer 2008

2007-2013 NURS 660 Chronic and Complex Conditions Revised Spring 2009

2006-2013 NURS 501 Perspectives in Advanced Nursing Practice Revised Fall 2008

Summer 2005 Developed Orientation for Clinical Faculty for NURS 424-334 Summer 1995 NURS 360: Topics in Nursing: Adult Critical Care Nursing

January 2015

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