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Donna M. Nickitas
Position: Executive Officer and Professor
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 212-481-4376
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, RN, CNE, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN
Research Interests: Service-learning, Community Engagement, Health Policy and Nursing Administration
Professional Interests:
Research Focus
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Primary Teaching Areas:
  • Health Policy
  • Dissertation Advisement
  • Nursing Administration
 
Selected Publications: (2011-2016)
Peer Reviewed Books:
  • Nickitas, D. M., Middaugh, D. J., & Aries, N. (2016). Public Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals. (Second Ed).  Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  • Nickitas, D. M., Middaugh, D. J., & Aries, N. (2011). Public Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals. Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  • Hogan, M. A., & Nickitas, D. M. (2009). Review & Rationales Leadership & Management: New Jersey: Prentice Hall Health.
  • Nickitas, D. M. (1997). Quick Reference Guide to Nursing Leadership. New York: Del Mar Publications.
Peer Reviewed Book Chapters
  • Nickitas, D. M. (2017). Economics and Populations Primary Care.  In Lewenson, S. B. & Truglio-Londrigan, M. (Ed.), (75-86). Caring for Populations. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
  • Nickitas, D. M. & Burke, S. (2017).  Nursing, Policy, and Politics, Understanding the Connection: Nurses’ Role in the Policy Process. In Huston, C. (Ed). Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities. (4th Edition), 362-381. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
  • Nickitas, D. M. (2016). Ethical and Economical: Calling the Profession to Social Justice. In Rosa, W. (Ed.) Nurses as Leaders: Evolutional Visions of Leadership, (149- 163), New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Nickitas, D. M., & Berger-Spinach, L.  (2015). Healthcare Costs Matter: Economics and Decision Making. In Lewenson, S. B. & Truglio-Londrigan, M. (Ed.). Decision-Making in Nursing. (2nd Edition), (pp. 181-197). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
  • Nickitas, D. M. (2014). Nursing, Policy, and Politics: Understanding the Connection and Importance of Getting Involved. In Huston, C. (Ed). Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities. (3rd Edition), (pp. 365-386). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
  • Nickitas, D. M. & Gardner, D. (2014). Health Care Policy and Politics: The Risks and Rewards for Public Health Nurses. In Truglio-Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. (Eds.) Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care. (3rd Edition), (pp. 201-221). Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  • Nickitas, D. M. (2011). Program Participants. In McKinnon, Tamara & Fitzpatrick, Joyce, (Eds.) Global Service Learning in Nursing- A Partnership Approach. (pp. 111-120). New York. National League for Nursing.
  • Nickitas, D. M. (2011). Changing Lives (A Case Study). In Leffers, Jeanne & Plotnick, Julia (Eds) Volunteering At Home and Abroad: The Essential Guide for Nurses. (pp. 113-116). Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
  •  Nickitas, D. M., Fealy, G. & De Natale, M.L. (2016). Psychometric Evaluation of the Service-Learning in Nursing Inventory. Nursing Education Perspectives, 37, (4), 201-209).
  • Rome, B., Nickitas, D. M., & Lawrence, D. (2016). The Financial Landscape and the Implications for Nursing. Nurse Leader, 14, (1), 33-37.
  • Caboral-Stephens, M., Whetsell, M., Evangelista, L.S. Cypress, B., & Nickitas, D.M.  (2015). U.S.A.B.I.L.T.Y. Framework for Older Adults. Research in Gerontological Nursing 8(6), 300-306.
  • Nickitas, D. M.  & Jennifer Mensik. (2015). Exploring Nurse Staffing Through Excellence: A Data Driven Model. Nurse Leader, 13, (1) 40-47.
  • Nickitas, D. M. & Cohen, B. (2014). Remembering Grace: A Personal Reflection on Death & Dying. Nursing in the 21st Century. A Mobile Journal. 14, 1-8.
  • Anderson, R., Ellerbe, S., Haas, S., Kerfoot, K., Kirby, K., +., & ... Christopher, M. (2014). Excellence and Evidence in Staffing: A Data-Driven Model for Excellence In Staffing (2nd Edition). Nursing Economic$, 1-35.
  • Frederickson, K. & Nickitas, D. M. (2014). A Doctoral Peer Mentoring Program. nursing.jhu.edu/inden 2(2), 1-6.
  • Nickitas, D. M., Zibi, P., & Joseph, M. (2014). Global Nursing Partnerships. The Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v4n2, p.195. URL:http://dxdoi.org/105430/jnep.v4n2p195-201.
  • Nickitas, D. M., Jacobson, & Stubenrauch, J. (2013). Getting Others to Write. Nurse Author-Editor, 23(3), 7-12.
  • Nokes, K., Aponte, J., Nickitas, D. M., Mahon, P., Rodgers, B., Reyes, N., Chaya, J., & Dornbaum, M.  (2012) Teaching homecare electronic documentation skills to undergraduate nursing students. Nursing Education Perspectives, 33(2), 111-5.
  • Nickitas, D. M. (2012). Asking Questions and Appreciating Inquiry: A Winning Strategy for the Nurse Educator and Professional Nurse Learner. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 43(3), 106-110.
Education:
  • PhD- Adelphi University          
  • MA- New York University                         
  • BSN- SUNY at StonyBrook