Overview

  • Gerontological Nurse Practitioner currently teaching in the graduate nursing program. Also maintain clinical practice as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School in the Glennan Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2018 How to Prepare Interprofessional Teams in Two Weeks: An Innovative Education Program Nested in TelehealthInternational journal of nursing education scholarship.
    2017 Holistic self-care for healthcare professionals: Effects of a brief mind- body self-compassion Tai Chi/Qigon intervention for caregivers in a Dementia Assisted Living FacilityAnnals of Long-Term Care. 33-38.
    2017 Telehealth and eHealth in Nurse Practitioner Training: Current PerspectivesAdvances in Medical Education and Practice. 399-401.
    2016 Effect on Self-Efficacy and Sleep Among Caregivers of Older Adults with Dementia: Effect of an Interprofessional Virtual Healthcare NeighborhoodJournal of Gerontological Nursing. 39-47.
    2016 Helping Dementia Caregivers Through Technology, the future is here.Home Healthcare Now. 203-209.
    2016 Self-Efficacy and Sleep Among Caregivers of Older Adults With Dementia: Effect of an Interprofessional Virtual Healthcare NeighborhoodJournal of Gerontological Nursing. 39-47.
    2016 Using geriatric standardized patients and technology to teach counseling students how to work interprofessionallyAdultspan.
    2015 How Access to a Medical provider for Older Homebound Adults with Dementia Impacts the Health Measures of their CaregiversGeriatric Nursing. 25-29.
    2014 An Interprofessional Virtual Healthcare Neighborhood (VHN) for Caregivers of Elderly with DementiaThe Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 829-834.
    2014 Caring for the Caregiver is Caring for Your PatientNursing2013.
    2014 Perceptions of the counseling profession: From health science graduate faculty and studentsJournal of Behavioral and Social Science. 25-39.
    2014 Telehealth: preparing advanced practice nurses to address healthcare needs in rural and underserved populationsInternational journal of nursing education scholarship.

    Chapters

    Year Title
    2015 Transforming Clinical PracticeEssential Leadership for Advanced Practice Professionals. DEStech Publications, Inc.

    Research Overview

  • Caregivers of homebound older adultsHealthcare Technology/TelehealthPalliative care and frail older adults
  • Grants

  • Behavioral Health Workforce Education & Training Program: Experiential Training for Masters Level Counselors and Clinical Supervisors in Integrated Behavioral Care Across the Lifespan.  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration 2018 - 2021
  • APN-CPR: Optimizing APN Readiness to Address Rural and Undeserved Needs  awarded by Department of Health and Human Services Advanced Practice Nursing Program 2017 - 2019
  • “Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Grant: APN-CPR Optimizing APN Readiness to address the needs of rural and underserved populations through enhanced academic-practice partnerships”  awarded by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration 2017 - 2019
  • Advanced Nursing Education Grants  awarded by US Department of Health and Human Services 2017 - 2018
  • Behavioral Health Workforce Education & Training Program: Experiential Training for Masters Level Counselors and Clinical Supervisors in Integrated Behavioral Care Across the Lifespan.  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration 2017 - 2018
  • APN PLACE: A Telehealth Network for Developing APN Opportunities in Rural VA  awarded by HRSA 2015 - 2018
  • APN Place: A Telehealth Network for Developing APN Preceptor Opportunities in Rural Virginia  awarded by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration 2015 - 2018
  • Feasibility of using off the shelf smart watches to monitor biometrics in older adults residing in Assisted Living  awarded by Old Dominion University office of Research 2017
  • APN Place: A Telehealth Network For Developing APN Preceptor Opportunities In Rural Virginia  awarded by US Department of Health and Human Services 2016 - 2017
  • Examination of Policy Application and Education Needs of Working Dementia  awarded by Commonwealth of Virginia: Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Research Award Fund 2015 - 2016
  • Educating Nurse Practitioners to Practice Interprofessionally.” Department of Health and Human Services Advanced Practice Nursing Program  awarded by HRSA 2012 - 2016
  • Education And Training

  • D.N.P. in Nursing, Old Dominion University 2010
  • M.S. in Nursing/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, University of Maryland at Baltimore 1986
  • B.S. in Nursing, The University of Texas Medical Branch 1981
  • Full Name

  • Christianne Nesbitt