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  Paulette Chaponniere

Donna Garrett

MSN, RN
garrett@hope.edu

Room 1150 of Science Center
616-395-7534 (office)

Education

PhD (in progress) Loyola University Chicago - Anticipated completion May 2014

MSN: University of Cincinnati
BSN: University of Cincinnati
RN Diploma: Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing

Specialty:

Critical Care Nursing
Cardiovascular Nursing
Acute Care of the Adult

Professional Experience:

  • Hope College Nursing Department: 2006 - present
  • Clinical Nurse, Michigan Medical PC, 2006 – present
  • Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist, Spectrum Health: 1995 - 2006
  • Nurse Consultant, Baxter Healthcare Corporation: 1993 - 1995.
  • Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Deaconess Hospital: 1991 - 1995
  • Instructor, Christ Hospital School Of Nursing: 1985 - 1991
  • Assistant Head Nurse: 1983 - 1985
  • Staff Nurse, Critical Care: 1976 - 1978
  • Staff Nurse, Orthopedics: 1976

Research Interests:

  • Cardiocascular nursing
  • Heart Failure
  • Patient Education
  • Patient Compliance

Grants:

  • 2012 Hope College Division of Natural and Applied Science Dean's Funds for Summer Research

Presentations:

  • 2006 “The Many Faces of Cardiovascular Disease”. Emerging Concepts in Cardiovascular Care, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 2005 “Cardiovascular Medication Review”, Visiting Nurses Association, Grand Rapids, Michigan
    “Putting the Pieces Together: A Case Study”, Emerging Concepts in Cardiovascular Care, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 2004 “To Cath or not to Cath”, Emergency Nursing Conference, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 2003 “Update in Hypertension” continuing education offering for Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 2000 “Star Wars in the Cath Lab”, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Poster Presentation:

  • 1998 "Implementing a Tobacco Disease Management Program". "Vision 2000: Preparing for the 21st Century. Fifth Biennial Clinical Nurse Specialists Conference". Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Professional Organizations:

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

  • Member 1983-2010
  • Treasurer, West Michigan Chapter, 1997 - 1998
  • Treasurer-Elect, West Michigan Chapter, 1996 - 1997
  • President, Greater Cincinnati Chapter, 1993 - 1994
  • President-Elect, Greater Cincinnati Chapter, 1992 - 1993
  • Co-Chairperson, Workshop Committee, Greater Cincinnati Chapter - 1900 - 1992
  • Secretary, Greater Cincinnati Chapter, 1989 - 1990

Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Member since 1982
  • Faculty Counselor, Kappa Epsilon Chapter-At-Large, 2007 - 2011

Publications:

  • DeVon, H.A., Sabon, K.L., and Garrett, D,K. (2011)
  • Recognizing and Responding to symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndromes and Stroke in Women. Journal of Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 40, 372-382.
  • Garrett, D. (2002). Tobacco Free for Good Tobacco Cessation Program-vignette. In K. Jennings-Dozier & S.M. Mahon (Eds). Cancer Prevention, Detection, and Control: A Nursing Perspective. Oncology Nursing Society, Pittsburgh.
  • Garrett, D. (1996). Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome. In M.S. Sommers & S Johnson (Eds). Davis's Manual of Diseases and Disorders. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Garrett, D. (1996). Pericarditis. In M.S. Sommers & S. Johnson (Eds). Davis's Manual of Diseases and Disorders. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Garrett, D. (1996). Pneumonia. In M.S. Sommers & S. Johnson (Eds). Davis's Manual of Diseases and Disorders. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • Garrett, D. (1996). Thoracic aortic aneurysm. In M.S. Sommers & S. Johnson (Eds). Davis's Manual of Diseases and Disorders. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

Awards and Honors:

  • 2012 Excellence in Nursing Education Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Epsilon Chapter at-large
  • 2004: Synergy Team Award - Quality in Action for Acute Myocardial Infarction Quality Improvement team, awarded by Spectrum Health
  • 1987: Marion C. Atkins Scholarship awarded by The Christ Hospital for Graduate study