Dr. Kathleen Fitzgerald

Associate Professor, Nursing

Expertise:
Nursing research, theory and evidence-based practice, nutrition, gastroenterology, oncology, evidence-based practice in the clinical setting

Credentials:
Ph.D, University of Illinois
M.S.N., University of California, San Francisco
BSN, Loyola

Research:

Fitzgerald, K., McShane, A., & Lytle, J. (2014). Doherty Center funding for research project entitled Implementation of evidence-based practice in undergraduate nursing clinical practice.

Bonomi, J. & Fitzgerald, K. (2013-2015) Research project entitled Assessment of nurses evidence-based practice at a community based suburban hospital. Rush-Copley Medical Center, Aurora, IL.

Presentations:

Fitzgerald, K., McShane, A., Moore, M., & Lytle, J., (2014, September). Survey of the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of undergraduate nursing students regarding EBP Research and Innovation Congress of Rush-Copley Medical Center, Department of Nursing, Aurora, IL.

Fitzgerald, K. A. (2015, February). Research Seminar. Participated on a panel of research experts for the Physician Assistant Studies Program, College of Health Science of Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL.

Fitzgerald, K., Lytle, J. & McShane, A. (2014, November) Use of evidence-based practice by undergraduate nursing students. Poster presentation at the 2014 Baccalaureate Education Conference, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Baltimore, MD.

Service:

Reviewer for the Journal of Nursing Scholarship.

Reviewer for Scientific and Academic Publishing.

Panel member for Northwestern University Biomedical Institutional Review Board.

Book reviewer for Dr. John Kotter, Kotter International – Boston, Seattle.

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