Denise A. Tucker
Denise A. Tucker, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, is a Teaching Faculty III at the Florida State University College of Nursing. Her thesis and dissertation focused on do-not-resuscitate patients and family members in the acute care setting. She teaches pharmacology and adult health medical-surgical nursing at the undergraduate level. She serves as major professor in the graduate program, and has mentored student projects in a variety of areas – including simulation, end of life, technology/informatics, and music therapy.
PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
MSN, University of Florida
BSN, Florida State University
BA, Florida State University
End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) training – DNP, Core
Registered Nurse, FL, GA, AL
HONORS and AWARDS
University Teaching Award, Florida State University (1991, 2008)
Nursing Excellence Award (1992, 2002, 2011)
Outstanding Graduate Student in Nursing Award, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Park, H.J, & Tucker, D.A. (22 May 2015). Capturing key NANDA-I nursing diagnoses from actual clinical data for patients with heart failure. International Journal of Nursing Knowledge. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2047-3095.12097.
Fadale, K. L, Tucker, D., Dungan, J., & Sabol, V. (2014). Improving nurses’ vasopressor titration skills and self-efficacy via simulation-based learning. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, (10), e291-e299.