Denise A. Tucker

PhD, RN, CCRN-K
Teaching Faculty III
Denise A. Tucker

Contact Information

Phone
(850) 644-5675
Fax
(850) 644-7660
Office
SCN 454

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.

EDUCATION

PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
MSN, University of Florida
BSN, Florida State University
BA, Florida State University

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION/TRAINING

End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) training – DNP, Core

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

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

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

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.