Associate Dean / Academic Director, Tri-Cities Nursing Program
|Associate Dean / Academic Director, Tri-Cities Nursing Program|
|TC - 1224|
|2710 Crimson Way|
Richland, WA 99354-1643
Debbie Nogueras joined the College of Nursing as the Academic Director of the Tri-Cities Campus in 2015. She is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP). Dr. Nogueras is the Rand Wortman – Kadlec Distinguished Chair in Nursing. She is a Director of the Delta Chi Chapter-at-Large of Sigma Theta Tau International, the nurses’ honor society and a CCNE on-site evaluator. Her current research activities focus on the prodromal period before recognition of the warning signs of dementia related disorders.
- PhD, Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida
- MSN, Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida
- BSN, Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida
Geriatrics, rural health, dementia-related disorders.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Curriculum development, advanced practice education, program evaluation.
- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 1994 – present
- American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 1998 – present
- American Nurses Association, 2012 – present
- Washington State Nurses Association, 2015 – present
- Richland Rotary Club, 2015 - present
HONORS AND AWARDS
- Washington State University College of Nursing – Rand Wartman / Kadlec Distinguished Chair in Nursing
- Fellow American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) Inducted June, 2015
- Northern Arizona University School of Nursing –Faculty and Student Support 2014
- The Children’s Trust Governing Board (Gubernatorial appointee two terms) Florida Point of Light, Governor Charlie Crist for Exemplary Volunteerism, 2007
- Florida Point of Light, Governor Jeb Bush for Exemplary Volunteerism, 2004
- Distinguished Graduate of the Last Decade, Barry University Alumni Association, 2003
Nogueras, D., Postma, J., & Van Son, C. (2016). Why Didn’t I Know? Perspectives from Adult Children of Elderly Parents with Dementia. Submitted to Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12382
Nogueras, D.J. (2015). Difficult conversations: Educating adult patients about the warning signs of dementia and their aging parents. Advance for Nurses and Physician Assistants. Retrieved from http://nurse-practitioners-and-physician- assistants.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Dementia-Warning-Signs.aspx
Nogueras, D.J., Thomas, D.J., & Porter, B.O. (2015). Men’s Health Problems. In L.M. Dunphy, J.E. Winland-Brown, B.O. Porter & D.J. Thomas (Eds.), Primary Care: the art and science of advanced practice nursing. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
Nogueras, D.J., Thomas, D.J., & Porter, B.O. (2015). Renal. In L.M. Dunphy, J.E. Winland- Brown, B.O. Porter & D.J. Thomas (Eds.), Primary Care: the art and science of advanced practice nursing. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis
Nogueras, D. (2015, November 7). Subtle signs: Assessing for dementia warning signs during an acute episode of grief in recently widowed individuals. Sigma Theta Tau International 43rdd Annual Biennial Convention, Las Vegas, NV.
Adelman, D. S., & Nogueras, D. J. (2013). Discussion boards: boring no more! Nurse Educator 38(1) 30- 33. doi:10.1097/NNE.0b013e318276df77
Nogueras, D.J. & Adelman, D.S. (2013). Breaking the cycle of violence in nursing: Emerging themes. Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library’s Online Repository: Nursing research- Education. Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/308722
Nogueras, D.J. (2013, November 20). Bullying, incivility, and the generations: Where do nurses learn incivility? Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Annual Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN.
Nogueras, D.J. (2013, June 21). PSA testing as screening for prostate cancer: The current controversy, to test or not to test? American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Las Vegas, NV.
Adelman, D.S. & Nogueras, D.J. (2012). Overlooked cross-generational issues in academia. The Evolution. Retrieved from http://www.evolllution.com/media_resources/overlooked-cross-generational-issues-in-academia/ (Invited)