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Gambino, Kathleen

Dr. Kathleen Gambino
Credentials: 
EdD, RN
Email Address: 
kathleen.gambino@stonybrook.edu
Department: 
Undergraduate Studies
Office: 
2-199
Profile: 

Profile: 

As the Program Director for the Registered Nurse to Baccalaureate and Registered Nurse Baccalaureate to Master’s programs, Dr. Gambino is currently involved in the development of curriculum and clinical opportunities aimed at meeting the unique needs of the associate to bachelor’s nursing student.  She has assisted in the development of academic partnership programs with area health care institutions.  These alliances enhance professional growth and provide employment opportunities for RN students.  Dr. Gambino has been instrumental in the establishment of a team-based learning platform for on-site and distance-learning nursing education. She is also involved in designing an interprofessional simulation experience for RN and medical students.  Dr. Gambino is a member of the Stony Brook University’s Institutional Review Board.  She serves as a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Advanced Nursing and Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing.  

 

Credentials: 

Kathleen M. Gambino, EdD, RN

Education

BA – McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, 1980

MSN - University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1983

EdD - Dowling College, Oakdale, NY, 2009

 

Clinical Specialties  

Adult Health

Primary Teaching Areas  

Registered Nurse to Baccalaureate/Registered Nurse Baccalaureate to Master’s Programs

Research and Academic Interests: Curriculum development, incivility in nursing education,

and the transition and retention of new graduate nurses to professional practice.

 

Research (selected):  

Incivility in Nursing Education, pilot study, 2014

Registered Nurse Motivation for Entry, Occupational Commitment, and

Intent to Stay in Current Position, with Present Employer, and in the Nursing 

Profession, dissertation research, 2009.

 

Publications (selected):

Gambino, K.M, Della Ratta, C.B., Janotha, B.L., Coletti, V.A. & Cavaliere, T.A. (2015).  Team-based learning 

      in online nursing education:  An innovation in curriculum development.  In Caputi, L. (Ed.), Innovations 

      in nursing education:  Building the future of nursing Volume 3 (135-138). Washington, DC: 

      Nation League for Nursing.

 

Gambino, K.M. (2014).  Incivility in nursing education. (Poster presented at the AACN 2014 Baccalaureate

      National Conference) http://dspace.sunyconnect.suny.edu/   (Poster publication)

 

Gambino, K.M. & Della Ratta C. (2014). Team-based learning in online nursing education:  An innovation in 

      curriculum development. (Poster presented at the AACN 2014 Baccalaureate National Conference) 

      http://dspace.sunyconnect.suny.edu/  (Poster publication)

 

Gambino, K.M. (2010).  Motivation for entry, occupational commitment and intent to remain:  

      A survey regarding Registered Nurse retention.  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66, 2532 – 2541.

 

Gambino, K.M. (2009, December).  Why do we enter and why do we stay?  A study of registered nurses’ 

     motivation for entering the profession and occupational commitment.  http://dspace.sunyconnect.suny.edu/

     (Poster publication)

 

Gambino, K.M. (2009). Registered nurse motivation for entry, occupational commitment, and intent to stay in

     current position, with present employer, and in the nursing profession. ProQuest LLC. (UMI No. 3364985).

     (Published dissertation)

 

Presentations (selected):

International Presentations

International Business and Economy Conference (IBEC), 1/7/10 – 1/10/10, 

University of  Management and Economics, Prague, Czech Republic (Podium presentation, 

Motivation for Entry, Occupational Commitment and an Intent to Remain:  A Survey Regarding Registered Nurse Retention).

 

National Presentations

Team-Based Learning Collaborative 16th Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, 3/2 – 3/ 4/ 17, (Poster presentation, Team-based Learning in Online Education: An Innovation in Curriculum Development.)

America Association of Colleges of Nursing Baccalaureate Education Conference, Anaheim, CA, 11/17 – 11/19/16 (Poster presentation, Building Expertise in Scholarly Teaching (BEST): A Faculty Learning Community to Manage Online Classroom Controversy.)

American Association of Colleges of Nursing Faculty Development Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, 2/4 - 2/5/16 (Poster presentation, Using an Innovative Academic Practice Partnership to Enhance Clinical Experiences and Employability of Registered Nurse Baccalaureate Students: A Perioperative Immersion Program).

American Association of Colleges of Nursing Faculty Development Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, 2/4 - 2/5/16 (Poster presentation, Supporting Registered Nurse to Baccalaureate Students as BSN in 10 Becomes a Reality).

American Association of Colleges of Nursing National Baccalaureate Education Conference, Baltimore, MD, 11/20 - 11/22/14 (Poster presentation Incivility in Nursing Education).

American Association of Colleges of Nursing National Baccalaureate Education  Conference, Baltimore, MD, 11/20 - 11/22/14 (Poster presentation Team-based Learning in Online Nursing Education:  An Innovation in Curriculum Development).

Eastern Nursing Research Society 23rd Annual Scientific Sessions: Informing Health Policy through Nursing Science, Philadelphia, PA, 3/23/11-3/25/11 (Poster presentation, Motivation for Entry, Occupational Commitment and an Intent to Remain:  A Survey Regarding Registered Nurse Retention).

 

Regional Presentations:

7th Annual Teaching & Learning Colloquium, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, 4/15 (Podium presentation, Team-based Learning in Online NursingEducation:  An Innovation in Curriculum Development).

Faculty Development Workshop, Stony Brook University, School of Nursing, 2/12 (Podium presentation, The Perils of Publication).

Nursing Research Day, Stony Brook University, School of Nursing, 3/10, (Podium, Motivation for Entry, Occupational Commitment and an Intent to Remain:  A Survey Regarding Registered Nurse Retention).

Doctoral Forum and Lecture on Research and Evidence Based Practice, 3/12/11, Molloy College (Poster presentation, Motivation for Entry, Occupational Commitment and an Intent to Remain:  A Survey Regarding Registered Nurse Retention).

Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium, 12/4 - 12/5/09, School of Nursing, University of Vermont, Burlington (Poster presentation, Motivation for Entry, Occupational Commitment and an Intent to Remain:  A Survey Regarding Registered Nurse Retention).

Major Accomplishments / Honors:

Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence (2015), Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council Nurse of Excellence Nominee (2015), Stony Brook University Hospital Division of Nursing Certificate of Appreciation (2011) Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society (1982)