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Nursing

Cheryl Ann Monturo, PhD, MBE, ACNP-BC

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Nursing

Cheryl Ann Monturo, PhD, MBE, ACNP-BC

Philosophy

Teaching is all about guiding students in their learning and remaining open to new opportunities and learning experiences. These new opportunities and experiences "feed my soul" and in turn, my excitement and engagement in Nursing are returned to the students.

Education

Year Degree School/University
2005 PhD Nursing University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
2005 Masters in Bioethics (MBE) University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1996 Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Certificate University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
1989 MSN Acute/Tertiary Clinical Nurse Specialist University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
1980 BSN William Paterson University

Courses

Present

Course Number Course Name
NSG701 Transition to Doctoral Study (DNP)
NSG706 Nursing Ethics in Clinical Practice (DNP)
NSG537 Bioethical Decision Making in Healthcare (MSN)
NSG810 DNP Project Preparation (DNP)
NSG811 & 812 DNP Project Seminar I and II (DNP)
NSG313 Applied Nursing Research (BSN)

Past

Course Number Course Name
NSG/NSL411 Care of Individual in Acute Care & Behavioral Health Setting (BSN)
NSG/NSL412 Care of Communities & Individuals in Acute Care from a System's Perspective (BSN)
NSG704 Analytic Methods for Evidence-Based-Practice (DNP)

Research

Hospice/end-of-life care, Palliative care, Bioethics, Evidence-Based Practice, Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

Certifications/Awards

Certifications

  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (Pennsylvania)
  • Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ANCC)

Grant Awards

Date Award
2015 Frank Morgan Jones Pilot Funds ($7500)
(PI) Preferences for Artificial Nutrition: An Examination of Older Veteran Nursing Home Residents
Center for Integrative Science in Aging (CISA)
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
2014 Service Learning Canvassing Project ($400)
West Chester University Department of Service Learning
2013-2014 Nurses for Tomorrow ($18,920)
Independence Blue Cross Foundation, Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships
2012 Sigma Theta Tau Research Award ($2000)
(Co-I) Mealtime environments and practices in traditional and culture change nursing homes
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
2011-2012 Faculty Development Grant ($6200)
(PI) High Fidelity Clinical Simulation Laboratory Expansion
West Chester University Professional Development Grant
2007-2009 Claire M. Fagin Fellowship ($120,000)
(PI) Preferences for Artificial Nutrition: An Examination of Older Veteran Nursing Home Residents
John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity.
2005-2006 Student/Faculty Research Award ($1000)
The Meaning of Artificial Nutrition in Nursing Students
West Chester University of Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences.
2004-2005 National Nurse Fellow ($25,000)
A Cultural Exploration of Aging Veterans: The Meaning of Food and Beliefs Regarding Artificial Nutrition at the End-of-Life
Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center.
2002-2004 Pre-Doctoral Scholar University of Pennsylvania ($100,000)
A Cultural Exploration of Aging Veterans: The Meaning of Food and Beliefs Regarding Artificial Nutrition at the End-of-Life
John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity
2001 Ethel F. Lord Fellowship ($5,000)
The Meaning of Food and Beliefs Regarding Artificial Nutrition at End-of-Life
Soroptimist International of the Americas.
2001-2002 Pre Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
A Cultural Exploration of Aging Veterans: The Meaning of Food and Beliefs Regarding Artificial Nutrition at the End-of-Life
NINR, Psychosocial Oncology T 32 (5T32 NR07036).

Publications

  • Monturo. C. A. (in press). Artificial nutrition, advance directives and end of life in nursing homes. In V. Preedy (Ed.), Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care. (2nd ed.) New York: CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.
  • *Monturo, C. (2017). Institutional constraints: Challenges in examining older Veterans' preferences at end of life. SAGE Research Methods Cases. 10.4135/9781473979680
  • *Henrick, S., Brennan, B. & Monturo, C.A. (2016). Leadership defined: What's your style, and how it's perceived. Nursing Management, 47(10), 30-38.
  • *Schwartz, D. B., Armanios, N. August, D. A., Wesley, J. R. Barrocas, A. Frankel, E. H. McGinnis, C., Patel, M., Goldman, B., McCutcheon Adams, K., Monturo, C., Pontes-Arruda, A., Kliger, G., Abel,D., Schwartz, E., Reis, E. (2016). Attitudes Concerning Clinical Ethics and Nutrition Support Practice: A.S.P.E.N Member Perspective and Implications for Practice Change and Nutrition Curriculum. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Epub ahead of print. DOI 10.1016/j.jand.2016.01.009. Print issue: 116(11):1738-1746.
  • Monturo, C.A. (2015). Ethics. In Smith, M. J., Carpenter, R., & Fitzpatrick, J. J. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of nursing education. New York: Springer Publishing.
  • * Schwartz, D. B., Barrocas, A., Wesley, J. R., Kliger, G., Pontes-Arruda, A., Arenas Márquez, H., Lembo James, R., Monturo, C., Lysen, L. K., and DiTucci, A. (2014). Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Patients with Advanced Dementia or Near End of Life. Nutrition in Clinical Practice 29(6), 872-879.
  • *Monturo, C. A. & Strumpf, N. E. (2014). Food, Meaning and Identity among Aging Veterans at End of Life. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 16(3), 143-9.
  • *Thomas, C., Monturo, C.A. & Conroy, K. (2012). Classroom Learning: Experiences of Faculty and Students Using an Audience Response System. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, Topical Collection (6) "Informatics, Technology and Nursing Education."
  • *Thomas, C., Monturo, C.A. & Conroy, K. (2011). Classroom Learning: Experiences of Faculty and Students Using an Audience Response System. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(7), 396-400.
  • Monturo. C. A. (2011). Artificial nutrition, advance directives and end of life in nursing homes. In V. Preedy (Ed.), Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care. New York: CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.
  • *Barrocas, A., Geppert, C., Durfee, S. M., Maillet, J. O., Monturo, C., Mueller, C., Stratton, K., Valentine, C., A.S.P.E.N Ethics Position Paper Task Force, and A.S.P.E.N. Board of Directors. (2010). A.S.P.E.N. Ethics Position Paper. Nutrition in Clinical Practice 25(6), 672-9. PMID 21051546
  • *Monturo, C. & Hook, K. (2009). From means to ends: Artificial nutrition and hydration, in Bjarnason, D & Carter, M. (eds) Legal and ethical issues: To know, to reason, to act. Nursing Clinics of North America 44(4).
  • *Monturo, C.A. (2009). The Artificial Nutrition Debate: Still an issue after all these years… Nutrition in Clinical Practice, 24, 206.
  • *Monturo, C.A. & Strumpf, N.E. (2007). Advance Directives at End-of-Life: Nursing Home Resident Preferences for Artificial Nutrition. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 8(4), 224-228.
  • *Giarelli, E., McCorkle, R., & Monturo, C.A. (2003). Caring for a spouse after prostate surgery: The preparedness needs of wives. The Journal of Family Nursing, 9(4), 453-485.
  • *Monturo, C.A., Rogers, P., Coleman, M., Robinson, J., & Pickett, M. (2001). Beyond Sexual Assessment: Lessons Learned from Couples Post Radical Prostatectomy. The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 13(11), 511-516.

Memberships

Date Membership
2013-present Member, Center for Integrative Science in Aging (CISA), University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA.
2012 – present Member (Nurse Bioethicist), Paoli Memorial Hospital Ethics Committee, Paoli, PA
2008-present Member (Nurse Bioethicist), Neighborhood Health Agencies, Inc., Ethics Committee, West Chester, PA.
2008- present Member, Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, PA
2003- present Associate Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Health System, The Institute of Aging, Philadelphia, PA
2013-present Member, American Nurses Association
2002-present Gerontological Society of America Member
1988-present Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Xi Chapter, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA & Xi Delta Chapter, West Chester University, West Chester, PA
Nominating Committee Chair, Xi Chapter 2003-2005
Faculty Counselor, Xi Delta Chapter 2006-2008, 2011-2013
Ethics Task Force (2008-present)
International Clinical Ethics Section (2013-present)
2017-present Member, Church Council, West Chester United Methodist Church, West Chester, PA
2014-present Stephen Minister, West Chester United Methodist Church, West Chester, PA
2013-present Member, Social Justice Committee, West Chester United Methodist Church West Chester, PA
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