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Jocelyn D’Antonio

Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S., Molloy CollegeM.S., Adelphi UniversityPh.D., Walden University

Description

Jocelyn D’Antonio received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Molloy College, a master’s degree in mental health-psychiatric nursing from Adelphi University and a doctoral degree in health psychology from Walden University. Her areas of clinical expertise include hospice and end-of-life nursing, patient education and counseling, oncology, and community and global health. Dr. D’Antonio’s research interests encompass end-of-life nursing and the role of prosocial behaviors in advocacy and action in global health issues. She has published and presented on a variety of related topics including leukemia, the long-term effects of extreme hunger and malnutrition, and the role of diffusion of responsibility and attitude in charitable donating activity. Professional certifications have been earned from the Hospice and Palliative Nurses’ Association and the Association of Death Education and Counseling. She is an ELNEC (End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium) instructor. In addition, she also has earned certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in mental health-psychiatric nursing and has been awarded membership in two honor societies, Psi Chi and Sigma Theta Tau International.

Specialties

End-of-Life Nursing Care, Global Health

Publications

  • Author, “Caregiver grief and anticipatory mourning”
  • Author, “Wisdom: A goal of nursing education”
  • Author, “The role of diffusion of responsibility, responsibility, and attitude in willingness to donate to a world hunger-related charity”
  • Author, “Hospice staff support groups:  Thinking inside and outside the box”
  • Author, “Hunger Advocacy for Nurses”
  • Author, “Grief and loss of a caregiver in children:  A developmental perspective”
  • Author, “ Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia”
  • Author, “You can lessen leukemia’s toll”
  • Co-author, “Resources for patients with lymphoid malignancies”

Lectures and Presentations

  • Presenter, “ Baccalaureate Nursing Education:  What works and what doesn’t,” presented  at the Association for Death Education and Counseling Conference, Baltimore, MD (2014)
  • Presenter, “The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. Grief and Bereavement:  The Role of the Nursing Assistant.  Teleconference presentation for the Hospice and Palliative Nurse Association. (2012).
  • Presenter, “The physical, psychological, behavioral and cognitive effects of hunger and malnutrition and the importance of transcultural interventions,” presented at the Transcultural Nursing Society Conference, Minneapolis, MN.  (2008).
  • Presenter, “The physical, psychological, behavioral and cognitive effects of hunger and malnutrition and the importance of transcultural interventions,” presented at the Transcultural Nursing Society Conference, Minneapolis, MN.  (2005)

Professional Affiliations

Member, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
Member, Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society
Member, Association for Death Education and Counseling
Member, American Psychological Association
Member, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

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