Sherry Donaworth

Sherry Donaworth , DNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

Associate Professor of Clinical

Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing

Procter Hall

275.77

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Professional Summary

Dr. Sherry Donaworth is an Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing at the University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing.  She is board certified as both an Adult-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her extensive clinical practice experience has included critical care, cardiology, geriatrics as well as primary care.   As lead faculty for advanced pharmacology and clinical management of adult health problems, she has utilized the “flipped classroom” and advanced technology in teaching, for both onsite and distance learners.  Dr. Donaworth serves as a content expert on an ANE HRSA grant for interactive case studies for distance learning students.

Education

Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Nursing and Health 1999 (Family Nurse Practitioner)

Bachelor's Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Nursing 1997 (Nursing)

Associate Degree: Northern Kentucky University 1988 (Nursing)

Diploma: Cincinnati Public School of Practical Nursing 1981 (Nursing)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2013

Certifications

American Nurses Credentialing Center (Certification Date: 10/31/2007 ) - (Recertification Date: to 10/31/2017 )

Clinical Interests

Nurse Practitioner

Cardiology

Research and Practice Interests

Adult acute care.  Cardiology and primary care.

Positions and Work Experience

02-2004 -2007 Nurse Practitioner, 02-2004: Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine -- Collaborated with attending and resident physicians to provide care for critically ill patients and their families in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at UH. Assisted with various clinical trials with critically ill patients in the MICU , University Internal Medicine Associates, University of Cincinnati, University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

07-2001 -2004 Nurse Practitioner, Responsible for providing comprehensive primary care for medically complex patients with multiple co-morbities who are residents of long term care facilities, Evercare/United Health Care, Cincinnati, OH

07-2000 -07-2001 Nurse Practitioner, Responsible for clinical management of heart failure patients in the out-patient and in-patient settings. Study coordinator for clinical trials, Heart Failure/Transplant Clinic, University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

03-1999 -07-2000 Registered Nurse, Critical Care, The Jewish Hospital - Health Alliance, Cincinnati, OH

10-1995 -06-1998 Registered Nurse, Provided bedside nursing care in multiple units. Ciritical Care Nursing - Including Medical, Surgical, Burns and Neuroscience Intensive Care Units, The University Hospital - Health Alliance, Cincinnati, OH

03-1989 -09-1995 Registered Nurse, Critical Care Nursing: University and Jewish Hospitals of Cincinnati, Favorite Nurses Agency, Cincinnati, OH

09-1983 -02-1989 Nurse, Medical-Surgical Nursing/Critical Care 1983-1988 as LPN 06-1988 -- 02-1989 as RN, Mercy Hospitals - Anderson and Mariemont, Cincinnati, OH

05-2007 -To Present Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases -- In collaboration with attending cardiologists, provide comprehensive care for cardiology patients, in both the in-patient and out-patient settings, University of Cincinnati Medical Center,

2009 -2011 Family Nurse Practitioner , Take Care Health Systems/Walgreens, Cincinnati, OH

07-2014 -06-2016 Family Nurse Practitioner, Providing primary and episodic care to vulnerable and underserved. populations., Health Resource Center of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Research Support

Grant: #D09HP25922 Investigators:C. Colella, K. Ballman, N. Garritano, M. Sostok, S. Donaworth, M. Rota 2013 -2016 Health Resources and Services Administration Developing Interactive Case Studies for Interprofessional Healthcare Education Role:Co-Investigator 834,555 Completed Type:Grant

Grant: #2019 Scholarships Investigators:Davis, Lindsay; Donaworth, Sherry; Fathman, Amy; Trees, William 01-01-2020 -12-31-2020 CVS Health Foundation UCVS Increasing Patient Access to Care for Tomorrow (ImPACT) Scholarship FY20 Role:Collaborator $4,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #2020-2021 FNP-PA Scholarship Investigators:Davis, Lindsay; Donaworth, Sherry; Fathman, Amy; Trees, William 01-01-2021 -12-31-2021 CVS Health Foundation UCVS Increasing Patient Access to Care for Tomorrow (ImPACT) Scholarship 2021 Role:Collaborator $3,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Tacy, R., M., Donaworth, S., & Ballman, K. (2017. ) Application of Primary Care Guideline for Chronic Low Back Pain in the Emergency Department.Advanced emergency nursing journal, , 39 (2 ) ,123-140 More Information

Donaworth, S.L. (2017. ) Making the Case for Adult-Gerontology Critical Care Nurse Practitioner Fellowships.The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, , 22 (3 ) , More Information

Additional Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Donaworth, S. (05-2016. ) Cardiovascular Pharmacology- Heart failure .UCMC, Level:Department

Donaworth, S. (05-2016. ) Cardiac Stress Testing: An Overview .University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cardiovascular services. Level:Department

Donaworth, S. (05-2015. ) Making The Case for Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Critical-Care Fellowships/Residencies. UC College of Nursing, Webinar. Level:College

Donaworth, S (01-2017. ) Clinical Evaluation of Heart Sounds .UCMC, Simulation Lab. Level:Local

Donaworth, S (01-2017. ) Pharmacologic Treatment of Heart Failure, Angina & Dysrhythmia. UC College of Nursing Alumni Webinar, Level:Local

Donaworth, Sherry (05-2018. ) Hypertension 2017: Emphasis on Risk. .Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association Spring Lecture Series, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Regional

Donaworth, S (02-2019. ) Pharmacology Update 2019. .Ohio- American College of Nurse-Midwives , Mt. Sterling, OH. Level:State

Poster Presentations

Donaworth, S., Mullins, K., Niederegger, E., Gormley, D., & Hicks, N. (02-2016. ) Having it all! Sound pedagogy, protected test integrity, and substantive test feedback in the distance-learning environment. .American Association of Colleges of Nursing Master’s Education Program Meeting, Houston, TX. . Level:National

Colella, C., Sostok, M., & Donaworth, S. (01-2016. ) Use of debriefing to foster the development of interprofessional competencies in medical and distance learning nurse practitioner students. International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), San Diego, CA. . Level:International

Colella, C., Sostok, M., Donaworth, S. (06-2016. ) Use of debriefing for the development of interprofessional competencies in medical and distance learning nurse practitioner students. .Tomorrow’s Coordinated Health Care System-Today, Xavier University, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH. . Level:Regional

Donaworth, S & Ballman, K (04-2017. ) Enhancing Self-perceived Confidence and Competence of Interprofessional Staff in the Cardiovascular Stress-testing Lab Through Nurse Practitioner Driven Educational Programs and Role Modeling. American College of Cardiology, Washington DC. . Level:International

Donaworth, S., Colella, C., & Ballman, K. (04-2017. ) Using Scenarios that Highlight Interprofessional Competencies, Integrating Onsite and Distance Learners into Interprofessional Student Groups for Simulation Debriefing. Barkley 1st National Conference for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care, Miami, FL. . Level:National

Donaworth, S., Ballman, K. (03-2018. ) ). Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Need to Know. .American College of Cardiology 67th Annual Scientific Session, Orlando, FL. . Level:National

Sunshein, K., Schwytzer, D., Donaworth, S. (10-2018. ) Decreasing hospital readmissions for heart failure from a skilled nursing facility (SNF) utilizing a prevention tool. OAAPN Statewide Meeting, Columbus, OH. . Conference. . Level:State

Lecture

Braun, L. & Donaworth, S. (10-2014. ) An Update on Hyperlipidemia Management. Cincinnati, OH. Level:Regional

Symposium

Colella, C., Ballman, K., Donaworth, S., Rota, M., & Sostok, M. (01-2016. ) Creating Experiential Learning with an Interprofessional Team: Target Distance Learning Students Taking a Differential Diagnosis Course .San Diego, CA. Conference. Level:International

Colella, C., Ballman, K., Garritano, N., & Donaworth, S. (04-2016. ) Collaboration of interprofessional faculty with a multidisciplinary team to educate interprofessional students on campus and at a distance. .Seattle, WA. Conference. Level:National

Colella, C., Ballman, K., & Donaworth, S. (03-2016. ) Creating Experiential Learning Targeting Distance Learning Students Taking a Differential Diagnosis Course. Clearwater, FL. Conference. Level:National

Donaworth, S. (04-2017. ) Using the “Flipped Classroom” and Interactive Case Studies to Teach Nurse Practitioner Students Clinical Management of Adult Health Problems. Las Vegas, NV. Conference. Level:International

Donaworth, S., & Colella, C. (04-2017. ) Use of Simulation Debriefing for the Development of Interprofessional Competencies in Medical and Distance Learning Nurse Practitioner Students. Las Vegas, NV. Conference. Level:International

Donaworth, S. (09-2017. ) Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy: A Focus on Heart Failure. San Antonio, TX. Conference. Level:International

Colella, C., Ballman, K., & Donaworth, S. (09-2018. ) Advanced Technological Teaching Strategies to Enhance Interprofessional APRN/DNP Education and Foster Collaborative Practice .Palm Springs, CA. Conference. Level:National

Honors and Awards

2005 -2005 JCAHO Ernest A. Codman Award, 2005 as study coordinator at University Hospital for the Central Line Infection Prevention Project with the Greater Cincinnati Quality Improvement Collaborative

2005 -2005 Baxter Excellence in Patient Safety Award The Cincinnati Collaborative for Patient Safety group. American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) National Teaching Institute (NTI), 2005. Award for the Central Line Infection Prevention Project.

2015 UC College of Nursing Legacy Award Recipient – Alumni award on the 125th Anniversary of the UC College of Nursing

2007 Beta Iota Chapter- Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society Inducted- 2007 Level:Professional Org.

04-2020 Fellow- Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association Inducted as a FPCNA, 2020 Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Fellowship

Student Advising

Sara Ruby (Doctoral ) Chair Status:Completed 2016

Olivia Lally (Doctoral ) Chair Status:Completed 2016

Rebecca Tacy (Doctoral ) Chair Status:Completed 2016

Claudia Campbell (Doctoral ) Chair 2015

Laura Corill (Doctoral ) Chair 2017

Emily Williams (Doctoral ) Chair 2017

Kimberly Sunshein (Doctoral ) Co-Chair 2018

Brian McClure (Doctoral ) Chair 2018

Amy Sears (Doctoral ) Chair 2019

Paige Barger (Doctoral ) Chair 2020

Pinky Jha (Doctoral ) Chair 2020

Service

(Faculty Affairs Council ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2010 -2011

(Faculty Practice Council ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2010 -2012

(Curriculum Council ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2014 -2019

(Faculty Senate Information Technology Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 2016 -2018

Tri-State Medical Reserve Corp Member Level:Regional 2009 -To Present

Sigma Theta Tau- Beta Iota Chapter Treasurer Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Regional 2016 -2020

(PCNA)Preventive Cardiology Nurses Association President Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Regional 2016 -2018

(Faculty Senate ) Representative Type:University/College Service Level:University 2014 -2016

Faculty Senate Representative Type:University/College Service Level:University 2019 -2021

Regional (PCNA)Preventive Cardiology Nurses Association (Executive Board ) Secretary Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Regional 2014 -2016

Clermont County Opiate Taskforce (Harm Reduction Committee ) Committee Member Type:Community Service Level:Local 2017 -To Present

Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association(PCNA) Board Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Prof. Org. 2011 -To Present

UC College of Nursing Alumni Council Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2012 -To Present

Post Graduate Training and Education

2007Post Master's Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate, University of Cincinnati, , Cincinnati, OH

Professional Affiliation

2013 -To Present: National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty

2013 -2014: Ohio Action Coalition Transition to Practice Workgroup

2008 -To Present: Preventive Cardiology Nurses Association

2007 -To Present: Sigma Theta Tau- Beta Iota Chapter

2005 -To Present: American College of Cardiology- Affiliate Member

2005 -To Present: American Association of Nurse Practitioners

2004 -To Present: Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses

2010 -2017: Society of Critical Care Medicine

2006 -To Present: American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Courses Taught

Clinical Management for Adult Health Problems I Level:Graduate

Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice Level:Graduate

Capstone Writing Seminar Level:Graduate

Adult Acute Care Topics II Level:Graduate

ACNP Practicum 1 Level:Graduate

Advanced Acute Care Practicum 1 Level:Graduate

Acult Acute Care Nursing II Level:Graduate

ACNP Practicum III Level:Graduate

Management of Chronic Illness Level:Graduate

Primary Care of Episodic Illness Level:Graduate

Acute Care Seminar 1 Level:Graduate

29-ANAH-806 WELL WOM/SPEC POP Level:Graduate

29-NURS-801 PHARMACOLOGY ANP Level:Graduate

29-ANCH-806 FNP PRACTICUM II Level:Graduate

Faculty Development Activities

2014 -2016 eLearning Backpack Project Center for Excellence in eLearning at UC Type:Continuing Education Program

09-2014 Faculty Mentorship Symposium Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Type:Workshop

2011 -2011 Faculty Scholars Open School interprofessional team training program. Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) initiative to improve quality in health care and patient safety., o UC Health Professions Education Consortium (UC HPEC) Type:Continuing Education Program

2018 iCoN Summer Technology Institute Technology in teaching, UC College of Nursing Type:Workshop

2019 iCoN Summer Institute Technology in teaching, UC College of Nursing Type:Workshop

Other Information

Donaworth, S. (2017, October). Cardiovascular Team on the Importance of Advocacy. American College of Cardiology- Ohio Chapter Annual Meeting. Interview, Columbus, OH.,

Contact Information

275 Procter Hall
Phone: 513-558-1771