Barbara B. DeSimone

Phone: (845) 848-6028
Email: bonnie.desimone@dc.edu

C., Certified, Medical-Surgical Nursing, American Nurses Association
B.S.N., Georgetown University
M.A., New York University
M.Ed., Columbia University, Teacher’s College
Ed.D., Columbia University, Teacher’s College

Dr. DeSimone coordinates the weekday accelerated (ABSN) Option, assists in the design of the undergraduate nursing curriculum, and documents undergraduate nursing students’ learning outcomes. She is certified in medical surgical nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  She teaches medical-surgical nursing in the ABSN and Traditional Nursing options, and fundamentals of nursing and the capstone nursing seminar in the ABSN Option. As a professor of nursing, her mission is to generate passion and self-confidence throughout the teaching-learning process.

Professional Interests:
Dr. DeSimone is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Upsilon Chapter (New York University), the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education (Columbia University), the American Nurses Association, and the New Jersey State Nurses Association. Dr. DeSimone received the Excellence in Practice Award 2014 at the Rockland County, NY Nurse Recognition Day on May 8, 2014.

See Dr. DeSimone’s Publications, Editorial Work, & Presentations

DeSimone, B. (2016). Curriculum design to promote the ethical decision-making competence of accelerated bachelor’s degree nursing students.

SAGE Open, January-March 2016, 1-10. doi: 10.1177/2158244016632285

DeSimone, B. (2015). Synchrony and success. In E.C. Arnold & K. U. Boggs, Interpersonal relationships: Professional communication skills for nurses: 7e. Elsevier Saunders.

DeSimone, B. (2015). Caring and leadership in an era of technology. In E.C. Arnold & K.U. Boggs, Interpersonal relationships: Professional communication skills for nurses: 7e. Elsevier Saunders.

DeSimone, B. (2015, May). Moral courage. Welcome and Opening Address presented at the 2015 Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Dominican College, Orangeburg, NY.

DeSimone, B. (2014, May). Knowing, caring nurse leadership. Welcome and Opening Address presented at the 2014 Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Dominican College, Orangeburg, NY.

DeSimone, B. (2014, March). Issues and Trends for ABSN Programs. Presentation at the annual Nursing Advisory Council Meeting, Dominican College, Orangeburg, NY.

DeSimone, B. (2013, March). Constructing a Student Learning Outcomes Grid. Presentation at the annual Nursing Advisory Council Meeting, Dominican College, Orangeburg, NY.

DeSimone, B. (2007, April). The Essence of a Nurse Leader. Presentation at the Nursing Leadership Day, Dominican College, Orangeburg, NY.

DeSimone, B. (2006). Curriculum design to promote the critical thinking of accelerated bachelor’s degree nursing students. Nurse Educator, 31, 213-217.

DeSimone, B. (1999). Perceptions of leadership competence between interns and mentors in a cooperative nurse internship. Nurse Educator, 24, 21-25.

DeSimone, B. (1996). Transforming curriculum in a nursing leadership course. The Journal of Professional Nursing, 12, 111-118.

DeSimone, B. (1994). Reinforcing communication skills while registered nurses simultaneously learn course content: A response to learning needs. The Journal of Professional Nursing, 10, 164-176.

DeSimone, B. (1993). Learning while learning and liking it too. Paper presented at Fourth Annual Rocky Mountain Nurse Educators Conference at Copper Mountain Resort, Denver, Colorado.

Review of a Book

Marquis, B., 7 Huston, C. (2007). Leadership roles and management functions. [Review of book overall and Chapter 4: Ethical Issues and Chapter 7: Operational and Strategic Planning].