Patty Furlong

Phone: (845) 848-6013
Email: patty.furlong@dc.edu

B.S.N., College of Mount Saint Vincent
M.A., Nursing Administration/Education, New York University
Post Master’s Certificate, Health Care Administration, New York University
Post Master’s Certificate, Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, New York University
D.N.P., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Professor Furlong is board-certified as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.  Her clinical experience includes working in critical care settings (MICU, SICU, CTICU, and CCU) and in peri-operative services (Operating Room, PACU, and Ambulatory Care).  She has worked in various positions at major medical centers throughout the New York area; as a staff nurse at New York University Medical Center, Nurse Educator at Sound Shore Medical Center, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Montefiore Medical Center (Einstein Division), and Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at Westchester Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center.  Professor Furlong’s teaching experience includes adjunct at New York University for their accelerated program in nursing, Nurse Educator for Sound Shore Medical Center. She is currently delighted to be teaching at Dominican College in the graduate nursing programs.

Professional Interests:
Professor Furlong is the current President of Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Omega Chapter At Large – the National Honor Society for Nursing.  She also serves as a member of the Dominican College Academic Technology Committee.

See Professor Patty Furlong’s Publications
Banbury, M., Cosgrove, D., Frater, RWM, Furlong, P., Blackstone, E., et al. Long Term Durability of the Carpentier BEdwards Pericardial Bioprosthesis in the Aortic Position: 17 Year Clinical Results. 10th World Congress, International Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Aug 2000

Frater, RVM., Furlong, P,  Cosgrove, D. et al. (1998). Long Term Durability and Patient Functional Status of the Carpentier BEdwards Perimont Pericardial Bioprosthesis in the Aortic Position. Journal of Heart Valve Disease; 7:48-52.

McCusker, K., Vijay, V., DeBois, K., Zias, E. Furlong, P., et al. Mast system versus low prime bypass: comparative analysis of prime volume.  Hemodilution and Transfusion Parameters. 8th European Congress on Extra Corporeal Technology, Killarney, Ireland, June 6-9, 1997.

Vijay, V., McKusker, K., Sarabu, M., Zias, E, Furlong, P., et al: Preoperative clopidogrel does not adversely affect post-cardiac surgery mortality and morbidity outcomes. Poster Presentation.  Outcomes Conference, Key West, FL, May 21-25, 2003 and Heart Surgery Forum, Aug 2003.

Vijay, V., Bocker, J., Furlong, P., Frymus, M., et al. (2001) Short term outcomes of Cardiac Surgery in the HIV positive patient. 67th Annual Meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2001 (Abstract of Distinction Award).  Chest 120 (4) Sup., 206S.

Zias, E., Furlong, P., Panopoulos, J., et al.  Normthermic cardiopulmonary bypass in patients 80 years and older.   Abstract. 16th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium, San Diego, CA, February 29 – March 2, 1996.