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Dana Rookstool

Title: Associate Professor of Nursing

Teaching Focus: Pathophysiology Pediatrics Research, Preceptorship, and Synthesis for NCLEX

Education: RN; MSN; CNE

Research Interests: Redefining health care delivery models to align with complex clinical microsystems
Unconventional methods to create memorable learning

Perception of Male Nursing Student Support

Nursing Student’s Discovery of their Role as a Research Consumer, Synthesizer & Disseminator

Professional Activity: Pediatrics in community/school health
CCU, ICU, ER; previously certified Critical Care and Emergency Nurse (CCRN, CEN)
Patient and Family Educator
Critical Care Staff Educator

Sigma Theta Tau International


Education and Certification:
B.S.N., Research College of Nursing, Kansas City, MO
M.S.N., Missouri State University, Springfield, MO 
Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) by the National League for Nursing


Email: drookstool@cofo.edu