Department of Nursing and Health Professions

Meet Donna Proulx Ph.D.(c), MS, RN, CCRN-CSC

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Assistant Professor
Director, Graduate Nursing Education

M.S., Nursing Education, Rivier College
B.S., Nursing, Rivier College

Phone:  (603) 897-8647
Email:  dproulx@rivier.edu

Specialties/Certifications
  • CCRN, Critical Care Registered Nurse
  • CSC, Cardiac Surgery Certification

Background

Donna Proulx has been a guest speaker at local and national conferences including: Trends in simulation-Laerdal (2012); Virtual Technologies: Best Practices-NHNA Fall Conference (2010); Online Design for Teaching and Learning-18th Annual Nurse Educator Conference (2010); and The New Graduate Journey-17th Annual Nurse Educator Conference (2009). 

Proulx is Past President of the New Hampshire Chapter of AACN. She is currently enrolled in the Ph.D. in Nursing program at UMass Lowell and is working on her doctoral dissertation (ABD).

Recent Publications
  • Graduate Nurses in the ICU: An Orientation Model, Critical Care Nurse, August 2008
  • Using the NICO to Monitor and Manage Proning with ARDS, Respironics 2007
  • Capnography Guided Insertion of Gastric Tubes, Nursing Spectrum, August 2004
  • Photographs Published in Pictorial documentation of current nursing practice, A Century of Caring: Mosby Animal Assisted Therapy, Critical Care Nurse, April 1998
  • Pawsitive Visitation: Animal Assisted Therapy, Nursing Spectrum, December 1998
Courses Taught
  • Research Methods
  • Research Designs and Capstone Courses

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