Nancy Denke

Instructor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020

Biography

Nancy holds degrees from Penn State University, University of North Carolina, St. Louis University and a  DNP- Innovation in Leadership from Arizona State University. Currently she is a Neuro/Stroke Nurse Practitioner in Scottsdale, and a PT DNP Faculty member at ASU.  Nancy enjoys the opportunities to contribute to the clinical training of Nurse Practitioner and RN students, as well participating as a mentor for active duty Air Force RN’s in the Critical Care/Emergency Trauma Nurse Fellowship Program at HonorHealth-Osborn. She has presented numerous topics related to Emergency/Neuro/Trauma Nursing to National and International audiences and has numerous publications.

Education

  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP)- Innovation Leadership, Arizona State University, July 2014
  • Post Master: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate (ACNP), St. Louis University, January 2010
  • Post Master: Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate (FNP), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 1994
  • Master of Science Degree in Nursing- CNS track (MSN), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill May 1990
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN), The Pennsylvania State University, March 1977

Research Interests

  • Brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Trauma
  • Integrative medicine

Publications

Denke, Nancy J (2018). Nursing assessment and resuscitation. In Sweet V. (ed.). Emergency Nursing: Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, (7th ed).  St. Louis, MO. Mosby Elsevier

Mangold K, Denke N.J., Gorombei D., Ostroski T.L. and Root L. (2014). Principles of successful partnerships. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 38(4), 340-347.

Mosby’s Nursing Skills- (On-line-Version 23). Emergency Nursing Collection I & D:  Nursing & Advanced Practice. Elsevier Publishing, July, 2014

  • Mosby’s Nursing Skills- (On-line-Version 23). Emergency Nursing Collection Ophthalmic Foreign Body Removal: Advanced Practice. Elsevier Publishing, September, 2013.
  • Denke, Nancy J (2013). Traumatic brain injury in youth athletics.  The Clinical Advisor on-line.Retrieved www.ClinicalAdvisor.com
  • GENE (Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education) Module 1 History/Triage, (2013), (on-line education) for the Emergency Nurses Association.                                                                                                                  
  • Mosby’s Nursing Skills- (On-line-Version 23). Emergency Nursing Collection- Incision and Drainage and Tonometry, Elsevier Publishing, March, 2012.
  • Denke, Nancy J (2010). Wound Management.  In Howard PK and Steinmann RA (eds.).  Sheehy’s Emergency Nursing: Principles and Practice (6th ed.), pp. 111-127.  St. Louis, MO. Mosby Elsevier.
  • Denke, Nancy J (2010). Thoracic Trauma.  In Howard PK and Steinmann RA (eds.).  Sheehy’s Emergency Nursing: Principles and Practice (6th ed.), pp. 285-301.   St. Louis, MO. Mosby Elsevier
  • Denke, Nancy J (2009). Heat Related Emergencies, Cold Related Emergencies, and Bites and Stings.  Core Curriculum for Pediatric Emergency Nursing. St. Louis, MO, Mosby Elsevier
  • Denke, Nancy J (2008). Brain Injury in Sports. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 34(4), 363-364.

Research Activity

  • Early Mobilization of the Acute Ischemic Stroke Patient Tissue Following Plasminogen Activator (tPA) (Activase) , July 2016- present   
  • The Geriatric Risk Assessment Tool. Investigator, Scottsdale Healthcare ED, November 2013-January 2014.
  • ProTECT III: Progesterone for the Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury. Co-Investigator. In conjunction with CDC grant,  2010-2013
  • Disseminating Organizational SBI Services (DO-SBIS) at Trauma Centers. Co-Investigator for project with the University of Washington. Grant from the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. 2009-2013.  

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
DNP 703 Scholarly Writing
DNP 709 Individual & Innov Ldrshp Hlth
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
DNP 715 Dynamic Info in Health Care
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
DNP 708 Systms Thinkng Cmplex Hlthcr E
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
DNP 707 Disseminating Evidence
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
DNP 709 Individual & Innov Ldrshp Hlth
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
DNP 713 Org Cultures in Healthcare
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
DNP 708 Systms Thinkng Cmplex Hlthcr E
DNP 709 Individual & Innov Ldrshp Hlth
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
DNP 707 Disseminating Evidence
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
DNP 709 Individual & Innov Ldrshp Hlth
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
DNP 713 Org Cultures in Healthcare
DNP 715 Dynam Information inHealthcare
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
DNP 634 Family Promotion Practicum
DNP 709 Individual & Innov Ldrshp Hlth
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
DNP 707 Disseminating Evidence
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
DNP 709 Individual & Innov Ldrshp Hlth
DNP 713 Org Cultures in Healthcare
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
DNP 709 Individual & Innov Ldrshp Hlth
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
DNP 707 Disseminating Evidence
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
DNP 709 Individual & Innov Ldrshp Hlth

Presentations

  • They Got tPA Now What: The Role of Advanced Neuroimaging. 2017 ENA Annual Symposium, St Louis, MO, September 2017
  • Avoiding Unnecessary X-Rays: Evidence Care; and Its Just a Boo-Boo: Toddler Concussions. 29th Annual Southwestern Regional Nurse Practitioner Symposium. Scottsdale, AZ. July 2017
  • Advanced Neuroimaging & Endovascular Management of TIA and Acute Ischemic Stroke: What is the Role of CTA, CTP, MRI and Endovascular Management; Time to Change the Conversation: Concussion 2017 Update; and Intracranial Hemorrhage; Assessment of the 12 Lead ECG (assist with workshop); Suturing Skills: Beginning to Advanced (Preceptor). 2017 National Nurse Practitioner Symposium, Keystone, CO. July, 2017
  • Weve Never Done It That Way BeforeImpact of Technology on Nursing Practice; Tales of the Crypt: Understanding Cryptogenic Strokes. AZ ENA- Hot Topics, Phoenix, AZ, April, 2017.
  • Catch Me If You Can: Missed Injuries in Trauma. 24th Trauma Symposium, Hollywood, Florida. February, 2017
  • Keynote Speaker -Building That Leader that Lives in All of Us; 2016 AZ Student Nurses Association, Phoenix, AZ, October 2016- 100 participants
  • Tales of the Crypt: The Mysteries of Cryptogenic Strokes; Pain Control in Rib Fractures - Continuous Intercostal Nerve Block (CINB), 2016 ENA Annual Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, September 2016
  • Just a Bump on the Head: Toddler Concussions; A Stroke of Bad Luck: Addressing Opportunities for Optimal Care; Interprofessional Collaboration: Principles of Successful Partnerships; Facilitator for Introductions to Caring Conversations; Preceptor for Office Procedures. 2016 National Nurse Practitioner Symposium, Keystone, CO. July, 2016
  • Damage Control Resuscitation, Clinical Decision Making in Urgent Care. AANP 2016 National Conference, San Antonio, TX. June, 2016.
  • Trauma Care Pitfalls, ON Q Pump- What it offers for Pain Control in Rib Fractures, Clinical Decision Making Rules. AZ ENA- Hot Topics, Phoenix, AZ, April, 2016
  • Walking the Red Carpet: Understanding the Academy of Emergency Nursing; Geriatric Trauma.  ENA Symposium, Orlando Florida, September 2015.
  • Whats So Different about the Geriatric Trauma Patient? Challenges with Care in the ED- National Nurse Practitioner Symposium, Keystone, CO.  July 2015
  • Whats So Different about the Geriatric Trauma Patient? Challenges with Care in the ED. AZ ENA- Hot Topics, Phoenix, AZ, April, 2015.

         

Honors/Awards

  • 2017- March of Dimes Nurse of the Year- Finalist
  • 2017 Nominee for HonorHealth Osborn Nurse of the Year and Educator of the Year
  • 2017- Chair elect- Academy of Emergency Nursing
  • 2015- Member of the Academy of Emergency Nursing
  • 2011- Fellow Academy of Emergency Nursing (FAEN)
  • 2008 1st Annual Nursing Research Council Member of the Year, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • 2008 ENA Foundation  Advanced Practice Scholarship Recipient
  • AZ Emergency Nurse of the Year 2007

Editorships

  • Journal of Trauma Nursing Editorial Board Member 2010-present

Professional Associations

<ul> <li>�Emergency Nurses Association</li> <li>American Association of Critical Care Nurses</li> <li>Society of Trauma Nurses</li> <li>American Association of Nurse Practitioners</li> </ul>

Service

  • AHA Arizona Advocacy Committee- June 2017- present
  • Phoenix Stroke Work Group January 2014- present
  • Advisory Board for Elite Education- January 2016-present
  • Academy of Emergency Nursing- Chair-Elect. January 2017-2018
  • Academy of Emergency Nursing- Board Member. January 2015- 2016
  • BCEN Item Writer , 2014-2017
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center Abstract Review Task Force for the March 2014 ANCC Board Certification Conference- November 2013
  • CCRN Item writer 2011-2016

Work History

<ul> <li><strong>Stroke/Neuro Nurse Practitioner</strong>- 2/15- present.&nbsp; HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn (previously known as Scottsdale Healthcare- Osborn), Scottsdale, AZ.&nbsp; Assist the interdisciplinary team in providing ongoing quality patient care.&nbsp; Rounding on patients admitted to the Stroke/neuro service line. Monitor and document progress, perform a variety of procedures, and perform patient/family education. Work collaboratively with the nursing staff, case managers, social workers, and ancillary staff to share information about the patients plan of care. Goal is to promote efficient, safe, and thorough patient progress.</li> <li><strong>Faculty Graduate AGACNP program</strong><strong>- </strong>08/17- present. University of Northern Colorado, Greely, CO. <strong>NURS 651: </strong>Develops the foundation for advanced practice management of adults through the lifespan with acute and chronic health problems of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal and neurologic systems</li> <li><strong>Associate Faculty- DNP program</strong>- 08/14- present, Arizona State University- Phoenix, AZ&nbsp; <strong>Courses Involved in Teaching</strong> <strong>DNP 715,&nbsp; </strong><strong>DNP 713, </strong><strong>DNP 712, </strong><strong>DNP 709</strong>, <strong>DNP 707</strong>.</li> <li><strong>Faculty Member for the ACNP Program-</strong> 09/12- 1/13, University of New Mexico- School of Nursing. N 568 Topics Chronicity and Co-Morbidity Conditions in Acute Care Settings.&nbsp;</li> <li><strong>Subject Matter Expert for Curriculum Development for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program</strong>- 11/09- 12/10- Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ. Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the development of coursework in the Masters in Science  Nursing: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program.</li> <li><strong>Trauma Nurse Practitioner</strong>- 6/06- 2/15.&nbsp; Scottsdale Healthcare-Osborn, Scottsdale, AZ.&nbsp; A</li> <li><strong>Nurse Practitioner</strong>- 9/05- 6/06.&nbsp; North Scottsdale Internal Medicine &amp; Pediatrics, Scottsdale, AZ.&nbsp; I</li> <li><strong>Clinical Nurse Specialist</strong><strong>- </strong>8/04  6/05.&nbsp; Banner Estrella Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona. I</li> <li><strong>Nurse Practitioner; Emergency Department</strong>: 5/95 - 8/04. &nbsp;Poudre Valley Hospital Emergency Physicians, Fort Collins, Colorado. I</li> <li><strong>Staff Development Coordinator for Critical Care</strong>: 12/03 8/04. Poudre Valley Health System- Education Department.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li><strong>Nurse Practitioner, Urgent Care</strong>: 11/01 - 11/02. Associates in Family Medicine, Ft. Collins,Colorado.&nbsp; I</li> <li><strong>Nurse Practitioner</strong>: 6/95 - 11/99. Childrens Clinic. Fort Collins, Colorado. P</li> <li><strong>Nurse Practitioner; Emergency Department</strong>: 8/94 - 2/95. Wake Emergency Physicians, Wake Medical Center, Raleigh, North Carolina.<strong> Preceptor, Emergency Department: 2/92 - 8/94</strong>.&nbsp;<strong> Staff Nurse: 9/86  2/92</strong>.</li> <li><strong>Health Services Director</strong>: 5/86  7/90. Southeastern Health Services, Raleigh, North Carolina. Serve as a clinical resource to assist staff in the design, coordination and implementation of preventative and rehabilitative exercise programs.</li> <li><strong>Charge Nurse</strong>: 10/78  5/86. Bethany Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. S</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>