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Diane Bilotta, PhD, RN

Diane Bilotta, PhD, RN

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor 

Degrees and Certifications

  •  PhD, Nursing Education, University of Northern Colorado
  • MSN, Adult Health, Troy University
  • BSN, Auburn University

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Nursing Research
  • Patient and Staff Education

Research Interests & Grants

Research Interests

  • Formative Assessment
  • Health Literacy
  • Transfer of Training
  • Patient Engagement
  • Nursing Education

Grants

  • GSA Grant Award for project titled: Using formative assessment to help nurses learn about limited health literacy: A pilot study

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Rhodes, M. K., Schutt, M. S., Langham, G. W., Bilotta, D. E. (2012). The journey to nursing professionalism: A learner-centered approach. Nursing Education Perspectives, 33, 27-29.

Bilotta, D. E. (2012). Using formative assessment to help nurses learn about limited health literacy. Retrieved from CINHAL Complete. (109864437).

Bilotta, D. (2000). Eyes in the back of my head: Unobtrusive student evaluation. Nurse Educator, 25, 266.

Presentations

Bilotta, D. E. Evidence Based Practice at St Francis Hospital. Invited Speaker for EBP and Quality Committee at St Francis Hospital. August, 2014

Bilotta, D. E. Health Literacy and Patient Safety. Invited Speaker for Catholic Health Initiatives Quality and Safety Calls. March, 2013

Bilotta, D. E. Health Literacy and Perioperative Nursing. Invited Speaker for St Joseph Medical Center Perioperative Nurse Residency. March, 2013

Bilotta, D. E. Certification: What’s the Point? FACES. April, 2009. Montgomery, AL.

Bilotta, D. E. Bringing Innovation to Work with You. FACES, April, 2009. Montgomery, AL.

Wagner, D., Miles, S., Harrell, G., Lux, P., & Bilotta, D. E. Safe Patient Handling: A cause to celebrate. FACES, April, 2009. Montgomery, AL.

Contact Information

Phone: (203) 814-6640

Email: bilottad3@sacredheart.edu