Juan Manuel Gonzalez

Title/Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical / Director of Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Profile:

Dr. Juan M Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor of Clinical at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. His work with the University of Miami began in 2011 as adjunct faculty teaching clinical courses. Dr. Gonzalez obtained his ADN from Miami Dade College in 2006 and later earned his BSN, MSN specializing in Adult Gerontology Acute Care, and DNP degrees from Barry University from 2007 to 2013. His DNP capstone project focused on the implementation of a smoking cessation program in an emergency department assisting nurses with smoking cessation teaching and referrals. In 2015 Dr. Gonzalez completed a post master FNP certificate at the University of Miami. In 2006, Dr. Gonzalez began his clinical work in the emergency department at South Miami Hospital where he was awarded Unit Nurse of the Year in 2011. That same year he was also voted clinical faculty of the year and, in 2013, was named professor of the year at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. He is board certified in emergency nursing (CEN), basic life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and pediatric advanced life support (PALS). Currently, Dr. Gonzalez teaches Nursing Pharmacology and Role Transition in addition to clinical classes for the undergraduate BSN program. His areas of interest in research are smoking cessation, chronic pulmonary problems, and chronic disease hospital recidivism.

Credentials
Juan Manuel Gonzalez, DNP, ARNP, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CEN

Education
MDC-Associate of Science in Nursing (2006)
Barry University-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2009)
Barry University-Master of Science in Nursing (2013)
Barry University-Doctor of Nursing Practice (2013)
University of Miami- Post Master Certificate, FNP (2015)

Certifications / Licensures
Board Certified in Emergency Nursing
Board Certified as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
Registered Nurse (RN)

Clinical Specialties
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner
Emergency Nursing


Primary Teaching Areas
Nursing Pharmacology undergraduate students
Role synthesis for undergraduate students
Adult Gerontology Primary I for graduate students
Adult Gerontology Primary II for graduate students
Integrations for graduate students
Health Assessment for graduate students
Professionalism for graduate students
Acute Care diagnostics and Differentials MSN students

Research and Academic Interests
Health promotion, disease prevention and health protection
Chronic pulmonary problems and hospital recidivism
Smoking cessation education and referral
Student development and barriers to learning
Simulation research
Testing item development

Presentations (selected)
Gonzalez, J., Sigma Theta Tou International Poster Presentation titled “Implementation of a Smoking Cessation Program in the Emergency Department” 2012
Snowden, K., Salani, D., Gonzalez, J., Foronda, C., & de Tantillo, L. “Where are they now? A review of the career trajectories of RWJF Scholars after completing a mentorship & leadership program”. 7th Annual NCIN Summit, Oct 9th -11th, 2014 Chicago, Illinois. (Poster)
Snowden, K., Salani, D., Gonzalez, J., & de Tantillo, L. “Growing Minority Nursing Healthcare Leaders: An Innovative Leadership Approach”. 7th Annual NCIN Summit, Oct 9th -11th, 2014 Chicago, Illinois. (Poster)

Major Accomplishments / Honors
ER Unit Nurse of the Year 2011- South Miami Hospital
Clinical Excellence Award 2011- University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies
Teacher of the Year Award 2013- University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies


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