Title/Position: Assistant Professor of ClinicalProfile:
Elaine D. Kauschinger, PhD(c), MS, ARNP, BC
School of Nursing and Health Studies
M. Christine Schwartz Center for Nursing Education
Telephone: (305) 284-6026
Fax: (305) 284-4370
BS, Psychology, Manhattan College, 1978
MS, Nursing, Pace University/New York Medical College, 1980
Diploma in Spanish, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 1991
Diploma in Mexican Studies, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 1993
Ph.D. Interdepartmental Graduate Studies (Nursing, Epidemiology & Sociology), University of Miami, 2009.
Certification and Licensure
National Certification for Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
ARNP, State of Florida Department of Health
Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), American Heart Association
Family practice, HIV/AIDS, Substance abuse
Primary Teaching Areas
Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults
Advanced Practice Nursing Integration
Fundamentals of Nursing, Accelerated Option Program
Clinical Fundamentals of Nursing, Undergraduate and Accelerated option Program
Research and Academic Interests
Substance abuse, HIV/AIDS
Co-Investigator, “Tolerability of Medication Assessment Instrument (TOMA) - a Pilot Study.” L. DeSantis, E. Kauschinger & S. G. Jones. Abbott Labs. 2001
Brown, D.R., Hernández, A, Saint-Jean, G., Evans, S., Tafari, I., Brewster, L.G., Celestin, M.J., Gómez-Estefan, C., Regalado, F., Akal, S., Nierenberg, B., Kauschinger, E.D., Schwartz, R., Page, J.B. (January 2008). A Participatory Action Research Pilot Study of Urban Health Disparities Using Rapid Assessment Response and Evaluation. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 98, No. 1.
September 2010. “DNP Leadership in Education: DNP Practice Immersion Experiences and the Benefit to MSN Programs and Nursing Education” presentation, Third National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference. Trybulski, J., Ambrosia, T., Kauschinger, E. & Sikkema, J.
February 2010. “DNP Practice Immersion Experiences and Benefits to MSN Programs”, Presentation, AACN Master’s Conference, Trybulski, J., Ambrosia, T., Kauschinger, E. & Sikkema, J.
May 2010. Update in Tuberculosis. Infectious Diseases. Area Health Education Center, Miami, Fl.
2nd Biennal Research Conference: 20 years of HIV Nursing Research – An Evolution of Evidence Based Practice, Association of Nursing in AIDS Care, San Antonio, Tx. Oral Presentation: Beyond HIV: Health Maintenance in Adult Patients with HIV/AIDS. April 14, 2007
“No Medical School, Now What?”. University of Miami Toppel Career Center. Guest speaker. February 22, 2007
Invitational Leadership Meeting, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Region 11, Atlanta, Ga. January 2007.
19th Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference (ANAC), Las Vegas, NV. Oral presentation: Hollywood and HIV: Media Coverage and the Influence of Public Perceptions of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. October 27, 2006
17th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice: Advancing Knowledge, Community and Evidence-Based Practice Globally Through Collaboration. Sigma Theta Tau, Montreal, Canada. Oral presentation: Family Drug Treatment Court: Merging the Power of the Court with Nursing Knowledge, Interventions and Research. July 19, 2006.
Florida Department of Education, 2006-2007 SUCEED Florida – Nursing Program, Grant Reviewer. 2006
Invitational Leadership Meeting, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Region 11, p Meeting, Atlanta, GA, December 11, 2005
Advance Newsmagazines Job Fair and CE Event, Orlando, Fl. Oral presentation: HIV. May 12, 2004.
President, Metro Miami Chapter, Association of Nurses for AIDS Care (ANAC), (2005-2007)
Member, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Tau chapter (National Honor Society in Nursing)
Member, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2000 to present
Member, Advance Practice Council of South Florida, 1996 to 2006