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Acute & Tertiary Care

Faculty in the department of Acute and Tertiary Care teach multiple courses in the undergraduate nursing program covering topics such as ethics, medical/surgical nursing, and pharmacology.   At the graduate level, there are several areas of concentration within the Master's and doctoral programs.

Department includes:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist — Adult-Gerontology
  • Health Systems Executive Leadership
  • Clinical Nurse Leader

Administration

Chair Annette De Vito Dabbs, RN, PhD, ACNS-BC, FAAN 412-624-5314 ajdst42@pitt.edu
Vice Chair for Administration Alice Blazeck, RN, DNSc,  412-624-3814 blazecka@pitt.edu
Vice Chair for Research Margaret Roenzweig, PhD, CRNP-C, AOCN, FAAN 412-383-8839 mros@pitt.edu
Department Administrator leesha Barron  412-624-6859 irb10@pitt.edu

336 Victoria Building
Pittsburgh, PA  15261
Phone: 412-624-4722
Fax: 412-383-7227

Courses

Undergraduate Courses Graduate Courses
Foundations
Medical-Surgical Nursing
Transitions
Pharmacology
Pathophysiology
Ethics
Finance and Policy
Intro to Professional NRSG
Pathophysiology
Pharmacology
Advanced Research Methods
Ethics
Philosophy
Health Policy

Certificate and Minors

Nurse Education Certificate and Minor Laura Fennimore, DNP, RN, NEA-BC 412-624-1853 laf36@pitt.edu

Master of Science in Nursing Area of Concentration

Clinical Nurse Leader Rosemary L. Hoffmann, PhD, RN 412-624-3821 rho100@pitt.edu
RN-Options* Linda Kelley, JD, MSN,RN 412-624-7936 lkk17@pitt.edu

* BSN or BSN with Early Admission to MSN to DNP

Doctor of Nursing Practice Areas of Concentration

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Jane Guttendorf, DNP, RN, CRNP, ACNP-BC 412-383-4020 jag117@pitt.edu
Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Patricia Tuite, PhD, RN, CCNS 412-624-3797 ptuite@pitt.edu
Health Systems Executive Leadership  Judith F. Zedreck Gonzalez, DNP, MPM 412-624-3582 jfz5@pitt.edu