Education

Degree University
B.S. University of Massachusetts
M.S. University of Massachusetts
DNP Chatham University

Biography

Dr. Fiscella is a Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist with a wide variety of health care experiences from middle to senior management to nursing education. As a National League of Nursing (NLN) certified nurse educator (CNE) she specializes in theoretical and on-line nursing education in the areas of informatics, clinical simulation and research, particularly around geriatric care. As part of her passion for improving the care of American’s older Adults she has been an independent consultant for NLN’s ACES (Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors project. She has given podium presentations of her work at national conventions, such as the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and NLN Education Summit. Dr. Ficella is a longtime member of Sigma Theta Tau’s International Honor Society for Nursing, Beta Zeta Chapter, and has recently served as a nursing textbook reviewer and contributor for F.A. Davis Publishing.