Patricia Burke, PhD, CNE, RNC

Assistant Director, Nursing, Associate Professor

Assistant Director

Dr. Patricia Burke began her nursing and midwifery career in London, England. She earned her BS from Pace University and MS with a certificate as a perinatal nurse practitioner from Columbia University.  In 2011 she completed her doctoral degree at Capella University, with a focus on cultural competency of associate degree nurse educators. Dr. Burke is an active member of the Transcultural Nursing Society, Northeast chapter, currently serving as the Member-at-Large.In 2010 she was selected as one of the Health Information Technology Scholars (HITS), along with her colleague Dr. Margaret Reilly. As their HITS project, they created an informatics program which included the selection and implementation of an Academic Electronic Health Record (AEHR). In March 2016 Dr. Burke was selected as President Elect of the New York League for Nursing and chair of the program planning committee. She has presented and published regarding the use of technology and simulation in nursing education at local, regional, national and international conferences. Dr. Burke’s research interests include the use of technology and simulation in nursing education, faculty mentoring and development.

Education

Capella University, Minnesota                                                  

March, 2011                                                       

PhD Education, Professional Studies

Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey

Legal Nurse Certificate, 1998

Columbia University, New York

Masters of Science in Nursing, May 1996

Perinatal Nurse Practitioner

Pace University, New York

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, June 1994

Perivale Maternity Hospital, Middlesex, England

State Registered Midwife, 1986  

Brent & Harrow AHA, Middlesex, England

State Registered Nurse, 1982

 Certified Nurse Educator: National League for Nursing, 2010-Current

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Certificate: NAACOG, 1998-Current             

Clinical Specialty

Maternal-Child Health; Population Health & Public Health Nursing, Infectious Diseases & Nursing Informatics

Research Agenda

  • Queensborough Community College IRB: “Equip: Enhancing Queensborough Informatics Program.” Fall, 2010- Spring, 2011, Fall, 2011- Spring, 2012
  • Queensborough Community College IRB: The use of ePortfolio as an effective learning tool in a capstone nursing course.” Fall 2009, Fall 2010 – Spring 2011, Fall 2011 – Spring 2012.
  • Capella University & City University of New York IRB: “Cultural competency of associate degree nursing faculty.” Fall 2010.
  • Queensborough Community College IRB: “The effects of simulation on the education of nursing students.” Fall 2008 - Spring 2009; Fall 2009 - Spring 2010.

Professional Service

  • National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN)
    • Scholarship Review Committee (2012 & 2013)
    • Research Committee (2013)
  • National League for Nursing (NLN)
    • NLN Ambassador: 2007-2012
    • Ambassador Task Force – 2008-9
  • New York National League for Nursing (NYNLN)
    • Board Member (January 2012 – Present)
    • Research Committee: 2013
  • Transcultural Nursing Society International: North East Chapter           
    • President (January – December 2012); Vice-President (2013, 2015)
  • New York State Learning Resource Group (NYSLRG): June 2007-Present
  • The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL):
    • 2008 – Present
    • Research Committee Review Board: 2013
  • Sigma Theta Tau International: Alpha Zeta Chapter: Vice-President, 2002-2004
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN): 1998 - Present

Publications

Burke, P. (November, 2015).  “NLN Core Competency 3: Use Assessment and Evaluation Strategies.” Organization of Associate Degree Nurses (OADN) newsletter.

Expert Workgroup Community & Leadership Nurse’s Touch Becoming a Professional Nurse, ATI’s National Standard Setting Study, Kansas City, MI, May 28th & 29th, 2015

Burke, P. (July, 2013). “ePortfolios: Paving the way for success.” TIGER newsletter. Retrieved from:  http://www.himss.org/professionaldevelopment/tiger-initiative

Burke, P. (May, 2013). “Harnessing the power of social media to impact patient outcomes.” TIGER newsletter. Retrieved from:  http://www.himss.org/professionaldevelopment/tiger-initiative

Burke, P. & Spencer, C. (April, 2013). “Creating a professional image in the virtual world.” TIGER newsletter. Retrieved from:  http://www.himss.org/professionaldevelopment/tiger-initiative

Burke, P. (Sept., 2011). “2nd European Transcultural Nursing Association (ETNA) conference,”

                Transcultural Nursing Society Newsletter, 21 (2), 4.

Spencer, C.  & Burke, P.  (July, 2011). The impact of culture on pain management. Med Surg Matters. 20 (4) 1, 13-16. Featured Article for Continuing Nursing Education Credits (CNE.  Med Surg Matters is the official journal of the Academy of Medical Surgical Nursing.

 Reilly, M., Bayer, T., Burke, P., Colalillo, G., Molloy, J., Bentley, L.J.  (2011, April 1) EQUIP: Enhancing Queensborough’s Informatics Program: Implementation of a Pilot Electronic Health Record Program [Abstract] The  Suffolk County Community College 2nd  Annual  Nurse Educator Workshop. (Abstract No. 5 ) Suffolk County Community College, Riverhead, NY.

Burke, P.  (March, 2011). Cultural competency of associate degree nursing faculty. Ph.D. dissertation, Capella University, United States -- Minnesota. Retrieved August 22, 2011, from Dissertations & Theses: Full Text. (Publication No. AAT 3449380).

Burke, P. (2010)A simulation case study from an Instructional Design framework.” Teaching & Learning in Nursing, 5(2), 73-77.

Presentations

  • Poster Presentation: Burke, P. M., Pantel, K., Merriam, D., Lew-Snider, D.M., O'Hare, L.E., Rome, B., Brodhead, J., Hedley, K., Maille, D. & Thate, J. “Creating a voice for nurse educators: A statewide collaboration” Delta Zeta Chapter & Mu Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau; Guyanese Nurses Association of America;; International; National Association of Hispanic Nurses – NJ Chapter; New York League for Nursing; New York Black Nurses Association, Inc.; Omega Chi Chapter Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.; Philippine Nurses Association of America – New York and New Jersey Chapters; Queens County Black Nurses Association; Transcultural Nursing Society Northeast Chapter present: Networking for Political Action to Improve Health Care.”  New York University Langone Center, NY. December 3rd, 2016
  • Poster Presentation: Burke, P. M., Facquet, P. & Oates, V. C.“Implementing a web-based population tool in a Baccalaureate Community Health Nursing Course.”New York League for Nursing & Zeta Omega-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. TRICKS, TREATS, & TECHNOLOGY: Tips to Engage & Inspire Students. Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY. October 28th-29th, 2016
  • Poster Presentation: Burke, P. M., Molinsky, R., Hagan, L., Sharir, D., Weill, F.M., & Dapice Wong, S.J.Interprofessional implementation of an Academic Electronic Health Record (AEHR): Student and faculty perceptions.”  New York League for Nursing & Zeta Omega-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. TRICKS, TREATS, & TECHNOLOGY: Tips to Engage & Inspire Students. Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY. October 28th-29th, 2016
  • Podium Presentation: Jeffreys, M. R., Sagar, P.,  Farren, A., Campbell, N., Burke, P. M. & Joseph, P.“Representation, Networking, Leading: Northeast Chapter, TCNS” 42nd Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Cincinnati, Ohio, October 12-15, 2016.
  • Poster Presentation: Burke, P. M. “Incorporating the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in a Post-licensure Nursing Program”. 42nd Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Cincinnati, Ohio, October 12-15, 2016.
  • Poster Presentation: Burke, P. M. “Incorporating the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in a Post-licensure Nursing Program”. New York League for Nursing. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Saratoga Springs, New York, March 11th & 12th, 2016.
  • Poster Presentation: Burke, P. M., McFadden, B., Thomas, C. & Cook-Garard, J. “Using Concept Mapping to Convert Culture and Clinical Decision Making Skills.” New York League for Nursing. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Saratoga Springs, New York, March 11th & 12th, 2016.
  • Poster Presentation: Burke, P. M, Rosa, M., Bernard, V. & & Gordon, C. “Telehealth simulation: A cross campus partnership program”. 9th NLN/Elsevier Annual Technology Conference: What's Happening Now? Nashville, Tennessee, October 24th- 26th, 2014.
  • Poster Presentation: Burke, P. M. & Reilly, M. Tales from the Front Lines: Integration of a technology innovation. 9th NLN/Elsevier Annual Technology Conference: What's Happening Now? Nashville, Tennessee, October 24th- 26th, 2014.
  • Poster Presentation: Burke, P. M., McFadden, B., Thomas, C. & Cook-Garard, J. “Using Concept Mapping to Convert Culture and Clinical Decision Making Skills.” Farmingdale State College Nursing Education Conference: Diversity and Multiculturalism in Nursing Education and Practice: An Evidence-based Approach. Farmingdale, New York, October 10th, 2014.
  • Podium Presentation: Burke, P. M. “Incorporating the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in a Post-licensure Nursing Program”. Farmingdale State College Nursing Education Conference: Diversity and Multiculturalism in Nursing Education and Practice: An Evidence-based Approach. Farmingdale, New York, October 10th, 2014.
  • Podium Presentation: Reilly, M. & Burke, P. M.,Implementation of an Academic Electronic Health Record (AEHR): Student perception.” Elmhurst Hospital Center, Department of Nursing Annual Research Conference: Leading the Way: Creating an Environment of Empowerment for Nurses and Patients, Elmhurst Hospital, New York, October 23rd, 2014.
  • Burke, P. M., & Reilly, M.Tales from the Front Lines: Integration of an Academic Health Record.”7th annual North Shore, Long Island Jewish Health System Nursing Education Conference North Hills Country Club, Manhasset, NY, September 9th, 2014.