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Psychological Sciences

Dee Anna Chamberlain NTT Assistant Professor of Gerontology

Office: Todd 337
Phone: (503) 831-4202
Fax: (503)838-8618
E-mail address: chamberd@wou.edu

 

      

Education

 

1995 MSN        California State University, Dominguez Hills

                          Clinical Nurse Specialist, Gerontology

1988 BSN         Oregon Health Sciences University, La Grande Campus

1976 ADN        Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, Oregon 

 

 

Certifications 

 

1976                   R.N. License, Oregon #076036591, expires 7/19/2013

2010                   R.N., C.N.S., Oregon #201070009 CNS, expires 7/19/2013

1989                   R.N. License, California #317104, expires 8/31/2012

2000                   R.N., C.N.S., California #1365, Clinical Nurse Specialist License, expires 8/31/12

1998                   Home Health C.N.S., Board Certified. ANCC, expires 11/30/13

1992                   R.N., Gerontological Nursing, Board Certified. ANCC, expires 8/31/13

1989                   P.H.N. California Public Health Nurse 

 

 

Honors 

 

2011                   Nursing Excellence-California Coalition of Nursing Careers

2006                   RN of the Year-Education, San Joaquin Valley Coalition Nursing Organization 

2003                   Sigma Theta Tau Contribution of Education in the Nursing Community Award

1999                   California Senatorial Award for Outstanding Nursing Care

1997                   VFW National Health Care Professional of the Year Award 

 

 

 

Professional Memberships

 

2010-                 Polk Community Free Clinic

2005-2009         San Joaquin Valley Nursing Leadership RN of the Year Planning Committee

2004-2009         San Joaquin Valley Academic/Service Partnership Committee

                                      Nursing collaborative with hospital and nursing education

2002-2009         California Vocational Nurse Educators

1999-2009         San Joaquin Valley Nursing Leadership Counsel, Treasurer

1990-2010         Sigma Theta Tau (Mu Nu)

                                      Research Committee (1990-1996)

                                      Treasurer (1997-1999)

                                      Finance chair (1999-2004)

1989-Present    Sigma Theta Tau International (Beta Psi)

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

2011 - present

Western Oregon University

Assistant Professor

 

2011 - present                   

Corrections Health Partners

Care Manager

 

2009 - 2011                     

OHSU School of Nursing, Monmouth

Instructor

 

2001 - 2009                      

Madera Community College Center, State Center Community College District, Madera California

Nursing Director

 

2006 - 2009                      

California State University, Fresno

Faculty Lecturer

                            

2004 - 2007                      

Madera Community Hospital , Madera CA

Home Health Clinical Nurse Specialist

                                                     

1992 - 2001                                 

Veterans Administration Medical Center-Fresno, California

Home Care Case Manager of chronically ill elderly

Team Leader (1992-1993)

 

1991 - 1992 

Health Span Home Health, Fresno, California

Director of Nurses                                                     

 

1990 - 1991 

Sunnyside Convalescent, Fresno, California

Director of Staff Development                                                     

 

1989 - 1990 

Personal Care Health Services, Fresno, California

Director of Nurses                                                     

 

1985 - 1989 

Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, Oregon

Instructor

                                                     

1984 - 1989 

Presbyterian Care Center, Ontario, Oregon

Supervisor  

                                                   

1982 - 1985 

XL Home Health, Ontario, Oregon                                              

Staff Nurse

                                   

1981 - 1982 

Holy Rosary Hospital, Ontario, Oregon

 

1978 - 1980 

Rogue Valley Medical Center, Medford, Oregon

 

1976 - 1978 

Bay Area Hospital, Coos Bay, Oregon

Operating Room Scrub and Circulating Nurse 

 

 

 

Veterans Administration Medical Center Committees

 

2000 - 2001  Outpatient Board & Pain Management Committee

1997 - 2001  Co-Chair of the Interdisciplinary Education Committee

1994 - 1996  Psy/Mental Health Committee

1992 - 1995  Nursing Boards

1994 - 1995  Secretary

 

 

Courses Taught

  

GERO 480 Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias

GERO 407 Seminar: Chronic Illness

 

 

Presentations

 

2003 - 2008

Career Ladders, Mexican American Youth Association Annual Conference, Madera CA

2001

Telemedicine’s Role in Home Care - 22nd Annual Central California Research Symposium, California State University, Fresno, CA

2000

Application of Parse’s Theory to In-Home Fall Prevention - Sigma Theta Tau (Mu Nu) Chapter Research Symposium, California State University, Fresno and the Veterans Administration Central California Health Care System, Fresno, CA

1999

Preventing Falls at Home in High Risk Elderly  - Sigma Theta Tau (Mu Nu) Chapter Research Symposium, California State University, Fresno and the Veterans Administration Central California Health Care System, Fresno, CA

 

 

 

Contact

Psychological Sciences (503) 838-8344 | or e-mail: kunzel@wou.edu

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