Faculty Experts - Elizabeth Blunt, PhD, RN, APN, BC

Elizabeth Blunt, PhD, RN, APN, BC

Elizabeth Blunt, PhD, RN, APN, BC
Coordinator Nurse Practitioner Programs
Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise:

  • Role of Nurse Practitioners in the Changing Health Care Delivery System

Summary

As a professor who also maintains an active clinical practice, Dr. Blunt can offer a unique perspective on the role of nurse practitioners in the changing health care delivery system. In addition to her teaching and administrative role at Villanova, she currently maintains her practice as a nurse practitioner and teaches procedures workshops across the country.

Education

  • Ph.D., Drexel University
  • M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S.N., Widener University

Selected Publications

  • Smeltzer, S., Blunt, E., Marozsan, H., Wetzel-Effinger, L. (2014). Inclusion of Disability-Related Content in Nurse Practitioner Curricula. JAANP, June 2014. Published online.
  • Blunt, E., Reinish, C. (Eds.). (2014). Family Nurse Practitioner Review and Resource Manual. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  • Blunt, E. (2013). In Smeltzer, Bare, Hinkle, Cheever (Eds.), Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing (pp. 1606-1630). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
  • Blunt, E., Gilbert-Palmer, D. (Ed.). (2012). Family Nurse Practitioner Review and Resource Manual Addendum. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  • Blunt, E. (2010). In Smeltzer, Bare, Hinkle, Cheever (Eds.), Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing (pp. 1606-1630). Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins

Selected Professional Experience

  • Drexel University, Director, Graduate Nursing Programs

Grants

  • Advanced Nurse Traineeship Grant, HRSA
  • Independence Blue Cross Nurse Scholars Grant

About Villanova

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