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Kimberly Vana

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Prog Dir + Clin Prof (FSC)
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Biography

 

Kimberly Vana, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FNP-C
Clinical Professor

Education

  • Doctorate of Nursing - Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
    Outstanding DNP Culminating Project, 2011
  • Post-Master's Certification - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
    Family Nurse Practitioner, 1994
  • MS - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    Medical-Surgical Nursing and Teaching, 1984
  • BSN - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
    Summa Cum Laude
    Outstanding Nursing College Graduate, 1977

Honors/Awards

  • Beta Upsilon Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, Excellence in Nursing Education Award      Arizona State University, 2013
  • Arizona State University Last Lecture Series Nomination
    Arizona State University, 2005
  • National Student Nurses’ Association Adjunct Professor
    National Student Nurses’ Association, 2002
  • Wolverine Achievement Award: Commitment to Excellence
    Utah Valley State College, 1999
  • Special Accomplishment toward Nursing Professional Excellence
    St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, 1991
  • Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1977

 

 

Publications

​Silva, G.E., Goodwin, J. L., Vana, K. D., & Quan, S. (2016). Obstructive sleep apnea and quality of life: Comparison of the SQLI, FOSQ< and SF-36 questionnaires. Southwest Journal of Pulmonary and Critical Care, 13(3), 137-149. doi:10.13175/swjpcc082-16 (Peer-reviewed)

Nahapetian, R. R., Silva, G. E., Vana, K. D., Parthasarathy, S., & Quan, S. (2016). Weighted STOP-Bang and screening for sleep-disordered breathing. Sleep and Breathing, 20(2), 597-603. doi:10.1007/s11325-015-1255-2 (Peer-reviewed)

Silva, G. E., Goodwin, J. L., Vana, K. D., Vasquez, M. M., Wilcox, P. G., & Quan, S. F. (2014). Restless legs syndrome, sleep, and quality of life among adolescents and young adults. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(7), 779-786. doi:10.5664/jcsm.3872 (Peer-reviewed)    

             CME Offering                              

Vana, K. D. , & Silva, G. E. (2014). Evaluating the use of a simulated electronic health record and online drug reference in a case study to enhance nursing students' understanding of pharmacologic concepts and resources. Nurse Educator, 39(4), 160–165. doi:10.1097/NNE.0000000000000046 (Peer-reviewed)

            Featured Article. 

Vana, K. D., Silva, G. E., & Goldberg, R. (2013). Predictive abilities of the STOP-Bang and Epworth Sleepiness Scale in identifying sleep clinic patients at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea. Research in Nursing & Health, 36(1), 84-94. doi:10.1002/nur.21512   (Peer-reviewed)   

            Editorial on Above Paper:

            Quan, S. F. (2013). Abuse of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 9(10), 987. doi:10.5664/jcsm.3062

Silva, G. E., Vana, K. D., Goodwin, J. L., Sherrill, J. L., & Quan, S. F. (2011). Identification of patients with sleep disordered breathing: Comparing the Four-Variable screening tool, STOP, STOP-Bang, and Epworth Sleepiness Scales. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 7(5), 467-472. doi:10.5664/jcsm.1308 (Peer-reviewed)      

            Editorial on Above Paper:

            Quan, S. F. (2013). Abuse of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 9(10), 987.

            doi:10.5664/jcsm.3062

Silva, G. E., Goodwin, J. L., Parthasarathy, S., Sherrill, D. L., Vana, K. D., Drescher, A. A., & Quan, S. F.  (2011). Longitudinal association between short sleep, body weight, and emotional and learning problems in Hispanic and Caucasian children. Sleep, 34(9), 1197-1205.  doi:10.5665/SLEEP.1238 (Peer-reviewed)              

            Commentary on Above Paper:

            Hale, H., & Berger, L. M. (2011). Sleep deprivation and childhood obesity: Moving from research to practice. Sleep,   

            34(9), 1153-1154. doi:10.5665/SLEEP.1226

Vana, K. D., Silva, G. E., Muzyka, D., & Hirani, L. M. (2011). Effectiveness of an audience response system in teaching pharmacology to baccalaureate nursing students. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(6), 326-334. doi:10.1097/NCN.0b013e3181f9dd9c (Peer-reviewed)

            Featured Article, CEU Offering

 

 

Research Interests

Sleep

Asthma

Teaching

Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 498Pro-Seminar
NUR 792Research
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
HON 394Special Topics
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
NUR 430Prof Nur Attrib Ldrshp & Mgmt
NUR 440Community&Public Health Nursin
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
NUR 391Professional Nursing Theory
NUR 419Managing Nursing Org Sys
NUR 430Prof Nur Attrib Ldrshp & Mgmt
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
NUR 440Community&Public Health Nursin
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
NUR 391Professional Nursing Theory
NUR 430Prof Nur Attrib Ldrshp & Mgmt
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
NUR 391Professional Nursing Theory
NUR 419Managing Nursing Org Sys
NUR 430Prof Nur Attrib Ldrshp & Mgmt
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
NUR 391Professional Nursing Theory
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
NUR 430Prof Nur Attrib Ldrshp & Mgmt
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
NUR 445Nursing Management
NUR 494Special Topics
Summer 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
NUR 311Pharmacology
NUR 391Professional Nursing Theory