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Donna DelloIacono Senior Lecturer

Donna DelloIacono

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B.S.N – St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH
M.S.N – Salem State University 
Ph.D – Nursing and Health Policy; University of Massachusetts, Boston

Dr. Donna DelloIacono has been teaching at the Curry College School of Nursing since 1986. She teaches across the curriculum, MSN, RN-BSN and undergraduate programs.

Dr. DelloIacono is certified as a Nurse Practitioner, NP, a Clinical Nurse Leader, CNL, and a lactation councilor, CLC. She has worked at Brigham and Women’s Hospital since 1980 in cardiac, oncology, neurosurgery and currently in the department of anesthesia, conduction risk assessments and providing education for preoperative patients. She serves on the Education Committee and is a MAGNET © Champion.

Research interests

Quality and Safety
Patient Outcomes  
Health Literacy 

Courses include

Capstone (MSN)
Health Assessment (RN-BSN) Advanced Health Assessment (MSN)
Nursing Leadership Courses and Practicum (MSN)
Pathophysiology (RN-BSN) and Advanced Pathophysiology (MSN)
Senior Synthesis and Simulation (RN-BSN; Traditional)

Publications include

J Contin Educ Nurs. 2018 Sep 1;49(9):432-440. doi: 10.3928/00220124-20180813-09.
Best Practices for Patient Self-Management: Implications for Nurse Educators, Patient Educators, and Program Developers. Pinchera BDelloIacono DLawless CA.

Oct 2017; Contributing author for Chapter on Alternative Health Practices in Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span– October 2, 2017 by Elizabeth C. Kudzma &Carole Lium Edelman (Author) Elsevier:St Louis Missouri
Updated issue is due in publication on October 2021.

June 2016; The value of the visit: Quantifying the value added from a preoperative assessment Bowen, Daniel1et al. Angela Bader4, Kathleen Bowen-Weeks4, Laurice Canning4, Marie Cheney2,4, Donna Dello Iacono
Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management , June 2016, Volume 3,
32 – 38