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MAUREEN C ROLLER

CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH

ALUMNAE HALL ANNEX II
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Diplomas/Degrees

Doctorate in Nursing Practice, Case Western Reserve University (2009)
M.S., Nursing, Adelphi University (2001)
B.S., Nursing, University of the State of NY (1979)
B.A., Sociology, Marymount Manhattan College (1975)
Diploma: RN, Lenox Hill Hospital School of Nursing (1971)

Recent Courses

Community Health Nursing
Fundamentals Of Patient Centered Nursing Care
Nursing Care Of Adults I

Personal Statement

I completed the Doctorate of Nursing Practice program at Case Western Reserve University with a concentration in education. Teaching students to prepare for their future RN roles; incorporate the art, science and caring role of nursing is my goal.

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Special interests include Adult Internal Medicine, teaching undergraduate Medical-Surgical Nursing, Community Health and Fundamentals of Nursing. I utilize technology in the classroom including pod casting lectures, Panopto, PowerPoint and Moodle.

Research Interests

My research interest include the older adult and the relationship to exercise adherence in an assisted living facility.
Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) implementation in Fundamentals & Medical-Surgical Nursing classrooms and the relationship to exam performance.
Cultural competency qualitative and quantitative research in study abroad experiences of undergraduate baccalaureate nursing students.

Grants/Sponsored Research

Nurse Practitioner Association of Long Island funded research on Cultural Competency: One year post experience in Costa Rica of undergraduate nursing students. 2013. $960

Book Chapters

Holzemer, SP & Klainberg, M (2012). Justice and Resource Allocation for the Family and Community, Chapter 11. In Roller, MC (Eds.). Community Health: An Alliance for Nursing, Second Edition. (pp. 242-257). Burlington, Ma: Jones & Bartlett.


Refereed Articles

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Roller, M.C., & Ballestas, H.C (2015), Experiential learning: An undergraduate nursing study abroad program in Costa Rica. Online Journal of Cultural Cpmpetence in Nursing and Healthcare, 5(1), 75-87.

Roller, M. C. (2015), Fundamental Nursing: Process-Oriented Guided-Inquiry Learning (POGIL) Research. Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 14 (1), 20-23.

Ballestas, H.C., & Roller, M.C (2013), The effectiveness of a study abroad program for increasing studentsí cultural competence. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 3 (6), 125-133.

Roller, M.C. (2012), Motivators and barriers to exercise adherence. Nursing & Residential Care, 14(9), 482-485.

Ballestas, H., Roller, M., Culley, A., Oliver, E., Poon, G.,. & Wilson, D. (2010), Costa Rica trip provides students with global healthcare perspective. Nursing Spectrum, (22)18, 18.

Roller, M. (2006), Exam Preparation: Hints and Guidelines. American Nursing Student, 2.

Roller, M. (2006), On Q-Pump. Spectrum for Nurses, Greater NY/NJ.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

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Roller, MC & Klainberg, M (2016, April). Sleep and Your Health (poster). Adelphi University Wellness Day, Garden City, NY.

Raman, J., Vanghese, R., Mungai, A., Adenijj-Neill, D., Battaglia, D & Roller, M.C., (2016, March). "What's Happening in Your Culturally Competent Classroom?". Senate Committee Teaching & Advisement, Garden City, NY.

Maureen C. Roller (2015, December). Career paths after your PhD/DNP: Academics, Research, Practice". Doctoral Student Forum, Columbia University School of Nursing, NY, NY.

Roller, Zori, Hedermann, Ballestas, Petrouskie et. al. (2014, May). Nursing Opportunities for Graduate Nurses. Student Nurses Working for Progress (SNAP), Garden City, NY.

Maureen C. Roller (2013, April). Role of the Adult Nurse Practitioner in the Community. Student Nurses Working for Progress (SNAP), Garden City, NY.

Maureen C. Roller (2011, October). Concept Mapping/STTI Orientation. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY at SNAP meeting.

Roller, MC & Klaingerg, M (2011, April). Sleep Issues. Adelphi University Wellness Day, Garden City, NY.

Maureen C. Roller (2011, March). Case Study Presentation: Myocardial Infarction. Adelphi University, Critical Thinking Course, School of Nursing.

Maureen C. Roller (2010, October). Concept Mapping (SNAP). Manhattan Campus, Adelphi University.

Maureen C. Roller (2009, April). Technology and Research Fair: Podcasting via itunes. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Maureen C. Roller (2009, March). Teaching Strategies Workshop: Group Scenario. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY Faculty, School of Nursing.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Roller, MC & Klainberg, M (2016). Sleep: Crucial for Health. In Leadership conference Alpha Omega chapter STTI, Adelphi University (pp. Poster). Garden City Hotel, Garden City, NY.

Maureen C. Roller (2015). Can Group Scenario Exercises in Fundamental Nursing Using Process Oriented Guided-Inquiry Learning (POGIL) Affect National Test Scores. In STTI Biennial Conference (pp. Podium). Aria Hotel, Las Vegas,, NV.

Roller, M.C. & Ballestas, H.C (2015). Measuring Cultural Competency: One-Year Post Immersion Experience in Costa Rica. In STTI Biennial Conference (pp. Podium). Aria Hotel, Las Vegas,, NV.

Maureen C. Roller (2015). All you need to know about Helicobacter pylori (honorarium). In New York State Annual Nurse Practitioner Conference, (pp. Podium). Sheraton at the Falls, Niagara Falls,, NY.

Maureen C. Roller, (2014). Cultural Competency Quantitative Research: One-Year Post Experience in Costa Rica. In 4th Annual Farmingdale College Nursing Education Conference (pp. Podium). University Center, Farmingdale, NY.

Roller, M.C. & Ballestas, H.C. (2014). Improving the Cultural Competency of a Group of Baccalaureate Nursing Students. In Eastern Nursing Research Society (pp. Podium Presentation). Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa.

Maureen C. Roller, (2014). Older Adult Exercise Adherence Research at an Assisted Living Facility. In Eastern Nursing Research Society. (pp. Podium Presentation). Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa.

Maureen C. Roller, DNP, ANP-BC, RN & Helen C. Ballestas, PhD, ANP-BC, RN (2013). Cultural Competence Research: Baccaulaurate Nursing Students in Costa Rica. In Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, 42nd Biennial Convention (pp. Poster presentation). JW Marriott Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN.

Maureen C. Roller, (2013). Process-oriented guided-inquiry learning (POGIL) in Fundamental Nursing Education. In Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, 42nd Biennial Convention (pp. Poster presentation). JW Marriott Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN.

Maureen C. Roller & Helen C. Ballestas, (2013). Cultural Competency in Nursing Research Transforming Patient Care. In Ninth Annual Leadership Conference, STTI, Alpha Omga Chapter Adelphi University (pp. Podium Presentation). Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Maureen C. Roller & Helen C. Ballestas, (2012). Cultural Competency in Undergraduate Baccalaureate Nursing Students. In In One Voice International Conference for Educators (pp. Podium Presentation). Hilton Hotel, Rye Brook, NY.

Maureen C. Roller, (2012). POGIL: Process-Oriented Guided-Inquiry Learning in Nursing Education. In One Voice International Conference for Educators (pp. Podium Presentation). Hilton Hotel, Rye Brook, NY.

Maureen C. Roller, (2012). POGIL: What is it and is it applicable to nursing education. In 37th National Association of Hispanic Nurses Annual Conference (pp. Podium Presentation). Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Maureen C. Roller, DNP, ANP-BC, RN & Marilyn Klainberg, EdD, RN (2012). Sleep deprivation and the patient. In 8th Annual Leadership Conference, Adelphi University, Alpha Omega chapter STTI (pp. Podium Presentation). Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Presenter: Maureen C Roller, DNP, ANP-BC, RN. Authors: Maureen C Roller, DNP, ANP- BC, RN, Helen C. Ballestas, PhD, ANP-BC, RN, Andrea McCrink, EdD, WHNP-BC, RN (2011). Health Promotion Guided by Faculty of Nurse Practitioners with Volunteer Undergraduate Nursing Students in Costa Rica. In Nurse Practitioner Association of NYS 27th Annual Conference (pp. Poster Presentation). Saratoga Springs, NY.

Presenters:Maureen C Roller, DNP, ANP-BC, RN. Helen C. Ballestas, PhD, ANP-BC, RN. Authors: Maureen C Roller, DNP, ANP-BC, RN, Helen C. Ballestas, PhD, ANP-BC, RN, Andrea McCrink, EdD, WHNP-BC, RN (2011). Health Promotion with Volunteer Undergraduate Nursing Students in Costa Rica. In Stony Brook University's Inaugural Science Summit (pp. Poster Presentation). Stony Brook, NY.

Maureen C Roller, DNP, ANP-BC, RN. Helen C. Ballestas, PhD, ANP, RN, Andrea McCrink, EdD, WHNP-BC, RN (2011). Health Promotion with Volunteer Undergraduate Nursing Students in Costa Rica. In Alpha Omega, Adelphi University 7th Annual Leadership Conerence (pp. Poster Presentation). Garden City, NY.

Maureen C Roller (2011). POGIL:Process-oriented guided-inquiry learning: What is it and how does it apply to nursing education. In Farmingdale State College Research Conference (pp. Podium Presentation). LI, NY.

Maureen C. Roller, (2010). Relationship of Motivators and Barriers to Exercise Adherence in the Older Adult at an Assisted Living Facility. In Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress (pp. Podium Presentation The relationship of motivators and barriers to exercise adherence in the older adult at an assisted living facility). Orlando, Florida.

Maureen C. Roller, (2010). Relationship of Motivators and Barriers to Exercise Adherence in the Older Adult at an Assisted Living Facility. In NSLIJH Research Conference (pp. Poster Presentation). Manhasset, NY.

Maureen C. Roller, DNP, ANP-BC, R.N. (2010). Relationship of Motivators and Barriers to Exercise Adherence in the Older Adult at an Assisted Living Facility. In National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (pp. Poster Presentation: The relationship of motivators and barriers to exercise adherence in the older adult at an assisted living facility). Washington, DC.

Maureen C. Roller, MS, ANP-BC, DNPc (2009). Exercise in the Older Adult. In Alpha Omega, Nursing Leadership Conference: Adelphi University (pp. Poster Presentation). Woodbury, NY.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Roller (2013&15) Process-oriented guided-inquiry learning. ttp://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/603092

Roller & Ballestas(2013&15)Measuring Cultural Competency
http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/603069

Honors and Accomplishments

Nominated Adelphi University Faculty Excellence in Service Award, 2014
Authors and Artist Display, Adelphi University, Swirbul Library, 2013, 2014 & 2015

Professional Activities

Member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society,(STTI)
Member Alpha Omega Chapter, STTI
Member Gamma Phi Chapter, STTI
Member NYS Nurse Practitioner Association
Member LI Nurse Practitioner Association
Member National League of Nurses
Member NACLI Nurses Association
Member American Nurse Association

Community and Corporate Leadership

Nassau County Department of Health, Medical Reserve Corps (2009-present)
STTI, Alpha Omega Faculty Counselor (2009- 2014)
STTI, Alpha Omega Research Committee (2011-present)Chair
STTI,Alpha Omega Delegate(2014-2016)
STTI Alpha Omega, Corresponding Secretary (2016-2018)
Nurse Practitioner Association of LI, Research Committee(2014-present)
NACLI,Nominating Committee(2010-2012)

Licenses & Certifications

RN-NY
Adult Nurse Practitioner- Board Certified