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Chastity Warren, DNP, RN, CCRN-K

  • Assistant Professor

Education:

DNP, Chamberlain College of Nursing

MSN/Ed, University of Phoenix

BSN, University of Phoenix

ADN, Glendale Community College

4N031, Basic Medical Technician Corpsman, United States Air Force Reserve

Interest Areas:

Active learning in the classroom

Critical Care Nursing

Interprofessional education, clinical practice and safety

Simulation and clinical practice

Basic nursing practices to improve patients outcomes - oral care, mobility

Publications:

Schutte, D. & Warren, C. (2020). Staff knowledge and attitudes towards oral care in an acute care hospital: Pre and post-implementation of an evidence-based practice change. MEDSURG Nursing Journal, 29(3).

Warren, C., Medei, M., Wood, B., & Schutte, D. (2019). A nurse-driven oral care protocol to reduce hospital-acquired pneumonia: A quality improvement initiative. American Journal of Nursing, 119(2), 44-51.

Funding:

Delta Dental Foundation (Oral Care Improvement Initiative) A Nurse Driven Protocol to Reduce Hospital Acquired Pneumonia, $400,000 (2017-2020)

Sparrow Foundation; Sparrow Hospital Guild. Mini-grant to support effective oral care in the adult gero-psych department to support suction machines. $2500 (2017)

Delta Dental Foundation (Oral Care Improvement Initiative) A Nurse Driven Protocol to Reduce Hospital Acquired Pneumonia, $175,000 (2015-2016)

Honors & Awards:

  • Advanced nursing degree scholarship, $2500. Sparrow Hospital Women’s Board of Managers, Lansing, Michigan. 2016

  • Distinguished graduate technical training (4NO). United States Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, California. 1998

  • Honor graduate basic training. United States Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. 1997