Kathleen O’Rourke Vito, PhD, PHCNS-BC, RN

Licensed in New Jersey
Fellow, AACN Leadership for Academic Nursing Programs
Certified Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, American Nurses Credentialing Center
Certified ELNEC Trainer for Core, Advanced Practice and Pediatric Palliative Care
e-Learning Certification, Felician University                                              

Clinical Area of Specialization

Public Health Nursing, Maternal Child Health

Professional Presentations/Scholarly Activities

Felician University Institute for Gerontology abstract, “Creating a Cost Effective Institute for Gerontology in an Institution of Higher Education.”  Team member, submitted to the American Society of Aging for presentation at the ASA conference in March2018.  

Felician University Institute for Gerontology Research Study, “Aging Expectations, Attitudes and Perceptions of College Students”, co-presenter with IFG Research Team at American Society of Aging Conference, March 2017, Chicago, Ill.

Poster presentation, “An innovative teaching/learning strategy to thread ethical concepts throughout a doctoral program through the use of current non-fiction literature.” Co- presenter with M. Cueman, AACN Doctoral Conference, San Diego, CA February 19-21, 2017

Vito, K. Analysis of the public health response to Ebola: Lessons Learned. Fifteenth Biennial

Neuman Systems Model Symposium. June 19, 2015

Minors, A. & Vito, K. Evidence-Based Intervention on Parental Risk Perception & Knowledge Awareness to Change Screening Behaviors on Childhood Lead Poisoning in Children Aged 1-5.  Fifteenth Biennial Neuman Systems Model Symposium. June 19, 2015

Publications/Research

“Aging Expectations, Attitudes and Perceptions of College Students”, Felician University Institute for Gerontology (IFG) Research Team, 2017. Article submitted for publication 9/17.
“Aging Expectations, Attitudes and Perceptions of College Students”, research study conducted March 2016 at Felician University by IFG Research Team (Shore, Campbell, Ferreira, Turi, Vito).
Vito, K. Selected pediatric disorders. In Capriotti, T. & Frizzell, J. (Eds.), (2016). Pathophysiology: Introductory Concepts and Clinical Perspectives. Philadelphia: FA Davis
Office Location:
Obal Hall, Room 316, Third floor
Contact Phone:
(201) 355-1137
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Education

PhD/DNSc, School of Nursing, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Post Masters Certificate, Public Health Nursing, School of Nursing, Widener University, Chester, PA
MS, Maternal-Child and Medical-Surgical Nursing, Department of Nursing, Russell Sage College, Troy, NY
BS, Nursing, Department of Nursing, Russell Sage College, Troy, NY
AAS, Maria College, Albany, NY