Kathleen Buono, D.N.S.

Assistant Professor

EDUCATION

  • D.N.S., Sage Graduate Schools
  • Post Master’s Certificate, Nursing Education
  • M.S., Family Nurse Practitioner, Sage Graduate School           
  • B.S., Nursing, State University of New York at New Paltz
  • Diploma in Nursing, Albany Medical Center School of Nursing

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS/CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • Registered Professional Nurse – License 378898. Expires 11/30/15
  • Nurse Practitioner in Family Health – Certification F331880-1.  Expires 11/30/14
  • CPR Certification
  • CPR Instructor
  • Computer courses-NCR 550-60 & NCR 502- 60

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International – Honor Society of Nursing – 1996- present
  • Delta Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau:
    • Undergraduate Counselor – 2006-2008
    • Board Member – 1999-2001, 2006-2008
    • Vice President – 1999-2001
    • Chairperson Program Committee – 1999-2001
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) – 2002-present.
  • National League for Nursing- 2011- present

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

  • School Nurses and Childhood Obesity: An investigation of perceptions and practices- 4/11/2013 and 5/4/2013- The Sage Colleges           
  • Girl Scout Health Living Symposium- 3/13/2012- Russell Sage College.
  • ERI-NCLEX review- pediatric content- 5/24/07- Russell Sage College/Mount St. Mary’s/Finger Lakes Community College- Russell Sage College
  • ERI- NCLEX review- pediatric content- 12/19/06-Russell Sage College

SELECTED RESEARCH/DATA BASES           

  • School Nurses and Childhood Obesity: An investigation of perceptions and practices - Dissertation defended
  • NCLEX pass- Data base for students taking NCLEX for RN licensure- Maintained data since 1/1/2008 – current.
  • Fetal Fibronectin - Data base for validation of fetal fibronectin and preterm delivery.  Established 2001, still being utilized.
  • Survey of Clinical Laboratory in Baccalaureate Nursing Education.  Unpublished Master’s Project, 1997, Sage Graduate School

OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Girl Scout- Troop Leader of Troop 1406- 2002-2012.
    • Mentored/Facilitated 3 girls to earn their Gold awards (Girl Scouts highest award)- Awarded May 2012
  • Girl Scout- Neighborhood Secretary- 2002-2005.
  • Girl Scout- Neighborhood Troop Organizer- 2003-2005.
  • Girl Scout- Trainer- 2004- 2008.
  • Boy Scout – Merit Badge Counselor- 2005-current.