Associate Professor, Nursing
Ackerman Hall 335, Troy
518-244-4572
[email protected]

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

Registered Professional Nurse
Nurse Practitioner in Family Health

Selected Presentations

Buono, K. & Moutray, T. (2016). Ill Behaved Women: Literature & Nursing. Invited & Peer Reviewed- Abstract submitted. Accepted for poster presentation at the Feminist Pedagogy: Analysis, Theory, and Practice Conference, March 25, 2017, Albany, NY.

Buono, K. & Moutray, T. (2016). Ill Behaved Women: Literature & Nursing. Invited & Peer Reviewed- Abstract submitted. Accepted for poster presentation at the 51st annual National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, October 13-16, 2016, Seattle, WA.

Buono, K., Mosca, C., Continelli, T., Van Patten, R. & Kelman, G. (2016). The Relationship between NCLEX First Time Pass Rates, Academic Performance and Standardized Test Scores. Invited & Peer Reviewed- Abstract submitted. Accepted for poster presentation at the annual Bassett Medical Center Research Evening, May 12, 2016, Cooperstown, NY.

Buono, K., Mosca, C., Continelli, T., Van Patten, R. & Kelman, G. (2016). The Relationship between NCLEX First Time Pass Rates, Academic Performance and Standardized Test Scores. Invited Peer Reviewed Abstract. Accepted for poster presentation at The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: NYLN Annual Research Conference, National League for Nursing, New York League for Nursing, March 11, 2016, Saratoga Springs, NY

Buono, K. (2015). School Nurses and Childhood Obesity: An investigation of perceptions and practices. Invited Peer Reviewed abstract. Accepted for poster presentation at the annual Bassett Medical Center Research Evening, April 14, 2015, Cooperstown, NY.

Buono, K. (2015). School Nurses and Childhood Obesity: An investigation of perceptions and practices. Presentations the Sage Colleges 4/11/2013 & 5/4/2013.

Girl Scout Health Living Symposium- 3/13/2012- Russell Sage College, Troy, NY.

ERI-NCLEX-RN Review Invited Presenter- Pediatric content- 5/24/07- Russell Sage College/Mount St. Mary’s/Finger Lakes Community College- Russell Sage College, Troy, NY.

ERI- NCLEX-RN Review Invited Presenter- Pediatric content- 12/19/06-Russell Sage College, Troy, NY.

Selected Research

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.

  • TSC IRB 204-2014-2015- NCLEX Pass Rates and Course Performance I- Study investigating the association between Nursing course grades, standardized test scores and NCLEX first time pass rates.
  • TSC IRB 256-2014-2015- NCLEX Pass Rates and Course Performance II – Study investigating the association between Nursing course grades, including science support courses, and NCLEX first time pass rates.

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