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Kimberly.Vana@asu.edu

Clinical Professor
CONHI Pre licensure
Faculty
Mail Code: 3020

NHI 2 201 C (Map)
(602)496-2230

Bio

Kimberly Vana, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FNP-C
Clinical Professor

Education

  • Doctorate of Nursing - Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
    Outstanding DNP Culminating Project, 2011
  • Post-Master's Certification - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
    Family Nurse Practitioner, 1994
  • MS - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    Medical-Surgical Nursing and Teaching, 1984
  • BSN - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
    Summa Cum Laude
    Outstanding Nursing College Graduate, 1977

Honors/Awards

  • Beta Upsilon Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, Excellence in Nursing Education Award      Arizona State University, 2013
  • Arizona State University Last Lecture Series Nomination
    Arizona State University, 2005
  • National Student Nurses’ Association Adjunct Professor
    National Student Nurses’ Association, 2002
  • Wolverine Achievement Award: Commitment to Excellence
    Utah Valley State College, 1999
  • Special Accomplishment toward Nursing Professional Excellence
    St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, 1991
  • Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1977

 

 

Publications

Silva, G. E., Goodwin, J. L., Vana, K. D., Vasquez, M. M., Wilcox, P. G., & Quan, S. F. (2014). Restless legs syndrome, sleep, and quality of life among adolescents and young adults. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(7), 779-786. doi:10.5664/jcsm.3872 (Peer-reviewed)

                                               

Vana, K. D. , & Silva, G. E. (2014). Evaluating the use of a simulated electronic health record and online drug reference in a case study to enhance nursing students' understanding of pharmacologic concepts and resources. Nurse Educator, 39(4), 160–165. doi:10.1097/NNE.0000000000000046 (Peer-reviewed)

            Featured Article. 

 

 Vana, K. D., Silva, G. E., & Goldberg, R. (2013). Predictive abilities of the STOP-Bang and Epworth Sleepiness Scale in identifying sleep clinic patients at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea. Research in Nursing & Health, 36(1), 84-94. doi:10.1002/nur.21512   (Peer-reviewed)

                       

            Editorial on Above Paper:

            Quan, S. F. (2013). Abuse of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 9(10), 987. doi:10.5664/jcsm.3062

 

 Silva, G. E., Vana, K. D., Goodwin, J. L., Sherrill, J. L., & Quan, S. F. (2011). Identification of patients with sleep disordered breathing: Comparing the Four-Variable screening tool, STOP, STOP-Bang, and Epworth Sleepiness Scales. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 7(5), 467-472. doi:10.5664/jcsm.1308 (Peer-reviewed)

                       

            Editorial on Above Paper:

            Quan, S. F. (2013). Abuse of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 9(10), 987. doi:10.5664/jcsm.3062

 

Silva, G. E., Goodwin, J. L., Parthasarathy, S., Sherrill, D. L., Vana, K. D., Drescher, A. A., & Quan, S. F.  (2011). Longitudinal association between short sleep, body weight, and emotional and learning problems in Hispanic and Caucasian children. Sleep, 34(9), 1197-1205.  doi:10.5665/SLEEP.1238 (Peer-reviewed)

                       

            Commentary on Above Paper:

            Hale, H., & Berger, L. M. (2011). Sleep deprivation and childhood obesity: Moving from research to practice. Sleep, 34(9), 1153-1154. doi:10.5665/SLEEP.1226

 

 Vana, K. D., Silva, G. E., Muzyka, D., & Hirani, L. M. (2011). Effectiveness of an audience response system in teaching pharmacology to baccalaureate nursing students. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 29(6), 326-334. doi:10.1097/NCN.0b013e3181f9dd9c (Peer-reviewed)

            Featured Article, CEU Offering

 

 

Research Interests

Sleep

Asthma

Teaching

Courses

Summer 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 430 Prof Nur Attrib Ldrshp & Mgmt
NUR 440 Community&Public Health Nursin

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 391 Professional Nursing Theory
NUR 419 Managing Nursing Org Sys
NUR 430 Prof Nur Attrib Ldrshp & Mgmt

Summer 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 440 Community&Public Health Nursin

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 391 Professional Nursing Theory
NUR 430 Prof Nur Attrib Ldrshp & Mgmt

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 391 Professional Nursing Theory
NUR 419 Managing Nursing Org Sys
NUR 430 Prof Nur Attrib Ldrshp & Mgmt

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 391 Professional Nursing Theory

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 430 Prof Nur Attrib Ldrshp & Mgmt

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 445 Nursing Management
NUR 494 Special Topics

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 391 Professional Nursing Theory

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 366 Nursing Practice 1 Post Bacc

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 460 The Art of Nursing

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NUR 311 Pharmacology
NUR 315 Methods&Critical Appraisal EBP
NUR 391 Professional Nursing Theory

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DNP 605 Advanced Health Assessment Cor
DNP 631 Family HA Practicum
NUR 392 Registered Nurse Mobility II: