Department of Nursing

Vivek Agnihotri

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Office:   W 219
Phone:   973-720-4008
Email:   agnihotriv@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   By Appointment

Department: Nursing
Position: Adjunct

Biographical Profile:

  • AAS County College of Morris, New Jersey, 1988
  • MSN William Paterson University, New Jersey 2001
  • DNP William Paterson University, New Jersey 2014

National Certifications

  • APN
  • CCRN

Prof Agnihotri got his Associates in Applied Sciences in nursing from County College of Morris in 1988, subsequently completed graduate study from William Paterson University with Masters of Science in Nursing (NP Track) in 2001. Received his Doctoral degree in Nursing Practice (DNP) in 2014.

1988 -------------- Nursing assistant (PCT) @ Saint Clare's Health Services.

1988- Current ----- Critical Care Registered Nurse.

1996-2002 ------ Nurse Epidemiologist

2002-2008 ------ Nurse practitioner, Critical care staff, and Nurse epidemiologist @

                          Saint Clare's Health Services.

2003- 2009 ----- Assistant Professor of Nursing @ County College of Morris -

                          Clinical Association @ Chilton Memorial Hospital

2009Current--Associate Professor County College of Morris - Clinical

                              Association @ Chilton Memorial Hospital & Saint Clare’s Hospital

                          Adjunct @ William Paterson University (WPU) – Clinical

                               Association @ Saint Clare’s Hospital  

2012- Current -- Hospitalist APN for Vital Medical Forces.

Publications and Awards:

  • Nurse Excellence Award: Excellence in Advancing and Leading the Profession, 2014.
  • Economic impact of IV team in lowering Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) was accepted for presentation at the 7th National DNP conference in October, 2014.
  • Effect of Staffing on Catheter related bloodstream infections in ICU setting (ERRC) 2001.
  • A Case Report: American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) 1999.
  • Easy to use Isolation Manual: American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) 1999.
  • Multiple articles in Indian Journals (See Attached)

Professor Agnihotri’s philosophy is that, pursuance of knowledge has no age limit. There is nothing

“Impossible”. Take the “imp” out of impossible and look @ impossible as I’m Possible (Squire Rushnell

in When God Winks).