Lydia Albuquerque, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, CCRN

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Office: University Hall 345
Phone: (973) 720-3486
Email: albuquerquel@wpunj.edu
Office Hours: Posted by office door or by Appointment

Department: Nursing
Position: Assistant Professor

Area Specialization
Advanced Practice – Critical Care, Cardiology, Heart Failure

Education:

DNP - William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey.

Post Masters’ Nursing, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: College of Nursing, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey.

MSN: Nursing Education, College of Nursing, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University, (SNDT), Mumbai, India.

BSN:  Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Pune, India

Select Publications:

Albuquerque, L. (2018). Patient’s self-reported functional status and health related quality of life: Prognostic predictors for 30-day hospital readmission among heart failure patients. Heart & LungThe Journal of Acute and Critical Care47(6), 649. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2018.10.014

Albuquerque, L. (2018). Predictors of hospital readmissions among heart failure patients. STTI, Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repositoryhttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/624191

Albuquerque, L. (2018). Celebrating Advanced Practice Nurses. Blog, nursing diversity, Minoritynurse.comhttps://minoritynurse.com/author/albuquly/

Albuquerque, L. (2017). Risks and benefits of Content importing technology. NAINA Journal of Nursing. Dec (3) 5-6

Albuquerque, L. (2016). Political Process: Insights into lobbying, Health reform for undocumented immigrants. NAINA Journal of Nursing, 10 (2), 12-14.        

Select Presentations:

 Albuquerque, L. Contribution of Short term Medical mission to City of Canaan, Haiti:                                

              Clinic of Hope,  30th STTI, International Nursing Research Congress, Calgary, Canada

               ( Podium) July, 2019.

Albuquerque, L, Emotional Resilience and Emotional Intelligence in Leadership, 25th                  anniversary , Indian Nurses Association of Greater Houston, Houston, Texas ( Invited   Speaker), May 2019.

Albuquerque, L. Predictors of 30-day hospital readmissions among Heart failure Patients, 29th STTI, International Nursing Research Congress, Melbourne, Australia, July, (Podium), July, 2018.

Albuquerque, L., Managing critically ill Patient, AT&T lecture series, Cancun, Mexico. 2015

Albuquerque, L. Nurse Practitioner directed multidisciplinary rounds, outcome Measures among heart failure patients, 8th Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress, Rome, Italy (Podium). 2013

Full CV

Professional Awards:

2018     Third place, Research Poster award, Patient’s Self-Reported Functional Status and  

              Health related Quality of Life: Prognostic Predictors for 30-day Hospital Readmissions

              among Heart Failure Patients, 6th Biennial conference, National Association of Indian

              Nurses of America, Dallas, Texas   

 

2018     Edith Anderson Leadership education grant, 29th International Nursing Congress, Sigma

             Theta Tau, International, Melbourne, Australia.

2018     Nightingale research award, 15th annual conference, American Association of Heart           

             failure Nurses, Illinois, Chicago

2018    Don and Diva award, Institute for Nursing, New Jersey State Board of Nursing, New             Jersey

2017     First Place, Research Poster award, Utilization of bed alarms to prevent falls on a Medical- Surgical Unit of an academic medical center, 1st Clinical Excellence conference, Houston, Texas

Research/Grant Awards:

2019-2010      Center for Research grant award, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey.

2019                Career development travel grant award, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey.

2017-2018      Nightingale Research grant, Patient’s Self-Reported Functional Status and Health-related Quality of Life: Prognostic Predictors for 30-day Hospital Readmissions

                        among Heart Failure Patients, American Association of Heart failure Nurses,

2017-2018      Utilization of subcutaneous Intracardiac device, Boston scientific, CRM:28796:1025, Education implementation grant, Clinical Excellence

                       conference for Nurse Practitioners 

2012 – 2013    Utilization of Intracardiac devices among Asian women in the United States Education implementation grant, Medtronic’s,  3rd Biennial Conference,

                        National Association of Indian Nurses of America

2011-2012     Improving writing and publishing skills among Indian Nurses, Johnson and Johnson campaign for nursing future, Education  Implementation grant,                     

                      2nd Biennial conference, National Association of Indian Nurses of America.

2010-2011    Johnson and Johnson campaign for nursing future, Education  Implementation Grant, 1st Biennial State conference, American Association of Indian Nurses. Ongoing research Protocol # 2019-347: Caring Behavior of Nursing Students: A Multi-Country Study,                             

                                   4/22/2019- 4/21/2020.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Adherence among Patients with cardiac diseases and its association with Heart-Health Behavior and Health Status.

                                    7/1/2019- 7/1-2020.

Professional Organizations: 

American Association of Heart Failure Nurses: Education Committee

American Association of Nurse Practitioner

American Association of Critical care Nurses

American Academy of Nurse

American Nurses Association

National League of Nurses Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha tau Chapter

Interagency Council of Osteoporosis: Department of Health and Senior Services, NJ

American Association of Indian Nurses of America

                2006-2010     Founding President

                2010-2018     Advisory Board member

 

National Association of Indian Nurses of America

                 2019-2020     Executive Vice President

                 2017-2018     Advance Practice Forum, Committee chair

                 2015-2016     Advance Practice Forum, Committee chair

                 2013-2014     Member

                 2011-2012     Election committee, Committee chair

                 2009-2010     Advisory Board member

                 2007-2008     Secretary