Joanne Affinito DNP, RN, APN, C

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Office: University Hall 320
Phone: (973) 720-3476
Email: affinitoj@wpunj.edu
Office Hours: Posted by office door or by Appointment

Department:
Position: Assistant Professor

Area Specialization
Adult/Geriatric Medical – Surgical Nursing

Education:

BSN - The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

MSN - William Paterson University

DNP - William Paterson University

Select Publications:  

Affinito, J. & Louie, K. (2018).  Positive Coping and Self-Assessed Levels of Health and Burden in Unpaid Caregivers of Patients with End Stage Renal Disease Receiving Hemodialysis.  Nephrology Nursing Journal, 45(4), 373-379.

Affinito, J. (2017).  Recognizing Burden in Unpaid Caregivers of End Stage Renal Disease Patients.  American Journal of Kidney Disease, 69(4), p. A18.

Select Presentations:

Mini podium 10th Annual DNP Conference, New Orleans, La.  Advance Practice Nurses Assessing Burden in Caregiver and Care Recipient Dyads to Improve Population Health Outcomes. (September 2017).

Poster presentation Recognizing Burden in Unpaid Caregivers of End Stage Renal Disease Patients. National Kidney Foundation. Spring Clinical Meeting, Orlando, Fla.(April 2017).

Poster presentation Recognizing Burden in Unpaid Caregivers of End Stage Renal Disease Patients Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Chapter, Wayne, NJ. (2017)

Lecture, Care of the Renal Patient, William Paterson University  (2012)

Speaker, Heart Healthy Care, Wayne, Bloomingdale, & Oakland senior citizen groups. (2010-2012).

Speaker, Rapid Response Teams, Magnetic Health Service Conference, Lakewood, NJ.  (April 2008)

Professional Awards:

2019 Daisy Recognition

2018 Daisy Faculty Award

Recipient, Nephrology Nurse Educator Award, April 2000, American Nephrology Nurse Association

Recipient, Marie Miraglia Memorial Scholarship June 2000, Westwood Chapter of Unico National

Professional Organizations: 

Professional Organizations/Positions (Include year):

American Nurses Association – member (2000 to present)                                         

Sigma Theta Tau – Iota Chapter – member (2002 present)

ANCC (to present) Adult Nurse Practitioner (2000 – present)

Certified Nephrology Nurse (1990 – 2004)

Member, American Nephrology Nurses Association Pediatric Special Interest Group