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About Us

Lisa H. Norsen, PhD, RN, ACNP

  • Associate Dean for Innovation & Community Service
  • Professor of Clinical Nursing
  • Director, Sovie Institute for Advanced Practice
Lisa H. Norsen

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
Work: (585) 273-5713
Fax: (585) 273-1268
Email:

Education

Ph.D., 2007. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US

M.S.N., 1983. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US

B.S.N., 1977. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US

Experience

Faculty Appointments: 9/2011 - Current. Associate Professor. Univesrity of of Rochester. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 9/11 - Current. Associate Dean. University of Rochester (Center for Nursing Entreprenuership ). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 6/2012 - Current. Director of Sovie Institute. University of Rochester (AP Scholarship). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1998 - 6/2006. Clinical Chief. University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital (Adult Nursing Services). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1996 - 1998. Clinical Chief. University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital (Medical & Emergency Nursing). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1995 - 1996. Clinical Chief. University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital (Medical Nursing). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1982 - 1995. Senior Advanced Practice Nurse. University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital (Surgical Nursing Practice and Acute Care). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1980 - 1982. Assistant Nursing Practice Coordinator. University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1977 - 1980. Staff Nurse. University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital (Surgical ICU). Rochester, NY, US.

Licensure

ACNP (Professional Board Certification)

Research

Outcomes of practice for acute care nurse practitioner models . 2001 - 2006.

An Evaluation of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Role in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. 1994 - 1994.

An Accelerated Care Program for Cardiac Surgical Patients. 1994 - 1994. Innovations in Patient Care Program of the University of Rochester.

The Effect of a Weaning Protocol on Outcome of Critically Ill Surgical Patients. 1992 - 1992. Innovations in Patient Care Program of the University of Rochester.

The Efficacy of Imagery and Progressive Muscle Relaxation in Management. 1991 - 1991. Innovations in Patient Care Program of the University of Rochester.

The Efficacy of Low Air Loss Beds in Surgical Intensive Care Unit. 1990 - 1990.

Effects of Social Support on Recovery from Heart Surgery. 1987 - 1987. Department of Health and Human Service.

The Effects of Self-Medication for Pain Following Cardiac Surgery. 1985 - 1986. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The Evaluation of Nursing Interventions and Their Impact on Discharge status of Patients After Open Heart Surgery. 1984 - 1984.

Complications of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump. 1982 - 1983.

The Relationship of a Structured Postoperative Cardiac Rehabilitation Program and the Employment Status of a Group of Patients After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. - 1983.

Quality assurance study: "Evaluation of Patient Falls". 1983 - 1983.

Publications

Norsen, L., & Spillane, L. (2012). Partnering in interprofessional education to design simulation programs to promote collaboration and patient safety”. Creative Nursing, 12 (3), 2109-114.

Groth, S, & Kitzman, H, Norsen, L. (2010). ). Long term outcomes of advanced practice nursing. Nurse Practitioners: The Evolution and future of Advanced Practice (5th edition).

Kipp, H., Musshafen, L, & Norsen, L. (2009). Inpatient nursing management. . Congestive Heart Failure.

Norsen, L., et al.. (1997). The aute care nurse practitioner: innovative practice for the 21st century. In S. Moorhead (Ed), Nursing Roles: Evolving or Recycled? , 150 - 170.

Ackerman, M., Norsen, L., Martin, B., Weidrich, J. & Kitzman, H.. (1996). Development of a model of advanced practice. American Journal of Critical Care, 5 (1), 68-73.

Norsen, L.,, Opladen, J. & Quinn, J.. (1995). Practcie Model: Collaborative Practice. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 7 (1), 43-52.

King, K., Norsen, L.. (1994). The care/cure, nurse/physician dichotomy doesn't do it anymore. Image - The Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 26 (2), 89.

King, K., Reis, H., Porter, L., & Norsen, L.. (1993). Social supports and long-term recovery from coronary artery surgery: effects on patients and spouses. Health Psychology, 20 (1), 56-63.

King, K., Clark, P., Norsen, L., & Hicks, G.. (1992). Coronary artery bypass surgery in older women and men. American Journal of Critical Care, 1 (2), 28-35.

King, K. Norsen, L., & Porter, L.. (1992). Patient perceptions of quality of life after coronary artery surgery: Was it worth it?. Research in Nursing and Health, 15 (5), 327-334.

Norsen, L.. (1992). Research in clinical practice: The efficacy of imagery and progressive muscle relaxation in the management of postoperative pain. Strong Nursing, 4 (3).

King, K., Norsen, L., Robertson, R., & Hicks, G.. (1987). Patient management of pain medication after cardiac surgery. Nursing Research, 36 (3), 145-150.

Norsen, L., & King, K.. (1986). Patient management of pain medication after cardiac surgery. Circulation Supplement, 74, II-291.

Norsen, L., Telfair, M., & Wagner, A.. (1986). Detecting dysrthythmias. Nursing , 16 (11), 34 - 42.

Norsen, L.. (1985). Using emergency drugs correctly. Part II. Nursing Life, 5 (6), 33-40.

Norsen, L., & Fox, G.. (1985). Understanding cardiac output and the drugs that affect it. Nursing '85, 15, 34-42.

Hicks, G., Jensen, L., Norsen, L., & Quinn, J.. (1985). Platelet inhibitors and hydroxethyl starch in coronary artery surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 39 (5), 442-426.

Norsen, L.. (1985). Using emergency drugs correctly. Part I. Nursing Life, 5 (5), 33-40.

Presentations

Measuring What Matters: Recommended Quality Measures for Palliative Care Programs.
Annual Meeting, Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association

Measuring What Matters Project: Why it Matters What You Mesure.
Annual Meeting, Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association

Interprofessional Education and Practice at the .
National NP/PA Confernce

“Health Research Management for the Study Coordinator”, .
SCORE

An Evaluation of Hand Held Technology in Masters Nursing Education.
Conference, NONPF

A Qualitative Analysis of an Interdisciplinary Simulation Experience.
AACN

A Recipe for Educational and Practice Excellence: An Interdisciplinary NP/GNP Program.
NY State Society on Aging

Interdisciplinary Practice: A Hospital Model.
Collaborating Across Boarders

A Model for Advanced Practice.
Conference on Advances in Delivery of Care

Advanced Practice in the 21st Century.
Local conference, Sigma Theta Tau

Advanced Practice.
Acute Care Symposium: Evolving Roles

The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit.
AONE Conference

An Evaluation of the Advanced Practice Nurse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit.
A Driving Force for the 21st Century, Advanced Practice Nursing

Advanced Practice: Structure, Process and Evaluation.
National Teaching Institute

The Efficacy of Imagery and Progressive Muscle Relaxation in the Management of Post Operative Pain.
International Nursing Research Conference

Scope of Practice and Standards of Practice.
Western NY Symposium on Advanced Practice

Advanced Practice Nursing.
International Cardiology Conference

Faculty Practice in the Acute Care Setting.
National Organization of Nurse Association

Cardiac Surgery.
Advanced Cardiac Care Course, American Heart Association, Genesee Valley Chapter

Cardiac Pacemaker Technology.
Oswego Community Hospital

The Role of the Clinical Specialist in Cardiac Surgery.
Upstate AORN Chapter

Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart.
Basic Arrythmia Course, American Heart Association, Genesee Valley Chapter

Nursing Care of the Patient Undergoing Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Therapy.
Critical Care Update, NYS Critical Care Medicine Society

Basic Arrhythmias.
American Heart Association, Genesee Valley Chapter

Nursing Interventions After Open Heart Surgery.
National Nurses day Scientific Sessions

Nursing Care of the Cardiac Patient Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery.
Western Regional Conference, NYS Nurse Anesthetist Association

Blunt Chest Trauma.
Surgical Nursing Seminar, Trauma: Acute Interventi, University of Rochester School of Nursing

Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump.
Critical Care Update, University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Medicine and Dentistry

Cardiac Surgery - An Overview.
Eastman Kodak Company

Awards

Dissertation Award.
Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Xi Chapter, 2007

Outstanding Leadership In Nurisng Practice.
Strong Memorial Hospital, 2003

Profiled in company's guide for Nursing Careers.
Pfizer, 1994

Outstanding Scholarly Practitioner.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 1993

Inducted into organization.
Sigma Theta Tau International, 1987

Outstanding Nurse of the Year.
Strong Memorial Hospital, 1984

Memberships

Sigma Theta Tau International, Epsilon Xi Chapter, Member

National organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, member

NYS Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, Member

Genesee Valley Nurses Association, Member

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Member

Community Service

Freindly Home, Board Member

Georgetown Community Association, Vice President of the Board

American Nurses Association, Test Item Writer

Scope of Practice and Standards of Practice for Acute Care, Reviewer/consultant

Consensus Conference, Co-coordinator

Western NY Symposium on Advanced Practice, Coordinator

Contact Us

University of Rochester image phone School of Nursing
Box SON
Helen Wood Hall
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642
(585) 275-2375