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Nurse Practitioner Care

Location:
North Webster, Indiana, 46555, United States
Posted:
January 28, 2017

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Swart, Jo L.

Box ***

North Webster, IN 46555 Cell Phone: 574-***-****

E mail: acyi0a@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION:

UNDERGRADUATE:

St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing

Fort Wayne, IN

Diploma in Nursing

12/1986

College of St Francis

Joliet, IL

Bachelor Degree

Health Arts

05/1995

GRADUATE:

Indiana University School of Nursing

Indianapolis, IN

Indiana University

School of Nursing

Indianapolis, IN

Master of Science Degree in Nursing

05/2006

CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS:

Indiana University

School of Nursing

Indianapolis, IN

Indiana University

School of Nursing

Indianapolis, IN

Pediatric Interdisciplinary Pain Clinic

Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital

Indianapolis, IN

Pediatric Supportive Care

Palliative Care Program

Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital

Women’s Hospital NICU

Indianapolis, IN

Adjunct Faculty

BSN Students-Psychology Clinical

Veterans Administration

Teacher Assistant

Undergraduate Students

Nurse Practitioner

Pain Management

Nurse Practitioner

Palliative Care

2016-Present

2015-2016

2012 - 2015

2009 – 2015

CompleteLife

Psycho-Social Oncology Program

Indiana University Simon Cancer Center

Indianapolis, IN

Nurse Practitioner

Behavioral Health Services

2006 - 2009

Riley Hospital for Children

Outpatient Clinic Hematology/Oncology

Indianapolis, IN

Staff Nurse

2004 - 2006

Indiana University Hospital

Krannert Pavilion

Indianapolis, IN

Charge/Staff Nurse and Mentor

2002 - 2004

Clarian Home Care

Indianapolis, IN

Team Leader

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

1993 - 2002

MedPark Center

Warsaw, IN

Health Services Coordinator

Adolescent/Adult Chemical Dependency

1989 - 1993

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

Adjunct Faculty- Psychology Nursing (Bachelor)

Indiana University School of Nursing

2016 - Present

Research Assistant for Joan Haase, PhD., RN

Indiana University School of Nursing

2004 - 2006

Interim Research Assistant for Jan Gerkensmeyer, PhD., RN

Indiana University School of Nursing

2004 - 2004

LICENSURE:

RN License # 28098768

Nurse Practitioner Authorization # 71002287A

CERTIFICATION:

Certification in Pediatric Palliative Care

2013

Controlled Substances Registration Certification

2006

APN Controlled Substances

Certification Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNCB)

2006

2006 - Present

The Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Certification, Riley Children’s Hospital

2006

Certification in Play Therapy Group Facilitation, Brooke’s Place for Grieving Young People, Butler University

2005

Certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, American Heart Association

1986 - Present

Certification in Chemotherapy Administration, Riley Children’s Cancer Center

2004 - 2009

Certification Alcohol/Drug Counselor, Indiana Counselors Association on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

1990

Certified Addictions Registered Nurse, Addictions Nursing Certifications Board

1992

Certified Open Water Diver, Professional Association of Diving Instructors

1997

Certification in Peripherally Inserted Catheter, Luther Medical Products, Inc.

1994

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

2016-present

2009-present

2009-2015

American Psychosocial Oncology Society

2007-2010

American Psychiatric Nurses Association

2006-2009

Indiana Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses

2004-2010

Sigma Theta Tau International: The Honor Society of Nursing

2005-2010

Oncology Nursing Society

2004-2007

Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses

2004-2006

HONORS:

Reflections on Nursing Leadership Sigma Theta Tau

Feature Article: Anne Ryder: A broadcast journalist deep connection with nurseshttp://www2.nursingsociety.org/RNL/Current/features/feature2.html

Article featuring a previous patient and exemplification of nursing care given.

Fall 2007

Linda Gilman Distinguished Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Student Award

Exemplification of contribution to improvement of pediatric health care; excellence in academic and clinical setting.

2006

Indianapolis Woman

Article published for Recognition for Excellence in Care of Bereaved patient and family.

October 2005

Nursing 2000

Recognition for Excellence in Care of Bereaved patient and family.

2003

Silver Awards

Recognition of several different patients’ written acknowledgement of Excellence in Care; exceeding employment expectations.

Clarian Health Partners: Krannert Pavilion and Riley Children’s Cancer Center

2002 - 2004

Bronze Award

Recognition of Leadership in State and Federal Survey

Clarian Home Care

2001

SERVICE:

Community Service

Leukemia 2000

Volunteer

Fund Raising

1999

Race for the Cure

Volunteer

5K Walk Run

2001- Present

Head Start

Volunteer

Health Physicals

2004

Brooke’s Place for

Grieving Young People

Warsaw High School

TWF Rafting Trip

Polar Bear Plunge

Volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteer

Group Facilitator

Assistant to Learning

Fund raising for Food

Bank-Kosciusko County

2005-

2009

2015

2011-

Present

Professional Service

Community Speaker’s Bureau

Chemical Dependency Related Subjects

Open Forum, Monthly

Interested Community Members

1989 - 1993

Chemical Dependency Assessments

At-risk students with appropriate referrals

1989 -1992

Kosciusko Leadership Academy

Established Chemical Dependency Support Group for Medical Professionals

1992

Kosciusko Leadership Academy

Community Awareness; Chemical Dependency in Medical Professionals

1992

Medical Advisory Board

Indiana University Home Care-South Bend Office

1996 - 1998

Professional Advisory Committee

Clarian Home Care - South Bend

1998 - 2000

Children’s Oncology Research Enhancement (CORE)

Group participant

2004 - 2006

Pediatric Palliative Care Steering Committee

Riley Children’s Hospital - Group Member

2005 - 2006

CompleteLife Planning and Operations

NICU Ethics Committee

Pediatric Integrated Pain Program

Program Planning Establishment

Supportive Care Committee

Indiana University Simon Cancer Center-Steering Committee Member

Committee Member

Committee Nurse Practitioner

Member

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Member

2006 – 2007

2009-2015

2011-2015

2009-2015

Legislative Activist CAPNI Group Participant to retire 2015-present Collaborative Contract.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Simulations Facilitator: Facilitated students as an adjunct faculty member in communication skills with learned actor’s role playing mentally ill patients. Prepared, monitored, and debriefed students in real time experiences. Simulated educational experiences prepared students for clinical experiences.

Clinical Faculty Instructor: Faculty member at Indiana University School of Nursing for Bachelor level nursing students in Psychiatric clinical rotation. Experience took place at Richard L. Roudebush, Veteran Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN. Responsibilities included overseeing ten (10) students interacting, therapeutic communication skills, obtaining mental health history, establishing a plan of care, identifying DSM-5 diagnosis with understanding, neuropharmaceutical identification, research, application, and understanding, and personal processing of learning/feelings related to clinical experiences.

Interprofessional Education (IPE) Facilitator: Facilitated discussion between various professional directed students including Doctoral level, Master level, and Bachelor level students. Professionals included Nursing, Occupational and Physical Therapy, Health Administration and Medical Students. Learning experiences were in Ethics and Collaboration between Professionals. Collaboration information gathered is to be utilized in grant funded study for publication.

Master Level Student and Teacher Assistant: Assisted Dr. Cheryl Erler and Mary Jo Eoff, MSN with undergraduate courses for nursing students within Indiana University School of Nursing. Responsibilities included grading assignments, giving constructive feedback, and follow-up with student questions.

Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Integrated Pain Program-(PIPP): Collaborative contract with Colleen Brown, MD. The establishment of a program specializing in integrative pain relief including psychotherapy & physical therapy. Planning in collaboration for program development of PIPP consisted of staff professionals including a CNS, CPNP, Health Psychologist, Physician, Physical Therapist and Hospital Management. The team participated in the treatment of Children with chronic pain. The population consisted largely of Gastro-intestinal and Neurologic patients. The program addressed symptom management utilizing non-pharmacologic, non-invasive modalities and medication follow-up with psychotropic SSRI and NSRI as needed for various diagnosis.

Nurse Practitioner/Supportive Care Team: Collaborative Contract with Joanne Hilden, MD and Colleen Brown, MD. The establishment of a program specializing in Pediatric Palliative Care. The program development was in collaboration with a committee of medical professionals working at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital. Active engagement in speaking at Grand Rounds and Nurse, Physician orientation to programs. Active participation in multi-disciplinary team rounds. Pain and Symptom management of patients with life-limiting disease and end-of-life. Participation in care conferences for prognosis, medical decision making, and goal setting. Supportive care in parental medical decision making and advanced care planning. Management of Medical needs of patients at end-of-life in-patient and in hospice. Established active in-patient Hospice Program.

Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Supportive Care: Collaborative Contract with Joanne Hilden, MD and Colleen Brown, MD duties included the establishment of a Palliative Care Program in Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, Women’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care at St Vincent’s and in-patient Hospice

Nurse Practitioner, CompleteLife, Psycho-Social Oncology Program: Collaborative contract with Caroline Carney-Doebbling, MD, MSc duties include individual psycho-therapy using Cognitive Behavioral and Reality based modalities, bereavement therapy, medication implementation with management and adherence to treatment regimens, in-patient consultation, facilitation for support groups, panel participations, and implementation of programming consistent with care in this setting. Simultaneously establish trusting relationships, address spiritual concerns, complex psycho-social and physical concerns.

CompleteLife, First Monday’s: Group facilitator of Support Group for Newly Diagnosed Patients with Cancer. This support night is an ongoing monthly, community wide support program for patients and families.

IL2/Interferon Distress Prevention Program: initial psychiatric assessment, administration and continuation of prophylactic psychiatric intervention to monitor and treat patients receiving interferon or interleukin therapy for metastatic melanoma or renal cell carcinoma.

Research Experience:

●Therapeutic Music Video Production for Adolescents & Young Adults Undergoing Stem Cell Transplantation. (ACS Institutional funded pilot study). PI: Debra Burns, Ph.D., MT-BC; Co-PI: Joan Haase, Ph.D., RN. I assisted Dr. Haase with qualitative data analysis.

●Coping and Resilience Enhancement Project (CARE Pro). Walther Cancer Institute funded pilot study. PI: Joan E. Haase, Ph.D., RN; Co-PI: Jim Daley, Ph.D. This project is currently undergoing revision. I have completed training as an intervener for this study. This project will address communication between parent and adolescent with cancer.

●A Palliative Care/End of Life Communication Research Initiative. Project Coordinator Indiana University School of Nursing faculty and graduate/doctoral students are collaborating with the staff at Riley Hospital for Children Cancer Center. A working group, including nurse managers, was established to design and implement a research study to address palliative care/end-of-life communication between nurses, children/adolescents with cancer and their families. An abstract for presentation has been accepted, IRB approval and grant funding is completed. Qualitative data analysis currently underway.

●Quality of Life and Life Satisfaction Among Parents of Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Problems (NIH, NINR –P30 NR05035) Center for Enhancing Quality of Life in Chronic Illness. PI: Janis Gerkensmeyer, PhD, RN, APRN, BC. I am trained in data collection and telephone interviews. Effective communication with research team members was an integral part of this study.

Continuing Education Activities:

Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Symposium

Psychiatric Update 2016

Clinical Challenges in Opioid Prescribing

Drug Abuse Symposium

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program-IUPUI

Primary Care: 2014 Current Concepts

Pharmacology: 2013 Current Concepts

Pharmacology: Neurology

Palliative Care

Primary Care 2012

Pediatric Hematology

Pediatric Pain Master Class

Minneapolis, MN

Pharmacology: Current Concepts

Pharmacology: Infectious Disease

Carlos Gomex Quality of Life

For Children Conference

Washington, DC

Center to Advance Palliative Care

(CAPC) Phoenix, AZ

American Academy of Hospice

Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)

Boston, MA

APOS 5th Annual Conference

Irvine, CA

End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)

SuperCore Curriculum-Training Program

Washington, DC

October, 2016

April 2016

December. 2015

October, 2015

August, 2015

January, 2015

December, 2013

October, 2013

January, 2013

November, 2012

October, 2012

June, 2012

October, 2011

October, 2011

April, 2011

November, 2009

May, 2010

March, 2008

October, 2007

“When the Professional Caregiver Becomes the Patient”

Indiana University Cancer Center

Indianapolis, IN

June, 2007

“Finding and Maintaining a Balance Between Work and Life”

Indiana University Cancer Center

Indianapolis, IN

May, 2007

“Managing the intoxicated patient: Where does Responsibility Begin or End?”

Indiana University Cancer Center

Indianapolis, IN

February, 2007

“Balancing Hope with Treatment Integrity: Managing Differences in Patient/Provider Expectations”

Indiana University Cancer Center

Indianapolis, IN

Schwartz Rounds

Varied Topics

Indiana University Cancer Center

Indianapolis, IN

January, 2007

2006-2009

“Finding Final Closure: The Choice of Participating in Funerals, Memorials, and Rituals for Saying Farewell” *Panel Participate

Indiana University Cancer Center

Indianapolis, IN

December, 2006

“Ended, but not Well: Closure with a Bitter Taste”

Indiana University Cancer Center

Indianapolis, IN

November, 2006

Never Can Say Good-bye: A Profile on the Intrusive Patient

Indiana University Cancer Center

Indianapolis, IN

October, 2006

Association Pediatric Oncology Nurses Conference *Presenter

Portland, OR

October, 2005

30th Annual Patient Care Research Conference *Presenter and Moderator

Indianapolis, IN

December, 2004

Dimensions in Spiritual Care: Living Well-Dying Well

Indianapolis, IN

October, 2004

Progressive Pediatrics

Indianapolis, IN

October, 2004

Indiana Association Pediatric Oncology Nurses

Indianapolis, IN

September, 2004

Medical Surgical Potpourri

Indianapolis, IN

May, 2004

What Color is Dead?

Fort Wayne, IN

March, 2002

Survivor: The Homecare and Hospice Experience

French Lick, IN

September, 2001

Final Rights: How to Care for People in the Last Phases of Life

South Bend, IN

October, 1998

Renewing Your Competency: Extended Dwell Peripheral Catheters

Indianapolis, IN

October, 1997

The Home Care Puzzle: Survey & Certification

Indianapolis, IN

February, 1997

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS:

Josephine Schweier Scholarship

Academic Achievement

1984; 1985

College of Saint Francis

Outstanding Student Award

May, 1995

Holmquist Research Support

Research Assistance

August, 2004

Silver Awards

Excellence in Care

2002 - 2004

Bronze Award

Excellence in Leadership in State and Federal Licensure Survey

2002

Sigma Theta Tau

Excellence in Community Service and Academic Achievement

2005

American Cancer Society Peer Review Scholarship

Excellence in Clinical, Research, and Community Service

2005-2007

Linda Gilman Distinguished Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Student Award

Exemplification of contribution to improvement of pediatric health care; excellence in academic and clinical setting.

2006

PRESENTATIONS:

Swart, J., (2015, January) “A Case Study in Palliative Care”

Resident Learning

St. Vincent Women’s Hospital

Swart, J., (2014, March) “BARRIERS in Pediatric Palliative Care”

Let’s Talk Palliative Care” Improving Care for Seriously Ill Patients and their Families

The RESPECT Center Conference

Herrmann, S., & Swart, J., (2011, July) “Case Presentation: Death at Home”

Lunch and Learn-Social Work

St. Vincent Hospital

Swart, J., (2010, March and 2010, April) “The Last Days and Hours of Living”

Inservice, lecture

Peyton Manning Children Hospital at St. Vincent

Swart, J., (2010, March and 2010, April) “Pediatric Palliative Care, Is it all about death?”

Inservice, lecture

Peyton Manning Children Hospital at St. Vincent

Swart, J., (2010, April) “Death is an Inevitable Part of Life”

Inservice, lecture

Peyton Manning Children Hospital at St. Vincent

Hilden, J., & Swart, J., (2010) “Pediatric Palliative Medicine: Integration into Routine NICU Care”

Neonatology Grand Rounds

St. Vincent Woman’s Hospital

Hilden, J., & Swart, J., (2010, August) “Perinatal Ethics in Action”

Lunch and Learn

St Vincent Woman’s Hospital

Swart, J., (2010, March and 2010, April) “The Last Days and Hours of Living”

Inservice, lecture

Peyton Manning Children Hospital at St. Vincent

Swart, J., (2010, March and 2010, April) “Pediatric Palliative Care, Is it all about death?”

Inservice, lecture

Peyton Manning Children Hospital at St. Vincent

Swart, J., (2010, April) “Death is an Inevitable Part of Life”

Inservice, lecture

Peyton Manning Children Hospital at St. Vincent

Hilden, J., & Swart, J., (2010) “Pediatric Palliative Medicine: Integration into Routine NICU Care”

Neonatology Grand Rounds

St. Vincent Woman’s Hospital

Hilden, J., & Swart, J., (2010, August) “Perinatal Ethics in Action”

Lunch and Learn

St Vincent Woman’s Hospital

Herrmann, S., & Swart, J., (2011, July) “Case Presentation: Death at Home”

Lunch and Learn-Social Work

St. Vincent Hospital

Carney Doebbeling, C., Connor, J., Johns, S.A., Losee, L., Swart, J., (2007, July) Meeting the Treatment Guidelines for Distress in Patients and Families Impacted by Cancer”

Grand Rounds

Indiana University Simon Cancer Center

Helft, P., Swart, J., Van Hook, E., (2006, December) Finding Final Closure: The Choice of Participating in Funerals, Memorials, and Rituals for Saying Farewell

Schwartz Center Rounds

Indiana University Cancer Center

Bell, C., Harley, J., Kight, K., Phillips, C., Scott, Stayce., Swart, J., Wichman, L., Haase, J.E., (2005, October) Strategies to Establish Collaborative Research in the Clinical Setting: A Palliative Care/End-of-Life Communication Research Initiative

Association for Pediatric Oncology Nurses

Bell, C., Gowan, D., Harley, J., Hartman, D., Kight, K., Phillips, C., Rubino, P., Swart, J.,

Wichman, L., VonBergen, J., Haase, J.E., (2004, September) Strategies to Establish Collaborative Research in the Clinical Setting: A Palliative Care/End-of-Life Communication Research Initiative. Clarian Health Partners 30th Annual Nursing Research Conference.

Swart, J., (2002). Fears Antidote. Presentation to enhance awareness of death related issues in children dying with cancer. Presented to Management and Peers of Clarian Home Care.

January 10, 2017

Jo L. Swart



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