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Julie Darmody, PhD, RN, ACNS-BS

Julie Darmody, PhD, RN, ACNS-BS

Clinical Assistant Professor/ DNP Program Director

darmodyj@uwm.edu
(414) 229-5558
Cunningham Hall 691

Dr. Darmody is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program Director. She is certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in adult health. Areas of teaching expertise include medical surgical nursing (adult health), nursing leadership/management, and CNS practicum courses.  Administrative responsibility as DNP Program Director includes the Post-Masters DNP, DNP/MBA, and BS-DNP with four tracks including CNS, FNP, Nursing Systems Leadership, and Community Health.

Dr. Darmody collaborates with CNS preceptors in multiple health care settings and systems to facilitate clinical experiences for CNS practicum students.  She has served as advisor for many MS-CNS students and several of these CNS students have presented their clinical projects at local, state, and national conferences.  Dr. Darmody serves as advisor or committee member for DNP students and also committee member for PhD students.

Previous experience includes medical surgical nursing, emergency nursing, nurse manager of emergency and outpatient units, and nursing faculty in a BSN program.

Previous research includes a descriptive study of CNS practice in acute care settings.

Research interests include CNS practice, adult health, evidence based practice, quality and safety in acute care, and health services research.

Dr. Darmody is a charter member of the Wisconsin Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (WIACNS) since initiated in 2007 and has served in the offices of President-Elect (2010), President (2011), and Past President (2012).

Education

Ph D, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MS Adult Health Practitioner/Teacher, Marquette University
BS Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Intellectual Contributions

  1. Julie Darmody, (2011) Reporting relationships of Clinical Nurse Specialists in acute care, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., 25(5), 244-252
  2. Julie Darmody,  R Pawlak,  M Hook,  Y Semeniuk,  J Westphal,  M.E. Murray,  J Henriques,  (2007) Substitution of hospital staff in concurrent utilization review., Journal of Nursing Care Quality/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 22(3), 239-246
  3. J Westphal,  Y Semeniuk,  Julie Darmody,  R Pawlak,  M Hook,  ME Murray,  (2005) Responses of hospital utilization review staff to reimbursement denials, Managed Care Interface/, 18(12), 24-28
  4. Julie Darmody, (2005) Observing the work of the Clinical Nurse Specialist: A pilot study, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Lippincott Wiliiams & Wilkens, 19(5), 260-268
  5. ME Murray,  Julie Darmody,  (2004) Clinical and fiscal outcomes of utilization review, Outcomes Management, 8(1), 19-25

Presentations

  1. Improving compliance with heart failure core measures through goal-directed interdisciplinary rounds
    Event: 14th Annual Building Bridges to Research Based Nursing Practice Conference
    Presenters: A Borden,  M Hardwick,  Julie Darmody
    May 2012
  2. Internet patient teaching program: A pilot study of a preoperative education intervention
    Event: 14th Annual Building Bridges to Research Based Nursing Practice Conference
    Presenters: B Webber,  Julie Darmody
    May 2012
  3. Internet patient teaching program: A pilot study of a preoperative education intervention
    Event: National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists 2012 Annual Conference
    Presenters: B Webber,  Julie Darmody
    March 2012
  4. A nursing education program to improve care for the morbidly obese patient
    Event: 3rd Annual Wisconsin Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Conference
    Presenters: K Stine,  A Kratz,  Julie Darmody
    October 2011
  5. Internet patient teaching program: A pilot study of a preoperative education intervention
    Event: 3rd Annual Wisconsin Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Conference
    Presenters: B Webber,  Julie Darmody
    October 2011
  6. A program evaluation of an educational intervention to improve nurses’ knowledge of heart failure
    Event: 13th Annual Building Bridges to Research Based Nursing Practice Conference
    Presenters: C Phillips,  Julie Darmody,  S Coffie,  P Ryan
    May 2011
  7. Nursing management and documentation of pain in a long term acute care setting: A quality improvement project
    Event: 13th Annual Building Bridges to Research Based Nursing Practice Conference
    Presenters: H Cannon,  Julie Darmody
    May 2011
  8. A nursing education program to improve care for the morbidly obese patient
    Event: 13th Annual Building Bridges to Research Based Nursing Practice Conference
    Presenters: K Stine,  A Kratz,  Julie Darmody
    May 2011
  9. A program evaluation of an educational intervention to improve nurses’ knowledge of heart failure
    Event: National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists 2011 Annual Conference
    Presenters: C Phillips,  Julie Darmody,  S Coffie,  P Ryan
    March 2011
  10. Use of ePortfolio in a Graduate Nursing Program
    Event: ePortfolio Showcase
    Presenter: Julie Darmody
    September 25, 2010
  11. Research-based Measurement in Clinical Practice
    Event: 12th Annual Building Bridges to Research Based Nursing Practice Conference
    Presenters: Mary Hagle,  Julie Darmody
    May 2010
  12. Clinical Nurse Specialist and Administrator Perceptions of CNS Practice
    Event: Midwest Nursing Research Society 34th Annual Conference
    Presenter: Julie Darmody
    April 2010
  13. Clinical Nurse Specialist and Administrator Perceptions of CNS Practice
    Event: National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) National Conference
    Presenter: Julie Darmody
    March 2010
  14. Research on CNS Practice in Acute Care
    Event: Wisconsin Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists First Annual Conference
    Presenter: Julie Darmody
    November 2009
  15. A random work sampling study of Clinical Nurse Specialist practice in acute care.
    Event: Midwest Nursing Research Society 33rd Annual Research Conference
    Presenter: Julie Darmody
    March 2009
  16. A random work sampling study of Clinical Nurse Specialist practice in acute care.
    Event: National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Annual Conference
    Presenter: Julie Darmody
    March 2009
  17. A descriptive study of Clinical Nurse Specialists in acute care.
    Event: Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare CNS Meeting
    Presenter: Julie Darmody
    September 2008
  18. A descriptive study of Clinical Nurse Specialists in acute care.
    Event: Wisconsin Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists General Meeting
    Presenter: Julie Darmody
    September 2008
  19. An Exploratory Study of Job Descriptions for Clinical Nurse Specialists in Hospital Settings.
    Event: UW-Madison 9th Annual Undergraduate Symposium and the UW-Madison School of Nursing and UW Hospital and Clinics Nursing Research Poster Fair
    Presenters: K Kunz,  N Bennett,  Julie Darmody,  M.E. Murray
    April 2007
  20. Staff Nurse Perceptions of Fiscal Responsibility for Clinical Practice.
    Event: Midwest Nursing Research Society 2007 Annual Research Conference
    Presenters: M.E. Murray,  Julie Darmody,  M.L Hook,  R Pawlak,  Y Semeniuk,  J Westphal
    March 2007
  21. Substitution of Hospital Staff in Concurrent Utilization Review.
    Event: Midwest Nursing Research Society 30th Annual Research Conference
    Presenters: M.E. Murray,  Julie Darmody,  R Pawlak,  M. Hook,  Y Semeniuk,  J Westphal,  J Henriques
    April 2006

Contact

darmodyj@uwm.edu
(414) 229-5558
Cunningham Hall 691

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