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Jean E. DeMartinis

PhD, FNP-BC
Associate Professor
DNP Program Director
Phone: (413) 545-6881
jdemart@nursing.umass.edu

 
BIO: Dr. Jean DeMartinis, PhD, FNP-BC is Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, School of Nursing. She is currently the Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and immediate past Director of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) graduate programs. She was the Principle Investigator, Project Director of HRSA grant # D09HP07323, June 2006-2009, partially supporting the academic program of the DNP and start-up costs for a DNP Immersion Practice site where DNP students concentrated on research translation capstone projects including patients with activity or exercise intolerance causing fatigue and shortness of breath. She is a doctoral prepared family nurse practitioner, certified and current in practice that specializes in Cardiology and Secondary Prevention—Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) and activity planning for safe and doable exercising. She and her HRSA grant team opened the practice program, the “Take Charge of Your Life(LifeChargeTM) Program” initiative at Holyoke Health Center/Chicopee Health Center located in Chicopee, MA. This facility and program was operational from 2008-2009 and served to assist the vulnerable population of Latinos in the region to access safe and doable preventative health services. She is an external evaluator for Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the Massachusetts State Board of Higher Education (BHE), and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) for review of CNL and DNP programs in the Region. Dr. DeMartinis also serves as external reviewer for several other states’ education boards for proposed nursing programs. She has consulted with Schools of Nursing regarding DNP and CNL program and curriculum development. Publications have foci related to CNL and DNP programs, Cardiology, Stress Management and Relaxation, and Health Assessment. 
 
RESEARCH INTEREST: Cardiology and Secondary Prevention—Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) and activity planning for safe and doable exercising.
 
PUBLICATIONS: 
 
DeMartinis, J. (in press). Cardiovascular problems (Chapter author). In C. Uphold & M. Graham (Eds.), Clinical guidelines in family practice (5th ed.). Gainesville, FL: Barmarrae Books, Inc.
DeMartinis, J. (in press). Cardiovascular problems (Chapter author). In C. Uphold & M. Graham (Eds.), Clinical guidelines in adult practice (5th ed.). Gainesville, FL: Barmarrae Books, Inc.
DeMartinis, J. (in press). Cardiovascular problems (Chapter author). In C. Uphold & M. Graham (Eds.), Clinical guidelines in pediatric practice (5th ed.). Gainesville, FL: Barmarrae Books, Inc.
Choi, J., & DeMartinis, J. (in press). Nursing informatics competencies: Assessment of undergraduate and graduate nursing students, a research brief, Journal of Clinical Nursing.
 
DeMartinis, J., Contributor/Reviewer. (2012). McCaffrey, R., Doctor of Nursing Practice : Enhancing Professional Development; FA Davis co. ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2736-9 ©2012 EBook ). 
Willey, R.M. (in press). Managing heart failure: A critical appraisal of the literature. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. No Vol. or No. assigned as yet. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (Acknowledgement DeMartinis, Second Committee Member). 
Hamel, W. J. (in press). Female teen safe sex education by healthcare providers using the health belief model: Producing a video presentation and providing individualized counseling, Pediatric Nursing. No Vol. or No. assigned as yet. (Acknowledgment DeMartinis, Chair, Capstone research translation project)
Roche, J., DeMartinis, J., & Henneman, B. (2009). The clinical nurse leader (CNL) core. In J. Fitzpatrick & Wallace, M. (Eds.), The doctor of nursing practice and clinical nurse leader (1st ed., Chapter 7). New York: Springer Publishing.
DeMartinis, J. (2009). Clients with hypertensive disorders: Promoting positive outcomes. In J. Black & J. Hawks (Eds.), Medical-surgical nursing (8th ed., Chapter 52). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.
DeMartinis, J. (2005). Clients with hypertensive disorders: Promoting positive outcomes. In J. Black & J. Hawks (Eds.), Medical-surgical nursing (7th ed., Chapter 54). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.
DeMartinis, J. (2003). Cardiovascular problems (Chapter author). In C. Uphold & M. Graham (Eds.), Clinical guidelines in family practice (4th ed.). Gainesville, FL: Barmarrae Books, Inc.
DeMartinis, J. (2003). Cardiovascular problems (Chapter author). In C. Uphold & M. Graham (Eds.), Clinical guidelines in adult practice (4th ed.). Gainesville, FL: Barmarrae Books, Inc.
DeMartinis, J. (2003). Cardiovascular problems (Chapter author). In C. Uphold & M. Graham (Eds.), Clinical guidelines in pediatric practice (4th ed.). Gainesville, FL: Barmarrae Books, Inc.
DeMartinis, J. (2003). Principles and methods of the basic physical examination. In R. Jones & R. Rospond (Eds.), Patient assessment in pharmacy practice (Chapter 4). Baltimore, MD: Lippincott/Williams & Wilkins.
DeMartinis, J. (2001). Clients with hypertensive disorders: Promoting positive outcomes. In J. Black & E. Matassarin-Jacobs (Eds.), Medical-surgical nursing: Clinical Management for positive outcomes (6th ed., Chapter 52). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.
DeMartinis, J. (2001). Relaxation and stress management. In Denise Robinson, & C. P. Kish (Eds.), Core concepts in advanced practice nursing (Chapter 44). St. Louis: Mosby.