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Manjulata Evatt, DNP, RN, CMSRN

Assistant Professor/RN-BSN Program Coordinator
School of Nursing
Nursing

Fisher Hall 553C
Phone: 412.396.4509
evattm@duq.edu

Education:

Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse, Academy of Medical Surgical Nursing
DNP, Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Pittsburgh
MSN, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Christian Medical College, Punjab India
BSN, Christian Medical College, Punjab India
Bio

Dr. Manjulata Evatt joined Duquesne University in August 2015 as an Assistant Professor at School of Nursing. Dr. Evatt received her BSN and MSN from Christian Medical College India, and her DNP from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research and scholarly interests are focused on patient safety and cultural competence. Her DNP capstone QI project, "The Development and Implementation of an Educational Process for Electronic Nursing Admission Assessment Documentation," evaluated the implementation of the admission assessment documentation tool on nurse satisfaction and the accuracy and compliance with establsihed admission documentation requirements for the EMR.

Dr. Evatt's teaching responsibilities include the undergraduate courses: Fundamentals of Nursing and Clinical Ethics; and Information Techology in Nursing. Her scholarly work focuses on building online courses on clinical nursing practice for international graduate students. Dr. Evatt serves as manuscript reviewer for the MedSurg Nursing Journal of the Academy of Medical Surgical Nursing.

Research

My research interests are focused on patient safety and cultural competence. My DNP capstone QI project titled "The Development and Implementation of an Educational Process for Electronic Nursing Admission Assessment Documentation" evaluated the implementation of the admission assessment documentation tool on nurse satisfaction and the accuracy and compliance with establsihed admission documentation requirements for the EMR. My future work will dissemminate and evaluate this tool to other nursing units.

My scholarly work will be focused on building online course on clinical nursing practice for International graduate students e.g India.

Scholarship

Publications

Evatt, M., Ren, D., Tuite, P., Reynolds .C., Hravnak, M. (2014). Development and implementation of an educational support process for electronic nursing admission assessment documentation. MEDSURG Nursing, 23(2),89-95.

Evatt, M. (2013). Nursing Strategies for Cultural Competency: Tips for Managing Care. Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, Pittsburgh, PA Local Chapter #111; 1(3)3-4.

Evatt, M.L., Sharma, S.K., Kaur, T. (2007). Role of Haemato-Biochemical Factors in Pin-Site Infection. Kerala Nursing Forum. 2, 9-14.

Evatt, M.L., Sharma, S.K. (2007). Somatic Morbidity among Chronic Mentally Ill Patients-A Review. Kerala Nursing Forum. 2,22-25.

Evatt, M.L., (2003). Master's Thesis: A Comparative Study to Assess the Psychosocial Stress and Coping Patterns among Nurses and Housewives with a View to Develop Guidelines in a Selected Hospital. Christian Medical College, School of Nursing, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Presentations

Presented poster at National conference AMSN conference, Florida Sept 11-14, 2014

Abstract has been accepted for an oral presentation at the Nursing Research and Education Session of International Nursing conference at Beijing China: "Development and Implementation of an Educational Support Process for Electronic Nursing Admission Assessment Documentation" (not presented due to short notice to apply for visa to go to China).

"Development and implementation of an educational support process for electronic nursing admission assessment documentation "Presented, at GPAC Greater Pittsburgh on 25th October 2013

Pursuing Radical Transformation in Nursing Education: Becoming a Learner- Centered Teacher "presented at faculty forum, SON University of Pittsburgh on March 3, 2014 after attending National conference at Duke University November 1-2, 2013

Honors/Awards

2010 - Student Honoree of University of Pittsburgh High Academic Achievement Award, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh

2010, 2009 - Cameos of Caring Nursing Excellence Award and Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh

2009 - Cris Smith Scholarship Award, Shadyside Hospital