Elaine D. Kauschinger, PhD(c), MS, ARNP, BC

UM School of Nursing and Health Studies

M. Christine Schwartz Bldg
Telephone (305) 284-6026
Fax (305) 284-4370
Email: ekauschinger@miami.edu


BS, Psychology, Manhattan College, 1978
MS, Nursing, Pace University/New York Medical College, 1980
Diploma in Spanish, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 1991
Diploma in Mexican Studies, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 1993
Ph.D. (candidate), Interdepartmental Graduate Studies, University of Miami

Certification and Licensure

National Certification for Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
ARNP, State of Florida Department of Health
Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), American Heart Association

Clinical Specialties

Family practice, HIV/AIDS, Substance abuse

Primary Teaching Areas

Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults
Advanced Practice Nursing Integration
Fundamentals of Nursing, Accelerated Option Program
Clinical Fundamentals of Nursing, Undergraduate and Accelerated option Program

Research and Academic Interests

Substance abuse, HIV/AIDS

Research (selected)

Co-Investigator, "Tolerability of Medication Assessment Instrument (TOMA) - a Pilot Study." L. DeSantis, E. Kauschinger & S. G. Jones. Abbott Labs. 2001

Publications (selected)

Brown, D.R., Hernández, A, Saint-Jean, G., Evans, S., Tafari, I., Brewster, L.G., Celestin, M.J., Gómez-Estefan, C., Regalado, F., Akal, S., Nierenberg, B., Kauschinger, E.D., Schwartz, R., Page, J.B. (January 2008). A Participatory Action Research Pilot Study of Urban Health Disparities Using Rapid Assessment Response and Evaluation. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 98, No. 1.

Presentations (selected)

2nd Biennal Research Conference: 20 years of HIV Nursing Research – An Evolution of Evidence Based Practice, Association of Nursing in AIDS Care, San Antonio, Tx. Oral Presentation: Beyond HIV: Health Maintenance in Adult Patients with HIV/AIDS. April 14, 2007

“No Medical School, Now What?”. University of Miami Toppel Career Center. Guest speaker. February 22, 2007

Invitational Leadership Meeting, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Region 11, Atlanta, Ga. January 2007.

19th Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference (ANAC), Las Vegas, NV. Oral presentation: Hollywood and HIV: Media Coverage and the Influence of Public Perceptions of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. October 27, 2006

17th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice: Advancing Knowledge, Community and Evidence-Based Practice Globally Through Collaboration. Sigma Theta Tau, Montreal, Canada. Oral presentation: Family Drug Treatment Court: Merging the Power of the Court with Nursing Knowledge, Interventions and Research. July 19, 2006.

Florida Department of Education, 2006-2007 SUCEED Florida – Nursing Program, Grant Reviewer. 2006

Invitational Leadership Meeting, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Region 11, p Meeting, Atlanta, GA, December 11, 2005

Advance Newsmagazines Job Fair and CE Event, Orlando, Fl. Oral presentation: HIV. May 12, 2004.

Major Accomplishments

President, Metro Miami Chapter, Association of Nurses for AIDS Care (ANAC), (2005-2007)
Member, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Tau chapter (National Honor Society in Nursing)
Member, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2000 to present
Member, Advance Practice Council of South Florida, 1996 to 2006