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Kathleen Bonaventura, APRN

My major areas of interest are the prevention of Type II Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and their secondary co-morbidities. As an APRN I have developed relationships, and collaborated with a variety of healthcare individuals and businesses within both my work environment and the community to act as a healthcare resource to my co-workers, patients, their families, and their communities to prevent and improve individual health and healthcare.

Credentials
  • Doctorate Of Nursing
  • MSN, APRN-BC (Board Certified Advanced Registered Nurse)
  • Certified in Electrophysiology as an Associate Professional (CCEPS) by the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners
  • Certified in Cardiac Device Therapy (CCDS) by the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners
Current Positions
  • Advanced Practice RN for Cardiac Specialists for the past 16 years
  • Courtesy Faculty at Yale University School of Nursing
  • Adjunct Faculty at Sacred Heart University
  • A member of the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program Steering Committee
Honors & CERTIFICATIONS
  • Winner of the 2014 Joseph A Zaccagnino Safety and Clinical Quality Award
  • My dissertation on the Self-Management of Warfarin was accepted and presented via a poster presentation in 2014 and the American Heart Association National Convention.
  • My study "Patient Engagement in the Management of Warfarin; A Quality Improvement Study" will be published in the Journal of Nurse Practitioners in March 2016.
Area of Personal Expertise
  • Electrophysiology and Cardiac Device Therapy
  • Cardiology
  • Diabetes and Diabetes Prevention

Kathleen Bonaventura, APRN