Catherine Todero, PhD, RN, FAAN
Catherine Todero, PhD, RN, FAAN

Catherine Todero, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor
Dean, College of Nursing
College of Nursing

Academic Appointments

Position

  • Professor

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Huston, C., Phillips, B.,Jeffries, P.,Todero C., Rich, J., Knecht, P., Sommer, S., & Lewis, M.P.  (2017). The academic-practice gap: Strategies for an enduring problem, Nursing Forum. 2017;00:1-8. https://doi.org/10.1111/nuf.12216, Nursing Forum, 1-8, 2017
  • Todero, C., Long, R. & Hair, C.  Academic Service Partnerships: A Tale of Two Cultures, Nursing management, 45-50, 2015
  • Anderson, G., Hair, C. Todero, C. Nurse Residency Programs: An Evidence Based Review of Theory, Process and Outcomes., Journal of Professional Nursing, 28(4), 203-2012, 2012
  • Willette-Murphy, K, Todero, C. & Yeaworth R. Mental health and sleep of older wife caregivers for spouses with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 27, 837-852, 2006
  • LaFramboise, L. M., Todero, C. M., Zimmerman, L. M., Agrawal, S. (2003). Comparison of Health Buddy with traditional approaches to heart failure management, Family & Community Health, 26(4), 275-288, 2003
  • Todero, C., LaFramboise, L. Zimmerman, L. Symptom Status and Quality of Life Outcomes of a Home-Based Disease Management Program for Heart Failure Patients., Outcomes Management for Nursing Practice, 6(4), 161-168, 2002
  • Farr, L.A., Todero, C., & Boen, L. Reducing Disruption of Circadian Temperature Rhythm following Surgery., Biological Research for Nursing, 2(4), 257-266, 2001
  • Todero, C.  Mobile nursing centers for vulnerable populations. In Norman L. Chaska (Ed.), The Nursing Profession: Tomorrow's Vision, California, Sage, 621-629, 2001
  • Todero, C.  Review of anatomy and physiology: The heart. In M. Patrick, S. Woods, R. Craven, J. Rokosky and P. Bruno (Eds.), Medical Surgical Nursing: Pathophysiological Concepts, (2nd ed.)  Philadelphia., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 606-615, 1991

Publications

  • Todero, C. Meininger, J. C., Smolensky, M. H. Ethnic Differences in Circadian Rhythms of Blood Pressure, (BP), Heart Rate (HR) and Cardiac Workload (Rate Pressure Product, RPP) in Adolescents., Chronobiology International, 18(6), 1199-1200, 2001

Presentations

  • Todero, C (2016, September 16). Caring in a Complex World: The Future of Healthcare. Creighton University College of Nursing Alumni Conference. Omaha, NE, 2016
  • Todero. C. Strategies for Success: Lessons Learned from those who have served on the BRN.  At CACN meeting, “Peeling the Onion: Examining the Core of Nursing Education. Sacramento, CA, 2015
  • Todero, C. (2015, March 14). Power and Leadership in Nursing. Iota Sigma Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau Induction. San Diego, CA, 2015
  • Todero, C. (2013, November 12). Evidence Based Practice: Partnering for Nursing Excellence.  6th Annual Evidence-Based Conference, San Diego, CA, 2013
  • Todero, C. (2013, August 15).     Accreditation of BSN and Higher Degree Nursing Programs.  San Diego Chapter, Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL)., 2013
  • Todero, C. (2012, October 9). Head Nurse Leadership and Staff Professional Development and Teamwork: Necessary for Patient Safety. Children's Hospital 2, Saigon, Viet Nam., 2012
  • Todero, C. Medication Safety. & Pain Management. DaNang,Hosptial, DaNang, Viet Nam, 2012
  • Todero, C. (2011, March 30) The Future of Nursing: Trends in US Nursing and Nursing Education. Keimyoung Univerisity. Daegu, Korea., 2011
  • Todero, C. (2011, March 29) The Future of Nursing: Trends in US Nursing and Nursing Education. Cultural Diversity in Nursing Education Conference, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea, 2011
  • Todero, C. (2011, February 17). Overview of the California Board of Registered Nursing: Implications for Nurse Executives. San Diego Chapter, Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL)., 2011
  • Anderson, G., Hair, C., Todero, C. (2010, Oct.19-21). Review of nurse residency programs: Lessons for future programs. Conference on Enhancing Nursing Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting. What do we know and how do we move forward? Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Arlington, VA., 2010
  • Hair, C., Anderson G. Todero, C. (2010, Oct 19-21). Enhancing academic-service partnerships through development of innovative teaching models. Conference on Enhancing Nursing Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting. What do we know and how do we move forward?  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Arlington, VA, 2010
  • Long, R., Hair, C., Todero, C., Anderson, G. (2010, Oct 19-21). From clinician to faculty: A tale of two cultures. Conference on Enhancing Nursing Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting. What do we know and how do we move forward?  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Arlington, VA., 2010
  • Hatton, D. & Todero, C.  Nursing Education at SDSU. HESV-Sante La Source, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2010
  • Todero, C., Saarman, L., McCormick, S. (2010, May 26) Developing a Distributive Education Program with an External Partner. One Day in May Technology Conference.  SDSU. San Diego, CA., 2010
  • Todero, C.  Challenges in Nursing Educational Leadership. USPHS Scientific Training Symposium, San Diego, CA., 2010
  • Todero Catherine. Gender Differences in Symptoms, Functional Status and Quality of Life in Elderly Patients Following Hospitalization for Acute Exacerbation of Heart Failure. HESV-Sante La Source, Lausanne, Switzerland., 2009
  • Todero, C. (2008, February 20th). A Vision of Excellence for SDSU School of Nursing Gamma Gamma Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, San Diego CA, 2008
  • Todero, C. (2007, March 23-26). What disclosure and criminal background checks reveal about nursing students. 2007 Annual Research Conference, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • Todero, C. (2006, April 28th).  Educating 21st Century Health Professionals: Clinical Skills Development Through Simulation. (Panel Presenter) UNMC mini-symposium. Omaha, NE., 2006
  • Todero, C. (2006, February 16th). Future trends influencing nursing and nursing education. San Diego State University. San Diego, CA, 2006
  • Todero, C. (2006, February 13th). Faculty Shortage: Can we mentor new faculty fast enough? STT-Gamma Pi-at-Large Winter Meeting. Omaha, NE., 2006
  • Todero, Catherine; Kirksey, Kenn; Picot, Sandra; Messmer, Patricia. Grantwriting Fundamentals: Turning a Research Idea into a Fundable Proposal. Sigma Theta Tau 38th Biennial Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada., 2005
  • Todero, C. & Fortney, J. (2005, November 8th).  Lowering the boom. Balancing students’ rights with behavioral consequences. A case study approach.  NASPA Region IV West, New Professionals Institute, Kansas City, MO, 2005
  • Knoll, D. & Todero, C. (2005, November 7th). “Advocate” for students. “Advocate” for faculty. Can we be both? NASPA Region IV West, New Professionals Institute, Kansas City, MO., 2005
  • Todero, C. (2005, November, 1st). Virtual and Simulation Learning - Visiting Scholar presentation. Emory University, Atlanta, GA., 2005
  • Muellenberg, Phyllis, Birk, Thomas, Booth, S.James; Crouse, David, Davis-Hall Ellen, Deupree, Jean, Haven, Mary, Hinrichs, Steven, Newland, James, Temme, James, Thiele, Geoffrey, & Todero, Catherine. (2005, October) Development of a Bioterrorism/Public Health Emergency Curriculum for Health Professions Students. HRSA Grantee meeting, Washington, D.C., 2005
  • Daly, John; Picot, Sandra; Todero, Catherine; Messmer, Patricia; Davidson, Patricia; Dracup Kathleen. Building international nursing research collaborations: Issues, challenges and hallmarks of success.  Sigma Theta Tau International 16th International Research Congress, Kona Beach HI, 2005
  • Todero, C., Zimmerman, L., Agrawal,S., LaFramboise, L. (2001, June 8-9). Gender differences in symptoms, functional status and quality of life in frail elderly heart failure patients. 12th International Nursing Research Congress, Copenhagen Denmark. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society., 2001
  • LaFramboise, L, Agrawal, S, Zimmerman, L., Todero, C., (2001, June 8-9). Outcomes of Home-Based Management Interventions for Community Dwelling Heart Failure Patients. 12th International Nursing Research Congress, Copenhagen Denmark. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, 2001
  • Todero, C. Circadian rhythms of blood pressure and double product in adolescents. University of Texas-Houston, Health Science Center, School of Nursing, 2001
  • Todero, C. LaFramboise, L., & Zimmerman, L. (2000, April 2-3). Factors Influencing Outcomes in a Community-Dwelling Sample of Heart Failure Patients, 24th Annual Research Conference, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Dearborn, MI, 2000
  • LaFramboise, L., Todero, C. & Zimmerman, L. (2000, April 2-3). Impact of Different Home Management Interventions on Patient Outcomes in Heart Failure, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Dearborn, MI., 2000

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Advanced Education Nurse Traineeships, Todero, C. M. (Project Director) $55,628
  • VA Nursing Academy: Enhancing Academic Partnerships, Hair, C. (Co-P.I.) & Todero, C. M. (Co-PI and author of the grant proposal) Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Nursing Educator Educational Development (NEED) Nursing Faculty Program California Statewide Health Planning and Development Special Project
  • Accelerated BSN with Virtual and Simulation Learning DHHS/HRSA; BHP

Awards and Honors

  • Wharton Executive Fellow Leadership Institute, 2015
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 2011
  • “Top 25” President’s Award, San Diego State University, 2009
  • Teaching Award, University of Nebraska- University-Wide Departmental , 2004
  • Recognition Award, Midwest Alliance in Nursing, 1999
  • Certificate of Merit, Cosmopolitan International, Omaha USA, 1993
  • Special Recognition, Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society, Gamma Pi Chapter , 1986
  • Scholarship Recipient, Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society, Gamma Pi Chapter, 1984
  • Charter Member Gamma Pi, STTI, International Nursing Honor Society, 1978
  • Award for Outstanding Nursing Practice, Nebraska Nurses Association District II , 1978
  • Graduate “Cum Laude”, Creighton University, 1972
  • Member, Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society, 1971
  • Scholarship Recipient, AK-SAR-BEN Scholarships, 1969