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Donna McCabe,

Clinical Assistant Professor
433 First Ave Room 429
New York, NY 10010
Areas of Specialization 

Advanced Practice Geriatric Nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Wound Care

DNP, 2009, Case Western Reserve University
MA, 2002, NYU College of Nursing
BSN, 1995, Mount Saint Mary College
Professional Overview 
Dr. McCabe is a board certified geriatric nurse practitioner and certified wound care nurse. She has spent her career working with older adults in the acute care, nursing home and community settings. She has a particular interest in the quality and safety of care for older adult patients. Much of her advanced practice career has been dedicated to working with nurse quality indicators such as fall reduction, pressure ulcer prevention, and physical restraints.
Registered Professional Nurse
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
Certified Wound Care Nurse
Professional Membership 
The American Geriatric Society
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
New York State Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Clinical Practice / Clinical Interests 

Carelink: Community Partnerships that Improve Patient Outcomes

Mauro, A.M.P., Hickey, M.T., McCabe, D.E., & Ea, E. (2012). Attaining baccalaureate competencies for nursing care of older adults through curriculum innovation. Nursing Education Perspectives, 33, 187-190. 10.5480/1536-5026-33.3.187.
McCabe, D.E., Alvarez, C.D., McNulty, S.R., & Fitzpatrick, J.J. (2011). Perceptions of physical restraints use in the elderly among registered nurses and nurse assistants in a single acute care hospital. Geriatric Nursing, 32, 39-45. 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2010.10.010.
Salman, A., McCabe, D., Easter, T., Callahan, B., Goldstein, D., Smith, T.D., White, M.T., & Fitzpatrick, J.J. (2007). Cultural competence among staff nurses who participated in a family-centered geriatric care program. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 23, 103-111. 10.1097/