Editor Name: Dr. Shade Akande
Educational Qualification: RN,CNM, BSN, MSN/CNS, FNP-C, DNP.
Designation: Sr. Nurse Practitioner, CB Medical, USA.
Stony Brook University
Research Interest: History and Physical, diagnosis, screening, evaluation and treatment of patients with urgent care and chronic medical conditions of the Adult, Pediatrics, and Geriatrics population. Preventative medicine and education. Pediatric evaluation and treatment: well and sick visits. Women’s Health: Pre-natal and post-natal care.
Biography: Dr. Shade Akande philosophy of Nursing is grounded in quality and excellence in nursing practice with specific interest in the field of Cardiomyopathy. She population of interest being the older adult with heart failure residing in Nursing Homes, in the community, and at Skilled Nursing Facilities. She wealth of knowledge, educational background both international and here in USA, coupled with evidence based research will equip me with delivering outstanding care with positive outcome. She research into the success of “NP led Clinic” that was presented at the International Nurse Practitioner Conference in Australia (2002) and at Mayo Clinic (2003) were stepping stone to demonstration of quality care which positively impact the institution and patient alike. She doctoral project focused on identification of patient factors that are associated with re-admission of older heart failure patients from skilled Nursing Facilities within 30 days at Stony Brook University, NY. The significant findings were presented at the 7th National DNP Conference in Nashville, TN in 2014 and also at Stony Brook University Nursing Research day 05/2015, International Academy Cardiology world Congress July 2015 at Vancouver Canada and at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) May 2016 at Florence Italy. As PI and co-investigators in NIH funded and multi-center research, She engage in inquiry that may assist with evidence based practice. She has engaged in both didactic and clinical teaching to Nurse Practitioner students and as mentors to Doctoral of Nursing Practice (DNP) students. As a clinician, She has the expertise, leadership and motivation to successfully contribute to the mission and values of programs and the institution as a whole. She is aware of importance of frequent communication among the project leaders, interdisciplinary team with construction of realistic plan and timeline. She plan to consistently and continually deliver excellent and quality care to the population with increased productivity and positive outcome, to foster unity and dedication to excellence, fostering education and to embrace the concept of continuous performance improvement.
1986 -1989 RN. Sadiku Hospital. Nigeria
1989 -1991 RN. Lagos University Hospital. Nigeria
1993 Research/RN. Victoria General hospital. Nova Scotia. Canada
1991 -1994 RN. London Clinic. London. U.K
1994 -1995 RN. St. Peters Hospital. Albany. NY
1995 -1998 RN. Emory University. Atlanta. GA
1999 Administrator. Memorial Medical Center, South Amboy. NJ
1999 - 2004 FNP Maimonides Medical Center. Brooklyn. NY
2004-2008 FNP. CB Medical, Elmont. NY
2005 -2008 Professor. Adelphi University. Garden City. NY
2006-2008 FNP. North shore University. Manhasset. NY
2009- 2015 Th. Assist. Dir. Nursing/NP. Stony Brook University. Stony Brook, NY
2015-date Sr. Nurse Practitioner, CB Medical. NY.
1994 Awarded Honorary Bachelor degree. BSc hons at University of Wales. Cardiff. U.K.
2005: Recognized for contributions to Community Day Care in Nassau County. Long Island NY
2005 Manchester Who’s Who award/recognition for Outstanding Medical Provider in Nassau County. NY
2009 Novartis award for Atmosphere Research into Heart failure drug/medication: Alikserin
2014 Awarded: Community Service by Dr. Samuel Stanley, CEO Stony Brook Medicine. NY.
2014 Awarded: George E. Xippolitos Memorial award for Excellence in Doctoral of Nursing Research grant.