JoAnne Gatti-Petito, DNP, is Assistant Professor of Nursing at Sacred Heart

Degrees: Doctor of Nursing Practice – University of Connecticut. MS, Nursing – University
of Pennsylvania. BS, Nursing - Long Island University. BS, Biology- Dickinson College.
Diploma, Nursing – St. Vincent’s Medical Center, SI, NY. 

Certifications: Certified Nurse Educator. 



Clinical Scholarship and Adult Learning Theory: A Role for the DNP in Nursing Education (with Barbara E. Lakatos, Holly B. Bradley, Linda L. Cook, Irene E. Haight, and Cherry A. Karl), Nursing Faculty Publications (2013)

Preparation for successful nursing educational outcomes begins with a solid foundation in learning theory. Two...



Nursing Students' Perceptions of Caring Before and After Simulation in Nursing Education, Doctoral Dissertations (2011)

Nursing students learn caring skills, clinical competence and confidence as they progress through their education....



Managed Care Accreditation: Decoding the Acronyms (with Randall K. Abbott), Nursing Faculty Publications (1997)

While their health care plan's accreditation status is of increasing importance to employers, they are...