Dr. Daria Waszak, DNP, RN, CNE, COHN-S, CEN, Associate Dean, RN/BSN & RN/MSN Programs

Program Director, Graduate Nursing and Online RN/MSN FT, Instructor
School of Nursing
Obal Hall, Room 203, Second floor
Phone: 201.559.6090
Email: waszakd@felician.edu

Positions Held
  • Licensed in New Jersey and New York
  • Certified Nurse Educator, National League for Nursing
  • Certified Emergency Nurse, Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing
  • Certified Occupational Health Nurse – Specialist, American Board of Occupational Health Nurses
  • E-Learning Certificate, Felician University
Academic Accomplishments
  • DNP, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA
  • MSN, University of California Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA
  • BSN, San Diego State University, School of Nursing, San Diego, CA
Clinical Area of Specialization
  • Occupational and environmental health, emergency, forensics
Professional Presentations/Scholarly Activities
  • Regular Contributor, Working Nurse Magazine. (2010-Present)
  • Margaret M. Dick Quasi-Endowed Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing (2016)
  • Enid Goldberg Award, Sigma Theta Tau Eta Chapter (2016)
  • Lois Norton Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing (2015)
Publications/Research
  • Poster Presenter, “Evidence-Based Education for Patients Prescribed an Opioid, “ American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, April 2018.
  • Waszak, D.L. & Fennimore, L.A. (2018). A quality improvement project to improve the quality of education provided by nurses to emergency department patients prescribed an opioid analgesic at discharge. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 44(4), 336-344.
  • Waszak D.L. & Fennimore, L.A. (2018). Achieving the IOM’s six aims of quality in the midst of the opioid crisis: Considerations for the Emergency Department. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 43(6), 512-518.
  • Waszak, D.L. & Holmes, A.M. (2017, Sept). The unique health needs of post-911 veterans: An evidence-based literature review. Workplace Health & Safety, 65(9), 430-444.
  • Book Contributor. (2016), Chapter 14: Forensic Examination of the Sexual Assault. In Suspect Sexual Assault Victimization Across the Life Span, 2nd Ed, Vol 1: Investigation, Diagnosis, and the Multidisciplinary Team. Florissant, MO: STM Learning.