Heidi DeSota, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor of Practice of Nursing

Program: Nursing

Phone: 419-783-2372

Email: hdesota@defiance.edu

Heidi DeSota

TEACHING INTERESTS

Nursing transitions, nursing research, nursing in a globalized world, nursing informatics, nursing care of the childbearing family, nursing care of the pediatric patient, nursing care of adults, medical assisting, pharmacology for allied health professionals, electronic health records, disease conditions

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Clinical Instructor for Registered Nursing students
Nursing lab simulations: Obstetric and Newborn Simulations
Preceptor for new Registered Nurses in obstetrics
Previous mentor for high school students in health careers technology
Doctor of Nursing Practice project: "Quantification of Blood Loss"

AWARDS & HONORS

ProMedica Service Excellence Nursing Provider Nominee, 2015
Phi Theta Kappa, 1997-1998

ACADEMIC DEGREES

MSN, University of Toledo (2015)
BSN, Defiance College (2011)
AN, Northwest State Community College (1998)