Celeste Tremblay

Celeste Tremblay, Nursing

Celeste Tremblay, Nursing

Assistant Professor (Clinical Track)
Phone:
978-934-4403
Fax:
978-934-2015
Office:
HSSB 227B

Expertise

 Clinical expertise is in the areas of nursing administration, critical care, medical/surgical and maternity nursing.

Research Interest

Has a nursing informatics and technology focus. Works with Sim Man simulation, PDAs; her research involves technology and its effect on medication errors.

Educational Background

2004-present    University of Massachusetts Lowell,
                      Massachusetts
                      Major Field: Leadership in Schooling
                      Rematriculated Doctoral Student

                      (Ed.D.--defended dissertation proposal 12/08)

1988-1992        University of Massachusetts Lowell, Massachusetts
                      Major Field: Education
                      Doctoral Student (Ed.D.) (30 credits)

1978                M.S. Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
                      Major Field: Medical Surgical (education option)
  
1972                B.S. Lowell State College, Lowell, Massachusetts
                      Major Field: Nursing

Biosketch

Celeste Tremblay received a BS in nursing from Lowell State College, a MS in medical surgical nursing from Boston University and completed her EdD, with a leadership in schooling focus from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Her dissertation involved technology and its influence on nursing medication errors. Clinical expertise is in the areas of nursing administration, critical care, medical/surgical and maternity nursing. She can interpret both cardiac and maternity fetal monitoring. She has also worked in the areas of occupational health and school nursing. She has been an educator for over twenty five years She has been teaching in the Nursing Department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell for more than ten years, where she is involved in teaching sophomore, junior and senior nursing students primarily in the area of using nursing process to apply theory to practice in the clinical and laboratory settings. Dr. Tremblay uses technology in her teaching and research, utilizing PDAs, tablets, and smart-phones in clinical practice, to enhance students learning. She has worked closely with the coordinator of the fundamentals in nursing course offered to sophomore students. The course requires students to demonstrate proficiency in basics skills while utilizing case studies and simulation on mannequins. This novice application of the nursing process is enriched when modern realistic mannequins, equipment and supplies are available.
 
She coordinates clinical practicums for the juniors in the fall and seniors in the spring. During the past six years she has used the Simulation Lab to enhance student education.
 
She is a certified nursing educator.