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Celeste Tremblay

Celeste TremblayClinical Associate Professor

Research Interests

nursing administration, critical care, medical/surgical and maternity nursing.

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

Education

  • Other: Education Leadership in Schooling, (2010), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Nurses Perceptions of Technology and its Impact on Nursing Medication Errors
  • MS: Medical Surgical (education option), (1978), Boston University - Boston MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Unpublished Research Project: Reality Shock, What it is and What Causes it
  • BS: Nursing, (1972), Lowell State College - Lowell, Massachusetts

Awards and Honors

  • 2015 Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence (2015), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2012) - UMass Lowell Nursing Department
  • Faculty Recognition Award (2008), Teaching - National Student Athletes Day Award Ceremony, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Faculty Recognition Award (2008) - University of Massachusetts Lowell

Publications

  • Tremblay, C. (2010) "," Nurses' Perceptions of Technology and Its Impact on Nursing Medication Errors

Presentations

  • - The Art of Creating Affinity: Teaching Across Cultural Perspectives, May 2014
  • - Haiti to Boston: Reflections of a Medical volunteer, April 2014
  • - Nursing Grand rounds: How Mental Health Issues Impact the Care of the Hospitalized Medical Patient, February 2014
  • - Infection Control, December 2013
  • - Paving your Future in Nursing, November 2013
  • - Prevention of Medical Errors, November 2013
  • - Food insecurity among older adults: a social ecological approach, October 2013
  • - HIV/AIDS Update, October 2013
  • - The Gift of Mentoring Dr. Jacqueline Dowling, April 2013
  • - Creating a culture of Advising: Advising for Student Success, April 2013
  • - Lecture Capture Workshop, March 2013
  • - Mastering Lab Interpretation & the Implications for Patient Care, June 2012
  • - Writing For Publication Made Ridiculously Easy, October 2011
  • - Blackboard all day learning seminar, June 2011
  • - Faculty Cultural Awareness Dr. Rumay Alexander, May 2011
  • - SHE Research Day , April 2011
  • - The Scale up Project: Student-Centered Active Learning Environments, April 2011
  • - Teaching first year students: Lessons learned and new directions, November 2010
  • Technology and its impact on medication errors - founders day Eta Omega chapter of Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society, October 2010
  • Technology and its impact on medication errors - findings presentation to technology committee, June 2010 - Lowell General Hospital
  • - Event 85 Promotion &Tenure Workshop UML, June 2010
  • - Omnia full day workshop on women's issues, June 2010
  • - 18th Annual conference for nurse educators sponsored by River(Two day workshop) June 2-3, June 2010
  • Technology and its impact on medication errors - findings presentation to Nursing research committee , May 2010 - Lowell General Hospital
  • - Diversity workshop follow up Dr. Rumay Alexander, May 2010
  • - UML SHE retreat Enrollment, Staffing, Research, Budget, & Space, May 2010
  • - Wiki workshop UML, January 2010
  • - Diversity workshop Dr. Rumay Alexander, 2009
  • - Learning Communities/Learning Commons at UML Conversation dinner, 2009
  • - Omnia full day workshop on women's issues, 2009
  • - Full Day Inservice Sim Baby, August 2009
  • - "Don't Leave Me this Way advocacy from a patient perspective" Eta Omega, 2008
  • - 16th Annual conference for nurse educators sponsored by Rivier (Three day workshop), 2008
  • - 2 day workshop SUN simulation user network, 2008
  • - Camtasia5 Studio Creating Rich Instructional Materials, 2008
  • - Dr. Kozol teaching, 2008
  • - Knowledge of Hidden Rules: What we should know about them and why (diversity), 2008
  • - University of Massachusetts Instructional Technology Conference, 2008
  • Bridging the gap between the PDA and Tablet in Healthcare: The Mobile Portable Computer at the bedside - University of Massachusetts Instructional Technology Conference, April 2008
  • Parental Alienation State of Maine - 2007 Joint Judiciary Committee of the Maine legislature, 2007
  • - Eta Omega Induction Dr Abdallah Making a Difference through service, 2007
  • - Leading the way a new Model for nursing in Gerontological care settings, 2007
  • - Sigma presentation research conducted by Drs. Doherty, Reed and Pierce, 2007
  • - Technology dinner series speech, 2007
  • - Transforming Healthcare II: The PDA at the Point-of-Care, 2007
  • - PAS 2 day conference, 2006
  • Sleep research presentation by Dr. G. McNerny - Sigma Theta Tau (Eta Omega Chapter) Conference, 2005
  • - Presentation given by Dr. Pat otoni Birth in an unfamiliar culture:The lived Experience(Sigma Theta Tau (Eta Omega Chapter)conference, 2004
  • - Proper Body Mechanics and How to do a work station evaluation, 2003
  • - Health issues and Concerns of Women with Disabilities. ANA, 2002
  • - Recognizing and how to handle at Risk/dangerous employees, 2002

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Bridging the Gap between the PDA and Tablet in Healthcare (2007), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Tremblay, C., Scollin, P., Callahan, J., Koren, A.
  • UMass Lowell Nursing Department Teaching excellence award (2012), -
    Tremblay, C.
  • Project Coordinator: Nursing Simulation Collaborative (2008), Grant - Nursing Departments of UML and Lowell General Hospital
    Tremblay, C., Jacqueline, D.,
  • faculty member who inspired the student athlete (soccer) who attained the highest GPA (2008), -
    Tremblay, C.