Rita Ferrari D’Aoust, PhD, MS, RN
Rita Ferrari D'Aoust is an expert in interprofessional education, community service, and providing access to care for vulnerable populations. Dr. D'Aoust has long made her mark where the business of education and health care intersect. She has led advances in curriculum and classroom technology that match an understanding of ways to construct learning with the philosophy of education and a mastery of financial issues in higher education. At the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, she continues to lead the development and implementation of innovative teaching and learning strategies.
Below are selected resources. For more information, please see full CV.
Turkson-Ocran, R.A., Spaulding, E., Renda, S., Pandian, V., Rittler, H., Davidson, P., Nolan, M., & D’Aoust, R. (2020). A Ten-Year Evaluation of Projects in a Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. Journal of Clinical Nursing (accepted for publication).
Davidson, P., Shattell, M., Nolan, M., & D’Aoust, R. (2020). Does COVID-19 really call for an overhaul of nursing curricula or promoting the power, status, and representation of nursing? Journal of Advanced Nursing. PMID: 32643788, DOI: 10.1111/jan.14468.
DePriest, K., D'Aoust, R., Samuel, L., Commodore-Mensah, Y., Hanson, G., & Slade, E. P. (2020). Nurse Practitioners’ Workforce Outcomes under Implementation of Full Practice Authority. Nursing Outlook.
Busch, D., Silbert-Flagg, J., VanGraafeiland, B., Gentry Russell, N., Sloand, E., Mudd, S., McIltrot, K., & D’Aoust, R. (2020). Innovative Simulation Roadmap for Faculty to Prepare Advanced Practice Registered, Nursing Education Perspectives. (in press)
Hughes, V., Delva, S., Nkimbeng, M., Spaulding, E., Turkson-Ocran, R. A., Cudjoe, J., D’Aoust, R., & Han, H. R. (2020). Not missing the opportunity: Strategies to promote cultural humility among future nursing faculty. Journal of Professional Nursing, 36(1), 28-33.
Silbert-Flagg, J., Shilling, S. D., Lucas, L., Nolan, M. T., Lin, L., Bellefeuille, P., ... & D'Aoust, R. (2020). Preparing for a student with a service animal. Journal of Professional Nursing.
Hughes, V., Pollitt, P., Coke, L. A., & D’Aoust, R. F. (2019). Advocacy: An Essential Competency of the Clinical Nurse Specialist. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 30(4), 411-415.
Delva, S., Nkimbeng, M., Chow, S., Renda, S., Han, H. R., & D'Aoust, R. (2019). Views of regulatory authorities on standards to assure quality in online nursing education. Nursing outlook, 67(6), 747-759.
D’Aoust, R. (2020-2025). Cohen Graduate Nurse Faculty Cohort Mode (Principal Investigator). State of Maryland, Health Services Cost Review Commission, Nurse Support Program II. ($3,501,596). Grant Award 21-202.
D’Aoust, R. (2019-2022). PRIME Model for DNP-NP Education (Principal Investigator). State of Maryland, Health Services Cost Review Commission, Nurse Support Program II. Grant Award 18-111 ($1,001,596). Grant Award NSP II 20-108.
D’Aoust, R., Slade, E., Tracy, C., Knestrick, J., & Gentry Russell, N. (2020). Nurse Practitioner Compensation Study. American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Collaborative Study. Role: Co-PI.
D’Aoust, R. (2020). Nurse Faculty Loan Program Principal Investigator), United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Research and Service Administration, Bureau of Health Workforce, Division of Nursing, HRSA Grant Funding Opportunity 20-004. ($797,237,00). HRSA Grant Award # E01HP24634-04-00, Grant NO. E01HP24634. Role: PI.
2021` Maryland Higher Education Commission Nurse Support Program II, Appreciation Award
2021 Our Lady of Fatima University (Singapore), University Appreciation & Recognition Award
2020 Maryland Higher Education Commission Nurse Support Program II, Service Appreciation Award
2018 Sigma Theta Tau, Emerging Educational Administrator Institute, National Mentor
2018 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Fellows Mentor Program, National Mentor
2018 Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
2016 UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine Geriatrics Mini-fellowship
2012-present National Academies of Practice Fellow
2011-present American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Fellow
2015 AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program Fellow
2014 Florida Nurse Practitioner Network, Policy Advocacy Appreciation
2010 Mary Dombeck Diversity Enhancement Faculty Award, Rochester, NY
2002 Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence in University Teaching, University of Rochester