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Dr. Brent Wetendorf DNP, NP-C

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Assistant Professor
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Bio

 

EDUCATION

Chatham University-Pittsburgh, PA

Doctorate (DNP)

Conferred 2016

Field of Study-Nursing Practice

Capstone: "Improving patients daily fasting blood sugars through diabetes self-management."

 

Midwestern State University-Wichita Falls, TX

Masters of Science (MSN)

Conferred 2010

Field of Study-Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner tract

Thesis: “The 60% Medicare rule: Outcomes and impact on advance practice nurses.”

 

Midwestern State University-Wichita Falls, TX

Bachelor of Science (BSN)

Conferred 2005

Field of Study-Nursing


LICENSURE/CREDENTIALING

Texas Board of Nursing RN, Advanced Practice Nurse Lic#719626/AP119401

American Association of Nurse Practitioners certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner Expiration: August 31st 2025. #F0910120


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Academic

Midwestern State University-Wichita Falls, TX

Assistant Professor/Wilson School of Nursing      Aug 2016-Present

Develop and implement pertinent and applied course objectives; a coherent and appropriate series of class topics and exercises; instructional approaches that encourage independent and critical thinking; and properly rigorous course assignments/assessments at the graduate level in the nurse practitioner program utilizing evidence based practice.

 

Midwestern State University-Wichita Falls, TX

Part-time faculty/Wilson School of Nursing Jan 2012-Aug 2016

Responsible for implementation of course curriculum, development of course materials, lectures and use of interactive technology platforms to enhance learning at the graduate level in the nurse practitioner program. Teach in all clinical classes including Advanced Health Assessment, Diagnostics and Procedures, Family Nurse Practitioner I-III.

 

Clinical

Texoma Primary Care-Wichita Falls, TX

Family Nurse Practitioner        Feb 2016-Present

Independent primary care provider with solo practice. Responsible for managing chronic and acute conditions of patients of all ages and all payor mixes. Responsible for the evaluation, diagnosing, prescriptive therapy, lab/xray interpretations and management for these patients.


Electra Hospital District-Electra, TX

Family Nurse Practitioner        Sept 2014-Jan 2016

Independent primary care provider with solo practice at the Iowa Park Clinic location which is designated as a Rural Health Clinic. Responsible for managing chronic and acute conditions of patients of all ages and all payor mixes. Also provided 24 hour coverage as sole provider in 5 bed, Level IV Emergency Department at Electra Memorial Hospital, which is designated as a Critical Access Hospital. Responsibilities also included managing care of inpatients on medical floor and swing-beds.  

 

Family Practice Associates-Wichita Falls, TX

Family Nurse Practitioner        Aug 2010-Aug 2014

Urgent care clinic coordinator. Medical management of walk-in/urgent care patients in a group clinic setting. Responsible for the evaluation, diagnosing, prescriptive therapy, lab/xray interpretations and management for these patients.

       

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

Serve as reviewer of EURECA proposals. Midwestern State University, Jun 2017.

Poster presentation at Midwestern State University 2017 Celebration of Scholarship. Poster 2: Improving Rural Patients Fasting Daily Blood Sugars through Diabetes Self-Management Dr. Brent J. Wetendorf DNP, MSN, FNP-BC Gunn College of Health Sciences & Human Services, Wilson School of Nursing. Apr 2017.

“Improving patients daily fasting blood sugars through diabetes self-management” Pittsburgh, PA. Chatham University, 2016

Poster presentation at Chatham University 2015 DNP Research Day. Improving Rural Patients Fasting Daily Blood Sugars through Diabetes Self-Management Pittsburgh, PA. Sep 2015.

Guest speaker Healthsouth Corporation. Topic: “The 60% Medicare Rule: Navigating the Requirements for Rehabilitation Referrals” Birmingham, AL. 2011.

“The 60% Medicare Rule: Navigating the Requirements for Rehabilitation Referrals” The Journal for Nurse Practitioners-Volume 7, Issue 2, Feb 2011

 

 


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Institution Degree Graduation Date
Chatham University Doctor of Nursing Practice 2016
Midwestern State University MSN 2010
Midwestern State University BSN 2005
Employer Position Start Date End Date
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