Bushra Manakatt, DNP, RN, FNP-C | UTMB School of Nursing

Bushra Manakatt

DNP, RN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Bushra Manakatt, DNP, RN, FNP-C | UTMB School of Nursing

Bushra Manakatt

DNP, RN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor

Bushra Manakatt

DNP, RN, FNP-C


Overview

Education

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, August 2014, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • Master of Science in Nursing, April 2011, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, February 1998, University of Kerala, Government College of Nursing, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, April 1993, University of Kerala, St. Xavier's College, Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

Areas of Research, Teaching, And Clinical Expertise and Scholarship

Research

  • Self-management of chronic diseases
  • Health promotion and disease prevention in vulnerable population
  • Risk factors for Diabetes, behavioral modifications and self-monitoring
  • Shared web-based log to control blood glucose level in Type II Diabetes Mellitus

Teaching

  • Assistant Lecturer for BSN Students
  • Clinical Instructor for BSN Students
  • Clinical preceptor for FNP students
  • Adjunct Faculty for MSN Students

Clinical Expertise

  • FNP at various clinical settings-Outpatient clinic, Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit, Long Term Acute Care, Rehabilitation, Geriatric Psychiatric Unit and Nursing Home
  • Staff Nurse-Neurology, Neurosurgery, ICU, IMCU, Medical Surgical, Radiology, ER, Home health, Stroke Unit, Oncology and Orthopedic floor

Membership in Scientific/Professional Organizations

  • Galveston Coalition of Advance Practice Nurses
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
  • Texas Nurse Practitioner Association
  • Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
  • Graduate Nursing Student Academy by AACN
  • Trained Nurses Association of India

Scholarship

  • The Crawford &Hattie Jackson Foundation Nursing Scholarship Award (2013)
  • Salute to Nursing Scholarship (2013), School of Nursing
  • Estalee Price Scholarship Fund, (2012)
  • Gold Pin for Nursing Excellence (2010)

Courses Taught

  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Health Assessment
  • Adult II Nursing, N 3632
  • FNP Clinical Practicum, GNRS 5302

Selected Accomplishments

  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) cap stone project on assessing the effectiveness of a provider and patient shared web based blood glucose log in managing the blood glucose level in adult patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
  • Poster presentation on “ Online Role Play as a Method for Exploring the Issues Surrounding DNP” at the Fifth National DNP Conference at St. Louis, Missouri from September 18-21 ,2012
  • 17 years of clinical experience in national and international hospitals and community settings
  • Induction into Sigma Theta Tau International Nurses Honor Society
  • Specialized training in Neurology and Neurosurgical Nursing from NIMHANS, Bangalore, India