Rebekah Penton, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC | UTMB School of Nursing

Rebekah Penton

DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Rebekah Penton, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC | UTMB School of Nursing

Rebekah Penton

DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Rebekah Penton

DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC


Overview

Education

  • The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston - Doctorate of Nursing Practice, April 2017
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston - Post Master's AGNP Certificate, August 2012
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston - MSN, GNP, August 2010
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston - BSN, April 2001

Research

  • DNP Project titled, "A Quality Improvement Project to Reduce 30 day Re-hospitalization Rates for Nursing Home Patients". Findings presented at the 20th Annual Forum on Aging. UTMB, Galveston, TX (October 2016) and the Region 2 Readmissions Learning Collaborative-Care Transitions Summit, Galveston, TX (March 2017).

Teaching

  • AGNP IV: Clinical Practicum (Fall 2017)
  • FNP Older Adult Chronic Illness (Summer 2018)
  • AGNP I: Healthy Adults (Fall 2018)
  • Various VN/ADN courses at Galveston College (2010-2011)

Clinical Expertise

  • Adult- Gerontological Nurse Practitioner- practiced in various clinical settings including acute care hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and inpatient rehabilitation hospitals.

Scholarship

  • October 2017. Handbook of Geriatric Assessment, 5th Edition. Reviewer for Chapter 34 and 38.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Interdisciplinary Honor Society
  • Nominee for AACN Outstanding DNP Project Award