Assistant Professor/Graduate Department
School of Nursing
Nursing Education Center - Providence (272)
A.D.N. Quinsigamond Community College, 2003
B.S.N. University of Phoenix, 2009
M.S.N. Adult-Gerontology CNS/Nurse Educator, University of Cincinnati, 2013
DNP Northeastern University, 2017
NURS 372: Adult Health II
NURS 375: Transition to Professional Practice
NURS 510: Adult/Older Adult Health/Illness I
NURS 708: Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
Areas of Interest
Critical Care, Neuroscience, Traumatic Brain Injury, Delirium, Sustainable Quality Improvement
Recent Scholarly Activities
DiLibero, J.H., DeSanto-Madeya, S., Dottery, R., Sullivan, L., O’Donoghue, S. (2018). “Improving the Accuracy of Delirium Assessments in Neuroscience Patients: Scaling a Quality Improvement Program to Improve Nurses Skill, Compliance, and Accuracy in the Use of the CAM-ICU Tool.”
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 37(1), 26-34.
DiLibero, J.H., O’Donoghue, S., DeSanto-Madeya, S., Felix, J., Ninobla, A., Woods, A. (2016). “An innovative approach to improving the accuracy of delirium assessments using the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU).”
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 35(2), 74-80.
O’Reilly, K., Roukis, S., Russell, K., Teves, T., DiLibero, J., Yassa, D., Berry, H., Howell, M. (2016). “Standard work for room entry: linking lean, hand-hygiene, and patient-centeredness.
Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation.
DiLibero, J.H., O’Donoghue, S., DeSanto-Madeya, S. (2016). “Improving the accuracy of cardiac electrode placement: Outcomes of clinical nurse specialist practice.”
Clinical Nurse Specialist: The International Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice, 30(1),45-50.
DiLibero, J.H., Edwards, E., Hanson, D. (2015). “Introducing Massachusetts CSI Nursing Delirium Collaborative.”
Nursing Management, 46(11), 10-14.
DiLibero, J.H., Lavieri, M., O’Donoghue, S., DeSanto-Madeya, S. (2015). Withholding or continuing enteral feedings during repositioning and the incidence of aspiration.
American Journal of Critical Care, 24(3), 258-261.
Service Outside Rhode Island College
Board of Directors, American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Board of Directors, AACN Certification Corporation
AACN Acute and Critical Care Scope and Standards of Practice Task Force
AACN Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist (ACCNP/ACCNS) Certification Exam Item Writing Committee Member