Wendy Manetti is a doctoral candidate at Widener University of Pennsylvania where she is currently completing a PhD in Nursing. She is employed as a Faculty Specialist at The University of Scranton. She earned both a baccalaureate and master’s degree in nursing from the University of Scranton. She has been a certified Family Nurse Practitioner for 15 years and currently practices at Prime Med PC, Clarks Summit, Pa. Prior to that, she practiced critical care nursing for 10 years. She spearheaded the onset and development of a high fidelity simulation program at Marywood University. She currently teaches physical assessment and serves as a clinical instructor in medical-surgical nursing for undergraduate students. She teaches family health promotion in the graduate program. She is a member of the National League for Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties. Her research interests are high fidelity simulation, interprofessional education, and clinical judgement in nursing students. The purposes of Ms. Manetti’s current academic research are to describe and compare the clinical judgement of junior and senior baccalaureate, pre-licensure nursing students in the clinical setting using the Lasater Clinical Judgment Rubric.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: NLN Scholar – Clinical Judgement in Baccalaureate Pre-licensure Nursing Students
Dissertation: Clinical Judgement in Baccalaureate Pre-licensure Nursing Students