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Sherry Rivera, DNP, APRN, ANP-C
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing

Email: srive4@lsuhsc.edu

Phone: 504-568-4128

Office: 406

Curriculum Vitae


Bio

Dr. Sherry L. Rivera is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing. She earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing (2015), a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati Adult Nurse Practitioner Program (2012), a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Regis University (2008), and is a graduate of Geisinger Medical Center’s School of Nursing Diploma program (1990). She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult Nurse Practitioner.

Dr. Rivera’s nursing experience includes working in nephrology practice as a Nurse Practitioner, medical-surgical nursing, and telemetry. She has also had experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams. She served as a member of the End Stage Renal Disease Patient Reported Outcomes Technical Expert Panel (2017).

Dr. Rivera’s research interests include: Improving patient and/or provider knowledge about issues related to chronic kidney disease, patient centered care, patient reported outcomes, nephrology nursing workforce development, multidisciplinary teams, medication safety, care delivery models for the chronically ill, quality measures, and pay for performance.

Dr. Rivera is a member of the National Kidney Foundation, American Nephrology Nurses Association, American Society of Nephrology, Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  She also is a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society. She is a New Orleans City Business Healthcare Hero Honoree (2021) and has received the DAISY Faculty Award (2021), the Outstanding Nurse Practitioner Faculty Award from Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Nursing (2019), the Education Writing Award from the Nephrology Nursing Journal (2018) and the Outstanding Doctor of Nursing Practice Award from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing (2015).

 

Journal Publications – Refereed (peer reviewed)  

 

Published

Rivera, S., Martin, J., & Landry, J. (2019). Acute and chronic hypertension: What clinicians need to know for diagnosis and management. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 31(1): 97-108.

Rivera, S. (2017). Identifying and Eliminating the Barriers to Patient Education for Patients in the Early Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease. Nephrology Nursing Journal. 44(3):211-216.

Rivera, S. & Smith, L. (2013). Chronic Kidney Disease Mineral Bone Disorders: An Evidence-Based Approach. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 9(5):301-305.

 

Book Chapters

Rivera, S. (In Press). Pleural Effusion. In Fuller, V. J. and McCauley, P. S., Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: Evidence Based Standards of Practice. Springer Publishing

Rivera, S. (In Press). Pulmonary Embolism. In Fuller, V. J. and McCauley, P. S., Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: Evidence Based Standards of Practice. Springer Publishing

Rivera, S. (2021). Acute kidney injury. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Albuminuria, proteinuria. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Cushing’s syndrome. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Diabetic nephropathy. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Glomerulonephritis. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Hematuria. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Hyperthyroidism. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Hypothyroidism. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Poststreptococal glomerulonephritis. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Thyroid nodule. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Renal insufficiency. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2021). Vesicoureteral nephrolithiasis. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (4th ed.). APEA

Rivera, S. (2019). In M. Doran (Ed.), Cardiovascular Nursing: Common Conditions and Treatments. New York, NY: Elite Publishing Company

Rivera, S. (2019). In M. Doran (Ed.), Cardiovascular Nursing: Managing Patients with Cardiovascular Conditions. New York, NY: Elite Publishing Company

Rivera, S. (2018). Diabetic nephropathy. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (3rd ed.). Lafayette, LA: APEA

Rivera, S. (2018). Hematuria. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (3rd ed.). Lafayette, LA: APEA.

Rivera, S. (2018). Poststretococcal glomerulonephritis. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (3rd ed.). Lafayette, LA: APEA

Rivera, S. (2018). Proteinuria. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (3rd ed.). Lafayette, LA: APEA

Rivera, S. (2018). Renal insufficiency. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (3rd ed.). Lafayette, LA: APEA.

Rivera, S. (2018). Acute kidney injury. In A. Hollier, Care on point. Lafayette, LA: APEA

Rivera, S. (2018). Glomerulonephritis-nonstrep causes, Care on point. Lafayette, LA:APEA

 

Rivera, S. (2018). CKD mineral and bone disorder. In A. Hollier, Care on point. Lafayette, LA: APEA.

American Nephrology Nurses Association. (2015). APRN. In N. Gomez (Ed.). Nephrology nursing certification review guide. (5th ed.).

Rivera, S. (2015). CKD mineral and bone disorder. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (2nd ed.). Lafayette, LA: APEA.

Rivera, S. (2015). Hematuria. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (2nd ed.). Lafayette, LA: APEA.

Rivera, S. (2015). Poststretococcal glomerulonephritis. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (2nd ed.). Lafayette, LA: APEA.

Rivera, S. (2015). Renal insufficiency. In A. Hollier, Clinical guidelines in primary care (2nd ed.). Lafayette, LA: APEA.