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Transforming Healthcare Transforming Lives:
Creating the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow and the Research that Improves Health

Adrienne Berarducci, PhD, ARNP-BC, CCD, FAANP

AdrienneBerarducci
  • Assistant Professor, College Of Medicine Internal Medicine
  • Assoc Professor, College Of Nursing
  • Associate In, College Of Medicine Surgery
  • Instructor I, College Of Nursing
  • College Of Nursing

Education

  • PHD, Nursing, University Of South Florida, 2001

Research Interests

  • Research Interests:
    • Health Promotion
    • Women's Health
    • Osteoporosis Outcomes
    • Risk Communication
    • Health Education
    • Instrument Development and Testing
  • Ph.D. and DNP Advisor
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  • Statement:
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  • Dr. Berarducci, an alum of the USF College of Nursing, was recognized in 2010 as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and has served on Editorial Board for the National Osteoporosis Foundation’s (NOF) Osteoporosis Clinical Updates.
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  • Dr. Berarducci has published numerous articles on osteoporosis-related topics including the incidence of injuries, gait, balance, obesity and perceived risk.

Selected Publications

  • Berarducci, A. Osteoporosis education. A health-promotion mandate for nurses. Orthopaedic nursing / National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses. 23(2) : 118-20http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15103797
  • Berarducci, A.Lengacher, CA.Keller, R. The impact of osteoporosis continuing education on nurses' knowledge and attitudes. Journal of continuing education in nursing. 33(5) : 210-6; quiz 238-9http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12269759
  • Berarducci, A. Bone loss. An emerging problem following obesity surgery. Orthopaedic nursing / National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses. 26(5) : 281-6; quiz 287-8http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17921886
  • Berarducci, A. Senior nursing students' knowledge of osteoporosis. Orthopaedic nursing / National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses. 23(2) : 121-7http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15103798
  • Lengacher, CA.Bennett, MP.Kipp, KE.Berarducci, A.Cox, CE. Design and testing of the use of a complementary and alternative therapies survey in women with breast cancer. Oncology nursing forum. 30(5) : 811-21http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12949594
  • Berarducci, A.Haines, K.Murr, MM. Incidence of bone loss, falls, and fractures after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity. Applied nursing research : ANR. 22(1) : 35-41, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19171293
  • Berarducci, A.Burns, PA.Lengacher, CA.Sellers, E. Health-promoting educational practices related to osteoporosis. Applied nursing research : ANR. 13(4) : 173-80, 2000. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11078782

Grants

  • NURSES' OSTEOPOROSIS PREVENTIVE KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIORS (Order Total: 10000, 7/23/2007 12:00:00 AM - 7/22/2009 12:00:00 AM)
  • RURAL/UNDERSERVED FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER PROGRAM (Order Total: 252986, 7/1/2004 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2007 12:00:00 AM)
  • RURAL/UNDERSERVED FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER PROGRAM (Order Total: 238624, 7/1/2004 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM)
  • INCIDENCE OF BONE LOSS, INJURIES AND FRACTURES FOLLOWING ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS FOR MORBID OBESITY (Order Total: 3000, 12/2/2003 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2004 12:00:00 AM)
  • ADVANCED EDUCATION NURSING: FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER PROGRAM RURAL/UNDERSERVED (Order Total: 285007, 7/1/2002 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2004 12:00:00 AM)
  • ADVANCED EDUCATION NURSING: FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER PROGRAM RURAL/UNDERSERVED (Order Total: 288143, 7/1/2002 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2003 12:00:00 AM)
  • ADVANCED EDUCATION NURSING: FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER PROGRAM RURAL/UNDERSERVED (Order Total: 315240, 7/1/2002 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2003 12:00:00 AM)