Debra Siela
Debra Siela
Associate Professor of Nursing
Associate Director for Baccalaureate Program


Room:HB 496

PhD, Medical-Surgical Nursing Specialty, Cardiopulmonary Nursing Concentration, Rush University College of Nursing
MN, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Pulmonary Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles
BSN, Indiana University School of Nursing
Certification in Respiratory Therapy, East Los Angeles College

Credentials:  PhD, RN, CCNS, ACNS-BC, CCRN-K, CNE, RRT

Research and Practice Interests

Fall risk perceptions of patients and nurses

Family presence during resuscitation-perceptions of nurses, physicians, and patients

Response of patients toward mechanical ventilation

Dyspnea perceptions of patients

Compassion fatigue perceptions of nurses

Self-efficacy of patients with COPD and patients receiving mechanical ventilation

Self-efficacy in nursing practice