David J Derrico

David J Derrico, MSN, BSN, CNE, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6085
Business Email: derridj@ufl.edu

About David J Derrico

TEACHING

Professor Derrico teaches adult health nursing didactic and clinical classes to BSN, RN-BSN, and ABC students. The didactic courses taught include pathophysiology and health assessment. Professor Derrico has been honored with numerous teaching awards including ten consecutive outstanding undergraduate teaching awards, three College of Nursing teacher of the year awards, and two Teaching improvement (TIP) awards.

SERVICE

Professor Derrico holds membership in Florida Nurses Association, Oncology Nursing Society, and Sigma Theta Tau International. He has held leadership positions in the local SSTI chapter.

Accomplishments

College of Nursing Outstanding Faculty Award at Commencement
2009-2015 · UF College of Nursing
College of Nursing Teaching Award Nomination
2007-2015 · UF College of Nursing
Outstanding Nurse Educator
2007 · UF College of Nursing
College of Nursing Teaching Award Nomination
2005 · UF College of Nursing
Outstanding Faculty
2004-2006 · UF College of Nursing
College of Nursing Teaching Award
2004 · UF College of Nursing
Listed
2003 · Academic Keys: Who's Who in Health Sciences Education
College of Nursing Teaching Award Nomination
2002-2003 · Uf College of Nursing
Member
2000-2016 · Florida Nurses Association
Outstanding Faculty
2000-2002 · UF College of Nursing
Member
2000-2001 · American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Teacher of the Year Award
1999 · UF College of Medicine
Who's Who Among American Teachers
1999 · Who's Who Among American Teachers
College of Nursing Teaching Award Nomination
1998 · UF College of Nursing
Teaching Improvement Program Award
1997 · UF College of Nursing
Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
1996-1998 · UF College of Nursing
Who's Who Among American Teachers
1996 · Who's Who Among American Teachers
Outstanding Junior Faculty
1994-1996 · UF College of Nursing
Teaching Improvement Program Award
1994 · UF College of Nursing
Member
1993-2016 · Oncology Nursing Society
Member
1993-2016 · Sigma Theta Tau
Undergraduate Faculty Advisor
1993-1998 · Sigma Theta Tau – Alpha Theta Chapter
Chairman, Program Committee
1993-1995 · American Association of Critical Care Nurses, North Central Florida Chapter
Chairman, Scholarship Committee
1993-1995 · American Association of Critical Care Nurses, North Central Florida Chapter
Outstanding Pediatric Article
1993-1994 · Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing
College of Nursing Teaching Award Nomination
1993 · UF College of Nursing
Community Nurse of the Year Nomination
1993 · UF College of Nursing
Who's Who in American Nursing
1993 · Who's Who in American Nursing
Board Member
1992-1995 · American Association of Critical Care Nurses, North Central Florida Chapter
Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
1992-1993 · UF College of Nursing
Critical Care Award
1992 · Hewlitt Packard
Inductee
1992 · Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Alpha Theta Chapter
Member
1991 · Graduate Student Council, University of Florida
Meredith Lewis Glover Award
1990 · University of Florida
Nurse of the Year
1990 · SGAH, Gaithersburg, MD
Sailor of the Quarter Nomination
1980-1983 · N/A

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2021
NUR4768C Clinical Reasoning and Personalized Nursing Care: Adult Chronic Conditions
2019-2021
NUR3219C Clinical Reasoning and Personalized Nursing Care: Adult Acute Conditions
2011-2017,2019-2021
PHT6302C Principles of Disease
2019-2020
NUR3737C Principles of Personalized Nursing Care 1
2020-2023
NUR4766C Clinical Reasoning and Personalized Nursing Care: Adult Complex Conditions
2015-2021
NUR3123 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
2012,2014-2020
NUR4748L Clinical Practice 4: Multi-system Care
2019-2020
NUR3066C Clinical Reasoning: Health Assessment
2013-2016,2019-2020
NUR4944L Transition to Professional Practice
2019
NUR3227C Principles of Personalized Nursing Care 2
2017,2019
NUR3065C Comprehensive Health Assessment
2018
NUR3826 Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing
2011-2013,2015-2018
NUR4739L Clinical Practice 3: Restoration of Wellness
2013-2014,2016-2018
NUR3738C Clinical Practice 2: Restoration of Wellness
2016-2017
NUR3738 Systems of Care 2: Restoration of Wellness
2013-2016
NUR3138C Clinical Practice 1: Wellness Promotion and Illness Prevention
2006-2016
NUR3129 Pathophysiology and Psychopathology
2011-2016
NUR4739 Systems of Care 3: Restoration of Wellness
2006-2008,2010-2015
NGR6140 Physiology and Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice
2006-2014
NUR3069C Hlth Assess and Communi
2013
NUR3138 Sys 1 Wellness Pro
2012
NUR4930 Special Topics
2011-2012
NUR3738L Rest of Well Clin 2
2010
NUR4256L Pract Adult/Elderly
2009
NUR3225 Nur Care Manage Adult
2008
NGR6905 Individual Study
2022-2023
PHT6935C Seminar
2022-2023
NUR3946L Individual Clinical Practice

Research Profile

Professor Derrico is a clinical nurse specialist in critical care nursing, he holds certification in oncology nursing and has practice experience in both adult and pediatric critical care as well as adult and pediatric medical-surgical nursing. Professor Derrico has expertise in Legal Nurse Consulting and Pathophysiology and Health Assessment.

Publications

2017
Improving End-of-Life Care Knowledge Among Senior Baccalaureate Nursing Students.
The American journal of hospice & palliative care. 34(10):938-945 [DOI] 10.1177/1049909117693214. [PMID] 28193106.
2010
Educating patients to evaluate web-based health care information: the GATOR approach to healthy surfing.
Journal of clinical nursing. 19(9-10):1371-7 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02762.x. [PMID] 19538561.
1999
Mastering ABGs. The art of arterial blood gas measurement.
The American journal of nursing. 99(8):26-32; quiz 33 [PMID] 10456018.
1994
Interruption of enteral feedings in head injured patients.
The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. 26(4):224-9 [PMID] 7814914.
1993
Comparison of blood pressure measurement methods in critically ill children.
Dimensions of critical care nursing : DCCN. 12(1):31-9 [PMID] 8500385.

Education

Masters – CNS/Critical Care Nursing
1990 · University of Florida
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
1985 · University of the State of New York
AS – Nursing
1982 · University of the State of New York
Bachelor of Science – Music Education
1975 · West Chester University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6085
Emails:
Business:
derridj@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100154
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
HPNP COMPLEX ROOM 3202
GAINESVILLE FL 32611