School of Nursing
Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-4253
nrsinfo@oakland.edu
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Joanna Hernandez

Joanna Hernandez, DNP, RN, AGACNP-BC


Assistant Professor
3046 Human Health Building 
(248) 364-8707
jhernandez@oakland.edu

Education
  • Wayne State University – DNP with certification as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Wayne State University – Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education
  • Oakland University – BSN
  • Macomb Community College – ADN
Expertise 
  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
Research/Publications/Grants

Grant - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Student Award Program Posters
  • Hernandez, J. (2013). Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Female African American Population: A Literature Review. Poster presented at the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference. Lansing, Michigan, March, 2013.
  • Hernandez, J. & McCoy, M. (2014). Appropriate Triage Referrals in the Emergency Department Using 12-Lead ECGs – A Literature Review. Poster presented at the Midwest Nursing Research Society Poster Presentation. St. Louis, Missouri, March, 2014.
  • Hernandez, J. & McCoy, M. (2014). Appropriate Triage Referrals in the Emergency Department Using 12-Lead ECGs – A Literature Review. Poster presented at the Wayne State University Annual Nursing Research Day. Detroit, Michigan, March, 2014.
  • Hernandez, J. (2014). Making the Case for Nurses to Read 12-Lead ECGs for STEMI – A Quality Improvement Project. Poster presented at the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference. Lansing, Michigan, March, 2015.
  • Hernandez, J. & McCoy, M. (2016). Development and Implementation of a 12-Lead ECG ST-Segment Elevation Online Educational Program for ED Nurses. Poster presented at the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference. Lansing, Michigan, March, 2016.
Courses Taught 
  • NRS 227
  • NRS 286
  • NRS 308
  • NRS 380
  • NRS 381
  • NRS 480
  • NRS 481
Professional Affiliations 
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners
  • Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons
  • Sigma Theta Tau