College of Health Sciences
Dr. Vitale has held numerous positions in nursing, staff nursing, administration, research, education and advanced practice and teaching nursing in higher education. She is a highly experienced online teacher. Dr. Vitale has over 15 years of experience in higher education- teaching, course development and evaluation and mentoring novice faculty to teach online. Dr. Vitale is Board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an advanced practice nurse (NJ) and the American Holistic Nurses' Association (advanced holistic nurse). Dr. Vitale is an active and grant funded nurse researcher with a focus on complementary and alternative medicine topics and expertise in qualitative research. Dr. Vitale is sole proprietor of Inner Light Research, LLC, a research consulting business. She is a frequent and invited presenter a local, state and national conferences and has a long established publication trajectory on nursing education/distance learning topics and CAM research.