College of Health Sciences
Robin L. Guisti received her EdD in Educational Leadership at the University of Hartford in May 2011. Her nursing career spans more than 35 years and includes roles of bedside nurse, clinical educator, nurse consultant, assistant professor of nursing, clinical manager, and nurse administrator. Currently, Dr. Guisti is a Team Director for Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care in Middlebury, CT and has practiced in this role since December 2017. In April 2017, she began as part-time faculty in the College of Health Sciences at Walden University. She has taught clinical nurses in a variety of settings: acute care, sub-acute care, long-term care, and academia (on-ground and on-line). Dr. Guisti conducted action research that focused on the instructional strategies used to promote caring in a nurse’s practice; a pilot study that examined the impact of patient rounding in an Emergency Department; and a study that examined the effect of nurses’ knowledge of heart failure on the CHF re-admission rate in an acute care setting. In addition, Dr. Guisti has presentations related to inter-professional simulation learning, patient advocacy, and her personal teaching philosophy.