College of Nursing
Patricia Dittman received her PhD and MSN from Florida Atlantic University. She also has a Bachlor's degree from Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I. She has been a nursing leader for many years in the acute care and academic settings, both undergraduate and graduate programs. She is currently a contributing faculty member at Walden University. Dr. Dittman is also a Magnet Appraiser for the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Dr. Dittman is a nationally certified diabetes educator.
BSN, Salve Regina University - Newport, RI
MSN, Florida Atlantic University - Boca Raton, FL
PhD, Florida Atlantic University - Boca Raton, FL
Awards / Honors
Distinguished Alumni Award, Florida Atlantic University, College of Nursing, 2004
Florida Board of Nursing Chairperson, Florida Board of Nursing , 2009
Florida Nurse of the Year, Florida Organization of Nurse Executives, 2009
Parliment of Owls Honor Society, Florida Atlantic University, College of Nursing, 2004
Institute for Regulartory Excellence, National Council of State Boards of Nursing, 2010
Nursing Leadership Award, Florida Organization of Nurse Executives, 2003
Dittman, P. W. (2017). ). Leadership and the Advanced Practice Nurse: The Future of a Changing Health-Care Environment.
Dittman, P. W. (2014). Attitude and empowerment as predictors of diabetes self-management among african-americans.. Nephrology Nursing Journal.
Dittman, P. W. (2015). Chemical dependency and nursing students: A complicated process calling for nurse educator involvement. Journal of Addiction Nursing.
Dittman, P. W. (2008). Male nurses and chemical dependency: Masterminding the nursing environment. Nursing Administrative Quarterly.
Dittman, P. W. (2012). Mountains to climb: Male nurses and their perspective on professional impairment. International Journal of Human Caring.
Dittman, P. W. (2017). Mountains to Climb: Male Nurses and Their Perspective on Professional Impairment.. International Association for Human Caring.
Dittman, P. W. (2017). Leadership and the Advanced Practice Nurse: The Future of a Changing Healthcare Environment.. Florida Orgnization of Nurse Executive .
Dittman, P. W. (2018). Leadership for Self, Others and the Organization. South Florida Organization of Nurse Executives.
Dittman, P. W. (2018). Through the use of Health Information Technology in a Community Health Care Setting. 39Th Annual International Association for Human Caring.