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Jane Kapustin, PhD, CRNP, BC-ADM, FAANP, FAAN

Professor, OSAH
Assistant Dean for the Master's and DNP Programs
Address: 
516C
Phone Number: 
410-706-3890
Fax Number: 
410-706-3769
Education: 
  • PhD, Health Policy, University of MD, Baltimore County
  • Post-Master's Certification, Adult Nurse Practitioner Program, University of MD, Baltimore
  • MS, Nursing, University of MD, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
  • BSN, Nursing, Towson University, Towson, MD
Research: 
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Diabetes
  • Outcomes
  • Genetics
Recent Publications: 
  • Rose, D, Richter, L, & Kapustin, J.  (in press, 2013). Patient experiences with electronic medical records: Lessons learned.  Journal of American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Kapustin, J. & Schofield, D. (2012). Hyperparathyroidism: an incidental finding.  The Nurse Practitioner. 37; 11: 9-114
  • Hellquist,K., Bradley, R., Grambart, R., Kapustin, J., & Loch, J.  (2012). Collaborative practice benefits patients: An examination of interprofessional approaches to diabetes care. Health and Interprofessional Practice, 1(2): eP1017.  Available at: http://commons.pacificu.edu/hip/vol1/iss2/3
  • Kapustin, J. (2012). Uncomplicating insulin therapy: Strategies for initiation in patients with type 2 diabetes.  Advance for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. 30(5): 20-6. 
  • Hammersla, M. & Kapustin, J. (2012). Peripheral neuropathy: Evidence based treatment of a complex disorder.  The Nurse Practitioner. 37 (5): 32-39.
  • Kapustin, J. & George, N. (2012). Education Matters NONPF Column: Utilizing the NONPF Program director manual.  The Nurse Practitioner. 37(2): 8.  
  • Simmons, C. & Kapustin, J. (2011).  Diabetes group visits: An evidence-based approach.  Journal for Nurse Practitioners.  7(8); 671-679.
  • Ngatena, I. & Kapustin, J. (2011). Preventing type 2 diabetes: what really works?  Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 7(7): 550-560.
  • Kapustin, J. & Idzik, S. (2011) Point/Counter Point:  Should Master’s level NPs precept DNP-level students?  Journal for Nurse Practitioners.7(1); 36-7. 
  • Kapustin, J. (2010). Hypothyroidism: An evidence-based approach to a complex disorder. The Nurse Practitioner; 35(8); 45-53 
  • Kapustin, J. (2010).  Practice: The NP solution.  The Maryland Nurse News and Journal. November 2009-January 2010. 
  • Kapustin, J. (2010). Chronic disease across the lifespan.  Journal for Nurse Practitioners; 6(1); 16-26.
  • Kapustin, J. (2010). Guest Editorial: Chronic disease prevention. Journal for Nurse Practitioners; 6(1); 6.
  • George, N., Kapustin, J., Thomas, A. & Savrin, C. Editors. (2010). Program directors: A Manual for Successful Leadership of Nurse Practitioner Programs.  NONPF Program Directors SIG.  National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties.  Washington, DC. 
  • Kapustin, J. (2010).  The Complexity of Diabetes and the Primary Caring Role of the Nurse Practitioner.  In:  Ray, M. The Complexity of Nursing.  Williams and Wilkins. 
  • Kapustin, J. (2009). Post-partum management of gestational diabetes mellitus: policy and practice implications.  Clinical Laboratory International, 33(3), 6-8. 
  • Kapustin, J. (2009).  Nurse practitioners:  Ready for the challenge.  Maryland Nurse. October 2009. 
  • Kapustin, J. (2009). Influenza season: Are you ready?  Nursing Management. 40(1), 20-28.
  • Prettyman, A & Kapustin, J. (2009).  Point-counterpoint:  Should NP student programs continue to require a set number of direct clinical hours?  Journal for Nurse Practitioners.  5(7), 590-591.
  • Kapustin, J. (2009). Post-partum management of gestational diabetes mellitus: policy and practice implications.  Clinical Laboratory International, 33(3), 6-8. 
  • Lee, H.J, Chapa, D., Jones, D, Kapustin, J, Krichten, C., Donner, T., Thomas, S., Friedman, E. (2009).  Relationship of depression, quality of life and glycemic control in type 2 diabetic outpatients after controlling for demographics and diabetic complications.  Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 21 (4), 214-224. 
  • Kapustin, J. (2008). In the world of diabetes.  Guest Editor for Journal of Nurse Practitioners. October 2008, 4(9), 643
  • Kapustin, J. (2008). Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults.  Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 4(9), 681-687.
  • Kapustin, J. (2008). Endocrine Anatomy and Physiology, Endocrine Assessment, and Common Endocrine Disorders In P. Morton & D. Fontaine (Eds), Critical Care Nursing: Holistic Approach. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott. 
  • Kapustin, J.  (2008). Diabetes Mellitus Agents. In Edmunds, M. & Mayhew, M. (Eds).  Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider. (pp 568-583). St Louis, Missouri: Mosby Elsevier
  • McGonigal, A. & Kapustin, J. (2008). Low-glycemic index diets: should they be recommended for diabetics?  Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 4(9), 668-696.
  • Kapustin, J. (2008).  Post-partum management of gestational diabetes mellitus: policy and practice implications.  Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 20(11), 547-554.
  • Murphy, L. & Kapustin, J. (2008). Faculty Mentoring:  TEAM approach.  Medscape, November 2008  
  • Lewis, M. & Kapustin, J. (2007). Aggressive management of type 2 diabetes.  Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 3 (4), 259-270.  
  • Wamboldt, C. & Kapustin, J.  (2006). Evidence-based management of diabetic peripheral neuropathy.  Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 2 (6), 370-379.   
Books/Chapters:
  • Kapustin, J.  (2013). Diabetes Mellitus Agents. In Edmunds, M. & Mayhew, M. Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider. St Louis, Missouri: Mosby Elsevier
  • Kapustin, J. (2012).Endocrine Anatomy and Physiology, Endocrine Assessment, and Common Endocrine Disorders In P. Morton & D. Fontaine (Eds). Critical Care Nursing: Holistic Approach. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott.
Primary Teaching Areas: 
  • Diagnosis and Management for APRN classes
  • Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan
  • Clinical Pharmacology Therapy
  • DNP Course: Methods for Evidence Based Practice; Capstones
Academic & Professional Activities: 
  • October 2012: Inducted as Fellow of Academy of Nursing
  • 2011-Present: Secretary, Executive Board Member, NONPF
  • 2003-2012: Board of Directors, Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland
  • Faculty Practice Site: University of Maryland Medical Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Past President, Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland (NPAM)
  • Editorial Board for Journal for Nurse Practitioners
  • Reviewer for Journal of Nurse Practitioners, American Journal of Nursing, Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi
  • Graduate Council member
Funded Projects: 
•Principal Investigator (Kapustin, J & Hoffman, J.) Nurse Support Program II: State-Wide Online Preceptor Program for Clinical Support. June 2011, $433,000. •Principal Investigator (Kapustin, J, Hoffman, J., Wilson, M, O’Neil, C.) Who Will Care? Grant: Faculty Development for Evidence Based Education. April 2011, $ 25,000. •Principal Investigator, Survey: Student Incivility. Multi-center survey study at UMSON. Unfunded, 2010-present. •Study sub-investigator, Evaluation of Cellular-Embedded Glucose Meter to Improve Testing Compliance. University of Maryland Medical Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, 2010-present. •Co-Principal Investigator, Process Improvement: Assessment of Nursing Education Tool for the Care of In-patients with Diabetes Mellitus. Inter-professional research team at University of Maryland Medical Center, 2009-present. (Unfunded)
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