E. Renee Cantwell

DNP, RN, CNE, CPHQ
Clinical Associate Professor
Additional Titles 
Program Director, Accelerated Programs, Center of Academic Excellence – Division of Baccalaureate Nursing Practice
Renee-Cantwell
Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden
530 Federal Street
Room 431
Camden, NJ 08102
Phone 
(856) 225-2344

Education 
DNP (Education and Administration): Duquesne University, 2011
MSN (Clinical Nurse Specialist, Burn Emergency Trauma): Widener University, 1986
BSN (Nursing): Widener University, 1984
Expertise 
Nursing student success programs
Nursing education research
Human trafficking - identifying and assisting victims
Quality Improvement in healthcare
Biography 

E. Renee Cantwell, DNP, RN, CNE, CPHQ, is a Clinical Associate Professor at Rutgers School of Nursing—Camden where she is the Director of the Accelerated Baccalaureate in Nursing Program.  Dr. Cantwell’s passion is providing, through the Bridge to Nursing Success, a strong and seamless transition...read more

Selected Publications 

Chapters in Books or Monographs

Johnson, S., Cantwell, R. (2014) Improving Outcomes of Collaborative Teaching Using a Contract Tool for Facilitation. In, Innovations in Nursing Education: Future of Nursing. Volume 2. National League for Nursing.

Articles in Refereed Journals

Cantwell, E. R., Avallone, M, Kushary, D. and Nelson, J. (2017). New Careers in Nursing: Pre-entry Immersion Program (PIP) and Relationship to Graduation from Accelerated Nursing Programs. The Advisor, 37(2), 19-26

Avallone, M., Cantwell, R. (2016). Teaching Nursing Students to Provide Patient-Centered Transitional Education to Heart Failure Patients Using a Peer Teaching Strategy. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 7(2), 84-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v7n2p84

Sousou, J. and Cantwell, E. R. (2016). Health Professionals Identifying and Assessing Victims of Human Labor Trafficking. Accepted for publication The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Jan 20, 2016.

Cantwell, E.R., Napierkowski, D., Gunderson, D. and Naqvi, Z. (2015). Nursing as an Additional Language and Culture: Supporting Student Success in a Second-Degree Nursing Program. Research Brief. Nursing Education Perspectives, March’April 2015.

Cantwell, E.R., Napierkowski, D., Gunderson, D. and Naqvi, Z. (2014). Nursing as an Additional Language and Culture: Supporting Student Success in a Second-Degree Nursing Program. Research Brief. Nursing Education Perspectives, Online Early, March 2014.

Mordecai, M., Cantwell, R. Orthopedic surgery and Ogilvie’s Syndrome: Is your aging patient at risk? NP Professional Practice Compendium. 2 (1) online Spring 2014.

Cantwell, R., Sousou, J., Jadotte Y., and Pierece, J. (2013). The Campbell Collaboration: Title Registration for a Systematic Review: Collaborative Testing for Improving Student Learning Outcomes and Test-Taking Performance in Higher Education: A Systematic Review. Approval Date: June 16, 2013

Honors and Distinctions 

2018-ongoing — Member, American Association of Colleges of Nursing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Group (DEIG)