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Kathleen Bradbury-Golas

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Kathleen Bradbury-Golas

DNP, RN, FNP-C, ACNS-BC

Associate Clinical Professor
Graduate Nursing
Nurse Practitioner MSN Department
Advanced Practice Nursing

Kathleen Bradbury-Golas, DNP, received a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, a postmaster’s as a family nurse practitioner from Allegheny University of the Health Sciences (now Drexel University) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in Nursing, Burn, Emergency and Trauma Clinical Nurse Specialist from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. She possesses over 40 years’ experience in medical surgical, critical care and adult/family nursing, with over 35 years in advanced practice nursing.

Bradbury-Golas currently is an associate clinical professor in Graduate Nursing, FNP program. She worked part time as a family nurse practitioner for several FP groups at the South Jersey shore area for 22 years. She is currently working in addictions medicine for Recovery Centers of America at Lighthouse in New Jersey. Previously she worked as a critical care clinical nurse specialist for Temple University; medical surgical CNS and employee health NP for Shore Medical Center and has held multiple nursing teaching positions throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She has authored/co-authored multiple journal articles/books and has been a presenter at various conferences/venues.

She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a family nurse Practitioner and by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an adult health clinical nurse specialist.

Academic Distinctions

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, State of New Jersey NP Award for Excellence, 1999

Professional Society

Sigma Theta Tau – Vice President, Theta Sigma Chapter, 1999 – 2001
Advanced Practice Nurses of South Jersey
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Selected Publications

Bradbury-Golas, K. (2020). Opioid/Heroin Use in Pregnancy Rundio, A. and Brooks, S. (Eds). The Opioid Epidemic: Medical, Nursing & Behavioral Interventions. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Cook, M., Cash, J. C., & Bradbury-Golas, K. (2018). Pain Guidelines. In J. C. Cash & C. Glass (Eds.), Adult-Gerontology Practice Guidelines (2nd edition). New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Cash, J. C., Palmer, C. & Bradbury-Golas, K. (2018). Ear Guidelines. In J. C. Cash & C. Glass (Eds.), Adult-Gerontology Practice Guidelines (2nd edition). New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Cash, J. C., & Bradbury-Golas, K. (2018). Nasal Guidelines. In J. C. Cash & C. Glass (Eds.), Adult-Gerontology Practice Guidelines (2nd edition). New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Cash, J. C., & Bradbury-Golas, K. (2018). Throat and Mouth Guidelines. In J. C. Cash & C. Glass (Eds.), Adult-Gerontology Practice Guidelines (2nd edition). New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Editorial review board membership:

Article Reviewer: Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice

In addition, Bradbury-Golas has been a book proposal and chapter reviewer for multiple publishing companies.

Research Interests

Addiction, adolescent health, health promotion

Specialization

Family Practice.
  • 2008, Doctorate in Nursing Practice
    Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1997, Postmaster’s Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner
    Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
    Philadelphia, PA
  • 1983, MSN – Clinical Nurse Specialist
    Widener University
    Chester, PA
  • 1980, BSN
    Trenton State College (now College of NJ)
    Trenton, NJ
  • 1977, DIPLOMA
    Episcopal Hospital School of Nursing
    Philadelphia, PA