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Denise Nash

Dr. Denise Nash-Luckenbach

Assistant Professor School of Nursing


School of Nursing Health and Wellness



Office Location:

Hamilton Hall Room 303

Office Hours:

Educational Background

  • The College of New Jersey BSN- 1988 Nursing Undergraduate
  • Rutgers the State University MS – 1993 Nursing Clinical Nurse Specialist Adult Critical Care
  • Rutgers the State University Post Masters Certificate – 2008 Nursing Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Seton Hall University PhD  December2019 School of Interprofessional Health Science Administration

Professional Experience

Professional and Academic Employment
  • Georgian Court University Assistant Professor 9/2022- Present
  • Kean University Assistant Professor RN to BSN Coordinator 9/2019- 6/2022
  • New Jersey City University Assistant Professor 9/2016 – 6/2019
  • Felician University Assistant Professor Course Coordinator8/2011- 6/2016
  • Seton Hall University Instructor 5/2006- 8/2011
  • Ocean Community College Assistant Professor Fall 2005
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ Joint Associate Degree ProgramAssistant Professor  9/1999 – 7/2005
  • Charles E Gregory School of Nursing Instructor 3/1993- 8/1996
  • Jersey Shore University Hospital PerDiem Nurse Cardiothoracic ICU12/2005 – 9/2007
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Staff Nurse PACU/ Cardiothoracic ICU 4/1991- 3/2002
  • New York University Medical Center Staff Nurse Med/Surg Step Down/PACU/ Cardiothoracic ICU 6/1988 – 3/1991
Adjunct/Part-Time Positions
  • New Jersey State University RN- BSN Program Summer 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Caldwell University Academic Coach 1/2015-5/2015
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ Accelerated Program Clinical Faculty5/2011 – 8/2011
  • Mercer County Community College Spring 2006
  • Kaplan Testing Services Educator 5/2004 – 5/2007

Research / Creativity Interest Area

  • Nash-Luckenbach, D. (2020, March 6). A novel strain of coronavirus: What nurses need to know. American Nurse Journal.
  • Nash-Luckenbach, D & Duru, L. (2020). The dangers of e-cigarettes in the adolescent population. The Jersey Nurse, 50(2), p14
  • Nash-Luckenbach, Denise, “Exploring Learning Style Preferences of College Age Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)” (2019). Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs). 2714.
  • Forrester, D., Nash-Luckenbach, D., Tistler, M. (2004).  “Helping your patient with dry mouth”. Nursing, 34(4), 32hn10.
Book Reviewer:
  • Berman, A., & Snyder, S. J. (2012). Clinical skills in nursing (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education
  • Simulation Learning System Pediatric Scenario Review (2014) Elsevier
  • Virginal Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository (October 2017). “Utilizing Diverse Teaching Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Nursing Student Success” Abstract
Professional Presentations
  • Virtual Podium Presentation: Nash-Luckenbach, D & Friedman, Z. (Nov 4th, 2022). “Exploring Faculty Perception of College Students with ADHD: “Am I Doing Enough?,” 17th Annual Nursing Research Conference
  • Presentation: Nash, D. (11/2021). “Creative Teaching Strategies to Facilitate Learning QSEN Competencies in the RN-BSN Students”. International Council for Nurses.
  • Poster Presentation: Nash, D. (January-June/2021). ““Innovative Teaching Strategies to Support RN-BSN Student Engagement with QSEN Competencies”. The Quality and Safety Education of Nurses (QSEN) International Forum. Virtual Jan/May 2021. 2020
  • Presentation: Nash, D. (10/2018). “The Summer Start Pilot Program: An Education Model to Facilitate Admission into the RN-BSN Curriculum” 4th World Congress on Nursing and Healthcare
  • Poster Presentation: Nash, D. (10/2017). “Utilizing Diverse Teaching Strategies to Enhance Undergraduate Nursing Student Success”. Sigma Theta Tau International 44th Biennial Convention Indianapolis
  • Poster Presentation: Nash, D. (5/2015). “Utilizing Diverse Learning Activities to Enhance Student Success”. The Teaching Professors Conference Atlanta
Research with Students
  • Poster Presentation: Baker, V & Nash, D. (4/2021). Which intervention yields the fastest resolution in eliminating Type II diabetes and hypertension; exercise and diet or bariatric surgical interventions? Kean University Research Day, 2021
  • Poster Presentation: Duru, L & Nash, D. (4/2020). “Understanding the Progression from Vaping to Cigarette Usage in Adolescents”. Kean University Research Day, 2020
  • Poster Presentation: Tarantino, R & Nash, D. (4/2020). “Does The Use of Midline Catheters Have a Lower Risk of Bloodstream Infection Than Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters”. Kean University Research Day, 2020

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