Pamela Di Vito-Thomas, PhD, RN, received the Outstanding Faculty Award in 2002 from Oral Roberts University in Oklahoma, where she is an Assistant Professor.She
has twice been awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award from the School of Nursing.Her
doctoral research was in the area of nursing student performance and critical thinking in clinical judgment.She
has published in professional journals and nursing textbooks.
Lynore DeSilets, EdD, RN, BC, is Assistant Dean and Director of the Continuing Education Program in the College of Nursing, Villanova University
has almost 25 years of experience in developing and implementing a wide variety of adult learning and professional development experiences.She
serves on both a content expert panel and as a site visitor for the American Nurses Credentialing Center
.She is a member of the National Board for Certification of Hospice & Palliative Nurses.