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Shelly Malberti

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Shelly Malberti

Ms. Malberti, DNP, RN, is an Assistant Professor, Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), Cleveland, Ohio. She earned her nursing diploma from St. Elizabeth Hospital School of Nursing, Youngstown, Ohio. She earned a BSN (University of Phoenix), and a MSN (Walden University). She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing in August 2018 (CWRU).

Ms. Malberti currently teaches medical-surgical nursing to pre-licensure students in the Associate Degree program at Cuyahoga Community College. She teaches in a flipped learning environment, which provides lecture via pre-recorded lecture and higher level thinking activities such as case studies and interactive group activities in the classroom.

Ms. Malberti’s academic focus is on creating a learning environment that facilitates student success. She has been instrumental in the development of a student success workshop for second-semester nursing students, which focuses on facilitating learning in a flipped classroom environment. She is currently the 2nd Vice President of the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA), as well as a member of American Nurses Association (ANA), Ohio League for Nursing (OLN), and Association of University Professors (AAUP).

Ms. Malberti has a diverse nursing background including a clinical focus in Medical Intensive Care (1986-2007). She has held various administrative positions including Medical Sales Consultant, Hill-Rom (1993-1995). Ms. Malberti has held various levels of management positions with Kindred Rehabilitation Services and RehabWorks, LLC, ranging from site manager to Vice-President of Operations (1995-2005). Ms. Malberti was also a Clinical Coordinator/Interim Nurse Manager of ICU/Step-down Unit and Nurse Manager of the Medical Surgical Unit, University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center (2005-2008). She was Chief Nursing Officer, Regency Hospital Cleveland East (2008-2011).

Ms. Malberti has received numerous awards for her clinical contributions to nursing and rehabilitation. She received the Rehab Center of Excellence Award (1996), Rehab Program Manager of the Year (1996, 1997), Great Lakes Region Site Manager of the Year (1997), and Clinical Nurse Excellence Award (2005, 2006). Ms. Malberti is published in nursing and healthcare literature. She co-authored the article Understanding hypovolaemic, cardiogenic and septic shock (2007), published in the British nursing journal, Nursing Standard 50(21), 46-55.