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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Elaine La Monica Rigolosi

Professional Background

Educational Background

  • B.S., Columbia Union College
  • M.N., University of Florida
  • Ed.D., University of Massachusetts
  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Scholarly Interests

Health care administration. Health care law. Nursing administration and education. Consumer satisfaction with health care. Humanistic applications in health care delivery.

Selected Publications

  • The Empathy Construct Rating Scale (E Pluribus Maximus).
  • The La Monica Empathy Profile (E Pluribus Maximus).
  • Management in Health Care: A Theoretical and Experiential Approach (Macmillan).
  • Management in Nursing: An Experiential Approach that Makes Theory Work for You (Springer).
  • Management and Leadership in Health Care: An Experiential Approach, 2nd Edition (Springer, 2005).
  • Unlock Your Cage (Createspace, 2013).
  • Management and Leadership in Health Care: An Experiential Approach, 3rd Edition. (Springer, 2013).

  • ORL 4011: Personnel management in healthcare

    Examination and application of personnel management and human relations theory in the healthcare organization. Includes human resource utilization, problem solving, comunications theory, and evaluation performance. Special fee: $25.

    ORL 4054: Leadership and management in healthcare organizations

    Critical analysis of theory and research in organizational behavior, leadership, and management as it relates to the role of healthcare executives. Critique of the executives role as it relates to these theories. Special fee: $25.

    ORLN 5541: Master's thesis seminar in nursing

    Permission required. Prerequisite: ORLN 5540. Involves presentation of Masters thesis proposal for faculty approval.

    ORLN 5908: Independent study in professional nursing

    Permission required. Individual, guided learning experience at the masters level in a selected aspect of professional nursing. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.

    ORLN 5910: Independent study in nursing administration

    Permission required. Individual, guided learning experience at the masters level in a selected aspect of nursing administration. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.

    ORLN 5930: Indp Study-Nursing Education

    ORLN 5940: Master's advisement in nursing

    Permission required. Individual advisement on masters thesis. May be repeated for up to 6 points. Involves active work toward completion of a thesis proposal that has been accepted by faculty.

    ORLN 5980: Indp Study-Staff Development

    ORLN 6540: Dissertation design development

    Permission required. Prerequisites: ORLN 4005, ORLN 5005, ORLN 5043, statistics, and certification. Required of all doctoral candidates. Group critique of dissertation proposals; focus on beginning to intermediate aspects of analysis of theory and research design. This course may be repeated as often as necessary until the student is ready for the departmental examination. Once ORLN 6540 is taken, continuous fall/spring enrollment in this course or in ORLN 8900 is required until the semester during which the departmental examination is held.

    ORLN 6541: Advanced dissertation design development

    Permission required. Prerequisite: ORLN 6540 and certification. Focus on advanced aspects of research design and method.

    ORLN 6908: Independent study in professional nursing

    Permission required. Individual, guided learning experience at the doctoral level in a selected aspect of professional nursing. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.

    ORLN 6909: Independent study in nursing theory

    Permission required. Individual, guided learning experience in a selected nursing theory or theory problem. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.

    ORLN 6910: Independent study in nursing administration

    Permission required. Individual, guided learning experience at the doctoral level in a selected aspect of nursing administration. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.

    ORLN 6920: Independent study in nursing education organization

    Permission required. Individualized, guided learning experience in a selected aspect of nursing educational administration. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.

    ORLN 6930: Independent study in nursing education

    Permission required. Individual, guided learning experience at the doctoral level in a selected aspect of nursing education. Topic agreed upon between student and faculty.

    ORLN 6940: Independent study in nursing research

    Permission required. Allows student to contract with an individual faculty member for research-related work in a defined area of study, including dissertation development.

    ORLN 6980: Indp Study-Staff Development

    ORLN 7500: Dissertation seminar in nursing

    Permission required. Prerequisite: ORLN 6540 and certification. The departmental examination, involving presentation of dissertation proposal for faculty approval. This course is required of all certified doctoral candidates and may be taken only once. If the student is unable to satisfactorily complete the departmental examination during the semester in which enrolled, an incomplete is given.

    ORLN 7900: Directed dissertation in research

    Permission required. Prerequisites: ORLN 6540 and ORLN 6541. All doctoral students eligible for this course must register for this course during completion of the dissertation. This course may be repeated as often as necessary upon advice of the advisor.

    ORLN 8900: Dissertation advisement in nursing

    Individual advisement on doctoral dissertation following completion of all course work. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For continuous requirements, see section in catalog on Continuous Registration for Ed.D. degree.

    Elaine La Monica Rigolosi appeared in the following articles:

    Shaping the Future of Nursing (1/7/2009)

    Research in Nursing Conference (5/1/2002)

    The Walter Sindlinger Writing Awards (4/6/1998)