University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Omaha Division
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330
- 1994, BSN, Creighton University
- 1995, BS, Creighton University
- 1997, MSN, UNMC
- 2005, PhD, UNMC
Dr. Chaperon is an Associate Professor with a gerontological nurse practitioner (GNP) board certification since 1997. Dr. Chaperon has continuously maintained an independent practice since 2005, won an award in Excellence in Nursing – APRN from the National Gerontological Nursing Association, and the Spirit of Community Service – UNMC, both in 2012. She is known for her leadership in Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and Education across the Colleges and community, inducted into the Interprofessional Academy of Educators in 2017, and a leader in instructional design for interactive education of advanced practice nursing and pharmacy students.
- Molecular genetics research.
- Comparative Effectiveness Research on Models of Care to promote safe transitions from acute care into skilled nursing facilities.
- Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and Education to build a competent and safe workforce for older adults in transition: Complex medical problems, geriatric syndromes, palliative care, advanced care plans, and more.
- The effects of sleep-disturbing environments on late life health maintenance: genomics, epigenetics, water and electrolyte balance and blood pressure regulation.
Shade, M., Berger, A., & Chaperon, C. (2015). State of the Science on Potentially Inappropriate Medications in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Research for Gerontological Nursing (7), 4, pp178-192.
Shade, M.Y., Berger, A.M., Chaperon, C., Haynatzki, G., Sobeski, L., Yates, B. (2017). Adverse drug events reported by rural older adults. Geriatric Nursing, 38 (6), 584-588.
Shade, MY, Berger, AM, Chaperon C, Haynatzki, G, Sobeski, L, Yates, B. (2017). Factors associated with potentially inappropriate medication use in rural, community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 43(9):21-30
Shade, M., Berger, A., & Chaperon, C. (2015). State of the Science on Potentially Inappropriate Medications in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Research for Gerontological Nursing (7), 4, 178-192.
Balas, M.C., Rice, M., Chaperon, C., Smith, H., Disbot, M. & Fuchs, B. (2012). Management of Delirium in Critically Ill Older Adults. Critical Nurse, 32(4), 15-25.
Balas, M.C., Yang, W., Chaperon, C., Miller, C., Sarani, B., Bonasera, S. (2012). Narcotic, Sedative and Antipsychotic Medication Use in Older Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients. Critical Care Medicine.
Balas, M.C., Chaperon C., Sisson J., Bonasera, S., Hertzog M., Potter J., Peterson D., McVay W., Gorman J., & Burke, W.J. (2011). Transitions experienced by older survivors of critical care. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 37(12):14-25
Chaperon, C. (2010). Sleep deprivation impairs 12-hour urine volume excretion in old rats. Biological Research for Nursing, 11(3), 236-244.
Chaperon, C.; Farr, L.A.; LoChiano, E. (2007). Sleep Disturbance Differences of Residents Living in Two Different Levels of a Continuum of Care Retirement Community. Journal of Gerontological Nursing33(10), 21-28