Windy Alonso, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Contact

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Omaha Division
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330

Phone: 402-559-8342
Email: windy.alonso@unmc.edu

  

Education

  • 2003, BS, Susquehanna
  • 2007, AS, Northhampton CC
  • 2011, BSN, DeSales
  • 2014, MSN, Penn State
  • 2017, PhD, Penn State


Publications

Birriel, B., Alonso, W, Kitko, L., & Hupcey, J. (Under review). Decision-making about left ventricular assist device implantation: Family caregivers’ perspectives. (Submitted to the Western Journal of Nursing Research, December, 2017).

Alonso, W., Kitko, L. & Hupcey, J. (Under review). Intergenerational caregivers for patients with advanced heart failure. (Submitted to Research and Theory in Nursing Practice, December 2017).

Evans, M., Hupcey, J., Kitko, L. & Alonso, W. (In press). Comparison of the life descriptions of newly diagnosed versus chronic stage D heart failure patients. Journal of Patient Experience.

Alonso, W., Hupcey, J., Kitko, L. (2017). Caregivers' perceptions of illness severity and end of life service utilization in advanced heart failure. Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 46, 35-39. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2016.09.001

Alonso, W., Birriel, B., Kitko, L. & Hupcey, J. (2016). Response to letter to editor: Time to integrate sexual function in the health-related quality of life of patients with left ventricular assist device. Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 45(3), 294. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2016.01.012

Alonso, W., Kitko, L. & Hupcey, J. (2016). Intergenerational caregivers of advanced heart failure patients. Nursing Outlook, 64(1), 109-110. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2015.11.003

Kitko, L., Hupcey, J., Birriel, B. & Alonso, W. (2016). Patients’ expectations of a left ventricular assist device pre and post implantation. Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 45(2), 95-99. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2015.12.003

Hupcey, J., Kitko, L. & Alonso, W. (2016). Patients’ perceptions of the illness severity of advanced heart failure. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 18(2), 110-114. DOI:10.1097/NJH.0000000000000229

Hupcey, J., Kitko, L. & Alonso, W. (2015). Palliative care in heart failure. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 27(4), 577-587. DOI: 10.1016/j.cnc.2015.07.007