Photo of Alvarez, David Vincent

David Vincent Alvarez, DNP, PMHNP-BC, NE-BC, RN-BC

Visiting Clinical Instructor

Department of Health Systems Science

Contact

Building & Room:

NURS 921

Address:

845 S. Damen Ave., MC 802, Chicago, IL 60612

CV Download:

CV-new-2019.pdf

Selected Publications

Woroch, R. A., Alvarez, D. V., Yingling, C. T., & Handrup, C. T. (2018). Family Nurse Practitioner/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Collaboration in Drug-Seeking Telephone Triage Simulation in an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Curriculum. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 18, 14–19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2018.01.002

Alvarez, D. V. (2017, January 6). Shame Resilience Therapy to Decrease Depression. ISPN Connections Newsletter20, 1.

Service to Community

2011-2016  Chairman of the Nursing Research Committee at Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago

2011-2016  Chicagoland Nursing Research Consortium member

2011-2016  Magnet Steering Committee member at Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago

2013-2016  Institutional Review Board member at Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago

2012-2016  Allied Health Professionals Committee member at Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago

Education

University of South Alabama, School of Nursing, Mobile, Alabama Sept 2009 – July 2013
DNP, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty.
Degree conferred July 26, 2013.
Project: Using shame resilience therapy to decrease depressive symptoms: A quality improvement initiative

University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois Jan 2006 – Dec 2008
MSN, Master of Science in Nursing, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program.
Degree conferred December 14, 2008.
Project: Decreasing the use of restraint and seclusion in the child and adolescent population within acute settings, a meta-analysis

Loyola University of Chicago, Neihoff School of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois Aug1991 – May 1994
BSN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Degree conferred May 7, 1994.

Harry S. Truman College, City of Chicago Colleges, Chicago, Illinois Jan 1989 – May 1991
General education

Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, Florida Aug 1988 – Dec 1988
General education

Licensures and Certifications

Registered Nurse, State of Illinois

Advanced Practice Nurse, State of Illinois

Advanced Practice Nurse Controlled Substance License, State of Illinois

DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate

National Certifications

2009-2024  American Nurses Credentialing Center Board Certified as a Family Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner #2009001241

2015-2020  American Nurses Credentialing Center Board Certified as a Nurse Executive #2014035564

2015-2020  American Nurses Credentialing Center Board Certified in Nursing Professional Development #2014037898

Professional Memberships

2017-present  American Psychiatric Nurses Association

2016-present  International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses

2013-present  Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing

2013-present  Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society

1996-1998  Illinois Nurses Association

Selected Presentations

Alvarez, D. V. (2018, July 25). Treating depression in infants, children, and adolescents. Illinois Steps Grand Rounds Series at Heartland Health Center, Peoria, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2018, June 27). Treating depression in infants, children, and adolescents. Illinois Steps Grand Rounds Series at Heartland Health Center, Peoria, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2018, May 23). Treating ADHD in primary care practice. Illinois Steps Grand Rounds Series at Heartland Health Center, Peoria, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2018, April 25). ADHD in primary care practice. Illinois Steps Grand Rounds Series at Heartland Health Center, Peoria, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2017, April 7). Using shame resilience therapy to decrease depressive symptoms. [Poster] American Psychiatric Nurses Association Chapter Conference--Psychiatric nursing: Meeting today's crises head-on in Northwestern Memorial Medical Center, Chicago, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2016, October 12). Trauma-informed care. Nursing Grand Rounds Series in Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2016, April 16). Using shame resilience therapy to decrease depressive symptoms. [Poster] International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses Annual Conference in Marriott City Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Awarded 2nd Prize Poster Presentation

Alvarez, D. V. (2014, November 18). Depression and anxiety. Community Health Series in Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2014, May 16). Using shame resilience therapy to decrease depressive symptoms. [Poster] Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago’s Joint Resident and Nursing Research Day in Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, Chicago, IL. Awarded 1st Prize Poster Presentation

Alvarez, D. V. (2013, October 10). Using shame resilience therapy to decrease depressive symptoms. [Poster] Saint Joseph IOP Open House in Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2013, October 10). Using shame resilience therapy to decrease depressive symptoms. Lecture presented at Saint Joseph IOP Open House in Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Alvarez, D. V., & Scholtes, D. (2015, April 24). Dealing with agitated patients and families. MNRS Chicago Chapter Quarterly Meeting in Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, IL, Chicago, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2013, March 1). Perinatal mood disorders. Nursing Grand Rounds in Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2002, May 10). Using the DSM IV with children and adolescents. Chicago Public Schools Social Work Retreat in Chicago State University, Chicago, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2001, December 5). Post-partum depression and puerperal hormones. Grand Round Series in Leyden Family Services, Franklin Park, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (2001, November 14). Club drugs. Substance Abuse Awareness Series in Riveredge Hospital, Forest Park, IL.

Alvarez, D. V. (1994, October 21). Psychosocial aspects of HIV/AIDS. Treating HIV a holistic approach in University Hospital, Chicago, IL.