faculty profile

Angel Anthamatten   DNP, BC-ADM, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Bio

Dr. Angel Anthamatten has served as FNP and DNP faculty since joining Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 2010. Dr. Anthamatten began her career as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2000, and she has particular clinical expertise in diabetes management. She is involved in several courses, including coordinating a FNP clinical course and Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics for students in multiple primary care specialties. She also serves as the primary clinical placement coordinator for students in Middle Tennessee. Dr. Anthamatten has authored several publications and delivered professional presentations regarding a variety of topics in clinical practice and nursing education.

Education

  • DNP, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • MSN, Vanderbilt University
  • BSN, Union University

Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Competency-based education
  • Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs)
  • Clinical assessment
  • Instructional Technology
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pharmacotherapeutics

Academic Interests

  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Preceptorship
  • DNP Scholarly Project Committee Member

Representative Publications

Journals

Anthamatten, A. Prescribing Contraindications and Cautions in HIV. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. January 2022; 18(11).

Anthamatten, A. and Dellise, N. The Use of Technology in the Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections. Nursing Clinics of North America. September 2020; 55(3):379-391.

Pitts, C and Anthamatten, A. Pharmacologic Management of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Common Chronic Conditions. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. March 2020;16(3):167-171.

Kordsmeier, J., Williams, C.T., and Anthamatten, A. Teamwork and Oral Health in Diabetes Care. Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice. 2020;13(1):17-24.

Anthamatten, A., Pfieffer, M.L., Richmond, A., and Glassford, M. Exploring the Utility of Entrustable Professional Activities as a Framework to Enhance Nurse Practitioner Education. Nurse Educator. 2020;45(2):83-87.

Pfieffer, M.L., Anthamatten, A., and Glassford, M. Assessment and treatment of dizziness and vertigo. The Nurse Practitioner. October 2019;44(10):29-36.

Anthamatten, A. and Parish, A. Clinical Update on Osteoporosis. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health. May 2019;64(3):265-275.

Representative Presentations

Anthamatten, A., Glassford, M., Pfieffer, M.L., Richmond, A. Entrustable Professional Activities in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) Conference. Virtual presentation, April 2021.

Anthamatten, A., Glassford, M., Pfieffer, M.L., and Richmond, A. Entrustable Professional Activities in the Assessment of Clinical Competence. National League of Nurses (NLN) Education Summit. Virtual presentation, September 2020.

Anthamatten, A., Pfieffer, M.L., Richmond, A., and Glassford, M. Exploring the Utility of Entrustable Professional Activities as a Framework to Enhance Nurse Practitioner Education. The Gerald S. Gotterer Health Professions Education Research Day. Poster presentation- Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. December 14, 2018.

Parish, A. and Anthamatten, A. Osteoporosis Update. Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) National Conference- Nashville, TN. Podium Presentation, October 5, 2017.

Anthamatten, A. and Henry-Okafor, Q. Clinical Considerations in Combination Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes. National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, Poster Presentation- Nashville, TN. April 2017.

Anthamatten, A. Diabetes- How to Avoid a One-Size-Fits-All Approach. National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, Poster Presentation- Orlando, FL. May 2016.

Anthamatten, A. Update on Diabetes Management. 2014 Pharmacology Update for Nurse Practitioners, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Reunion, Podium Presentation- Nashville, TN. October 2014.

Anthamatten, A. Treating Diabetes with the Beta Cell in Mind. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, Poster Presentation- Nashville, TN. June 2014.

Anthamatten, A. Demystifying Diabetes. American College of Nurse Midwives National Conference, Podium Presentation- Nashville, TN. May 2013.

Anthamatten, A. Assessment of Beta Cell Function in Diabetes. National Conference for Nurse Practitioners, Poster Presentation- Nashville, TN. May 2013.

Anthamatten, A. C-Peptide: Another Piece of the Diabetes Puzzle. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, Podium Presentation- Orlando, FL. June 2012.

Honors/Awards

  • Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Sara K. Archer Award for outstanding contributions to student learning for the Family Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Dean's Award for faculty achievement in informatics