Susan Chrostowski, D.N.P., M.S., A.P.R.N., A.N.P.-C.

Assistant Clinical Professor

Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator

Nursing

Susan Chrostowski, D.N.P., M.S., A.P.R.N., A.N.P.-C.

Contact

schrostowski@twu.edu
214-689-6541
DAL 7401

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Biography

Dr. Chrostowski is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Texas Woman’s University where she teaches in the graduate nursing program. Dr. Chrostowski holds a College of Nursing appointment as the Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator. She is an Adult Health nurse practitioner and has been working exclusively in rheumatology since 2005. For her doctoral program, she conducted a clinical research study on assessment instruments on fibromyalgia disease activity. Her research interests focus on management of rheumatology conditions and gero-pharmacology. She has served on national committees with the Association of Rheumatology Professionals and a national rheumatology board with the American Board of Internal Medicine. In addition to national, state, and local presentations on rheumatology and geriatric nursing practice, Dr. Chrostowski has published articles related to rheumatology and nursing practice issues.

Education

D.N.P., Nursing, Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas
M.S., Nursing, Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas
B.S., Nursing, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas

Expertise

Rheumatology; Gero-pharmacology

Latest Articles

An Unusual Presentation of Digital Ischemia: Is this vasculitis or something else?
ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants (2015)
Susan Chrostowski, Allison Huffman

Recent Presentations

Demystifying Fibromyalgia for the Nurse and Advanced Practice Provider
Rheumatology Nurses Society (2021)
Podium | Susan K Chrostowski

Decreasing Falls in Older Adults: Is Tai Chi a Solution?
Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium at Texas Woman's University (2020)
Poster | Melissa George, Susan Chrostowski

Rheumatology Conditions and Medications
Texas Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference (2020)
Podium | Susan K Chrostowski

One Patient, Many Drugs: Polypharmacy in Rheumatology
American College of Rheumatology Annual National Scientific Session Conference (2019)
Podium | Susan K Chrostowski

Rheumatology Review and Update
Texas Nurse Practitioner Annual Conference (2019)
Podium | Susan K Chrostowski

A Shared Mental Model for Teaching and Assessing Examination of the Hand, Wrist, and Elbow in the Training Rheum Continuing Professional Development Program
American College of Rheumatology Annual National Scientific Session Conference (2019)
Poster | Michael Battistone, Beth Jonas, Janet Bahr, Susan K Chrostowski, Anisha Dua

Polypharmacy in the Geriatric Client
Texas Nurse Practitioner Annual Conference (2018)
Podium | Susan K Chrostowski

Fibromyalgia: A hero's approach
10th Annual Rheumatology Nurses Society Conference (2017)
Podium | Susan K. Chrostowski

Comparative study of instruments to assess disease activity in fibromyalgia
American College of Rheumatology Annual National Scientific Session Conference (2015)
Poster | Susan K. Chrostowski

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Rheumatology Professionals
  • Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners
  • Textbook and Academic Author Association

Honors & Awards

  • President's Award, Association of Rheumatology Professionals (2020)
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Great One Hundred Nurses 2019, DFW Great 100 Nurses, Inc. (2019)