Jason Slyer

Jason Slyer

Clinical Associate Professor
College of Health Professions
Graduate Nursing
Wright Cottage


Faculty Bio

Jason Slyer obtained his DNP and MS (Family Nurse Practitioner) from Pace University and an AAS in Nursing from Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing in Troy, NY. Jason joined the Pace faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor in 2011. He is currently the Assistant Director for DNP programs.

Awards and Honors

  • College of Health Professions, 2016, Dean's Service Award
  • National Academies of Practice, 2015, Distinguished Fellowship in the National Academies of Practice and the Nursing Academy as a Distinguished Practitioner & Fellow
  • Lienhard School of Nursing, 2014, 2014 Dean's Alumni Award for Outstanding Professional Contribution
  • University of Adelaide, 2012, Associate Lecturer
  • Pace University, 2011, DNP student with the Greatest Clinical Leadership Potential in Evidence Based Practice; Pace University, College of Health Professions
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, 2004, Inducted, Sigma Theta Tau International, Zeta Omega-At-Large chapter

Licensures and Certificates

  • Commission on Nurse Certification, Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Joanna Briggs Institute, Joanna Briggs Institute, Certified Trainer
  • American Heart Association, Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • State of New York, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • American Nurse Credentialing Center, FNP-Board Certified
  • State of New York, Registered Nurse
  • American Association of Heart Failure Nurses, Certified Heart Failure Nurse
  • Joanna Briggs Institute, Comprehensive Systematic Review training, Modules 1, 3, & 4


DNP, Pace University, New York, NY, 2011
Doctor of Nursing Practice

MS, Pace University, New York, NY, 2004
Family Nurse Practitioner

AS, Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, Troy, NY, 2000

BA, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1997

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Heart failure; chronic disease management; self-care behaviours; systematic reviews.

Courses Taught

Past Courses

NUR 600: Grad Nursing/Ind Study
NURS 640: Advanced Physical Assessment
NURS 650: Adv Thry & Prctc I: Fmly Nrs
NURS 668: Adlt Acute Care Nrs Pract. III
NURS 668: Advanced Theory & Practice
NURS 673: Family Nur Prtnr Practicum III
NURS 763: Prfssnl Nrng Ldrshp Clncl II
NURS 802: Leadership for Advncd Nursing
NURS 860: Evidence-Based Practice
NURS 880: Tech & Info Sys for Adv Pract
NURS 900: Mentorship I: Evidence-Based
NURS 900: Mentorship IA:Doctoral Project
NURS 900: Mentorship IB:Doctoral Project
NURS 910: Mentorship II: Evdnc Bsd Prctc
NURS 910: Mentorship II:Doctoral Project
NURS 910: Mentorship IIA:Doctoral Prjct

Publications and Presentations


The effectiveness of tight glycemic control on decreasing surgical site infections and readmission rates in adult patients with diabetes undergoing cardiac surgery: A systematic review
Boreland, L., Scott-Hudson, M., Henterington, K., Frussinetty, A. & Slyer, J. T. Heart & Lung. Vol xxx , pages 1-11.

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
  • Eastern Nursing Research Society
  • American Assocation of Heart Failure Nurses - Certification Board [Secretary]
  • American Association of Heart Failure Nurses
  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nurses
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioner

Department Service

  • Northeast Institute for Evidence Synthesis and Translation [Assistant Director of Education]

College Service

  • College of Health Professions Inter-professional Education Initiative College of Health Professions Inter-professional Education Initiative [Committee Member]