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Theresa Dachel, DNP, RN, APNP, AGPCNP-BC

Theresa Dachel
  • Assistant Professor
  • Nursing

Teaching Interests
  •       Nursing
  •       Internal medicine/primary care
  •       Adult & geriatric health
  •       Physical assessment skills
  •       Health promotion/disease prevention
  •       Classroom physical activity breaks
  •       Professional and personal development  
  •       Adult-Gerontology Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Track Population Lead
  •       Primarily teaches in graduate nursing program
Research and Creative Activities
  •       Health promotion/disease prevention
  •       Diabetes prevention using physical activity
  •       Breast cancer awareness
  • Classroom physical activity breaks
  •       Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI (Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner)
  •       Master of Science (MS)-Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI (Adult Nurse Practitioner & Gerontology Nurse Practitioner)
  •       Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI (Minor Gerontology)
  •        Board Certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner                                           
Published Research
  •      Dachel, T. A., & Mota, D. (2021). Technology and human connection to prevent diabetes in rural United States. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 17(9), 1137-1140.
Honors and Recognitions
  •        Mary C. and Fred Bliss Fund for Nursing Faculty Professional Development Award                                    
  •        Student/Faculty Research Collaboration Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP) Internal Grant
  •        Gritzmacher Science Education Fellowship Award                                                     
  •        Sue Peck Holism and Integrative Therapies Service Award                                            
  •        Signe Skott Cooper Nursing Scholarship Fund                                    
  •        The Daisy Foundation Nominee Award-In Memory of Patrick Barnes                    
  •        Wisconsin Nurses Association Mary Barker Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Scholarship        
  •        Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Award from University of Wisconsin-Madison
  •  United States Air Force Outstanding Performance Commander’s Medal                    
  •  United States Air Force Commendation Medal                                                                      
  •  United States Air Force Outstanding Unit Award                                                        
Professional Memberships
  •        National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties                                                 
  •        National League for Nursing                                                                                         
  •        American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  •        Sigma International-Chapters: Delta Phi (Eau Claire, WI) & Beta Eta at-Large (Madison, WI)
  •        American Nurses Association/Wisconsin Nurses Association  
Previous Professional Experience

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner:

  •  Gastroenterology
  •  College student health

Registered Nurse:

  •  Critical care
  •  Trauma
  •  Emergency room
  •  Infection control
  •  Diabetes