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University of Colorado College of Nursing

College of Nursing
 

Laura D. Rosenthal, DNP, ACNP

Assistant Professor


Dr. Rosenthal

Laura.Rosenthal@ucdenver.edu

Laura Rosenthal has been a registered nurse since graduating with her BSN in 2000. Her background includes practice in acute care and inpatient medicine. While working as a nurse practitioner at the University of Colorado Hospital, she assisted in developing one of the first fellowships for advanced practice clinicians in hospital medicine. Her interests focus on the clinical education of acute care nurse practitioners. Rosenthal is a member of the Allied Health Committee at the University of Colorado Hospital. She is also an active member of Sigma Theta Tau and the American Nurses Association.

Degree Awarding Institution Field of Study Graduation Date
DNP University of Colorado
Aurora, Colorado
Nursing 2011
MSN Case Western University
Cleveland, Ohio
Nursing 2006
BSN University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Nursing 2000
  1. Burcham, J. & Rosenthal, L. Lehne’s Pharmacology for Nursing Care (9th ed). (2015). Elsevier. St. Louis, MO. In press.
  2. Furfari, K., Rosenthal, L., Tad-y, D., Wolfe, B., Glasheen, J. (2014). Nurse Practitioners as inpatient providers: A hospital medicine fellowship program. JNP, 10(6), 425-429.
  3. Guerrasio, J., Furfari, K., Rosenthal, L., Nogar, C., Wray, K., Aagaard, E. (2014).  Failure to Fail: The Institutional Perspective.  Medical Teacher.  1-5, Early Online.  http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/0142159X.2014.910295
  4. Rosenthal, L. (2013). Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurse Practitioner Prescribers (4th ed).  Chapter Update- Angina. In press.
  5. Rosenthal, L. (2013). Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurse Practitioner Prescribers (4th ed). Chapter Update- Heart failure. In press.
  6. Rosenthal, L. (2013). Intubation in Clinical Decision Support: Hospital Medicine, edited by Wiese, J., Auerbach, A., Glasheen, J., and Li, J. Decision Support in Medicine, LLC. Wilmington, DE. 
  7. Rosenthal, L. (2013). HIV-Associated Diarrhea in Clinical Decision Support: Hospital Medicine, edited by Wiese, J., Auerbach, A., Glasheen, J., and Li, J. Decision Support in Medicine, LLC. Wilmington, DE.
  8. Rosenthal, L. (2013). Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in Clinical Decision Support: Hospital Medicine, edited by Wiese, J., Auerbach, A., Glasheen, J., and Li, J. Decision Support in Medicine, LLC. Wilmington, DE.
  9. Cumbler, E., Simpson, J., Rosenthal, L. Likosky, D. (2013). Inpatient falls- Defining the problem and identifying possible solutions. Part II: Application of quality improvement principles to hospital falls. The Neurohospitalist, February 5 doi: 10.1177/1941874412470666
  10. Simpson, J., Rosenthal, L., Likosky, D., Cumbler, E. (2013). Inpatient falls – Defining the problem and identifying possible solutions. Part I: An evidence-based review. The Neurohospitalist,. February 5 doi: 10.1177/1941874412470665.
  11. Rosenthal, L. (2013). Spotlight on Leadership:  Enhancing Communication Between Night Shift RNs and Hospitalists: An Opportunity for Performance Improvement. JONA.43(2), 59-61.
  12. Levin, D., Furfari, K., Rosenthal, L., Simpson, J., et al. (2011). In the literature: The latest research you need to know.  The Hospitalist, 15(11).
  13. Rosenthal, L, Cumbler E. Evaluation of Peripheral Edema. BMJ Point-of-Care.  First edition published July 15 2008. Updated May 2012.
Title Organization Year

Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award

University of Colorado College of Nursing

2013

Peak Clinical Performer

Rocky Mountain Hospital Medical Symposium, Denver CO

2009, 2010, 2012

Clinton and Vickie Lambert Award
for Scholarly Writing

Case Western University

2006

Mary Renolds Memorial Award
for excellence in Medical-Surgical Nursing

University of Michigan

2000

Jennifer S. Joscelyn Memorial Fund Award for dedication to providing excellent care to infants and their families

University of Michigan

2000
  • Improving nurse-physician communication through the use of a nurse-physician task force.  University of Colorado, 2011.

Dr. Rosenthal practices in the field of general internal medicine, working as a member of the hospitalist medicine group at University of Colorado Hospital. She also remains a core faculty member of the Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship in hospital medicine, which she assisted in developing.