Vivian J. Koroknay, MS, RN, CRRN

Clinical Instructor, USG
Address: Universities at Shady Grove
9640 Gudelsky Drive, #305
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone Number: 301-738-6074
Fax Number: 301-738-6040


  • Graduate Certificate, Teaching in Nursing and Health Professions, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 2009
  • Certificate General Administration, University of Maryland College Park, 1991
  • MS,  Gerontological Nursing, Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 1991
  • BSN, Kent State University, Kent,  Ohio 1977

Recent Publications 

  • Werner, P., Cohen-Mansfield, J., Koroknay, V., Braun, J. (1995).  The impact of reducing restraints on nursing home staff attitudes. Journal of Gerontological Nursing,21, (1), p.19.
  • Koroknay, V., Werner, P., Cohen-Mansfield, J. Braun, J.(1995)  Maintaining ambulation in the Frail nursing home resident: A nursing administered walking program. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 21, (11):18-24.
  • Koroknay, V.  (1997).  Collaborating for our Patients' Well-Being, Editorial. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, Vol 23 (6): 3-4.
  • Koroknay, V. Common clinical problems; Physiological, (1995). In M.A. Anderson and J. Braun, (Eds.). Caring for the Elderly Client, Textbook on Gerontological Nursing, F.A. Davis.
  • Koroknay, V. Rehabilitation Principles, (1996). In A.S. Luggen, (Ed.) National Gerontological Nurses’ Association, Core Curriculum For Gerontology Nursing. Mosby, St. Louis, MO.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • NURS 330: Adult Health Nursing
  • NURS 331: Gerontological Nursing

Academic & Professional Activities

  • 2009 – Present: Member Sigma Theta Tau National Nurses’ Honor Society, Secretary Pi Chapter
  • Editorial Advisory Board Journal of Gerontological Nursing
  • Member Hadassah Nurses Council, Greater Washington Area