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Faculty Profile

Tito D. Tubog PhD, DNAP, CRNA

Associate Program Director/Assistant Professor
Nurse Anesthesia Building 104

Education

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing; Ateneo de Zamboanga University
  • Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia; Texas Wesleyan University
  • Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice; Texas Wesleyan University 
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science, Texas Women's University

Research Interests/Scholastic Profile

OB anesthesia, regional anesthesia, vulnerable populations

Courses taught at Texas Wesleyan

  • 6414 Advanced Physical and Health Assessment
  • 6603 Principles of Anesthesia Practice Ι
  • 6605 Principles of Anesthesia Practice ΙΙ
  • 6287 Clinical Didactics C
  • 6288 Clinical Didactics D
  • 8312 Applied Biostatistics
  • 8325 Applied Statistics for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • 8433 Advanced Anesthesia Pharmacology
Publications

2019

  • Tubog TD, Harenberg J. Buszta K, Hestand J. Prophylactic Nalbuphine to Prevent Neuraxial Opioid-Induced Pruritus: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Perianesth Nurs. 2019;34(3): 491-501.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.jopan.2018.06.098
  • Tubog TD, Harenberg J. Buszta K, Hestand J. Use of Nalbuphine for the Treatment of Neuraxial Opioid-Induced Pruritus: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. AANA J. 2019;87(3): 222-229
  • Tubog TD. Cochrane Corner: Combined intermittent pneumatic leg compression and pharmacological prophylaxis for prevention of venous thromboembolism. Orthop Nurs. 2019;38(4):270-272.
  • Tubog TD, Hestand J, Titre B, Ashlock B. Systematic review and meta-analysis of ondansetron in preventing post-spinal shivering in cesarean delivery. PROSPERO 2019 CRD42019131547 Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42019131547
  • Shaffer S, Tubog TD, Kane TD, Stortroen N. Supplemental oxygen and surgical site infection in colorectal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PROSPERO 2019 CRD42019134406 Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42019134406
  • Kane TD, Tubog TD. Perioperative Management of the Direct Acting Oral Anticoagulants. Accepted for publication in the AANA J. 2019;87(4):
  • Stortroen N, Tubog TD, Shaffer S. Prophylactic Tranexamic Acid in High-Risk Patients Undergoing Cesarean Delivery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Accepted for publication. AANA J.
  • Kane TD, Tubog TD, Schmidt J. The Use of Coffee to Decrease the Incidence of Postoperative Ileus in Elective, Abdominal Surgeries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Accepted for publication. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing.
  • Tubog TD, Bramble R, Holmes B. The Efficacy of Prophylactic Dexmedetomidine on Catheter-Related Bladder Discomfort after Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Peer review process in Canadian Journal of Nursing Research.
  • Tubog TD. Cochrane Corner. Maternal Position During the Second Stage of Labor in Patients with Epidural Anesthesia. Peer review process. Research in Nursing & Health.

 2018

  • Tubog TD, Harenberg JL, Mason-Nguyen J, Kane TD. The opioid sparing effects of transversus abdominis plane block in elective hysterectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. AANA J. 2018;85(1):41-55.
  • Kane TD, Tubog TD, Kane J. The effects of epidural volume expansion in the quality of combined spinal-epidural for elective cesarean delivery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. AANA J. 2018;86(2):109-118.
  • Tubog TD, Ramsey V, Filler L, Bramble R. ED50 and ED95 of intrathecal hyperbaric bupivacaine for cesarean section: A systematic review.  AANA J. 2018;86(5): 348-360.

2017

  • Tubog TD, Kane TD, Pugh M. The effects of ondansetron on attenuating spinal anesthesia-induced hypotension and bradycardia in obstetric and non-obstetric subjects: a systematic review and meta-analysis. AANA J. 2017;85(2):113-122.
  • Tubog TD, Duffy B. The prevention and recognition of ulnar nerve and brachial plexus injuries. Journal of Perioperative Nursing. 2017; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jopan.2016.06.005

2016

  • Glymph D, Tubog TD, Vedenikina M. The Use of Tranexamic Acid in the Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage. AANA J. 201684(6):427-438.
  • Tubog TD, Williams V. An Evidence-Based Review of the Use of Perioperative Cervical Spine Radiography and Optimal Head Position When Anesthetizing Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. CPC Module.
  • Tubog TD, Smith S. The Effects of Intraoperative Alveolar Recruitment Maneuver and Positive-End Expiratory Pressure in Obese Patients Undergoing General Anesthesia. CPC Module.
  • Heintz A, Maniktala K, Tubog TD. The Predictive Factors and the Efficacy of Sugammadex for Postoperative Myasthenic Crisis. CPC Module.
  • Tubog TD, Williams V, Purefoy G. Strategies for the Prevention of Spinal Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension in Non-Obstetric Subjects: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. CPC Module.
  • Tubog TD. Perioperative Management of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. CPC Module.
Presentations
  • Multimodal Analgesia. Podium Presentation at the ERAS Symposium: Becoming a Standard of Care. UT Southwestern Medical Center. February 10. 2018
  • The effects of ondansetron on attenuating spinal anesthesia-induced hypotension and bradycardia in obstetric and non-obstetric subjects: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Podium Presentation at the Arkansas State Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Little Rock, AR.
  • Region 5 Regional Meeting. American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians. Spinal Anesthesia. 2016. Arlington, Texas.
  • AANA Foundation State of the Science General Poster Session. The effects of ondansetron on attenuating spinal anesthesia-induced hypotension and bradycardia in obstetric and non-obstetric subjects: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 2016. Washington, DC.
  • Region 5 Regional Meeting. American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians. Spinal Anesthesia. 2016. Arlington, Texas.
  • Region 5 Regional Meeting. American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians. Airway Fires. 2015. Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetist. Evidence-based Selection of Anesthetic Technique to Decrease Metastasis and Improve Overall Survival Rate of the Cancer Patient Undergoing Surgical Cancer Excision. 2014. The Woodlands, TX.
  • AANA Foundation State of the Science General Poster Session. The Use of a Preoperative Educational Video in Managing Preoperative Anxiety in the Ambulatory Surgical Patient. 2013. Orlando, FL.
  • AANA Foundation State of the Science General Poster Session. Evidence-based Selection of Prophylactic Vasopressors for the Prevention of Spinal-induced Hypotension for Elective Cesarean Section. 2011. San Francisco, CA.