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Doctorate, Nursing Practice - Oakland University
M.S. and FNP training – University of Michigan
B.S.N. with Specialization in Health Promotion– Michigan State University
Hoffman, J.L. (2009). Educational Intervention Aimed at Correcting Knowledge Deficit: A Mixed Methods One-Group Pretest-Posttest Design. Doctoral Research Project, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan.
Thon, J.L. (2005). Implementation of a Wellness Clinic in a University Affiliated
Retirement Center. Master’s Thesis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Co-presented National Nursing Practice Network (NNPN) live, online Journal Club session on critique of the “Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) Healthy Lifestyles Guideline,” 2012.
Led NNPN live, online Journal Club session on research critique of the qualitative article, “Enthusiasm for Cancer Screening in the United States,” 2012.
Led NNPN live, online Journal Club session on research critique of the quantitative article, “Humor therapy: Relieving chronic pain and enhancing happiness for older adults,” 2012.
Led NNPN live, online Journal Club session on research critique of the mixed methods article, “Do nursing homes for older people have the support they need to provide end-of-life care? A mixed methods enquiry in England,” 2012.
Led NNPN live, online Journal Club session on research critique of the qualitative article, “Nurses’ Strategies When Providing for Patients’ Aesthetic Needs,” 2011.
Presented “Action Plans,” “What Does the Evidence Suggest?,” and “Communication is Key to Success,” at the Oakwood Evidence-Based Practice Clinical Inquiry Institute in Dearborn, MI, 2011.
Delegate and Investigator on behalf of Principal Investigator (PI) presenting “Implementation of Risk Specific Fall Prevention Bundle to Reduce Falls in Hospitals” at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative Conference in Princeton, NJ, 2010.
Guest lecturer for University of Michigan’s graduating class of Family Nurse Practitioner Students, presenting information on topics including but not limited to, board certification, employment, practice issues, and personal Nurse Practitioner employment experience, 2007.
Guest speaker on a panel of nursing professionals at the University of Michigan School of Nursing for Faculty and Honor Students, 2004.
Guest speaker for “Career Day” at National Heritage Academy in Saginaw, MI, representing careers in nursing, 2003.
Guest lecturer for 7th and 8th grade classes at National Heritage Academy in Saginaw, MI, presenting eating disorders and drug and alcohol abuse, 2002.
Michigan Registered Nurse
Michigan Specialty License/Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Certified Legal Nurse Consultant
Basic Life Support
Eastern Michigan University National Association of American University Professors EMU-AAUP, Member, 2013-present
National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (NACLNC), Member, 2007-present
National Nursing Practice Network (NNPN), Education and Networking Workgroup, Member and Liaison, 2010-2013
National Nursing Practice Network (NNPN) Administration Team, Member, 2010-2013
Evidence-Based Practice Nursing Conference Planning Committee sponsored by the University of Michigan, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and the Ann Arbor VA, Member, 2010-2013
Nominated for Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals, 2011-2012
Nominated for membership into the National Academic Networking Association, 2011
Nominated for Sutton Who’s Who in Healthcare, 2010-2011
Nominated for Who’s Who in North American Education, 2010
Nominated for membership into Sigma Theta Tau-Theta Psi Chapter, 2010
Awarded the Conduct and Utilization of Research in Nursing (CURN) grant through the Michigan Nurses Foundation, 2009
Nominated for Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Nursing and Healthcare, 2007
Nominated for Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Nursing and Healthcare, 2007
Nominated for Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executives, Professionals, & Entrepreneurs, 2007