Louise S. Jenkins, PhD, RN, FAHA, ANEF

Professor, OSAH
Director, Institute for Educators in Nursing and Health Professions
Director, Teaching in Nursing and Health Professions Certificate
Address: 311N
Phone Number: 410-706-4296
Fax Number: 410-706-5560
Jenkins@son.umaryland.edu

Education

  • Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar (Post-Doctoral Fellowship), University of California, San Francisco
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
  • MS, Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
  • BS, Nursing, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, Illinois

Funded Projects

(Selected)

  • “Preparing Clinical Faculty for Maryland Nursing Schools”, Jenkins, L.S. (PI) and O’Neil C., Co-PI, Maryland Higher Education Commission for the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission;. #NSPII- 14-113, 7/1/13-6/30/15, $295,573.
  • “Statewide Initiatives for Nursing Faculty”, Jenkins, L.S. (PI) and O’Neil, C., Co-PI, Maryland Higher Education Commission for the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission; #NSPII-12-117, 7/1/11-6/30/15, $1,087,779.
  • “Meeting the Challenge: Statewide Initiatives for Nursing Faculty”, Jenkins, L.S. (PI) and O’Neil C., Co-PI, Maryland Higher Education Commission for the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission #NSP II-11-110, 7/1/10-6/30/11. ($108,000).
  • “Preparing, Supporting, and Developing Nursing Faculty”, Jenkins, L.S. (PI) and 
    O'Neil C., Co-PI, Health Resources and Services Administration, #D1DHP10754, Congressional Directive, 8/1/08 - 7/31/10. ($711,047).
  • “Nursing Faculty for Maryland”, Jenkins, L.S. (PI) and O’Neil C., Co-PI, Maryland Higher Education Commission for the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission #NSP II-09-104, 7/1/08-6/30/11. ($499,990).
  • “Teaching Scholars Training Program”, Thomas, S. (PI), Jenkins, L. (Co-Investigator),8/1/06-7/31/09, United States Department of Education GAANN Project ($886,704)
  • "Attitudes and Intentions of Nursing Doctoral Students Regarding the Teaching/Academic Role: A National Survey", Funded by Teaching Scholars Program, University of Maryland School of Nursing (2004-2005).
  • "Faculty Use of Technology to Enhance Clinical Competency Evaluation in Health Care Curricula", Jenkins, L.S. and Mallott, D., Co PIs, 9/01/01-6/30/03. Maryland Higher Education Commission.

Recent Publications

(Selected)

  • Waltz. C.F., Jenkins, L.S., and Han, N. (in press) Use and effectiveness of active learning methods in nursing and health professions education.  Nursing Education Perspectives.
  • Grant, M.S. and Jenkins, L.S. (2014) Communication Education for Pre-Licensure Nursing Students:  Literature Review, 2002-2013.  Nurse Education Today, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2014.07.009.
  • Jenkins, L.S. (2014).  Nursing as a career: Many paths for helping people. In:  Kishor, Vaida (Ed.) Nursing for the Curious: Why Study Nursing.  ISBN 978-1-925128-03-1).
  • Sowan, A. and Jenkins, L.S. (2013).  Designing, delivering, and evaluating an interactive hybrid nursing research course using the seven principles of effective teaching.  Nursing Education  Perspectives, 34(5), 315-322. 
  • Sowan, A. and Jenkins, L.S. (2013). Designing, delivering, and evaluating an interactive hybrid nursing research course using the seven principles of effective teaching. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 82(6), 553-564.
  • Jenkins, L.S. (2010).  Computer-based testing.  In Waltz, C.F., Strickland, O.L., and Lenz, E.R. (Eds.).  Measurement in Nursing and Health Research, 4th ed. New York:  Springer Publishing Company, 251-258. 
  • Sowan, A, and Jenkins, L.S. (2010). Paradata: A new data source in web-administered measures. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 28(6)333-342. (also issue CE offering).
  • Jenkins, L.S. (2008). Measurement error in clinical investigations. The Behavioral Measurement Letter10(1), 6-7.
  • Jenkins, L.S., Schron, E.B., Bosworth-Ferrell, S., Powell, J. and McBurnie, M.A. for the AVID Investigators. (2007). Spouse quality of life in the antiarrhythmics versus implantable defibrillators (AVID) clinical trial. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 22(6), 472-479.
  • Jenkins, L.S. and Schaivone, K. (2007). Standardized patients in nursing education. Annual Review of Nursing Education, Volume 5, New York: Springer Publishing Company, 3-23.
  • Jenkins, L.S., Griffith, K.A., Schaivone, K., Budd, N., and Waltz, C.F. (2006). Use of GUTAs in teaching nurse practitioner students: Is self-efficacy theory a useful framework? Journal of Nursing Education, 45(1), 35-37.
  • The AFFIRM Investigators, Jenkins, L.S. and Brodsky, M. writing group co-chairs (2005). Quality of life in atrial fibrillation: The AFFIRM study. American Heart Journal, 149(1), 112-120.
  • Schron, E.B. and Jenkins, L.S. (2005). Quality of life in older patients with atrial fibrillation.American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, 14(2), 87-90.

Primary Teaching Areas 

Program Director, Teaching in Nursing and Health Professions Post Graduate Certificate

  • NURS 791: Instructional Strategies and Assessment of Learning
  • NURS 792: Practicum in Teaching in Nursing and Health Professions

Measurement in PhD Program

  • NURS 811: Measurement of Nursing Phenomena

Academic & Professional Activities 

  • Past-President, Pi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Past Chair, Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, American Heart Association
  • Editorial Boards: International Journal of Hispanic Health Care, American Journal of Health Behavior, Health Behavior and Policy Review
  • Journal Review Panels: Multiple
  • Tri-Service Nursing Research Program Review Panel
  • Campus: Instructional Technology Stakeholders Committee
  • School: Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Committee