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Jo Anne Genua, PhD, RN, MN, BScN, CCHN-C

Assistant Professor


Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing
CRISS II - Criss 2 - 197A

Jo Anne Genua, PhD, RN, MN, BScN, CCHN-C

Assistant Professor

Jo Anne Genua is an Assistant Professor in the Baccalaureate Nursing Program at Creighton University, College of Nursing.  She received her PhD in Nursing Education from Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (May 2019); her Master's in Nursing from Athabasca University, Alberta Canada; and her BScN (Honors) from Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Her research study focused on the grading of reflective journals and student honesty in reflective journal writing. Research interests include academic integrity,  interprofessional relationships, nursing education and population health.


Teaching Interests

  • Community/Population Health; Public Health

Research Focus

Nursing education, interprofessional relationships, population/community/global health, palliative care, and academic integrity


Nursing - Bachelors


Assistant Professor


  • Innovative teaching strategies (ITS) are peer reviewed, scholarly submissions created by members of the Association of Community Health Nurse Educators (ACHNE). These strategies are made available to educators as part of ACHNE dedication to promoting excellence in community and public health nursing education, research, and practice. With updates to the Public Health Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice and the new American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) The Essentials: Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education, changes needed to be made to update the ITS submission forms and process. 2024
  • To develop, implement and evaluate an innovative strategy integrating digital photos using a 360-degree camera application as a strategy in teaching the community assessment process. Generally, foundational components of community assessment are defined in the classroom and applied in a community practicum setting. Teaching the basics of community assessment is challenging due to the necessarily broad and contextual nature of assessing whole populations. Incorporating digital photos as a teaching strategy augments the collection of data, provides a unique approach to learning and extends opportunities for community engagement. 2021