Jenna S. Woster, PhD, MSN, MA
Jenna S. Woster, PhD, MSN, MA

Jenna S. Woster, PhD, MSN, MA

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Expertise/Specializations

  • Gerontology
  • Christian Spirituality

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Nursing - Bachelors

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Education

  • College of Saint Mary - BSN
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center - MSN
  • Creighton University - MA
  • University of Nebraska- LIncoln PhD

Certifications

Geriatric Resource Nurse

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Implementing a Standardized and Objective Clinical Evaluation Process, Journal of nursing education, 2017
  • LaFramboise, Louise M., Woster, Jenna, Yager, Amy, Yates, Bernice C. A Technological Life Buoy Patient Perceptions of the Health Buddy, Journal of cardiovascular nursing, 24, 216-224, 2009

Presentations

  • "Through the Eye of the Needle:  The Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education"  : “Following a Crosswalk: Intentional Integration of Spirituality in an Accelerated Nursing Curriculum” (Creighton)
    Sara Banzhaf, Becky Davis, Jenna S. Woster, Sister Candice
    Tucci, and Kandis McCafferty, 2017
  • Through the Eye of the Needle:  Confernce on the Committment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education:  Panel discussion:  "Following a Crosswalk: Intentional Integration of Spirituality in an Accelerated Nursing Curriculum.", 2017
  • Panel member discussing the needs of and resources for the homeless and poor in the Omaha area., 2017
  • Reassessing our Abilities as We Age - Nebraska Eastern Office on Aging., 2017
  • Identifying Spiritual Needs for Baccalaureate Nursing Students in a Multi-Campus Jesuit University., 2016
  • Evaluation of Clinical performance in Pre-Licensure Nursing Students - Can Standardization Occur?, 2015
  • Sampling preferred Intensity Forms and Their Use in Nebraska's Long Term Care Facilities, 2014

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Spirituality Gerontology Student Evaluation

Current Research Projects

  • Spiritual Integration to Enhance Reflective Practice in the Creighton University Accelerated Nursing Program 
    Evaluation of Clinical Performance in Pre-Licensure Nursing Students - Can Standardization Occur? Sampling Preferred Intensity Forms and Their Use in Nebraska’s Long Term Care Facilities Identifying Spiritual Needs for Baccalaureate Nursing Students in Multi-Campus Jesuit University

Grant Funding Received

  • Creighton University AEA grant - January 1, 2015
  • Spiritual Integration to Enhance Reflective Practice in the Creighton University Accelerated Nursing Program