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

Secondary Appointment

  • Nursing - Doctorate

Teaching Activity

  • CON ANC NUR 290/291 Course Leader Fall 2017
  • CON ANC NUR 290/291 Course Leader Fall 2017
  • CON ANC NUR 291 Clinical Faculty Spring 2017 through Fall 2017
  • CON NUR 289 Faculty Member Fall 2017

Education

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

Certifications

Geriatric Resource Nurse
Faith Community Nurse

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Integrating a Spiritual Care Model within an Accelerated Nursing Curriculum, Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 2018
  • 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

General

  • Frailty Assessment of Urban Homeless Adults, The Journal of Community Health, 2018

Presentations

  • Spiritual Integration to Enhance Reflective Practice in the Creighton University Accelerate Nursing Program.
    Sara Banzhof, Becky Davis, Candice Tucci, Kandis McCafferty and Jenna Woster
     , 2017
  • "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
  • 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
    Integration of Spirituality into the ANC curriculum
    Frailty in the Homeless

Current Research Projects

  • Spiritual Integration to Enhance Reflective Practice in the Creighton University Accelerated Nursing Program 
    Frailty in the Homeless Population

Grant Funding Received

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