Jenna Bauer

Associate Professor, Department of Nursing Science

"Our DNP program has allowed me to share my passion for nursing with graduate students, and to facilitate and mentor each student throughout their graduate experience."

6B Havican Hall | 574-276-8941 | jbauer@saintmarys.edu

Education

DNP, Valparaiso University

MSN, Purdue University - Calumet

BSN, Purdue University

Area of Expertise

Otorhinolaryngology

Health promotion and wellness

Nonsurgical weight loss management

Research Interests

Stress reduction in undergraduate nursing students

Graduate Courses Taught

NURS 701-706: DNP practice innovation

NURS 633: Health promotion for the advanced practice nurse

NURS 688: Advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning

Professional Experience

  • Saint Mary's College, Associate Professor, 2016-present
  • South Bend Clinic, Nurse Practitioner in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery, 2016-present
  • Indiana University South Bend, Clinical Associate Professor, 2014-present
  • Memorial Bariatric and Weight Loss Center, Granger, IN, FNP, 2011-present
  • Indiana University South Bend, Clinical Lecturer, 2013-2014
  • Indiana University South Bend, Visiting Lecturer, 2012-2013
  • Ball State University, NP Assessment Course Instructor, 2011
  • Med Point Express, South Bend, IN, Nurse Practitioner, 2010-2014
  • Indiana University South Bend, Clinical Adjunct Instructor, 2010-2012
  • New Directions Wellness Clinic/HF Clinic, Elkhart, IN, Nurse Practitioner, 2009-2010
  • The Hearing Center - Neil Wangstrom, MD PC, La Porte, IN, Nurse Practitioner in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery, 2006-2009
  • South Bend Clinic, Nurse Practitioner in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery, 2003-2006
  • Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, IN, RN on medical surgical floor, 2000-2003

Awards and Honors

  • MNRS Third Place DNP poster presentation competition, 2014
  • Sigma Theta Tau Inductee, 2000
  • Kathryn Harner Scholarship GPA, Purdue University, 1999
  • Alpha Omicron Honor Society, Purdue University, 1998
  • Golden Key Inductee, Purdue University, 1998

 

 

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • Michiana Group Forum for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • MNRS
  • NRC-NCI Research Consortium
  • Sigma Theta Tau International - Delta Omicron Chapter

Invited Lectures

  • "The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," AACN Faculty Development Conference, Saint Petersburg, FL, Feb. 2016.
  • "The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," Fall Nursing Research Program for NRC-NCI, Mishawaka, IN, Nov. 2014.
  • "The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," 38th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference, Saint Louis, MO, Mar. 2014.
  • "The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," Annual AACN National Conference, New Orleans, LA, Nov. 2013.
  • "The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," 21st Annual Northwest Indiana Nursing Research Consortium, Hobart, IN, Nov. 2013.
  • "The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," NRC-NCI Annual Research Conference Symposium, Mishawaka, IN, Nov. 2013.

Publications

"The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education." Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36, 1386.