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 Population Health

NURS 688: Advanced Health 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, Febuary 2016.

"The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," Fall Nursing Research Program for NRC-NCI, Mishawaka, IN, November 2014.

"The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," 38th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference, Saint Louis, MO, March 2014.

"The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," Annual AACN National Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2013.

"The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," 21st Annual Northwest Indiana Nursing Research Consortium, Hobart, IN, November 2013.

"The use of stress reducing techniques in nursing education," NRC-NCI Annual Research Conference Symposium, Mishawaka, IN, November 2013.

Publications

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