Jane M. Kirkpatrick, PhD, MSN, RNC
Associate Dean, College of Health and Human Sciences Phone: 765-494-4018
Head, School of Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing
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Specialization: Inpatient Obstetrics, certified by the National Certification Corporation
EducationJane Kirkpatrick received her undergraduate degrees in nursing from Purdue University, her Master's in Nursing from Indiana University, and completed her PhD in Educational Technology at Purdue University.
Research: Inpatient Obstetrics, certified by the National Certification Corporation
Professor Kirkpatrick's research interest focuses on determining best practices for the instructional design of computer assisted instructional programs for nursing students. Her research focuses on the use of motivational strategies in the instructional design of self-study computer-based learning programs. She has published and presented on multiple topics in nursing education and is the author of award-winning videotapes on newborn assessment. Most recently she developed a CD-ROM teaching gestational age assessment and developed a virtual baby to teach APGAR scoring. Another CDROM she co-authored with Linda Caputi, Phys Whiz II, Labor and Delivery, was recognized by a Pinnacle Award and the International Tribute Award for Information Technology from Sigma Theta Tau.
- Use of technology to enhance nursing education; simulation and the use of hand held devices
- Nursing care of childbearing families
- Developmental care of premature infants
Service and Engagement
Professor Kirkpatrick is an active member of AWHONN, the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing. She has served as chapter chairperson and on the Indiana Section Advisory Board.
An award-winning educator, Professor Kirkpatrick currently teaches undergraduate courses on Maternal-Newborn nursing care and Leadership.
Honors and Credentials
- 2005 Information Technology Tribute Award, 38th Biennial Convention, Sigma Theta Tau, International
- 2004 Pinnacle Award, Region 5, Sigma Theta Tau, International for Computer-based Professional Education Technology
- 2003 LaNelle E. Geddes Excellence in Teaching Award, Purdue University School of Nursing
- 2003 Inducted into the Teaching Academy, Purdue University
- 2003 Named to the Book of Great Teachers, Purdue University
- 2002 Excellence in Distance Education Award, Purdue University
- 2002 Selected for the List of Outstanding Lecturers for the College Teaching Workshop Series I, Purdue University Center for Instructional Excellence
- 1998 Excellence in Teaching Award for the Junior Class, Purdue University School of Nursing
- 1997 Education Excellence Award, Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, Indiana Section.
- 1988 Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Nursing, Purdue University
- 1986 Certificate for Outstanding Service, Sagamore Chapter March of Dimes
- 1986 Excellence in Education Award, Delta Omicron Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau
- J. Kirkpatrick. (Summer 2004). ITaP Digital Content Development Grant for 'Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of an Interactive DVD Instructional Program: Teaching Head to Toe Newborn Assessment'.
- J. Kirkpatrick and T. Johnson. (May 9, 2000). Multimedia Instructional Development Center Grant to complete CDROM on Gestational Age Assessment and Apgar Scoring.
- J. Kirkpatrick. (February 20, 1997). Development of a virtual baby for the interactive CD-Rom teaching comprehensive neonatal assessment. TRASK fund, Purdue Research Foundation.
- S. Wilkerson, J. Overbay, S. Neal, D. Munson, M. Schultz-Pardue, R. Chua, and M. Basir. Developmentally based care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Kinley Grant Program.
- J. Kirkpatrick. (October 16, 1995). Development of an interactive CD-ROM teaching comprehensive neonatal assessment. TRASK fund, Purdue Research Foundation.
- J. Kirkpatrick and K. Olson. (1990). Interactive video equipment, portable projection screen, display console with large screen video monitor and software. Helene Fuld Trust.
Professor Kirkpatrick is certified as an Inpatient Obstetric Nurse by the National Certification Corporation. Her clinical experience includes all areas of inpatient obstetrics and Neonatal Intensive Care.
Administration and Committee Work
Professor Kirkpatrick is a member of the University Teaching Academy, currently serving as a co-chairperson of the Executive Council. She has also served on a number of special University Committees related to student issues. Professor Kirkpatrick has participated on the School of Nursing Curriculum Committee.
- Kirkpatrick, J. and Harris, E. (Feb. 16, 2005). Presto-chango! Transforming an instructional video into an interactive DVD. Panel presentation for Purdue University Teaching Learning and Technology conference.
- Kirkpatrick, J. (February 24, 2003). Enhancing teaching scholarship. Faculty Development Workshop for Promotion and Tenure. Purdue University School of Nursing.
- Kirkpatrick, J. and Valley, J. (March 17, 2003). Building a case for faculty promotion: Excellence in teaching. Creative Teaching for Nurse Educators 28th Annual Workshop, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.
- Kirkpatrick, J. and Valley, J. (March 18, 2002). Building a case for promotion: Demonstrating excellence in teaching. Creative Teaching for Nursing Educators 27th Annual Workshop. Memphis, TN.
- Kirkpatrick, J. & DeWitt-Weaver, D. (March 17, 2002). Rethinking assessment: Strategies for evaluating learning outcomes. Creative Teaching for Nursing Educators 27th Annual Workshop, Memphis, TN.
- Kirkpatrick, J., Mork, G., Teaford, J., & Morrison, M. (February 7, 2002). Making your teaching come alive: Some useful tips about lecturing: Inside the teacher's studio. CIE Workshop, Purdue University.
- Kirkpatrick, J. (February 20, 2002). Learning to perform gestational age assessment and apgar scoring using a browser-based simulation. Teaching, Learning and Technology Showcase Electronic Poster Session, Purdue University.
- Kirkpatrick, J. (August 15, 2002). Small Group Facilitator for the TA Orientation Program. Sponsored by the Center for Instructional Excellence and Committee for the Education of Teaching Assistants.
Kirkpatrick, J. (2006). Comprehensive Newborn Assessment: An Interactive Learning Package. Physical Assessment of the Normal Newborn [DVDROM]. Purdue Research Foundation. All publications for Jane M. Kirkpatrick (an Adobe Acrobat file)
Kirkpatrick, J. (2006). Comprehensive Newborn Assessment: An Interactive Learning Package. Gestational Age Assessment/APGAR Scoring. [CDROM]. Purdue Research Foundation.
Kirkpatrick, J., Campbell, D., Schafer, K., Caputi, L. (2006). High Risk Pregnancy. PhysWhiz [CDROM]. Glen Ellyn, IL: DuPage College of Nursing.
Kirkpatrick, J., Campbell, D., Schafer, K., Caputi, L. (2005). Normal Pregnancy. PhysWhiz [CDROM]. Glen Ellyn, IL: DuPage College of Nursing.
Kirkpatrick, J., DeWitt-Weaver, D., and Yeager, L. (2004). Strategies for evaluating learning outcomes. In D. Billings and J. Halstead (Eds.) Teaching in nursing: A for faculty (2nd Ed). (pp. 465 - 491). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.
Kirkpatrick, J. and Caputi, L. (2004). Postpartum. PhysWhiz [CDROM]. Glen Ellyn, IL: DuPage College of Nursing.
Kirkpatrick, J. and Caputi, L. (2003). Labor and Delivery. PhysWhiz [CDROM]. Glen Ellyn, IL: DuPage College of Nursing. Recipient of the 2004 Computer-Based Professional Education Technology Award for Region 5 Sigma Theta Tau.
Kirkpatrick, J. (2002). Principles of good practice in E-learning. In D. Billings (Ed.), Conversations in E-Learning (pp. 171-176). Pensacola, FL: Pohl Publishing, Inc. Book selected as an AJN Book of the Year in the category of Nursing Education and Continuing Education.
Kirkpatrick, J., Schafer, K., Schmeiser, D., Richardson, C., Valley, J., and Yehle, K. (2001). Building a case for the promotion of clinical faculty. Nurse Educator 26(4), 178-181.
Kirkpatrick, J. (2000). The big picture: Issues for faculty who are developing web-based distance education classes. Interactive HealthCare Report, 2(4), 1-2.
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