Delois Meyer Laverentz, MN, RN, CCRN-K

Clinical Assistant Professor
MN, University of Kansas
BSN, University of Kansas
RN, Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital, School of Nursing


Overview

  • University of Kansas faculty since 2006
  • Fort Hayes State, Hayes, Kansas faculty 1996 - 1998
  • William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri faculty 1985 - 1995
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Chapter
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurse

Academic Program Affiliations

  • BSN
  • RN-BSN

Current Areas of Teaching

  • NRSG 326 Pharmacology for the Practicing Nurse
  • NRSG 472 Evidenced-Based Practice: Translating Research into Practice

Select Publications

  • Kumm, S., & Laverentz, D.M. (2017).   Concept-based curriculum evaluation:  5-year process.   Teaching and Learning in Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.teln.2017.06.004
  • Laverentz, D.M. & Kumm, S. (2017). Concept evaluation using the PDSA cycle for continuous quality improvement.  Nursing Education Perspectives.
  • Shrader, S., Hodgkins, R., Laverentz, D., Zaudke, J., Waxman, M., Johnston, K. & Jernigan, S. (2016).  Interprofessional education and practice guide no.7:  Development, implementation, and evaluation of a large-scale required interprofession education foundational programme.  Journal of Interprofessional Care, 1-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2016.1189889
  • Nelson-Brantley, H. V., & Laverentz, D. M. (2014). Leaderless organization: Active learning strategy in a concept-based curriculum. Journal of Nursing Education, 53(8), 484. DOI: 10.3928/01484834-20140722-12

Select Presentations

  • Laverentz, D.M. & Young, E. (2016) Implementation Campus-Wide Interprofessional Education:  Making it Work, Poster Presentation at NLN Education Summit, Orlando, Florida.
  • Laverentz, D.M., and Kumm, S. (2015). Continuous Quality Improvement Process for Concept Development. Poster Presentation at Elsevier's 2015 Concept-Based Curriculum Symposium, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Nelson, H, V., & Laverentz, D.M. (October 18, 2013). Interprofessional Education and TeamSTEPPSTM: Delivering on Our Commitment to Quality, Safety and Efficiency Across the Continuum of Care. Podium presentation, at Lessons from Oz: The 40th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Laverentz, D.M., Busenhart, C., & Wilson, E. (October 18, 2013). Lessons in RESPECT: Creating a Healthy Culture for Learning. Poster Presentation at Lessons from Oz: The 40th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Laverentz, D.M., & Pierce, L.N. (October 17, 2013). Selecting Concepts. Podium presentation at Fostering Concept-Based Learning: Getting Started a Preconference for Lessons from Oz: The 40th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development, Kansas City, Missouri. 

Grants

  • 2017-2018, $5,000 Clinical Faculty Research Grant, Describing Nursing Students' Attitudes about Interprofessional Practice, co-PI Elizabeth Young

Last modified: Aug 25, 2017

Contact

Delois Meyer Laverentz, MN, RN, CCRN-K
Clinical Assistant Professor

P: 913-588-1664
dlaverentz@kumc.edu

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