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Jan Foecke, PhD, MS, RN, ONC

Director, Continuing Nursing Education
Education Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Education, Northcentral University
MS in Nursing, Texas Woman's University
BSN, Marycrest College


Overview

  • KU faculty since 2014
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Orthopaedic Nurse Certified (ONC)
  • Chairperson, DNP/MS Academic Advisory Council at KU SON
  • Ex-officio member, Faculty Professional Development Committee at KU SON
  • Member, Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP)
  • Member, Association of Nursing Professional Development (ANPD)
  • Member, National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON)
  • Research interest: Adult learning theory and generational theory use to guide online continuing nursing education (CNE)
  • Lead nurse planner for the American Nurses Credentialing Center's accredited Provider Unit at KU SON
  • Assesses need for, develops, implements, and evaluates CNE
  • Oversees program management, budgeting, and grant writing related to CNE
  • Assesses and facilitates nursing faculty professional development
  • Builds relationships with leaders in clinical practice, education, leadership, and research for emerging trends and issues
  • Maintains Provider Unit accreditation through ANCC

Academic Program Affiliations

  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

Current Areas of Teaching

  • NRSG 755: Professionalism in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NRSG 880/HP&M 840: Organizational Foundations for Leading Change
  • NRSG 906, 907, 908: Clinical Nurse Specialist Practicums

Select Publications 

  • Foecke, J. (2017). A multiple case study approach to explore generational theory to enhance online continuing nursing education (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest. (10602984)
  • Foecke, J. (Ed.). (2013). NAON patient education series: Postoperative shoulder. Chicago, IL: National Association of Orthoapedic Nurses. http://www.orthonurse.org/patienteducation
  • Foecke, J. (Ed.). (2013). NAON patient education series: Postoperative spine. Chicago, IL: National Association of Orthoapedic Nurses. http://www.orthonurse.org/patienteducation
  • Foecke, J. (2013). The orthopaedic nursing certification exams: Strategies for success. In L. Schoenly (Ed.), Core Curriculum for Orthopaedic Nursing (7th ed., pp. 613-618).  Chicago, IL:  National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses. http://www.orthonurse.org/p/bl/et/blogaid=465
  • Foecke, J. (Ed.). (2009). NAON patient education series: Total hip replacement. Chicago, IL: National Association of Orthoapedic Nurses. http://www.orthonurse.org/patienteducation
  • Foecke, J. (Ed.). (2009). NAON patient education series: Total knee replacement. Chicago, IL: National Association of Orthoapedic Nurses. http://www.orthonurse.org/patienteducation

Select Presentations

  • Navigating NAON Online, webinar, January 2014
  • Achieving Continuing Nursing Education Approval for Contact Hours, NAON 32nd Annual Congress, May 2012
  • Creating and Sustaining a Successful Orthopaedic Unit, Minnesota-Twin Cities Chapter Annual Conference, October 2007
  • Nursing Care of the Fractured Hip Patient, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/NAON Annual Nursing & Allied Health Program, February 2002

Grants

  • John A. Insall Foundations for Orthopaedics, $5000 for research session at NAON's Annual Congresses, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Office of Grants and Research, University of Kansas School of Nursing, $2,800 for doctoral research.

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Service to NAON Award, 2011
  • Core Value Award in Excellence, Providence Medical Center, 2005
  • Great 100 Nurses Award, Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, 2001
  • All Star Service Award, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, 1995
  • Excellence in Nursing Award, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, 1994
Last modified: Aug 23, 2018

Contact

Jan Foecke, PhD, MS, RN, ONC
Director, Continuing Nursing Education
Education Assistant Professor

P: (913) 588-1688
jfoecke@kumc.edu

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