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Deana L. Wilhoite, MS, RN

Clinical Instructor
MS, Nursing, University of Kansas School of Nursing
Health Professions Educator Certificate, University of Kansas School of Nursing
BSN, University of Kansas School of Nursing


  • KU faculty since 2016
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Chapter

Academic Program Affiliations

  • BSN
  • RN-BSN
  • KU Community Colleges Partnership

Current Areas of Teaching

  • NURS 327, Communicating and Managing Healthcare Information
  • NURS 357, Introduction to Baccalaureate Nurse Role
  • NURS 412, Nursing in Healthcare Microsystems
  • NURS 443, Developing the Baccalaureate Nurse Role
  • NURS 469, Independent Study
  • NURS 473, Professional Development III: Navigating the Profession
  • NURS 478, Integration Seminar
  • NURS 480, Population Health Nursing Practicum
  • NURS 486, Global Health II

Select Publications

  • Fletcher, K. A., Hicks, V. L., Johnson, R. H., Delois, M. L., Phillips, C. J., Lynelle N.B. Pierce, . . . Gay, J. E. (2019). A concept analysis of conceptual learning: A guide for educators. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(1), 7-15. doi:

Select Presentations

  • Wilhoite, D. (October 8. 2018). Fostering Civility and Leadership in the Learning Environment Through R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Workshop speaker at North Kansas City School District Faculty Development Day.
  • Wilhoite, D. (June 13, 2019). State-Based Initiative to Create a More Highly Qualified Nursing Workforce: The Partnership Model. Podium Presentation at National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers Conference in Denver, Colorado.
Last modified: Jul 06, 2021


Deana L. Wilhoite, MS, RN
Clinical Instructor

P: 913-588-1675