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Joann Cummings

Dr. Jo Ann Cummings

Associate Professor

School:

Georgian Court-Hackensack Meridian Health School of Nursing

Department:

Nursing

Office Location:

Hamilton Hall (303)

Office Hours:

By Appointment

Educational Background

 
  • Rutgers University Graduate School, PhD Nursing Research
  • Rutgers University Graduate School, MS Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Rutgers University College of Nursing, BS Nursing

Professional Experience

 
  • Registered Professional Nurse State of New Jersey
  • Board Certified Advanced Practice Nurse Pediatric Primary Care (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
  • Board Certified Emergency Nurse (Emergency Nurses Association)
  • Courses Taught at the University
    • Introduction to Professional Nursing
    • Health Assessment
    • Pathophysiology
    • Pharmacotherapeutics
    • Evidence-Based Nursing Care of Childrearing Families
    • Evidence for Professional Nursing Practice
    • Evidence-Based Leadership and Management in Nursing Lab Quality Improvement
  • Roles held at Georgian Court University in addition to teaching
    • Institutional Research Review Board Co-Chair/ Member
    • Middle States Commission on Higher Education Committee Member
    • Standard II: Ethics and Integrity Co-Chair
    • Academic Research Subcommittee Member
    • Faculty Advisor GCU Nursing Club
    • Faculty Moderator Nursing Honor Society Psi Psi Chapter 549 Sigma
    • Standards and Outcomes Member School of Nursing
    • Curriculum Committee Member School of Nursing

Research / Creativity Interest Area

PUBLICATION/ PRESENTATION
  • Cummings, J. F., Chung, S., Wardle, L. (2021, July-December). Transition experience to professional nurse: A phenomenological approach. Philippine Journal of Nursing, 91(2), 44-50. http://www.pna-pjn.com/
  • Cummings, J. F., Chung, S., Wardle, L. (2021). Workforce Planning and Development: Healthcare Systems and Organizational Development: The Need for Support and Structure (PechaKucha). 46th Biennial Convention (6-10 November 2021). Indiana; Sigma Theta Tau Conference
  • Cummings, J. F., Chung, S., Wardle, L. (2020). September 29. Georgian Court University. Celebration of faculty scholarship. Oral presentation: Transition Into Nursing Practice: The Lived Experience of New Millennial Nurses.
  • Cummings, J. F., Chung, S., Wardle, L. (2020). Transition of new millennial nurses into practice. Nursing Management Congress Virtual Fall Event September 22-25 Poster Presentation
  • Stefanou, E., & Cummings, J. (2016). Review Article:  The anonymous epidemic. Austin Journal of Reproductive Medicine & Infertility 3(2):1041 -1044
  • Cummings, J.F. (2015). Pediatric procedural pain-How far have we come? An ethnographic account. Pain Management Nursing, 16 (3), 233-241.
  • Cummings, J.P. (2014, June). Do new graduate nurses need a formal residency program? Allnurses.com INC. Retrieved from http://allnurses.com/
  • Cummings, J.F. (2013). An ethnography of the culture of pain in a non-pediatric emergency department. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 27(5), 322-323.
  • Cummings, J.F. (2013, December) Poster presentation. An ethnography of pain in a non-pediatric emergency department. Cooper University Hospital Nursing Research Conference, “Achieving Nursing Excellence Through Evidence: Applying research and Evidence Based Practice”
  • Cummings, J.F. (2012). An ethnography of the culture of pain in a non-pediatric emergency department. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from rucore.libraries.rutgers.edu/etd/
  • Cummings, J.F. (2006, July 24). Being Green: A case of pediatric narrow complex tachycardia. Advance for Nurses, 8 (16), 31.
  • Research InterestsMy interests gravitate toward pediatric health outcomes in both the primary healthcare setting and emergency department. I have a keen interest in qualitative research methodology Classic Glaserian Grounded Theory, Ethnography, and Phenomenology.

Additional Information

Professional Affiliations
  • Registered Professional Nurse State of New Jersey
  • Board Certified Advanced Practice Nurse Pediatric Primary Care (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
  • Board Certified Emergency Nurse (Emergency Nurses Association)

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