Debra Jansen, Ph.D., RN

Debra  Jansen, Ph.D., RN
Titles
  • Associate Dean
  • Professor
Departments
  • Nursing
  • College of Nursing + Health Sciences
Contact
Office Locations

Teaching Interests
  • Advanced Physiological and Pathophysiological Concepts
Responsibilities

Associate Dean and Professor

Research and Creative Activities
  • Well-being of community dwelling elders
Education
  • BSN, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
  • MS, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Published Research

Jansen, D. A., & Emerson, R. J. (2019).  Homeostasis, allostasis, and adaptive responses to stressors.  In J. L. Banasik & L. C. Copstead (Eds.), Pathophysiology (6th ed., pp. 12-25).  St. Louis:  Elsevier.

 Conn, V. S., Topp, R., Dunn, S. L., Hopp, L., Jadack, R., Jansen, D. A., Jefferson, U. T., & Moch, S. D.  (2015).  Science on a shoestring: Building nursing knowledge with limited funding.  Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37(10), 1256-1268.  DOI: 10.1177/0193945914567059.

 Jansen, D. A., Jadack, R., Ayoola, A., Doornbos, M., Dunn, S., Moch, S., Moore, E., & Wegner, G. (2015).  Embedding research in undergraduate learning opportunities. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37(10), 1340-1358.

 Moch, S. D., Jansen, D. A., Jadack, R. A., Page, P., & Topp, R.  (2015).  Collaborating with businesses to support and maintain research.  Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37(10), 1308-1322.

Jansen, D. A., & Emerson, R. J. (2013).  Homeostasis and adaptive responses to stressors.  In L. C. Copstead & J. L. Banasik (Eds.), Pathophysiology (5th ed., pp. 12-24).  St. Louis:  Elsevier.

 Jansen, D. A., Druga, S. M., & Sauve, J. L.  (2011).  The meaning of variety for community-dwelling elders.  Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 35, 223-240.

 Jansen, D. A., Berry, C., Hanson Brenner, G., Johnson, N., & Larson, G. (2010).  A collaborative project to influence nursing faculty interest in simulation.  Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 6, e223-e229.

 Jansen, D. A., Johnson, N., Larson, G., Berry, C., & Hanson Brenner, G. (2009).  Nursing faculty perceptions of obstacles to utilizing manikin-based simulations and proposed solutions.  Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 5, e9-e16.

 Jansen, D. A.  (2008).  Mentally restorative activities and daily functioning among community-dwelling elders.  Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 32, 181-197.

 Jansen, D. A.  (2008).  Socialization enhancement.  In B. J. Ackley, G. B. Ladwig, B.A. Swan, & S. J. Tucker (Eds.), Evidence-based nursing care guidelines:  Medical-surgical interventions (pp. 767-774). St. Louis:  Mosby. An American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year for 2008.

 Jansen, D. A.  (2006).  Attentional demands and daily functioning among community-dwelling elders.  Journal of Community Health Nursing, 23(1), 1-13.

 Jansen, D. A.  (2005).  Perceived barriers to participation in mentally restorative activities by community-dwelling elders.  Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 29(2), 35-53.

  Jansen, D. A., & Morse, W.  (2004).  Positively influencing student nurse attitudes toward caring for elders:  Results of a Curriculum Assessment Study.  Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 25(2), 1-14.

 Jansen, D. A., & von Sadovszky, V. (2004).  Restorative activities of community-dwelling elders.  Western Journal of Nursing Research, 26(4), 381-399.

 Jansen, D. A.  (2004).  Response by Jansen: Restorative activities of community-dwelling elders.  Western Journal of Nursing Research, 26(4), 402-404.

 Jansen, D. A., & Keller, M. L.  (2003).  Measuring attentional demands in community-dwelling elders.  In O. L. Strickland & C. DiIorio (Eds.), Measurement of nursing outcomes, Volume 2: Client outcomes and quality of care (2nd ed., pp. 169-184).  New York:  Springer Publishing.

 Jansen, D. A., & Keller, M. L.  (2003).  Cognitive function in community-dwelling elderly women:  Attentional demands and capacity to direct attention.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 29(7), 34-43.

 Jansen, D. A., & Keller, M. L.  (1999).  An instrument to measure the attentional demands of community-dwelling elders.  The Journal of Nursing Measurement, 7(2), 197-214.

 Jansen, D. A., & Keller, M. L.  (1998).  Identifying the attentional demands perceived by elderly people.  Rehabilitation Nursing, 23(1), 12-20.

  Jansen, D. A., & Cimprich, B.  (1994).  Attentional impairment in persons with multiple sclerosis.  Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 26(2), 95-102.

Professional Memberships

American Nurses' Association/Wisconsin Nurses Association

Gerontological Society of America

Golden Key International Honour Society

Midwest Nursing Research Society

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Sigma Theta Tau, Delta-Phi Chapter