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Jeanette Olsen, Ph.D., RN, CNE

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of Assessment and Evaluation
  • Nursing

Teaching Interests

Medical surgical nursing
Nursing research
Nursing education

Research and Creative Activities

Health promotion
Adverse childhood experiences
Nursing education


PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
MSN, Viterbo University, LaCrosse, WI
BSN, Viterbo University, LaCrosse, WI
ADN, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, Rice Lake, WI

Published Research
  • Olsen, J. M. (2018). Integrative review of pregnancy health risks and outcomes associated with adverse childhood experiences. JOGNN: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 47(6), 783–794.
  • Horning, M. L., Olsen, J. M., Lell, S., Thorson, D. R., & Monsen, K. A. (2018). Description of public health nursing nutrition assessment and interventions for home-visited women. Public Health Nursing, 35, 317-326. doi:10.1111/phn.12410
  • Olsen, J. M., Horning, M. L., Thorson, D., & Monsen, K. A. (2018). Relationships between public health nurse-delivered physical activity interventions and client physical activity behavior. Applied Nursing Research, 40, 13-19. doi:10.1016/j.apnr.2017.12.005
  • Olsen, J. M., & Warring, S. L. (2018). Interprofessional education on adverse childhood experiences for associate degree nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education, 57(2), 101-105. doi:10.3928/01484834-20180123-07
  • Olsen, J. M. (2017). Integrative review of admission factors related to associate degree nursing program success. Journal of Nursing Education, 56(2), 85-93. doi:10.3928/01484834-20170123-05
  • Olsen, J. M., Baisch, M. J., & Monsen, K. A. (2017). Interpretation of ecological theory for physical activity with the Omaha System. Public Health Nursing, 34(1), 59-68. doi:10.1111/phn.12277
  • Olsen, J. M., Thorson, D., Baisch, M. J., & Monsen, K. A. (2017). Using Omaha System documentation to understand physical activity among rural women. Public Health Nursing, 34(1), 31-41. doi:10.1111/phn.12264
  • Olsen, J., & Baisch, M. J. (2014). An integrative review of information systems and terminologies used in local health departments. Journal of The American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA, 21(e1), e20-e27. doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2013-001714
  • Olsen, J. M. (2014). Health coaching: A concept analysis. Nursing Forum, 49(1), 18-29. doi:10.1111/nuf.12042
  • Olsen, J. M. (2013). An integrative review of literature on the determinants of physical activity among rural women. Public Health Nursing, 30(4), 288-311. doi:10.1111/phn.12023
  • Olsen, J. M., & Nesbitt, B. J. (2010). Health coaching to improve healthy lifestyle behaviors: An integrative review. American Journal of Health Promotion: AJHP, 25(1), e1-e12. doi:10.4278/ajhp.090313-LIT-101