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Faculty and Staff Profile

Jean Zavertnik

Director, Clinical Learning Research Center
Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Edwards 444; CU Nursing 363
Phone: SON 864-656-7622
Email: JZAVERT@clemson.edu
 

 Educational Background

DNP Nursing
Radford University 2012

MN Nursing
University of South Carolina 1983

BSN Nursing
Radford University 1979

 Courses Taught

Doctor of Nursing Practice: Role, Theory, and Philosophy

 Profile

Jean Ellen Zavertnik, RN, DNP,CNE, CHSE, is the Director, Clinical Learning Research Center and Clinical Assistant Professor at Clemson University School of Nursing. She is a 2010 Alumni National League of Nursing Leadership Development Program for Simulation Education. She is a National League of Nursing Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology Blog Editor and contributor for NLN SIRC website. She has presented on simulation pedagogy both nationally and internationally.

 Research Interests

Simulation: Debriefing; High Stakes Assessment; Interprofessional Education; Deliberate Practice
Gerontology
Heart Failure

 Research Publications

Zavertnik, J.E. & Meehan, N. (2018, May 4) Using double robotics for a NICU simulated experience. Retrieved from https://nlnteq.org/2018/05/04/using-double-robotics-for-a-nicu-simulated-experience/

Zavertnik, J.E. & Lawson, K. (2017, December 19). Using quick response (QR) codes in the simulation lab. Retrieved from https://nlnteq.org/2017/12/19/try-this-using-quick-response-qr-codes-in-the-simulation-lab/

Forneris, S.G., Crownover, J.G., Dorsey, L., Leahy, N., Wong, L., Zabriskie, A., & Zavertnik, J.E., Integrating QSEN and ACES: An NLN Simulation Leader Project, in Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors (ACE.S): A guide for faculty, (2017) National League for Nursing, 267-272.

Zavertnik, J., Murphy, J., & Dawson, J. (2017, June 5). Academia to bedside: does simulation accelerate progression from novice to expert? Retrieved from https://nlnteq.org/2017/06/06/academia-to-bedside-does-simulation-accelerate-progression-from-novice-to-expert/

Zavertnik, J.E. “Teaching Communication” in Smith, M. J., Carpenter, R., & Fitzpatrick, J. J. (2015). Encyclopedia of nursing education. New York: Springer Publishing.

Zavertnik, J.E. (2014). Self-care in older adults with heart failure: An integrative review. Clinical Nurse Specialist. 28(1): 19-32.

Zavertnik, J.E. (2013). Managing your heart. Senior News Blue Ridge Edition. 19(9), 10.

Forneris, S.G., Crownover, J.G., Dorsey, L., Leahy, N., Wong, L., Zabriskie, A., & Zavertnik, J.E. (2012). Integrating QSEN and ACES: An NLN Simulation Leader Project. Nursing Education Perspectives, 33(3), 184-187.

Forneris, S.G., Crownover, J.G., Dorsey, L., Leahy, N., Wong, L., Zabriskie, A., & Zavertnik, J.E. (2012). Integrating QSEN and ACES: An NLN Simulation Leader Project, Supplement. National League of Nursing Simulation Innovation Resource Center, http://sirc.nln.org/file.php/1/Supplemental_Materials_for_Integrating_QSEN_and_ACES.pdf

Zavertnik, J.E. (2012). You’ve got to have heart. Senior News Blue Ridge Edition, 18(9), 8.

Zavertnik, J.E., Huff, T.A., & Munro C.L. (2010). Innovative approach to teaching communication skills to nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education, 49(2), 65-71.

 Honors and Awards

National League of Nursing Couching for Excellence Consultant (invited) 2017-present

National League of Nursing Accelerating to Practice (A2P) Simulation Educator Facilitator (invited) 2017-present

National League of Nursing TechnologyEdge (TEQ) Blog Editorial Board, Reviewer & Contributor, (invited) 2016-present

Elsevier Manuscript Reviewer: Clinical Simulation in Nursing; Journal of Nursing Education; Nursing Education Today; Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice; 2010-present

Daisy (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Faculty of the Year Award, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing 2012

Doctor of Nursing Practice Fellowship Award, Radford University
Spring 2012

Virginia Geriatric Education Center-Faculty Development Program
September 2011-June 2012

National League of Nursing Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators -one of twenty selected from 142 applicants nationally 2010

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists - Abstract Reviewer for the 2013 Annual Conference

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses National Teaching Institute Abstract Reviewer 2010

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Ambassador, 2010- 2013

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Continuing Education Review Panel 2008-2013

American Nurses Credentialing Center, Standard Setting Panelist for Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health Nursing Examination 2010

American Nurses Credentialing Center, Clinical Nurse Specialist in
Adult Health Nursing Examination, Field tester 2007-2010