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Heather Owens, MSN, RN

Heather Owens, MSN, RN




Phone Number

  • (502) 852-0830

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Recent Presentations

February 2012: "Developing Critical Thinking and Decision-making Skills through the Effective Use of Simulation Technology" Delphi Celebration for Teaching and Learning, Louisville, KY

May 2011: "Using Technology to Increase Teaching Effectiveness"  University of Kentucky 7th Annual Faculty Development Workshop, Lexington, KY

November 2010: "Improving Critical Thinking and Decision-making in Tech Savvy Students through the use of Virtual Simulation in the Classroom"  AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference, Orlando, FL

November 2009: "Designing a Clinical Learning Lab for Tomorrow's Baccaalaureate Nurse: During a time of budget cuts, faculty shortages & H1N1 fears"  AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference, Chicago, IL

June 2009: "Leveling Simulation for Student in a Baccalaureate Curriculum"  8th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Conference, St. Louis, MO

Grant Activity

August 2010: Hern, M., Owens, H. (co-investigator-20%), Kiehl, E., Mainous, R. & Goss, L.  "Improving Nursing Through Clinical Informatics and & Ehealth"  Health and Human Services

August 2009: Hutti, M., Kiehl, E., Martin, P., Abusalem, S., Adams, G., Black, K., Chlebowy, D., El-Mallakh, P., Harshfield, S., Lehna, C., Mitchell, H., Owens, H., Riff, D., Seno, V., Singleton, K., Wall, M.P. - Internal Grant for Implementation of i2a Critical Thinking Initiative, University of Louisville

Educational Background

  • Master's of Science in Nursing - University of Southern Indiana
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Indiana University Southeast

Teaching Areas

  • Quality
  • Infection Control
  • Transplant Services

Honors & Awards

  • 2007: Ruth Voignier Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee

Professional Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau
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