Received BSN from Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa in 1980 Received MSN from the Graduate School of Biomedical Science at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas in 1985 Graduate work at University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio 1993-1998
Areas of Research, Teaching, And Clinical Expertise and Scholarship
Ms. Jaquis' thesis for her MSN degree was Self Concept and Body Image of Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. She most recently has been interested in patent foramen ovale and the incidence of a cryptogenic stroke. Ms. Jaquis has written two articles published in The Nurse Practitioner and one article Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing.
Currently credential as an adult nurse practitioner in the American Nurses Credentialing Center(AACN). She is currently working at St. Vincent Clinic in Galveston, Texas in her faculty practice role. The clinic provides care for chronically ill uninsured adults.
- NURS 3290: Introduction to the Profession: This course introduces students to the essential roles of baccalaureate nurses as a provider of care and member of a profession. This course lays the foundation for quality improvement, evidence based practice, and patient safety.
- NURS 3340 Nursing: Health Assessment. This course introduces the students to the theoretical basis for holistic assessment of clients and their responses to health challenges across the lifespan. The student has the opportunity to develop competencies for holistic health assessment of clients along the health continuum and identification of self-care activities which facilitate effective responses to the environment or health care challenges. Student application occurs through participation in classroom and web based activities, practice in laboratory setting, and in small group discussions.
- N 3631 Nursing: Essentials of Care-Adult 1. This course provides the foundation for all clinical courses by preparing the students for professional practice using the nursing process. Students are introduced to the conceptual model of holistic nursing. Students develop basic competencies as providers of holistic nursing care which includes managing human responses to illness and promoting health in context of the client and the client's environment. Clinical experiences are both simulated activities and a variety of health care settings.
- N 4691 Nursing: The Professional Nursing Role and Preceptorship. This course focuses on the integration of the professional role, with emphasis on the application of holistic nursing principles and theory in the care of multiple patients with complex problems. The clinical experience will provide an opportunity for the students to begin transition into practice focusing on principles of leadership and manager of care. The student will have an opportunity to demonstrate their role as a member of the profession in nursing organizations.
- N 3124 Nursing: Integrated Learning Experiences .Preparation of generic nursing students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for the provision of basic patient care.
Received the Sigma Theta Tau Alpha Delta Chapter Excellence in Nursing Award-Clinical Practice, May 6, 1986.