Dr. Jean Anderson came to Boise State in 2011 with more than 30 years of experience in RN and advanced practice nursing roles across a broad spectrum of clinical and military adult health care settings. Her adult nurse practitioner work has focused on internal medicine primary care, most recently specializing in sleep medicine. Prior to coming to Boise State, she was an assistant clinical professor at Northern Arizona University where she received the Best New Teacher award. She has earned a doctorate of nursing practice (DNP) from Arizona State University, a M.S.N. from the University of California, San Francisco, and a B.S.N. from California State University, Sacramento. Her current scholarly work is focused on educational programs for adults with sleep apnea to improve positive airway pressure therapy, integration of evidence-based practice at the point of care, and facilitating expert nurse clinicians' transition into the novice doctoral student role.
Life Stress, Social Support, and Anxiety in Mid- and Late-Pregnancy Among Low Income Women (with Jane S. Norbeck), Research in Nursing & Health (1989)
The stability and multivariate effects of life stress, social support, and anxiety from mid to...
Psychosocial Predictors of Pregnancy Outcomes in Low-Income Black, Hispanic, and White Women (with Jane S. Norbeck), Nursing Research (1989)
This study focused on psychosocial risk factors in a population of 208 low-income medically normal...
Strategies for Success: A Personal, Evidence-Based Bridge Program to Reduce Doctoral Education Attrition, Doctoral Education Conference, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2013)
Education Program for Adults with Sleep Apnea to Improve Adherence with Positive Airway Pressure Therapy, 3rd Annual Nursing Research Day (2012)
Education for Experts, Arizona Nurses Association Conference; Western Institute of Nursing Conference; 22nd Annual Southwestern Regional Nurse Practitioner Symposium (2010)
Educational Program for Adults with Sleep Apnea to Improve Adherence to PAP Therapy, Arizona Nurses Association Conference; American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 25th National Conference; 22nd Annual Southwestern Regional Nurse Practitioner Symposium (2010)