2020 Nursing Page Update

Jenna Davis, Ph.D., RNC-NIC


  • B.S.N., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (2011)
  • M.S.N. Nurse Educator, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (2016)
  • Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2022)


  • Registered Nurse
  • NCC Certification in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing


  • Basic Principles in Nursing Practice
  • Strategies for Critical Thinking in Nursing Education and Practice


  • Robyn Main Clinical Excellence in Practice Award from the National Association of Neonatal Nurses, 2022
  • WellSpan Health Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research Scholarship, 2022
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Psi Pi Chapter Excellence in Nursing Research Award, 2021
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Honorable Mention, 2020
  • J. Bernard Schmidt Scholarship Award Recipient, 2019

Recent Publications

  • Davis, J. (2022). Examining the effectiveness of virtual instruction for medication administration skill acquisition in prelicensure nursing students. [Doctoral dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania]. ProQuest.
  • Davis, J., Zulkosky, K., Ruth-Sahd, L. A., Frank, E. M., Dommel, L., Minchhoff, D., & Uhrich, K. (2021). Healthcare professional students’ perceptions of teamwork and roles after an interprofessional critical care simulation. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 40(3), 174-185. DOI: 10.1097/DCC.0000000000000472
  • Davis, J. [Contributor] (2019). Function within the education and healthcare environment. In T. Shellenbarger (Ed.). Academic clinical nurse educator review book: The official NLN guide to the CNEcl exam. Wolters-Kluwer

Recent Presentations

  • Davis, J., DeGroft, L., & Hood, H. (2022). Providing a warm welcome: When and how to wean infants in the neonatal intensive care unit out of heat. Virtual Presentation at the Susquehanna Valley Association of Neonatal Nurses Quarterly Meeting.
  • Chicca, J., Frank, N. J., & Hagy, J. (2018). Servant leadership in a baccalaureate nursing program: A case study. Poster Presentation at the National League for Nursing/Sigma Nursing Education Research Conference, Washington, D. C.
  • Hagy, J. (2015). Nurses’ perceptions of NICU visitation: A descriptive qualitative study. Poster Presentation at the Mansfield University nursing research fair, Mansfield, PA.


  • Article Reviewer, Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing
  • Board Member and Treasurer, Susquehanna Valley Association of Neonatal Nurses
  • Item Writer, National Certification Corporation