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Jean Dols

 

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Jean Dols

PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Certification as Nursing Executive, Advanced – Board Certified

Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

Nursing Building Office #133

e-mail: dols@uiwtx.edu

office phone: (713) 806-9687

  • Educational Degrees

    PhD, Major: Nursing Texas Woman’s University, Houston, Texas

    MS, Major: Nursing Texas Woman’s University, Houston, Texas

    BS, Major: Nursing College of St. Teresa, Winona and Rochester, Minnesota

  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    Dr. Dols joined the School of Nursing as Adjunct Faculty in 2009.  She teaches a wide variety of courses in the graduate nursing program including statistics, informatics, resource management, policy, research, and is a project advisor for DNP Projects.  She leads the Academic Practice Partnership with Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital to initiate and build Registered Nurses’ skills and implementation of evidence-based practice and research.

  • Research Interests

    Dr. Dols has a wide and varied Research Agenda.  Priorities and focus include Population Health & Disparities; Metrics and Dashboards; Evidence-Based Practice; Transplant Nursing; Workplace Structure and Organization, specifically safe practice environments, characteristics and behaviors of the nurse workforce including retention, alignment of incentives, care delivery variables and patient outcomes, and impact of computer technology; and Nursing Competence including patient outcomes and safety and nursing leadership/management.

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions

    Publications

    Garza, L., Dols, J.D., & Gillespie, M.  (2017). An Initiative to Improve Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults with Type II Diabetes Based on the ACC/AHA (2013) and ADA (2016) GuidelinesJournal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

     

    Dols, J.D., Hoke, M., & Rauschhuber, M. (2017).  Mock IRB: Promoting analytical and reasoning skills in research ethics.  Nurse Educator.

     

    Miles, H. M., Dols, J. D., & DiLeo, H. A. (2017). Improving Provider AASM Guideline Adherence for Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Volume 13, Issue 6, June 2017

     

    Dols, J.D., Muñoz, L.R., Martinez, S.S., Mathers, N., Miller, P.S., Pomerleau, T.A., Timmons, A. & White, S. (2017). Developing Policies and Protocols in the Age of Evidence-Based Practice. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.

     

    Dols, J. D., Hernández, C., & Miles, H. (2017). The DNP project: Quandaries for nursing scholars. Nursing Outlook, 65:84-93.

     

    Dols, J. D., White, S. K., Timmons, A. L., Bush, M., Tripp, J., Childers, A. K., ... & Tobias, M. M. (2015). A Unique Approach to Dissemination of Evidence-Based Protocols: A Successful CAUTI Reduction Pilot. Journal for nurses in professional development, 32(1), 53-54.

     

    Presentations

    Miller, P.S., Dols, J.D., White, S., Pomerleau, T., Muñoz, L., Timmons, Amy (October 2017). An Algorithm for Creating an Evidence-based CLABSI Policy.  Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses 2017 Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

     

    Dols, J.D., Hoke, M., Gunter, D., & Weis, K. (July 2017). Chronic Disease Burden and the Impact on Nursing Practice in South Texas.  Sigma Theta Tau International's 28th International Nursing Research Congress, Dublin, Ireland.

     

    Dols, J.D., Chargualaf, K., Flagmeier, M., Spence, A., & Timmons, A. (July 2017). Causation and confounding factors for 30-day readmission of kidney transplant patients: A descriptive study. 2017 Sigma Theta Tau International's 28th International Nursing Research Congress, Dublin, Ireland.

     

    Dols, J.D., Chargualaf, K.A., Spence, A., & Flagmeier, M. (June 2017). Building a transplant research environment. International Transplant Nursing Society 26th Annual Educational Meeting, Orlando, FL.

     

    Morrison, M., Flagmeier, M., Spence, A., Timmons, A., Chargualaf, K., & Dols, J.D. (April, 2017). 30-Day readmissions of kidney transplant patients. 2017 Texas Kidney Foundation Spring Symposium, San Antonio, TX.

     

    Chargualaf, K. A., Dols, J.D., Timmons, A., Flagmeier, M., Morrison, M., & Spence, A. (April, 2017) Challenges for the Hispanic female kidney transplant patient. UTHSC-SA 4th Annual Cultural Inclusion Institute, San Antonio, TX.

     

    Dols, J. & Pomerleau, T. (2017-03). University-Hospital partnership: Nursing evidence-based practice program with multi-disciplinary implementation. 2017 American Nurses Association Putting Quality into Practice, Tampa, FL.

     

    Miles, H., Dols, J.D., & DiLeo, H. (2016). Improving the Adherence of Providers to AASM Guidelines for Evaluation, Treatment, and Management of OSA. 28th Annual National Institute for Healthcare Improvement Forum, Orlando, Florida.

    Dols, J.D. & Bush, M. (2016). Implementing Evidence-Based Practice to Transform Intensive Care and Acute Care Transplant Nursing. International Transplant Nursing Society, Pittsburg, PA.

     

    Dols, J.D., Hoke, M.M., & Rauschhuber, M. (2016). Promoting Graduate Research Ethics Competencies: A Targeted Strategy. NETNEP 6th International Nurse Education Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

     

    Dols, J.D. (2016). Community Metrics: Population Analysis & Program Outcomes. American Nursing Informatics Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

     

    DeStefano, M.A., Dols, J.D., & Hoke, M.M. (2016). Predicting & Resolving Critical Issues in Academic-Practice Partnerships. American Organization of Nurse Executives: Inspiring Leaders, Fort Worth, TX.

     

    Dols, J. D. (October 2015). Impact of Population Differences in the Area of Preventable Hospitalization, International Hospital Federation World Hospital Congress, Chicago, Illinois.

     

    White, S., Mathers, N., Tobias, M., Tripp, J. Timmons, A., Bush, M., & Dols, J.D. (September 2015). Peer to Peer Learning Fair: Creative Approach to CAUTI Prevention. Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses 2015 Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

     

    Dols, J., White, S., Mathers, N., Tobias, M., & Tripp, J., et al (August 2015). An Innovative Peer to Peer Education Approach to CAUTI Prevention, 2015 Summer Institute: Engaging Patients and Professionals to Advance Clinical Excellence, San Antonio, Texas.

     

    Dols, J., White, S., Mathers, N., Tobias, M., & Tripp, J., et al (September 2015). Peer to Peer Learning Fair: Creative Approach to CAUTI Prevention.   Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses 2015 Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

     

    Dols, J., White, S., Mathers, N., Tobias, M., Tripp, J., et al (August 2015). An Innovative Peer-To-Peer Education Approach to CAUTI Prevention.   2015 Summer Institute: Engaging Patients & Professionals to Advance Clinical Excellence, San Antonio, Texas.

     

    Dols, J.D. (April 2015). Data Analytics: Impact of Population Differences in the Area of Preventable Hospitalization, American Nursing Informatics Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

     

    Dols, J.D. (January 2015). Using Data to Facilitate Multi-Hospital Reduction of Preventable Hospitalizations, American Association of Colleges of Nursing Clinical Nurse Leader Summit, Orlando, Florida.

  • Professional Memberships
    1. American Organization of Nurse Executives

    2. American College of Healthcare Executives         

    3. American Nurses’ Association/Texas Nurses’ Association

    4. American Nursing Informatics Association

    5. Sigma Theta Tau International

  • More Information

    Editorial Board, Journal of Nursing Administration

    Reviewer, Nursing Education Today

    Reviewer, Journal of Informatics Nursing

    Certification Exam Item Writer, American Nurses Credentialing Center

           Nurse Executive, Advanced

    Board Chair, Gateway to Care, Houston/Harris Collaborative Leading Communities to a           Culture of Health and Improving Access to Healthcare