Judy Westphal

Dean, Associate Professor
College of Nursing

westphaj@uwosh.edu

Education

  • - PhD Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2008
  • - MS Nursing Administration, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 1990
  • - BS Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 1983

 

Certification(s)

  • - Registered Nurse Licensure (multi-state), 1976-present
  • - Nurse Executive and Nurse Executive Advanced, 1987-2022
  • - Basic Life Support, 2008-2018

 

Expertise

  • - Nursing administration

 

Publication(s)

  • - McNiel, P., & Westphal, J. Cycling Without Age Program: The Impact for Residents in Long-term Care. Western Journal of Nursing Research. October 30, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1177/0193945919885130
  • - McNiel, P., & Westphal, J. (2018). Namaste CareTM: A Person-Centered Care Approach for Alzheimer’s and Advanced Dementia. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 40(1), 37-51
  • - McNiel, P., & Westphal, J. (2017). Cycling Without Age Report. Retrieved from https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/regulations/qai/f01593-11-30-2017.pdf
  • - McNiel, P., & Westphal, J. (2016). Namaste Care Report. Retrieved from https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/regulations/qai/f01593-11-30-2015.pdf
  • - Westphal, J., Marnocha, S., & Chapin, T. (2016). A Pilot Study to Explore Nurse Educator Workforce Issues. Nursing Education Perspectives, 37(3), 171-173. doi:10.5480/14-1332
  • - Schiffman, R., Zahner, S., Westphal, J., Breakwell, S., & Henriques, J. (2015). Wisconsin RN Survey 2014 Report. Wisconsin Center for Nursing. Retrieved from
    http://www.wisconsincenterfornursing.org/documents/index_docs/WCN%20WI_2014RNSurveyReport%20FINAL%20July%202015.pdf
  • - Lancaster, R., Westphal, J., & Jamubunathan, J., (2015). Using SBAR to Promote Clinical Judgment in Nursing Students. Journal of Nursing Education. 54(3), 31-34
  • - Westphal, J., Lancaster, R., & Park, D., (2014). Work-Arounds Observed by Fourth-Year Nursing Students. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 36(8), 1002-1018.
  • - Westphal, J. & McNeil, P., (2014). Learn to Lead in the Boardroom. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing 45(4), 162-170.
  • - Westphal, J., (2013). Self-directed Learning Readiness of Nursing. Sri Ramachandra Nursing Journal 5(9), September 19th.
  • - Murray, M.E., Westphal, J., Acord, L., Schiffman, R., & Henriques, J., (2013). Wisconsin Registered Nursing 2012 Survey Report. Wisconsin Center for Nursing, Inc. Retrieved from http://www.wisconsincenterfornursing.org/2012_Wisconsin_RN_Survey_Reports.html
  • - Westphal, J., (2012). Characteristics of Nurse Leaders in U.S. Hospitals from 1992-2008. Journal of Nursing Management 20(7), 928-937.
  • - Westphal, J., (2009).The Effect of Workforce Shortages on Nurse Leader Turnover and Succession in U.S. Hospitals. Abstract Western Journal of Nursing Research 31(8), 1084-5.

 

Presentation(s)

  • - Namaste CareTM: A Creative Approach for Alzheimer’s and Advanced Dementia. American Society on Aging, Aging in America Conference. San Francisco, CA, 2018.
  • - Namaste CareTM: A Creative Approach for Alzheimer’s and Advanced Dementia Midwest Nursing Research Society 41st Annual Research Conference, 2017.
  • - Namaste CareTM A Creative Approach for Palliative Care in a Long-Term Care Setting. Presenter P. McNiel, The Gerontological Society of America. New Orleans, LA, 2016.
  • - Around the UW System in 40 minutes. Nurses for Wisconsin conference facilitator and presenter. Madison, WI, 2015
  • - Exploring the Future of Nursing. Panel presenter at Wisconsin League for Nursing Fall Conference. Waukesha, WI, 2013
  • - Analysis of Nursing Work-around Activities. Midwest Nursing Research 37th Annual Research Conference. Chicago, IL, 2013.
  • - Self-directed learning readiness of nursing students. Podium presentation at the Hawaiian International Conference on Education. Oahu, Hawaii, 2013.
  • - Pilot Study on Self-directed Learning Readiness (SDLR) of Graduate Nursing Students. Provost’s Teaching and Learning Summit. Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 2011.
  • - The Effect of Workforce Shortages on Nurse Leader Turnover and Succession in U.S. Hospitals. Eta Pi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Research/Scholarship Day. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 2009.

 

Award(s) and Honor(s)

  • - Edward M. Penson Faculty Award University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2014
  • - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Nursing Professorial Excellence Award, 2013

 

Grant(s)

  • Cycling Without Age grant received by Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh, Inc., 2016
  • - Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar grant received by the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2016
  • - Namaste Care Program for People with Dementia grant received by Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh, Inc., 2014
  • - Faculty Development Research Grant from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2013
  • - Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Starter Grant from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2010-2011
  • - Center for Scholarly Teaching Mentoring Program from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2009-2010
  • - Faculty Development Grant from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2009