Sheila Smith, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP

Clinical Professor, Adult and Gerontological Health Cooperative

Sheila Smith

Contact Info

smit0171@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-301-2564

Office Address:
6-154 Weaver-Densford Hall

Clinical Professor, Adult and Gerontological Health Cooperative

AGNP Specialty Coordinator, School of Nursing


Higher Learning Commission Assessment Academy, 2008-2012

American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Fuld Academic Nursing Leadership Fellows program, 2005-2006

National Association of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, Mentoring Program in Community-Based Advanced Practice Nursing Fellowship Program, 2003-2004

PhD, Nursing with Feminist Studies Minor, University of Minnesota

MSN, Adult Health Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

BSN, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Seattle University

Adult Nurse Practitioner, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Summary

Awards & Recognition

  • Dean and Professor Emerita, Pacific Lutheran University
  • Assistant Dean and Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire School of Nursing
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Walking OUT: An LGBTQA Commencement Celebration, University of WI – Eau Claire
  • Lifetime Distinguished Feminist Service Award, Women’s Studies Program, University of WI – Eau Claire
  • Visiting Professor, Jinan University, Guangzhou China, and Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Nurse Practitioner Association
  • Minnesota APRN Coalition
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Academy of Nursing Practitioners
  • American Nurses' Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Clinical and Diagnostic Reasoning:

  • Expert Nurses' Practice Knowledge
  • CNS / NP Practice Frameworks
  • Fostering NP students’ Development of Diagnostic Reasoning

Community-Based and Vulnerable Populations

LGBTQ Healthcare 

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

Hirsch, A., Walsh Dotson, J., Oneal, G., Nyirati, C., Bekemeier, B., Wojnar., D., Griffen-Sobel, J., Hermer, J., Wild, L., Smith, S.K. (2018, in review). Integrating population health into nursing education: A commitment from Washington's nursing deans and directors.Journal of Nursing Education.

Smith, S.K., and Turell, S.M. (2017). Perceptions of Healthcare Experiences: Relational and Communicative Competencies to Improve Care for LGBT People. Journal of Social Issues, 73, (3)3, 638—658. doi: 10.1111/josi.12235

Lee, M.L., Stidham, A., Melton, S.T., Mullins, C., Smith, S.K. (2017). Interprofessional Team Development in Student Led Clinics in Rural Northeast Tennessee. International Journal of Health Sciences Education, 4(1). Available at: http://dc.etsu.edu/ijhse/vol4/iss1/4.

Smith, S.K., Hecker Fernandes, J., Zorn, C., & Duffy, L. (2012). Precepting and mentoring needs of nursing faculty and clinical instructors: Fostering career development and community. Journal of Nursing Education, 51(9), 497-503.

Smith, S.K. (1997). Women's experiences of victimizing sexualization: Part I, Responses related to abuse and home/family environments.Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 18(5), 395-416.

Smith, S.K. (1997). Women's experiences of victimizing sexualization: Part II, Community characteristics and longer term personal impacts. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 18(5), 417-431.

Smith, S.K. (1987). An analysis of the phenomenon of deterioration in the critically ill. Image: Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 20(1), 12-15.

Book Chapters:

Smith, S.K. (2009).Clinical decision making in advanced practice nursing.In M. M. Jansen and M. Zwygart-Stauffacher (Eds.). Advanced practice nursing: A guide to professional development (4th ed.), New York: Springer.

Smith, S.K. (2006).Clinical decision making in advanced practice nursing.In M. M. Jansen and M. Zwygart-Stauffacher (Eds.). Advanced practice nursing: A guide to professional development (3rd ed.), New York: Springer.

Smith, S.K. (1999). Sensitive issues in life story research.In S.M. Moch & M.F. Gates (eds.), The researcher experience in qualitative research.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Smith, S.K. (1990). A feminist analysis of constructs of health.In A. Graubard & R. Neil (eds.), Caring and nursing: Explorations in the feminist perspective. New York: National League for Nursing.


Teaching

Courses

University of Minnesota:

N7504, Assessment and Management of Health for Advanced Practice Nurses, Practicum I

N7505, Assessment and Management of Health for Advanced Practice Nurses, Practicum II

N6408, Advanced Nursing Care of Older Adults Practicum

N7406, Advanced Nursing Practicum in Adult-Gerontology Health

Clinical

Clinics

University of Minnesota Health Nurse Practitioners Clinic

Board Certifications

Adult Nurse Practitioner; Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner