Jo-Ann Stankus, Ph.D., RN

Professor

Coordinator of RN-BS Program

Nursing

Jo-Ann Stankus, Ph.D., RN

Contact

stankus@twu.edu
940-898-2434
ASB 124

Biography

Dr. Stankus works with undergraduate students who want to become nurses. As the Coordinator for the RN BS/MS program, Dr. Stankus is a liaison with Community Colleges in the successful transition of ADN students in completing their education and receiving a Bachelor's degree with a major in nursing. Dr. Stankus also works with the first time in college (FTIC) students in meeting the challenges in moving from high school to the university environment. Her current focus of research is factors affecting nursing student success.

Education

Ph.D., College & University Teaching, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
M.A., Women's Studies, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas
M.S.N., Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
B.S.N., Nursing, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas

Research Interests

Teaching and Design Strategies for Online Education; Student Readiness for University Learning

Latest Articles

The language of scholarship: How to write an abstract that tells a compelling story
The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing (2019)
W. M. Freysteinson, J. Stankus

Successful Modeling of Factors Related to Recruitment and Retention of Prenursing Students
Nurse Educator (2019)
J. Stankus, P. Mancuso, M. Hamner, M. Stankey

A Bayesian Approach to Gateway Course Identification with Implications for the Pre-Nursing Curriculum
Nurse Educator (2019)
J. Stankus, P. Mancuso, M. Hammer, M. Stankey

Developing Professional Competence Among Critical Care Nurses: An Integrative Review of Literature
Intensive and Critical Care Nursing (2018)
H. DeGrande, F. Liu, P. Greene, J. Stankus

The Experiences of New Graduate Nurses Hired and Retained in Adult Intensive Care Units
Intensive and Critical Care Nursing (2018)
H. DeGrande, F. Liu, P. Greene, Jo-Ann Stankus

Chapters

The Healthy Nurse: Finding the Balance
in Issues and Trends in Nursing, 2nd ed. | Jones & Bartlett (2017)
Jo-Ann Stankus, P. Clutter, P. Mancuso

Information Management
in The Janet A. Brown Healthcare Quality Handbook A Professional Resource and Study Guide 29th Ed. | JB Quality Solutions (2016)
Janet A. Brown

Inferential Statistics
in Foundations of Nursing Research 7th Ed. | Pearson (2016)
R. Neiswiadomy, J. Stankus, P. Mancuso

Descriptive Statistics
in Foundations of Nursing Research 7th Ed. | Pearson (2016)
R. Neiswiadomy, Peggy Mancuso, Jo-Ann Stankus

Externally Funded Projects

Baccalaureate Nursing Scholars for HRSA SDS Program, Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students
GOV-Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) | $2,600,000.00 | 2016
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Texas Nurses Association