Jennifer Anderson, DNP, RN, CNL-BC

Jennifer Anderson, DNP, RN, CNL-BC

Assistant Professor
Adult Health Nursing


  • DNP, University of South Alabama (Nursing), 2016
  • MSN, Spring Hill College (Nursing), 2009
  • BSN, University of South Alabama (Nursing), 1999

Research Interests

  • Reducing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections
  • Narrowing the Education-Practice Gap in Physical Assessment Skills Training for Undergraduate Nursing Students
  • Utilizing Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Communication, Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Prevention and Detection of Premature Coronary Artery Disease
  • Decreasing Student Anxiety During High Stake Check Off Evaluations
  • Utilizing Flipped Classroom Concepts in a Baccalaureate Nursing Health Assessment Course


Funded Grants:

  • Johnson, P. & Anderson, J. (2016-present). “Narrowing the Education to Practice Gap in Undergraduate Nursing Health Assessment”, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

  • (SOTL) Summer Session, Sponsored by Innovation in Learning Center, Internal to the University of South Alabama, ($2,000.00).

  • Moore, L.P., Swanzy, D., Farmer, J.E, Smith, K.K., VandeWaa, E., Bydalek, Anderson, J., & Carlisle, E. (2012). “Use of Team-Based Learning to Improve Academic Performance, and Student Engagement in Baccalaureate Students Enrolled in a Pre-clinical Nursing Course”, University of South Alabama Dean's Grant. Funded ($1000.00).


Doctoral Courses Taught

  • NU 613, Organizational and Systems Leadership

Graduate Courses Taught

  • NU 578, Pharm. Adv. Practice Nurses
  • NU 518, Advanced Nursing Assessment
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Honors and Awards

  • TeamUSA Quality Enhancement Pedagogical Scholar Award, TeamUSA. (May 2017)

Certifications and Affiliations
  • Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)