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Joy Don Baker

Name

[Baker, Joy Don]
  • Clinical Professor

Biography

Joy Don Baker, PhD, RN-BC, CNOR, CNE, NEA-BC, FAAN has been a practicing perioperative nurse for 40 years serving in roles from staff nurse to assistant vice president levels in hospitals across the US. She currently teaches in the graduate nursing administration program at The University of Texas at Arlington, fostering excitement for the profession. Dr. Baker also operates her own consulting service providing administrative, assessment, planning, and research consulting. Dr. Baker has served national AORN as board member and vice president. She currently serves as the AORN Journal Editor-in-Chief. She has served as the AORN State Coordinator for Texas and Region V AORN Nursing Legislative Committee Coordinator. She currently is serving on the North Texas Regional Team: "advancing health through nursing" as a nurse educator representative for the BSN or Higher Degree. She has continued to be a speaker at the annual AORN International Expo and Surgical Conference. Dr. Baker is an accomplished author and presenter. In 2013, she was a speaker at the VPNG Conference in Melbourne, Australia and in 2002, she was the keynote speaker for the Japanese Operating Nursing Academy Annual Congress in Chiba, Japan. Dr. Baker holds certifications in Informatics, Executive Nursing Administration, Education, and Perioperative Nursing. She currently teaches the Health Policy course for MSN students at UTA. In additional she teaches the Evidence-Based Practice and Principles of Nursing Research courses for MSN students at UTA-CONHI. She has serveed as the Director of Distance Education for the College of Nursing assisting faculty in use of Second Life to for example, hosing a Genomic Journal Club or offering continuing education in the virtual world.

Professional Preparation

    • 2000 PhD in Human & Organizational SystemsThe Fielding Institute
    • 1996 MA in Organizational DevelopmentThe Fielding Institute
    • 1985 MBA in BusinessNOVA University
    • 1982 MS Oklahoma University
    • 1974 BS Oklahoma Baptist University

Appointments

    • Sept 2015 to Present Professor, Clinical Nursing
      University of Texas at Arlington   College of Nursing and Heatlh Innovation
    • May 2012 to Present Editor-in-Chief
      AORN Journal, AORN Inc., Denver, CO
    • Sept 2008 to Aug 2014 Director, Distance Education
      University of Texas at Arlington   Office of the President   College of Nursing and Health Innovation
    • Sept 2005 to Aug 2015 Associate Clinical Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2004 to Aug 2014 MSN/MPH Coordinator
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2001 to Aug 2004 Director, Distance Education
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2000 to Present Principal Consultant
      J.D. Baker Consulting Services
    • Sept 2000 to Aug 2005 Assistant Clinical Professor (prevously Clinical Instructor)
      University of Texas at Arlington   School of Nursing
    • Nov 1995 to Dec 2010 Principal Partner, Devloper, & Chief Executive Officer
      Benmardon, Inc. Wilson, OK

Memberships

  • Professional
    • Mar 2012 to Present Texas Team: Education Sub Committee
    • Jan 2008 to Present Nursing Legislative Agenda Coalition (NLAC)
    • Mar 2004 to Present Texas Council of periOperative Registered Nurses (TCORN)
    • Apr 1991 to Mar 1995 American Society of Post Anesthesia Nurses
    • Jan 1990 to Dec 1994 Atlanta Area OR Supervisors
    • Jan 1987 to Present Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
    • Nov 1987 to Sept 1988 Nursing Shortage Alliance: Health Policy Workshop
    • Jan 1986 to Present American Organization of Nurse Executives (1986-1995, 2006-present)
    • Jan 1981 to Present American Nurses Association (ANA)
    • Jan 1979 to Dec 1979 Oklahoma City Area OR Inservice Instructors
    • Jan 1976 to Present Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
    • Sept 1971 to Aug 1972 Oklahoma Student Nurses Association: Shawnee Chapter
  • Membership
    • Jan 2007 to Dec 2007 Wilson Chamber of Commerce
    • Jan 2001 to Dec 2003 Texas Distance Learning Association (TXDLA)
    • Oct 1995 to Oct 1996 American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging: Conventions (Philadelphia & San Antonio)
    • Jan 1991 to Dec 1995 American Society for Quality Control
    • Jan 1985 to Dec 1995 Association of MBA Executives
    • June 1984 to Dec 2002 National Association of Female Executives (1984-1985, 2002)

News Articles

Research and Expertise

  • Licenses & Certifications

    Registered Nurse (RN)
    Certifications:
       Informatics (BC)
       Nurse Executive Advanced Board Certified (NEA-BC)
       Nurse Educator (CNE)
       Perioperative Nursing (CNOR)
       Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)

  • Research Interests

    Perioperative Nursing: Technology in the OR
    Meaning-Making Relative to Life Transitions

Publications

      Journal Article Forthcoming
      • Baker, JD. (2017, Feb in press) Presentation skills:  A necessity for perioperative nurses. AORN Journal.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

        Journal Article 2017
        • Baker, JD (2017, Jan). Nursing research, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice:  The key to perioperative nursing practice. AORN Journal. 105(1) p3-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2016.11.020

          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

          Journal Article 2016
          • Baker, JD (2016, Jan). Perioperative nurse engagement in lifelong learning. AORN Journal. 103(1) p3-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2015.11.019

            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
          • 2016
            • Baker, JD (2016, Mar) The purpose, process, and methods of writing a literature review. AORN Journal. 103(3) p265-269. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2016.01.016

              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
            • 2016
              • Baker, JD (2016, Jun) Aging and ageism in perioperative nursing. AORN Journal. 103(6) p552-554. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2016.04.012

                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
              • 2016
                • Baker, JD (2016, Oct) The Orwwellian nature of radio-frequency identification in the perioperative setting. AORN Journal. 104(4) p281-284. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2016.08.012

                  {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                  Journal Article 2015
                  • Baker, JD (2015, January). Artistry of Peer Review. AORN Journal. 101(1) p4-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2014.10.020

                    {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                  • 2015
                    • Baker, JD (2015 February). Modernizing the AORN Journal. AORN Journal. 101(2) p171-175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2014.12.002 

                      {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                    • 2015
                      • Baker, JD (2015, April). Buzzed on Innovative Leadership. AORN Journal. 101(4) p401-403. http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092%2815%2900037-X/pdf

                        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                      • 2015
                        • Baker, JD (2015, June). Professional versus Predatory Publishing: Cautions for perioperative nurses. AORN Journal. 101, (6), p599-601. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2015.04.012

                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                        • 2015
                          • Baker, JD (2015, July). Inaugural online-only articles accompany the AORN Journal. AORN Journal. 102(1), p4-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2015.05.006

                            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                          • 2015
                            • Baker, JD (2015, September). Language of Improvements: Metrics, Key Performance Indicators, Benchmarks, Analytics, Scorecards, and Dashboards. AORN Journal. 102(3) p223-227. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2015.07.015

                              Baker, JD (2015, Chinese Translation Reprint). Language of improvement: Metrics, key performance indicators, benchmarks, analytics, scorecards, and dashboards. AORN Journal (Chinese version). 102(3) p223-227.

                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                            • 2015
                              • *Sipes, C. & Baker, J.D. (2015, September). Technology in the OR: AORN Members' perceptions of the effects on workflow efficiency and quality patient care. AORN Journal. 102(3) p289 & 289 e1-19 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2015.07.011

                                *Sipes, C. & Baker, JD. (2015, Chinese Translation Reprint). Technology in the OR: AORN members’ perceptions of the effects on workflow efficiency and quality patient care. AORN Journal. (Chinese version) 102(3) p289

                                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                              • 2015
                                  Journal Article 2014
                                    Journal Article 2013
                                    • Baker, JD (2013, December). Reflection, renewal, and rebirth. AORN Journal.98(6) p558-560. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2013.09.005 http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092%2813%2900963-0/fulltext

                                      {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                    • 2013
                                      • Baker, J.D. (2013, October). Publishing letters to the editor. AORN Journal. 98(4) p331-333. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2013.07.014   http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092(13)00797-7/fulltext

                                        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                      • 2013
                                        • Baker, JD (2013, August). Journal Club as a resource for practice. AORN Journal.  98(2) p102-106. Doi: 10.1016/j.aorn.2013.06.001 http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092%2813%2900616-9/fulltext

                                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                        • 2013
                                          • Baker, J.D. (2013, July). DNP and PhD options for perioperative nurses. AORN Journal. 98(1) p4-6. Doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2013.05.010  http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092%2813%2900580-2/fulltext

                                            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                          • 2013
                                            • Baker, J.D. (2013, June). “Meaningful Use” A call to action. AORN Journal. 97(6) p607-609. Doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2013.06.001 http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092%2813%2900379-7/fulltext

                                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                            • 2013
                                              • Baker, J.D. (2013, May). Social networking and professional boundaries. AORN Journal.  97(5) p501-506.doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2013.03.001 http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092%2813%2900263-9/fulltext

                                                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                              • 2013
                                                • Baker, J.D. (2013, April).Connections: Mind, Health, Spirit.  AORN Journal. 97(4) p391-394 DOI:10.1016/j.aorn.2012.12.020 http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092%2813%2900223-8/fulltext

                                                  {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                • 2013
                                                  • Baker, J.D. (2013, February). Walking the copyright tightrope. AORN Journal 97(2) 167-171. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2012.12.015

                                                    http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092(12)01400-7/fulltext

                                                    {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                  • 2013
                                                      Book Chapter 2012
                                                      • Baker, J. D. (2012). Yellow Pages: It is all about file management. In J. D. Baker (Ed.), Nursing Informatics. In N. Girard (Series Ed.) Perioperative Nursing Clinics (Vol. 7, pp. 223-235). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, Inc. doi: 10.1016/j.cpen.2012.02.006

                                                        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                      • 2012
                                                        • Baker, J. D. (2012). Nursing Informatics. In J. D. Baker (Ed.), Nursing Informatics. In N. Girard (Series Ed.) Perioperative Nursing Clinics (Vol. 7, pp. 151-160). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, Inc. doi: 10.1016/j.cpen.2012.02.010
                                                          {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                        • 2012
                                                          • Baker, J. D. (2012). Preface: Nursing Informatics. In J. D. Baker (Ed.), Nursing Informatics. In N. Girard (Series Ed.) Perioperative Nursing Clinics (Vol. 7, pp. xi-xii). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, Inc. doi: 10.1016/j.cpen.2012.03.002
                                                            {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                          • Journal Article 2012
                                                            • Baker, J.D. (2012, November). The seven Rs of supporting opinion and avioding plagarism. AORN Journal. 96(5) 465-468. doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2012.09.001 http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092(12)00933-7/fulltext 

                                                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                            • 2012
                                                              • Baker, J.D. (2012, October). Quid pro quo of peer review. AORN Journal. 96(4), 356-360. doi:10.1016j.aorn.2012.08.013.  http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092(12)00846-0/fulltext

                                                                {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                              • 2012
                                                                • Baker, J.D. (2012). Message from AORN. AORN Journal 2013 OR Product Directory. AORN, Inc. pS11. http://download.journals.elsevierhealth.com/pdfs/journals/0001-2092/PIIS0001209212010150.pdf

                                                                  {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                • 2012
                                                                  • Baker, J.D. (2012, September). The multigenerational perioperative nursing workforce: A celebration for Labor Day. AORN Journal 96(3) 231-234. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2012.07.013 http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092(12)00773-9/fulltext

                                                                    {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                  • 2012
                                                                      Journal Article 2011
                                                                      • Baker, J.D. & Brusco, J.M. (2011). Nursing education gets a Second Life. AORN Journal. 94(6) 599-605. DOI: 10.1016/j.aorn.2011.09.004.
                                                                        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                      • Newsletter Article 2011
                                                                        • Baker, J.D. (2011, March). eChapter Delegate Report. Retrieved from http://www.echapter.org
                                                                          {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                        • 2011
                                                                          • Baker, J.D. (2011, January). Nursing Legislative Agenda Coalition. Retrieved February 20, 2011. http://www.tcorn.org/2011.01-nlac.pdf
                                                                            {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                          • 2011
                                                                              Journal Article 2010
                                                                              • Stovall, S & Baker, J.D. (2010). A concept analysis of connections relative to the aging adults. The Journal of Theory Construction & Testing.14(2): 54-58
                                                                                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                              • Newsletter Article 2010
                                                                                • Baker, J.D. (2010, August).Engaging nurse advocates for a stronger tomorrow. AORN Advocacy Update. Retrieved August 27, 2010.  http://www.aorn.org/PublicPolicy/Perspectives/
                                                                                  {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                • 2010
                                                                                  • Baker, J.D. & Churchman, B. (2010, November). Texas Nursing Senate. Retrieved November 22, 2010. http://www.tcorn.org/2010.11-tns.pdf
                                                                                    {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                    Journal Article 2009
                                                                                    • Baker, J. D. (2009, August). Serious Games and Perioperative Nursing. AORN Journal, 90(2), 173-175.
                                                                                      {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                    • Newsletter Article 2009
                                                                                      • Baker, J.D. (2009, March). eChapter Delegate Report. Retrieved December 21, 2009, from http://www.echapter.org/delegates/2009/baker.pdf
                                                                                        {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                      • 2009
                                                                                        • Baker, J.D. (2009, October). State Coordinator Report. Retrieved December 29, 2010 from http://www.tcorn.org/sc2009.10.html
                                                                                          {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                        • 2009
                                                                                          • Baker, J. D. (2009). TCORN: Chair's Message. Transitions.
                                                                                            {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                            Book Chapter 2008
                                                                                            • Baker, J. D. (2008). You've got to get wet First Steps. In Furrow, L. (Eds.), Stringing pearls: A collection of gems from nursing leaders (pp. 5-10). Eau Claire, WI: PESI HealthCare.
                                                                                              {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                            • Journal Article 2008
                                                                                              • Baker, J. D. (2008, August). No Regrets. TCORN: Chair's Message.
                                                                                                {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                              • 2008
                                                                                                • Baker, J. D. (2008, December). Power of Connection. TCORN: Chair's Message.
                                                                                                  {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                • Newsletter Article 2008
                                                                                                  • Baker, J. D. (2008). Adventures of the New Year. TCORN: Chair's Message.
                                                                                                    {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                                  • 2008
                                                                                                    • Baker, J. D. (2008). Destiny Voice!!!. TCORN Gazette, 1(5), 1.
                                                                                                      {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                                    • 2008
                                                                                                      • Baker, J. D. (2008). Adventure at the 2008 AORN Congress. AORN Congress, Anaheim, CA.
                                                                                                        {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                        Journal Article 2007
                                                                                                        • Anderson, E. & Baker, J. D. (2007). Bowel Preparation Effectiveness: Inpatients and Outpatients. Gastroenterology Nursing, 30(6).
                                                                                                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                                                          Journal Article 2006
                                                                                                          • Baker, J.D. (2006). Contributor & Expert Consultant in P.Robitaille & S.D. Root (Eds). Perioperative management resources: General management skills – Business Planning. Denver, CO. AORN, Inc.

                                                                                                            {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                            Journal Article 2005
                                                                                                            • Baker, J. D. (2005). Specialty nomenclature: A worthwhile challenge. Gastroenterology Nursing, 28(1), 52-55.
                                                                                                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                                                              Journal Article 2004
                                                                                                              • Baker, J.D. (2004). Writing a business plan. In Peterson, C. (Ed.) Leadership in action: A manager’s guide to success. Denver, CO: AORN, Inc.
                                                                                                                {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                Journal Article 2002
                                                                                                                • Baker, J.D. (2002). A Standardized Clinical Language for Teaching a Perioperative Elective. In Beyea, S.C. (Ed.) The Perioperative Nursing Data Set: The Perioperative Nursing Vocabulary. PNDS. (2nd Edition) (pp. 63-70). Denver, CO: AORN, Inc.

                                                                                                                  {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                                                • 2002
                                                                                                                  • Baker, J.D. (2002). Student participation assessment tool. Nurse Educator. 27(2) 4a.
                                                                                                                    {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                    Journal Article 2001
                                                                                                                    • Baker, J.D. (2001). Attracting nursing students to AORN. AORN Journal, 74(4), 529-534

                                                                                                                      {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                      Journal Article 2000
                                                                                                                      • Baker, J.D. (2000). Meaning-Making: The Stories People Tell about Their Decision to Relocate Late-in-Life.(Doctoral dissertation, The Fielding Institute, 2000). Dissertation Abstracts International, 61, (01),560. (UMI No. AAT 9959039). (ISBN. 0-599-62409-4).

                                                                                                                        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                        Journal Article 1996
                                                                                                                        • Baker, J.D., Ensminger, J.A., Kleinbeck, S.M. & Watson, D. (1996). Perioperative data elements: The keys to our future. 64(5) p763.
                                                                                                                          {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                          Journal Article 1995
                                                                                                                          • Hamblet JL; Baker JD; Broussard GH; Hawkins JA; Kuhn JE; McHugh NE; Smith CD. (1995). Verbal abuse among OR staff members; RN reductions; competency to practice; patient care conflicts. AORN Journal, 61(2): 400-2
                                                                                                                            {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                            Journal Article 1994
                                                                                                                            • *Hamblet JL; Baker JD; Broussard GH; Hawkins JA; Kuhn JE; McHugh NE; Smith CD. (1994). Proposed AORN position statement on perioperative care of patients with Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) orders. AORN Journal, 60(4): 648,650-651.
                                                                                                                              {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                                                            • 1994
                                                                                                                              • Groah, L. K., Spry, C. C., Rothrock, J. C., Baker, J.D., & Fox, V. J. (1994). A report on the AORN budget from the Finance and Audit Committee. AORN Journal, 59(1), 24-27.
                                                                                                                                {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                                Journal Article 1993
                                                                                                                                • Baker, J.D. (1993). Business Plans. In Optimizing Resources: A Manager's Guide to Success. (pp. 33-40). Denver, CO: AORN, Inc.

                                                                                                                                  {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                                                                • 1993
                                                                                                                                  • Baker, J.D. (1993). Management in the 1990’s. In Optimizing Resources: A Manager’s Guide to Success. (pp. 1-8). Denver, CO: AORN, Inc.
                                                                                                                                    {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                                    Journal Article 1992
                                                                                                                                    • Baker, J.D; Ball, K, Fehr, L., Palmer, P., Pierce, V., Shumaker, R., et al. (1992). Project 2000: Project Team investigates how the Association’s organizational structure can be improved to meet future changes, challenges. AORN Journal, 56(6), 1034, 1036-39.
                                                                                                                                      {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                                      Journal Article 1991
                                                                                                                                      • Baker, J.D. (1991). The Operating Expense Budget: One Part of a Manager’s Arsenal. AORN Journal, 54(4), 837-841.
                                                                                                                                        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                                        Journal Article 1990
                                                                                                                                        • Baker, J.D. (1990).Aspects of Administration: Organization, Services, Staff. In Spry, C. (Ed.) The Manual of Operating Room Management: An Administrative and Patient Care Resource.(pp. 8:1 – 8:13) Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publisher, Inc.
                                                                                                                                          {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                                                                        • 1990
                                                                                                                                          • Baker, J.D. (1990). Scheduling and Staffing. In Spry, C. (Ed.) The Manual of Operating Room Management: An Administrative and Patient Care Resource. (pp. 9:1 – 9:14). Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publisher, Inc.

                                                                                                                                            {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                                                                                                                          • 1990
                                                                                                                                            • Baker, J.D. (1990). Trauma. In Spry, C. (Ed.) The Manual of Operating Room Management: An Administrative and Patient Care Resource. (pp. 10:1 – 10:6). Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publisher, Inc
                                                                                                                                              {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                                                                                                                              Journal Article 1985
                                                                                                                                              • Baker, J.D. (1985). Research Projects: Obtaining AORN Endorsement and Funding. AORN Journal, 41(4), 876, 878-879.
                                                                                                                                                {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Presentations

    • January  2016
      Writing for the AORN Journal

      Baker, J.D. (Jan. 20, 2016). Writing for the AORN Journal. AORN APN Specialty Assembly. Online Conference. AORN, Inc. Denver, CO.

    • May  2016
      Power of authorship: Writing for the AORN Journal.
      Baker, J.D., Bourdon, L., & van Anderson, K. (May 20, 2016). Power of authorship: Writing for the AORN Journal. AORN Leadership Conference. AORN, Inc., Denver, CO.
    • March  2015
      Writing for the AORN Journal

      Baker, J.D. Watson, D. (March 11, 2015). Writing for the AORN Journal. AORN 2015 Surgical Conference and Expo. Denver, CO.

    • May  2015
      Leadership Prose: Writing for the AORN Journal.

      Baker, J.D., Pashley, H. & Bourdon, L. (May 15, 2015). Leadership Prose: Writing for the AORN Journal. AORN Leadership Conference, Denver CO.

    • May  2015
      Collaborative Writing.

      Baker, J.D. (May 17, 2015). Collaborative Writing. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Austin, TX.

    • April  2015
      Health Policy & Texas Team

      Baker, J.D. (Apr 15, 2015). Health Policy & Texas Team. Baylor Plano Hospital. Plano, TX.

    • March  2015
      Social Networking and Professional Boundaries.

      Baker, J.D. (March 26, 2015). Social Networking and Professional Boundaries. Ft Worth AORN Chapter. Ft Worth, TX.

    • January  2014
      Baker, J.D. (Jan. 11, 2014). Writing for publication. AORN, Grand Canyon Chapter. Scottsdale, AZ

      Objectives

      Develop an action plan for writing. Describe the process for manuscript preparation. Explain the manuscript review process for journal submission.  

    • March  2014
      Baker, JD & Chappy, S. (Apr 2, 2014). The Write Stuff: Writing for the AORN Journal.

      Writing for publication for the AORN Journal.

    • June  2014
      Baker, JD. (June 14, 2014). Buzzed on learning and leadership.

      Learning and leadership.

    • April  2014
      Baker, JD (Apr. 8, 2014). Health Policy & Texas Team.

      Health Policy and Texas Team.

    • October  2014
      Baker, JD; Chen, W.; Chiao, JC, & Newman, A. (Oct 9, 2014). Writing for Publication Panel Discussion. UTA.

      Panel discussion with the Graduate Students and Faculty.

    • August  2013

      Baker, J.D. (August 9, 2013). Writing for publication.Victoria Perioperative Nurses Group (VPNG). Melbourne, Australia.

    • August  2013

      Baker, J.D. (August 9, 2013).Creating simulation and CE events in a virtual environment.Victoria Perioperative Nurses Group (VPNG). Melbourne, Australia.

    • August  2013

      Baker, J.D. (August 8, 2013) Social Networking and Professional Boundaries. Victoria Perioperative Nurses Group (VPNG). Melbourne, Australia.

    • August  2013

      Baker, J.D. (August 7, 2013) Creating simulation and CE events in a virtual environment. The University of Melbourne, School of Nursing. Melbourne, Australia.

    • March  2013

      Baker, J.D. (Mar 7, 2013).Second Life® orientation for simulation purposes. AORN Congress. San Diego, CA.

    • March  2013
      *Baker, J.D., Anderson, M., Roye, J. (Mar. 2013). Usability of Second Life® orientation. AORN Congress. San Diego, CA.

      Usability of Second Life® orientation. (POSTER)

    • October  2012

      Baker, J.D. (October 12, 2012). Make a difference one patient at a time. Japanese Operating Nurses Academy. Chiba, Japan.

    • April  2012

      Baker, J.D. (February 13, 2012) Health policy and Texas Team. Baylor Plano Hospital. Plano, TX.

      Health policy and Texas Team

    • January  2012
      *LeFlore, J., Anderson, M., Cazzell, Baker, J.D, Jones, S. & Tombs, C. (2012) Second Life: is it a good "simulator" for nursing students? (POSTER). 11th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resources Center Conference. San Diego, CA. 01/2012

      *LeFlore, J., Anderson, M., Cazzell, Baker, J.D, Jones, S. & Tombs, C. (2012) Second Life: is it a good "simulator" for nursing students? (POSTER). 11th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resources Center Conference.  San Diego, CA. 01/2012

      Second Life: Is it a good "simulator" for nursing students? (POSTER)

    • March  2012

      Baker, J.D, Rothrock, J., & Murphy, E.  (2012) Education without creativity isn't enough: Team approach to creating simulation and CE events in a virtual environment. AORN Congress, New Orleans, LA. 03/2012

    • July  2012

      Baker J.D., Cowperthwait, L., & Pashley, H. (July 2012).Articulating value through scholarly writing and publishing. AORN Leadership Conference. Denver, CO.

  • Past
    •  
      Innovative Educational Strategies: Simulation Opportunities.
      AORN Congress; Chicago, IL 03/18/09
  • Past
    •  
      Using Perioperative Practice Setting as Clinical sites for Student Nurses.
      AORN Congress; Anaheim, CA 04/02/08
  • Past
    •  
      PNDS Café: Bring it to the Staff Nurse. (Two Sessions)

      AORN Clinical & RNFA Specialty Conference: Enhancing Perioperative Nursing Care; Louisville, KY 09/15/07

  • Past
    •  
      PNDS Academic Café

      AORN Management/ Management/ Industry/ Educator/ Informatics Specialty Conference: A Shared vision for Perioperative Services; San Antonio, TX 09/07/07

  • Past
    •  
      PNDS Academic Café

      AORN Strategies for Perioperative Educators Pre-Conference Program; San Antonio, TX 09/06/07

  • Past
    •  
      Using Perioperative Practice Setting as Clinical sites for Student Nurses.
      AORN Congress; Orlando, FL 03/14/07
  • Past
    •  
      Developing Critical Thinking Skills

      AORN-Business of Perioperative Nursing Conference; Philadelphia, PA 10/27/06

  • Past
    •  
      Introducing Perioperative Nursing to Academia
      AORN Congress; Washington, DC 03/22/06
  • Past
    •  
      Introducing Perioperative Nursing to Academia
      AORN Congress; New Orleans, LA 04/06/05
  • Past
    •  
      Planning an Educational Program
      AORN Congress; New Orleans, LA 04/02/05
  • Past
    •  
      PNDS & Periop 101: Academic Education
      AORN Congress; San Diego, CA 03/24/04
  • Past
    •  
      Does your resume wear polyester? (Co-presenter)
      AORN Congress; Atlanta, GA March 1995
  • Past
    •  
      Creating Synergy in Perioperative Practice (Co-presenter)
      AORN Congress; Anaheim, CA   April, 1993
  • Past
    •  
      Finding Your Niche
      National Student Nurses Association Conference; Atlanta, GA   November 1992
  • Past
    •  
      Nurses are the Difference!

      Pinning Ceremony; Oklahoma Baptist University; Shawnee, OK   May 20, 2005

  • Past
    •  
      Make a Difference One Patient at a Time!

      Texas Assoc. PeriAnesthesia Nurses (TAPAN); Dallas, TX; September 13, 2003

  • Past
    •  
      Systems Thinking
      AORN Kansas Wheatbelt; Dodge City, KS   October 18, 1997
  • Past
    •  
      Shared Governance

      Texas Assoc. PeriAnesthesia Nurses (TAPAN); Amarillo, TX June 24, 1995

  • Past
    •  
      The Transformers: Changes in Perioperative Nursing
      AORN of Oklahoma City; Okla. City, OK;  May 6, 1995
  • Past
    •  
      TQM in Action (8 hr. Workshop)

      AORN; New York City, NY;  February 5, 1994

  • Past
    •  
      Network (Co-presented with B. Sammons 2 hr.)
      New Orleans, LA    October 10, 1993
  • Past
    •  
      Business Plans (General Session – 1 hour)
      New Orleans, LA;  October 10, 1993
  • Past
    •  
      Endoscopy: Panel Discussion
      SunHealth Regional Conference; Nashville, TN; 1992
  • Past
    •  
      Ambulatory Care Challenges for Nurses in the 90’s (1hr)

      The Seventh Annual Clemson University Ambulatory Surgery Conference; Greenville, SC; April 28, 1993

  • Past
    •  
      Organizational Transition (1.5 hr) in Operating Room Nursing: New Perspectives – Update for O.R. Nurse Managers
      Medical College of GA; Savannah, GA;  October 19, 1992
  • Past
    •  
      Role of Operating Room Materials Manager (1 hour) in Operation: Cost containment Controlling Expenses in Your Operating Room 2 day workshop
      St. Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta; Hilton Head, SC; October 29, 1992
  • Past
    •  
      Organizational Structure & Culture, Creating Positive Politics, Transition from One System to Another (1 day workshop)
      AORN, Inc.; Denver, CO; June 17, 1991
  • Past
    •  
      Panel discussion member: Major problems reviewers encounter. In the Writing for Publication Workshop
      UTASON-CNE; Arlington, TX;  August 21, 2008
  • Past
    •  
      Make it so: Health Care Policy
      AACN Greater Fort Worth Chapter; Fort Worth, TX; April 24, 2008
  • Past
    •  
      Poster - Bowel Preparation Effectiveness: Inpatients & Outpatients
      *Delta Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau; Arlington, TX; April 17, 2007
  • Past
    •  
      Meaning-Making: Qualitative Research
      Medical Center of Plano; Plano, TX; April 11, 2007
  • Past
    •  
      PNDS: Connecting practice and education.
      AORN of Ft. Worth; Ft Worth, TX  April 20, 2006
  • Past
    •  
      Making a difference one patient at a time
      AORN of Ft. Worth; Ft. Worth, TX; April 24, 2003
  • Past
    •  
      Leading in Chaotic Times: Caring, Connecting, Choice
      AORN Mid Cities Chapter; Arlington, TX; January 26, 2002
  • Past
    •  
      Choice – Voice: Window of Opportunity
      AORN of Ft. Worth; Ft Worth, TX; January 24, 2002
  • Past
    •  
      Governance Task Force
      AORN Dallas; Dallas, TX; Spring 2002
  • Past
    •  
      Shared Governance

      Panhandle Organization of Nurse Executives (PONE); Amarillo, TX; May 26, 1995

  • Past
    •  
      Habits/Changing Work Environment
      AORN of Phoenix; Phoenix, AZ; September 12, 1994
  • Past
    •  
      Project 2000
      AORN of Macon; Macon, GA; June 1993
  • Past
    •  
      Orientation to AORN: Project 2000
      Atlanta AORN; Atlanta, GA; January 1993
  • Past
    •  
      Paradigm
      Atlanta AORN; Atlanta, GA; 1992
  • Past
    •  
      Project 2000
      Northwest GA AORN; Atlanta, GA; 1992
  • Past
    •  
      Budget Workshop with M. Digiovine (1 day workshop)
      West Virginia University Hospital; Morgantown, WV; 1988
  • Past
    •  
      The World of Research
      Port Charlotte, AORN; Port Charlotte, FL; 1985
  • Past
    •  
      Bowel Prep Effectiveness: Inpatient & Outpatient (Poster)

      *Anderson, E. & Baker, JD. UTACON Second Life Conference. 11/06/10.

  • Past
    •  
      Professional boundaires and social networking.
      Baker, J.D. Professional boundaries and social networking. Cook Childrens. Fort Worth, TX. 05/11/2012
  • Past
    •  
      TCORN IOM RAC Participation

      Baker, J.D. TCORN IOM RAC participation. AORN State Coordinators. National Conference Ready Talk Call. 10/19/2011.

  • Past
    •  
      Social Networking and Boundaries
      Baker, J.D.  Social networking and boundaries. HealthLINE, Arlington, TX 11/10/2011
  • Past
    •  
      Adventures of online discussions - Mundane to engagement
      Baker, J.D. Adventures of online discussions - Mundane to engagement. UTACON. Arlington, TX 11/28/2011
  • Past
    •  
      Social Networking and Boundaries
      Texas Health Resources Conference on Social Networking: Utilization and Implications in Healthcare. Arlington, TX. 12/09/10
  • Past
    •  
      Forming partnerships to educate nursing students – Part 2: Virtual environment & Wikis.
      Baker, J.D. (2011). Forming partnerships to educate nursing students - Part 2: Virtual environment and Wikis. AORN Congress; Philadelphia, PA  03/23/2011
  • Past
    •  
      AORN RNs and Life Transitions (Poster)
      *UTACON Second Life Conference. 11/06/10.
  • Past
    •  
      Forming Partnerships to Educate Nursing Students: ePortfolio - From Shpping Trolley to Cake!
      AORN Congress; Denver, CO 03/17/10
  • Past
    •  
      AORN RNs & Life Transitions (Poster)
      *AORN Congress; Denver, CO Mar 2010
  • Past
    •  
      Communication in the Technology Age: Social Networking and Boundaries.
      Texas Nurses Association District 3 & Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital. Fort Worth, TX 04/16/10.
  • Past
    •  
      Articulating value through scholarly writing and publishing.
      Baker, J.D., Cowperthwaite, L. & Pashley, H. (2012). AORN Leadership Writers' Workshop. Denver, CO. 07/2012
  • Past
    •  
      Social networking & professional boundaries.
      Baker, J.D. Tx Social networking & professional boundaries. Perinatal Association. San Angelo, TX  09/08/2012.
  • Past
    •  
      Social networking & professional boundaries.
      Baker, J.D. Social networking & professional boundaries. Texas Nurses Association. San Angelo, TX 09/07/2012.
  • Past
    •  
      Second Life® orientation for simulation purposes
      *Baker, J.D. (Mar 7, 2013). Second Life® orientation for simulation purposes. AORN Congress. San Diego, CA
  • Past
    •  
      Development of an online orientation to Second Life. (POSTER)
      *Roye, J., Anderson, M., Baker, J. D., Jones, S., Washington, S., White, P., & Althon, A. (Jan. 2013). Development of an online orientation to Second Life. 13th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. Orlando, FL.
  • Past
    •  

      Baker, J.D. (April 9, 2013). Health Policy and Texas Team. Baylor Heart Hospital. Plano, TX.

  • Past
    •  
      The Write Stuff: Writing for the AORN Journal.

      Writing for publication for the AORN Journal.

  • Past
    •  
      Panel Discussion: Writing for Publication

      Discussion with UTA Graduate Students and Faculty.

  • Past
    •  
      Writing for the AORN Journal.

      Writing tips for publication in the AORN Journal.
       

  • Past
    •  
      Health Poligy & Texas Team

      Baker, J.D. (Apr 15, 2015). Health Policy & Texas Team. Baylor Plano Hospital. Plano, TX.

  • Past
    •  
      Health Policy & Texas Team

      Baker, J.D. (Apr 15, 2015). Health Policy & Texas Team. Baylor Plano Hospital. Plano, TX.

Support & Funding

    • Sept 2012 to June 2015 Advance Nursing Education Grant: PI J. Leflore sponsored by  - $785346
    • Apr 2009 to Apr 2009 Scholarship: Publications in 2008 sponsored by  - $1000
    • Aug 2002 to Dec 2003 Nurses Meeting Patient and Family End-of-Life Needs sponsored by  - $21500
    • Jan 1995 to Dec 1999 Annual Scholarships: 1995-1999 sponsored by  - $15000
    • Jan 1993 to Dec 1993 Trocars: Project to Develop a Formula to Evaluate Disposable versus Reusable Trocars in the Operating Room. sponsored by  - $20000

Courses

      • NURS 5382-400 NURSING AND HEALTH CARE POLICY: ISSUES AND ANALYSIS

        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.

      • NURS 5382-001 Nursing Health Care Policy: Section 001, 002, & 003

        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • NURS 5382-400 NURSING AND HEALTH CARE POLICY: ISSUES AND ANALYSIS
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5382-401 Nursing and Health Care Policy
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5382-001 Nursing Health Care Policy: Section 001, 002, & 003
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes. 
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5308-001 Nursing Informatics
         Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5382-400 NURSING AND HEALTH CARE POLICY: ISSUES AND ANALYSIS
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5382-401 Nursing and Health Care Policy
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5308-400 NURSING INFORMATICS
        Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 0-400 Nursing and Health Care Policy: Issues and Analysis
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5382-401 Nursing and Health Care Policy
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • NURS 5308-400 NURSING INFORMATICS

        Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5308-400 NURSING INFORMATICS

        Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • NURS 5308-001 Nursing Informatics

        Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5382-400 NURSING AND HEALTH CARE POLICY: ISSUES AND ANALYSIS
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national , state, and local health care policy processes.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5308-400 NURSING INFORMATICS

        Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5308-002 Nursing Informatics
        Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5382-400 NURSING AND HEALTH CARE POLICY: ISSUES AND ANALYSIS
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national , state, and local health care policy processes.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5382-400 NURSING AND HEALTH CARE POLICY: ISSUES AND ANALYSIS
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5382-001 Nursing Health Care Policy: Section 001, 002, & 003
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5382-400 NURSING AND HEALTH CARE POLICY: ISSUES AND ANALYSIS
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • NURS 5308-001 Nursing Informatics
        Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 20101 Link
      • NURS 5308-002 Nursing Informatics
        Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 20101 Link
      • NURS 5382-400 NURSING AND HEALTH CARE POLICY: ISSUES AND ANALYSIS
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5382 Nursing Health Care Policy: Sections 001 & 002
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • NURS 5308-001 Nursing Informatics
        Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • NURS 5382-001 Nursing Health Care Policy: Section 001, 002, & 003
        Analyze historical, current, and predicted national, state, and local health care policy processes.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • NURS 1-001 Nursing Informatics
        Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2008

Other Service Activities

  • Uncategorized
    • May 2013 AORN Journal Editorial Board 2003-2008
    • May 2013 AORN Officer & Board Member 1990-1994

      Vice President: 1992-1994; Board Member 1990-1992

    • May 2013 AORN National Committees
      • Organizational Structure Task Force 2008-2009
      • AORN Congress Research Poster Judge March 2009 & March 2006
    • May 2013 Texas Council of Operating Registered Nurses
      • Past Chair 2009-2010
      • Chair 2008-2009
      • Chair Elect 2007-2008
      • Workshop Planning
        • Chair: 2009-2010
        • Member: 2008-2009 & 2007-2008
      • Representative to:
        • Nursing Legislative Agenda Coalition (NLAC) 2008-2011
        • Texas Nursing Senate Jan 2011
        • Texas Team  Mar 2011
    • May 2013 Sigma Theta Tau International
      • Manuscript & Grant Reviewer Oct 2010-Sep 2012
      • Member 1987-Present
    • May 2013 AORN Journal Editor-in-Chief. May 2012-Present
      AORN Journal Editor-in-Chief. May 2012-Present
    • May 2013 AJN Journal Reviewer
      Manuscript Reviewer 2008-2011
    • May 2013 Elsevier Publisher 2010
      Book Chapter Reviewer
    • May 2013 AORN TX State Coordinator 2009-2012
      AORN State Coordinator: communicate Legislative activities within Texas to the National Committee.