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Biography

L. Jan Marshall has been a Clinical Instructor at the University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation since August 2007 and was promoted to Assistant Clinical Professor in spring 2016.   Mrs. Marshall taught Foundamentals of Nursing clinical for five years prior to coming to the University of Texas at Arlington.  Most of her nursing experience included intensive coronary care, school nursing, and infection control.  Prior to becoming a nurse, L. Jan Marshall was a Microbiologist with a registry in pathogenic bacteriology and mycology.  

Professional Preparation

    • 1994 Master of Science in Community Health Nursing (Educator Role),  Texas Woman's University
    • 1984 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Chemistry),  Stephen F. Austin State University
    • 1977 Bachelor of Science in Biology (Chemistry),  Stephen F. Austin State University

Appointments

    • Jan 2016 to Present Assistant Professor, Clinical Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Innovations
      University of Texas at Arlington, College of Nursing and Health Innovations
    • Aug 2007 to Present BSN Clinical Instructor
      University of Texas Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation
    • Aug 2006 to Aug 2007 Clinical Instructor
      El Centro College and North Lake College
    • 2004 to 2005 Clinical Instructor, LVN Program
      Concorde Career Institute
    • Aug 2001 to Aug 2004 School Nurse
      Hurst Euless Bedfore Independent School District
    • Aug 1996 to Aug 1998 Clinical Instructor, Associates Degree Program
      Kilgore College
    • July 1994 to July 1995 Infection Control, Risk Management, and Quality Assurance
      Barton Creek Home Health, Austin, Texas
    • Aug 1992 to Aug 1993 Clinical Instructor, Associates Degree Program
      Corsicana, Texas
    • Aug 1990 to Aug 1991 Lecturer, BSN Program Fundamentals of Nursing
      University of Texas at Arlington   Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA)
    • 1989 to 1990 Staff Nurse in Coronary Care Intensive Care Unit
      Woodland Heights Hospital, Lufkin, Texas

Memberships

  • Membership
    • 2006 to Present National League for Nursing (NLN)

Awards and Honors

    • Jul  1994 Sigma Theta Tau sponsored by Beta beta Chapter
      Achievements:

      Community leader and GPA

Research and Expertise

  • Reviewer in Systematic Review

    Systematic review of the literature for physical activity and older adults.

  • Assistant Professor, Clinical

    Data collection for a study of student medication administration in the clinical setting for two groups of 10 students in the fall of 2016.  Study in progress by Dr. Tom Dombrosky.

Live Performances

  • 2015
    • Apr 2015 Presentation for Stress Management at the Loft's Apartment on UTA campus. April 17, 2015

      Presentation given for Tasha Johnson, RA of Loft's Apartments for students living at the Loft's.  We covered time management, campus facilities, and "the house in your head" stress management skills. 

      [Non-refereed/non-juried]
    • Oct 2015 Pre-Fall into Wellness activity at the MAV for retires, staff, and students.

      Faculty of record for 19 Junior I students taking blood pressures and 8 students teaching wellness topics to retired UTA employees, current staff, and students on the second floor lounge at the MAC on October 15, 2015 from 11:15 am until 1 pm.  Amber Collins attended and brought sandwiches from McAllister’s for students and participants.  The food was paid for by the tobacco fund. 

      [Non-refereed/non-juried]
    • Oct 2015 Fall into Wellness

      Fall into Wellness Project of Wellness Committee.  I was present for the start-up of the walk activity at the MAC room 139 on October 22, 2015 with Eunice Currie, Amber Collins, and Kevin Schuck, and Jeremy Roden.  Participants walked either in 139 which has a 1/16 mile track and the front which has a 1/9 mile track.  I was present from 11:15 am until 12:15 pm.  The activity was complete by 1 pm. 

      [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2013
    • Dec 2013 Presentation at UTARI 30 minutes on Reducing stress during the holidays, December 18, 2013

      Utilizing a Prezi and the work of Dr. Dr. Willam Gibbins, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Counseling and Counselor Education at Purdue University Calument, I gave a 30 minute presentation to the staff/faculty at UTARI last December 18, 2013.  The material used a house as a metaphore for life choices and proactive behaviors.  The three levels of the house were Attic, Basement, or the ground level.  The ground level is the most stable and sustainable level at which to live.   

      [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Other Creative Activities

  • 2017
    • Other Activities
      • Feb 2017 Independent study for CNE

        Beginning April 30, 2016, I began an independent study for the Certified Nurse Examiner Certification.  First I attended Linda Turchin, NLN Preparation Course for CNE.  Then I studied Linda  Caputi's CNE Review.  These two activities lead to 240 hours of study done over the summer of 2016.  The results of my study culminated in creating a Talking Stick, a Nursing Process Puzzle, a MyMiniMixieq's NCLEX test game, and coordinating activities leading to supporting relationships between myself and the staff nurses at our hospital. 

        [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Courses

Other Teaching Activities

  • 2015
    • NURS-3632-007-CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS
      • Nov 2015 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        Basic therapeutic nursing interventions with individuals and families in diverse settings using the nursing process

    • nurs-3632-009-clinical nursing foundations
      • Nov 2015 CLINICAL NURSING FOUNDATIONS

        Basic therapeutic nursing interventions with inedividuals and families ion diverse setting using the nursing process framework. 

Service to the Profession

  • Appointed
    • Oct 2014 to  Nov 2014 Chair of Subcommittee under Susan Justice for Faculty Assembly for Homeostasis and Regulation

      Susan Justice was appointed Chair for a Committee to define Curricular Concepts.  Ms. Justice appointed me to chair a subcommittee:  Homeostasis and Regulation.  Team members were:  D'Ann Shidler, Debra Hurd, Susie Walker, Debbie Hughes, and Judith Flannagan. 

  • Elected
    • Aug 2009 to  May 2010 Secretary for Faculty Assembly and Faculty Council

      I served as secretary for the Faculty Assembly which also included as serving as secretary for the Faculty Council for the academic year 2009-2010 with Phyllis Adams, Chair.

    • Apr 2009 to  Apr 2009 Poster Presentation

      DNA-Day was April 25, 2009.  I presented posters on the 2nd floor stairwell and 6th floor of Pickard Hall representing the migrations of Mitochondiral Eve.  Discovering evolutionary history through DNA with one poster measuring 52" X 36". 

      Additionally, three 8" X 11" posters were displayed that represented Africa:

           The cradle of mankind, the First Diaspora, and the Great Diaspora

      On the 6th floor I displayed an overlay of a world history chart emphasizing the growth of understanding of genetics beginning 2500 BCE and approximating the present twenty-second centrury.

Service to the University

  • Appointed
    • May 2014 to  May 2014 Blazing Race 2014

      Attended booth at the Blazing Race May 2014.  Also, walked the course to measure distance for walkers and runners. 

  • Volunteered
    • Apr 2013 to  Present Wellness Committee

      This committee is headed by Eunice Currie in human resources.  The committee's purpose is to support and encourage wellness on campus.

Other Service Activities

  • College and Department Committees
    • Dec 2013 Graduation

      Volunteered to prepare for commencement following directions of L. Thompson.

  • Committee Service
    • Oct 2012 Prepared a Manuel for Clinical Clearance

      Prepared a Manuel for Clinical Clearance and placed it on the K drive.  Began work August 10, 2012 and completed manual October 15, 2012.  The office of the Dean granted 85 hours of volunteer service and I was paid $1000 for 22.5 for the remainder of the time. 

  • Activities
    • Jan 2010 Health Careers Fair

      Townview Extravaganza

  • ADVOCATES FOR SPECIAL PEOPLE
    • Jul 2010 Aspiring Stars Camp

      Volunteered every Wednesday at Smart Hospital with Mary Jane Ash

  • ADVOCATES FOR SPECIAL PEOPLE
    • Jul 2009 Aspiring Stars Camp

      Volunteered every Wednesday at the Smart Hospital with Mary Jane Ash

  • ADVOCATES FOR SPECIAL PEOPLE
    • Jul 2008 Aspiring Stars Camp

      Volunteered every Wednesday in July at the Smart Hospital with Mary Jane Ash

  • Activities
    • Jan 2008 Health Careers Fair

      Townview Extravaganza