Jan M. Atwell


School of Nursing

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
School of Nursing
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • MSN, 2005, Missouri State University
  • BSN, 1999, Southwest Baptist University
  • ADN, 1992, St. John’s School of Nursing
  • BS, 1983, Environmental Biology, Ft. Lewis College


  • Community Nursing
  • Leadership and Management (clinical)
  • The Older Adult Client
  • RN-BSN Capstone
  • Individuals and Families

Research and professional interests

  • End of life issues
  • Geriatrics/gerontological nursing
  • Teaching/learning strategies
  • Factors that influence selection of generic BSN program
  • Simulation in education

Awards and honors

  • Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning Grant for Technology Curriculum Innovation, Missouri State University, 2010
  • Missouri Foundation for Health Grant to support senior health education and health literacy for seniors, collaborators included Dr. Susan Dollar and Dr. Michelle Day, social work co-principal investigator and Carmen Boyd, dietetics, 2010-2012.