David Johnson, Ph.D., CNS-BC

Professor of Nursing

Email: djohnson@sf.edu
Phone: 260.399.7700, ext. 8517

Professional Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy – Indiana University, 1999
  • Master of Arts – Ball State University, 1983
  • Bachelor of Science – Purdue University, 1980
  • Associate Degree – Purdue University, 1978

Expertise

  • Licensed marriage and family therapist
  • Licensed clinical social worker
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist, adult psychiatric/mental health – American Nurses Association

Licensure/Certification

  • Registered Nurse, licensed in Indiana
  • Marriage and family therapist, licensed in Indiana
  • Clinical social worker, licensed in Indiana
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist, adult psychiatric/mental health – American Nurses Association

Awards and Recognition

  • The Leepoxy Award for Teaching Excellence – University of Saint Francis, 2013
  • Excellence in Faculty Leadership & Management – National Student Nurses Association, 2010
  • Excellence in Faculty Leadership & Management – National Student Nurses Association, 2007
  • Teaching Excellence and Leadership Award – University of Saint Francis, 2004-2005
  • Achievement in Nursing Award – Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, June 25, 1997
  • Achievement in Nursing Administration – Indiana University Indianapolis, February 1996 

Professional Memberships

  • American Holistic Nurses Association
  • Northeast Indiana Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Team
  • Chemical Impairment Advisory Council, Parkview Health 

Recent Publications

  • Johnson, D.R. (2012). Mindfulness based stress reduction & meditation. Fort Wayne, Ind.: University of Saint Francis Video Production.
  • Johnson, D.R., Stam, D., & Lantz, A. Change, grief, and stress. Fort Wayne, Ind.: Parkview Video Productions.
  • Johnson, D.R. (2011). I.R.A.: An approach to engaging students in their learning Investments. In Conrad, R.M., & Donaldson, J.A. (Eds.), Engaging the online learner: activities for creative instruction. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Johnson, D.R. (2009). Excellence in Teaching. Illumination, multiple issues.
  • Sauter, M., Gillespie, N., & Johnson, D.R. (2009). Educational program evaluation. In Billings, D., & Halstead, J. (Eds.), Teaching in nursing: A guide for faculty. St Louis: Elsevier Saunders.

Presentations (2013)

  • Mindfulness Based Meditation & Tai Chi – World Healing Day, University of Saint Francis; April 27, 2013
  • The Resistant Client, co-presenter – SCAN; April 26, 2013
  • Innovative Teaching Strategies – Department of Nursing, University of Saint Francis; April 12, 2013
  • Care for the Caregiver – Nehemiah Partners; April 11, 2013
    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction – Pranya Yoga; March 30, 2013
  • Called to Vocation, panel participant – Campus Ministry, University of Saint Francis; March 23, 2013
  • Emotional Intelligence & Conflict – Leadership Fort Wayne; March 21, 2013
  • Ethics in real life practice, co-presenter – SCAN; March 15, 2013
  • The Future of Healthcare: Interprofessional Teams, panel moderator and keynote speaker – University of Saint Francis; March 5, 2013
  • Creating Resilient Healthcare Teams – Lutheran Health Network and University of Saint Francis Webinar; February 12, 2013
  • Teambuilding – School of Creative Arts, University of Saint Francis; February 1, 2013
  • Using Appreciative Inquiry for Culture Building – University of Saint Francis Admissions; January 21, 2013
  • Using Appreciative Inquiry for Best Practice Customer Service – Indiana Institute; January 8, 2013
  • Accelerating the College Classroom Experience, facilitator – University of Saint Francis; January 7, 2013

Research

  • Marketing research: Perception of need for three-year BSN initiative seeking high achieving high school students – University of Saint Francis, 2011

Fort Wayne, Ind.

  • Marketing research: Perception of need for the role of clinical nurse leader (CNL) in the Fort Wayne community – University of Saint Francis, 2009

Fort Wayne, Ind.

  • Marketing research: Perception of Registered Nurse advanced educational needs in the Fort Wayne community – University of Saint Francis, 2007
    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Heresy in education: Combining ASN and BSN students in the classroom to teach differentiated practice, with N.N. Gillespie – National League for Nursing, 2004
    New York, N.Y.
  • Team building through action research and genograms: The case of a nursing care delivery work team – Indiana University, 1999
    Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Marketing research: Registered nurse educational needs in the Fort Wayne community – Indiana University Marketing L773, 1997
    Indianapolis, Ind.

Community Service

  • Stop Childhood Abuse & Neglect (SCAN), advocacy
  • Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, member and service
  • Leadership Fort Wayne, advocacy and service

Curriculum Vitae

View David Johnson’s curriculum vitae.