Annette Peacock-Johnson

Faculty Profiles

Annette Peacock-Johnson

Associate Professor
Nursing Science
12A Havican Hall

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"I am a passionate nurse educator with research interests in the area of palliative care, relationship-based nursing care, and nursing pedagogy."

Annette Peacock-Johnson has a wealth of practical and administrative experience which she incorporates into her classroom and clinical teaching methods. She has nearly a decade of hands-on nursing experience while also having served as an instructor of nursing over the past 25 years.

Education 

DNP, Case Western Reserve University (anticipated December 2016)
MSN, Wayne State University
BSN, Illinois Wesleyan University

Areas of Expertise 

Second degree nursing education
Gerontology
Childcare facilities and precautions
Relationship-based care
Nursing pedagogy - best methods
Difficult nurse-patient communications at end-of-life
Palliative care nursing

Research Interests 

Relationship-based care
Nursing pedagogy - best methods
Difficult nurse-patient communications at end-of-life
Palliative care nursing

Courses Recently Taught 

  • NURS 330: Nursing care of adults - chronic

Professional Experience 

  • Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN, Associate Professor, 2008–present
  • Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN, Assistant Professor, 1987–2008
  • Delta College, Clinical Instructor, Summer 1983
  • Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, IN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, 1983–1987​​
  • Saginaw Valley State College, Clinical and Laboratory Instructor, 1981–1983
  • Midland Hospital Center, Midland, MI, Staff Nurse-ICU, 1980–1983
  • St. Luke's Hospital, Saginaw, MI, Staff Nurse-ICU, 1979

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • “An Innovative Clinical Model: Students’ Perceptions of Learning.” with M.K. Welle, Journal of Professional Nursing (under review), October 2013.
  • “Measuring Quality: Outcomes of a Second Degree Nursing Program.” (Abstract) with L. Zoeller, 2007 Baccalaureate Education Conference sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, December 2007. (refereed)
  • “Urolithiasis.” RN NCLEX Review Modules, 2006.
  • “Appendicitis.” RN NCLEX Review Modules, 2006.
  • “Outcome Measures for the Second Degree Nursing Program at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN.” with L. Zoeller, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Excellence in Second-Entry Baccalaureate Nursing Education, October 2006. (refereed)
  • "A decade of second degree nursing education: Characteristics of the candidates at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN." with L. Zoeller, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Excellence in Second-Entry Baccalaureate Nursing Education, October 2006. (refereed)
  • "Designing a curriculum for a second degree nursing program: A ten year history. Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN." with L. Zoeller, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Excellence in Second-Entry Baccalaureate Nursing Education, October 2006. (refereed)

Professional Memberships 

  • Sigma Theta Tau International-Nu Omicron Chapter, 1994–present
    President elect, president, vice-president, counselor
  • American Nurses Association, 1983–2008
  • Indiana State Nurses Association, 1983–2008
  • District #7 of ISNA, 1983-2000 
     President, vice president, board member, delegate
  • Sigma Theta Tau International-Theta Pi Chapter, 1986–2000
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Michiana Gerontological Nursing Association, 1986–1995
    president, treasurer, program chair

Awards and Honors

  • Excellence in Nursing Education Award presented by the National Co-Alliance for Teaching Excellence
  • Professional Nurse Traineeship, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Egas (Senior Women’s Honorary), Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Caroline F. Rupert Nursing Award, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Patricia Giese Nursing Award, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Sara M. Stevenson Nursing Award, Illinois Wesleyan University