Present UND Courses (2021 - 2022):
NURS 526: Ethical, Legal, and Health Policy Issues in Health care
NURS 410: Clinical Reasoning for Safety and Quality Outcomes
NURS 415: Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Healthcare System Outcomes
NURS 999: Dissertation
Professional Identity Formation in Nursing
Transformative Learning and Identity Theory
Advance Practice Nurses Professional Development
Nurse Role Transition
Transition to Practice
Nursing Workforce Development
Nursing Workforce Recruitment, Retention, Work Satisfaction, Intent to Stay
Owens, R.A., Burwell, P. M., Petros, T., & Deese, S. (2021). Practicing nurse and graduating student nurse intent to stay: A mixed methods approach to inform policy and regulation.Journal of Nursing Regulation. (accepted Aug. 19, 2021 – In Press).
Owens, R.A., Burwell, P. M., Deese, S., & Petros, T. (2021). Graduating nursing student and practicing nurse perceptions on promoting recruitment, work satisfaction, and intent to stay: A qualitative study. Journal of Nursing Regulation. 11(4), 41-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2155-8256(20)30177-0
Owens, R. A., Christian, S. A. A hybrid concept-based BSN clinical practicum course: An Innovative approach. Nursing Education Perspectives (accepted May1, 2020).
Owens, R. A. Exploring nurse practitioner professional identity formation at rural primary care settings. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. doi: 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000450 (available online ahead of print July 7, 2020)
Owens, R. A., & Zwilling, J. G. (2019). Nurse practitioner workforce: One rural state's experience of comparing state data with national trends. Journal of the AmericanAssociation of Nurse Practitioners, doi: 10.1097/jxx.0000000000000315 (available online ahead of print November 13, 2019)
Owens, R. A. (2019). Student perceptions of learning in a hybrid professional development course. Western Journal of Nursing Research [Abstract], 15(16), 1699 – 1700doi: 10.1177/0193945919857712
Owens, R. A. (2019). Exploring an innovative course delivery method for accelerated BSN students. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 16(1), online,doi: 10.1515/ijnes-2019-0011
Owens, R.A. (2019). Nurse practitioner role transition and identity development in rural healthcare settings: A scoping review. Nursing Education Perspectives, 40(3), 157-161. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000455
Owens, R.A. (2018). Transition experiences of new rural nurse practitioners. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 14(8), 605-611. doi: doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2018.05.009
Owens, R.A. (2018). Two-year institution part-time nursing faculty experiences during their role transition and identity development: A phenomenological study. Nursing Education Perspectives. 39(1), 10-15. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000250
Owens, R.A. (2017). Part-time nursing faculty perceptions of their learning needs during their role transition experiences. Teaching and Learning in Nursing. 12(1), 12-16. doi:dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.teln.2016.10.002
Owens, R.A. (2012). Transcultural nursing course in Tanzania, Africa. Home Healthcare Nurse, 30(6), 347-352. doi: 10.1097/NHH.0b013e318257569a
Owens, R.A. (2008). Teaming up to improve the quality of surgical care. American Nurse Today, 3(5, 25-26.
Owens, R.A. (2006). The caring behaviors of the home health nurse and influence on medication adherence. Home Healthcare Nurse, 24(8), 517-526.
Owens, R. A. (2012). Chapters 32, 34, 35, 36 and 37 of the Gastrointestinal System Unit: White, L., Duncan, G., Baumle, W. (2012). Medical-Surgical Nursing an Integrated Approach (3rd ed.). New York: Delmar Cengage Learning.
Please refer to CV for additional publications and presentations
PhD Teaching and Learning - Higher Education, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
MS - Nursing, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
BSN - Minot State University,Minot, ND