Jami Nininger, MSN, RN

Assistant Dean of Distance Education
614-234-1777
jnininger@mccn.edu

Responsibilities

Oversight of the RN-BSN Online Completion Program and online andragogy for College's online programs.

Education

MSN - Wright State University (1996)
BSN - Franklin University (1993)
Diploma - Mount Carmel School of Nursing (1987)

Certifications, Honors & Achievements

2015 (July) - Recipient of the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Pacesetter Award.
2013 - Present - CCRN Alumnus
1998 - 2013 - CCRN Certification
2007 - Recipient of the Educator of the Year award presented by The Torch Club, representative of The Ohio State University graduating class of 2007.
2004 - Recipient of the Computer-Based Professional Education Technology Pinnacle Award, Region 9, Sigma Theta Tau, International (for the on-line RN Refresher Course).
2003 - Recipient of the Educational Excellence Award from the Rho Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, International.
2002 - Chartering member of Rho Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, at Mount Carmel College of Nursing.
1997 - Faculty Excellence Award. Initiated by the Mount Carmel College of Nursing graduating class of 1997
1997 - Inducted, Mount Carmel College of Nursing: Honor Society of Nursing.
1996 - Inducted, Sigma Theta Tau International, Zeta Phi Chapter

Publications

Elfrink, V., Kirkpatrick, B., Nininger, J. and Schubert, C. (2010). Using learning outcomes to inform teaching practices in human patient simulation. Nursing Education Perspectives, 31(2), 97-100.
Elfrink, V., Nininger, J. Rohrig, L., and Lee, J. (2009). The Case for group planning in human patient simulation. Nursing Education Perspectives.
Elfrink, V., Nininger, J., Kirkpatrick, B., and Schubert, C. (2009). Using learning outcomes to inform teaching practices in human patient simulation. Nursing Education Perspectives.
Spalla, T., Nininger, J., and Daley, L. (2006). You’ve Got Mail: A New Tool in the Toolbox to Help Millennials Prepare for the NCLEX-RN. Nurse Educator, 32(2), 52-53.

Presentations

Nininger, J. (2015, May). Grading 101: Foundations of student evaluation. Paper presentation. ACTE Conference: Dublin, Ohio.
Spalla, T. & Nininger, J. (2008, March). Blackberries, blueberries or strawberries! Innovative strategies for integration of handheld electronic devices in the classroom and clinical settings. Paper presentation at the 2008 Technologic Innovations in Nursing Education: Best Practices in Informatics & Simulation Conference, Hilton Head, SC.
Nininger, J. & Spalla, T. (2008, March). Engaging digital natives for early, progressive NCLEX-RN review. Poster presentation at the 2008 Technologic Innovations in Nursing Education: Best Practices in Informatics & Simulation Conference, Hilton Head, SC.
Schubert, C. & Nininger, J. (2008, March). Did they learn? Measuring outcomes of simulation learning. Poster presentation at the 2008 Technologic Innovations in Nursing Education: Best Practices in Informatics & Simulation Conference, Hilton Head, SC.
Nininger, J. (2008, February). Catch the wave! One program’s experience in integrating the program for nursing curriculum integration (PNCI) into undergraduate nursing curriculum. Paper presentation at the HPSN08 Conference, Tampa, Florida.
Eflrink, V., Kirkpatrick, B., Nininger, J., & Schubert, C. (2008, February). Evaluating the outcomes of human patient simulation: Methods & findings. Paper presentation at the HPSN08 Conference, Tampa, Florida.
Nininger, J. & Schubert, C. (2007. November). Learning outcomes associated with the use of high fidelity human patient simulation as a teaching strategy in undergraduate nursing education. Paper presentation at the STTI 39th Biennial Convention, Baltimore, MD.
Nininger, J., Elfrink, V., & Schubert, C. (2007. November). Formative evaluation used to redesign simulation in high acuity nursing. Paper presentation at the STTI 39th Biennial Convention, Baltimore, MD.
Spalla, T. & Nininger, J. (2007, November). In the palm of your hand: Strategies for PDA integration within undergraduate nursing curricula in the classroom & clinical settings. Paper presentation at the STTI 39th Biennial Convention, Baltimore, MD.
Nininger, J. & Spalla, T. (2007, November). Teach them where they live: Using technologic innovations to assist the millennials in early progressive NCLEX-RN review. Paper presentation at the STTI 39th Biennial Convention, Baltimore, MD.
Nininger, J. & Schubert, C. (2007, August). Learning outcomes associated with the use of high fidelity human patient simulation. Paper presentation at the SoTL Conference sponsored by the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Elfrink, V., Nininger, J., Kirkpatrick, B., and Lee. J. (2007, February). Measuring learning outcomes in hi-fidelity simulation use, a case study Medical Education Technologies, Inc. (METI), HPSN07 Conference, Tampa, Florida.
Spalla, T. and Nininger, J. (2006, November). E3 = EMAIL TO ENCOURAGE EARLY NCLEX-RN REVIEW. Poster session presented at the annual American Association of College Nurses Conference: Orlando, FL.
Elfrink, V. and Nininger, J. (2006). High Acuity Simulation Videoconference. (November 2), Knowledge Interfacing with Innovation in Nursing Education, Unitec, New Zealand and The Ohio State University College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio.
Spalla, T. and Nininger, J. You’ve Got Mail: A New Tool in the Toolbox to Help Millennials Prepare for the NCLEX-RN. (Poster Presentation). November, 2006. American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Lake Buena Visa, FL.
Nininger, J. (2006). Get with the beat: Essentials in rhythm recognition and documentation. April, 2006. Mt. Carmel Health System, Journey to Excellence Annual Symposium. Siegel Education Center, Columbus, Ohio.
Spalla, T. and Nininger, J. (2006). You’ve got mail: A tool in the toolbox for millenials in preparation for the NCLEX-RN (Poster presentation). April. Sigma Theta Tau International: Spring Scholarship Evening. Capitol University, Columbus, Ohio.
Nininger, J. (2006, February). Care of the cardiac surgical patient: An evidenced based approach. Mt. Carmel Health System, staff education class. Mt. Carmel West, Columbus, Ohio.
Nininger, J. (2006, February). Peripheral vascular surgery: Indications and care. The Ohio State University Medical Center, Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, staff education class. Ross Heart Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.
Nininger, J. and Hull, S. (2005, November). Teaching in cyberspace: An online RN refresher course. Sigma Theta Tau International: 38th Biennial Convention. Indiana Convention Center: Indianapolis, Indiana.
Nininger, J. (2005, October). Vascular pathophysiologies, surgical procedures and post nursing care. Ross Heart Hospital: (The Ohio State University Medical Center). Columbus, Ohio.
Nininger, J. and Hull, S. (2005, April). Twists and turns: The road to development of an online RN-refresher course. Ohio League for Nursing Education Summit. Marriot North: Columbus, Ohio.
Hull, S. and Nininger, J. (2004, April). Online RN Refresher Course. (Poster presentation). Ohio League for Nursing Education Summit. Marriot North: Columbus, Ohio.
Nininger. J. (2004, April). Postoperative care of the cardiac surgery patient: Normal recovery. Mount Carmel Medical Center: Columbus, Ohio
Nininger, J. and Hull, S. (2004, October). Online RN Refresher Course. (Poster presentation). Trinity Health Fall Conference: Dearborn, MI.
Nininger, J. (2003, February). Collaboration between pastoral care and nursing professionals in the acute care setting. Trinity Lutheran Seminary College: Bexely, Ohio.
Nininger, J. (2003, June). Postoperative care of the cardiac surgery patient: Normal recovery. Mount Carmel Medical Center: Columbus, Ohio
Nininger, J. (2002, October). Postoperative care of the cardiac surgery patient: Normal recovery. Mount Carmel Medical Center: Columbus, Ohio.
Hull, S. and Nininger, J. (2002, June). The Online RN refresher course of Mount Carmel College of Nursing: Vision and function. Patient Care Executive Meeting of Trinity Health: An arbor, MI.
Nininger, J. (2001, November). Purposes and Function of a Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. Mount Carmel Board of Director Meeting. Mount Carmel Medical Center: Columbus, Ohio.
Nininger, J. (2001, October). Postoperative care of the cardiac surgery patient: Normal recovery. Mount Carmel Medical Center: Columbus, Ohio.
Postoperative care of the cardiac surgery patient: Normal recovery. March and October, 2000. Mount Carmel Medical Center: Columbus, Ohio.
Postoperative care of the cardiac surgery patient: Normal recovery. January and July, 1999. Mount Carmel Medical Center: Columbus, Ohio.
Postoperative care of the cardiac surgery patient: Normal recovery. May, 1998. Mount Carmel Medical Center: Columbus, Ohio.

Community/Professional Service

2016 - 2017 - Board of Directors, United Way of Knox County
2014 - 2015 - Healthcare Representative, Credit Affirmation Team (1 Year Option Initiative) - Ohio Department of Higher Education (Previously the Ohio Board of Regents)
2003 - Present - Sponsorship, Faith Mission of Ohio
2004 - 2008 - American Cancer Society’s Annual Garage Sale, Volunteer, (Sunbury, Ohio)
2000 - 2002 - President, Mount Carmel College of Nursing Honor Society -Chartering President, Rho Omicron Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International
2000 - 2008 - Volunteer, Centerburg Local Schools, various middle school functions.
1997 - 2000 - President Elect, Mount Carmel College of Nursing: Honor Society of Nursing
1999 - 2003 - Youth Sponsor for senior high youth group at Sunbury Christian Church.
1997 - 2003 - Health and Wellness Ministry, Sunbury Christian Church. Sunbury, Ohio. Provide health promotion information and health screening for congregational members. Volunteer at annual blood drive.
1996 - 2001 Health Professional Staff Member and newsletter reporter. Mended Hearts, Chapter 95, American Heart Association, Columbus, Ohio.
1996 - 1997 Faculty Advisor Mount Carmel College of Nursing: Honor Society of Nursing
1993 - 1996 CPR Instructor for multiple community based classes. Education regarding prevention of atherosclerosis and CAD included with instruction. Certification received through the American Heart Association, Columbus, Ohio.

90%: students receiving financial aid