WellStar School of Nursing


 

Janice Long, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, Director Project IDEAL

Phone: 770-423-6671

Office: HS 3025

 

 

Academic Degrees

 

 

PhD

Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

Western Michigan University

2008

 

MSN

Nursing

Georgia State University

1995

 

Diploma/RN

Nursing

Scott and White Hospital School of Nursing

1969

 

Professional Experience

 

 

2004-Present

Project IDEAL Director

 

2002-Present

Kennesaw State University, Assistant Professor

 

1995-2002

WellStar Health System, Clinical Nurse Specialist

 

1995-Present

Loube Consulting International- Medical/Legal Nurse Specialist

 

 

Recent Professional Activities

 

 

Publications in Professional Journals


Long, J. (2008). Perceptions of quality of life of latinos with diabetes living in the U.S.: variations by geographic region of origin. Doctoral Dissertation Western Michigan University. 

Long, J., Rozo-Rivera, A., Bairan, A., Akers, T., Vangeest, J., Fogarty, K.J., & Sowell, R. (2006).Validating the utility of the Spanish version of the American diabetes association risk test. Clinical Nursing Research 15(2)107-118.

Long, J. M., & Hart, P. (2003). Type 2 diabetes mellitus: A serious health concern for Hispanics/Latinos. A Tu Buena Salud: The Bilingual Healthcare Magazine, 2(5), 16-17.

Boys, V., Long, J., & Hart, P. (2000) Medical management/care management: Moving along/pediatric asthma. Clinical Connections, 2(4), 13.

 

Khalil, S., Long, J., & Hart, P. (2000) Medical management/care management: The story continues/adult asthma. Clinical Connections, 2(3), 14-15.                                                                             


Elliott, J., Long, J., & Hart, P. (2000) Medical management/care management: More about/diabetes. Clinical Connections, 2(2), 12-13.                                                            

Ragsdale, C., Long, J., & Hart, P. (1999) Medical management/care management: Moving along/pediatric asthma. Clinical Connections, 1(4), 3.                                 

Long, J.M., et al. (1998), Medication adherence in the elderly ESRD patient on dialysis Journal of the American Nephrology Nurses Association. February 1998

Long, J.M., (1995) The patient as partner in healthcare. American Kidney Fund Newsletter.

Long, J.M. (1995) Care of the difficult patient on hemodialysis ANNA Update, Feb/Mar., 1995.

Long, J.M. (1994) Renal nursing care ANNA Update, February/March, 1994

 

Lastar, J.M. (1981) Overview of a CCPD training program, Contemporary         Dialysis, 1, 40‑49.

 

Long, J., Sowell, R., Bairan, A.,Holtz, C., Curtis, A., &  Fogarty, K. J. (in press) Exploration of commonalities and  variations in health related beliefs across four Latino subgroups using focus group methodology: Implications in care for latinos with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Cultural Diversity. In Press

 

Long, J. , Mareno, N., Shabo, R., & Wilson, A., Overweight and obesity among White, Black, and Mexican-American children: Implications for when to intervene. In Review Journal of Specialists in Pediatric Nursing.

 

White, A., Brannan, J., & Long, J. Competence and confidence in nursing practice: Comparison between traditional classroom and simulation learning outcomes in a senior nursing course. In Review in International Journal of Nursing Education.

 

Textbook Chapter(s)

Flynn, J. & Long, J (2011)Sample quantitative research proposal: Effect of video based education on knowledge and perceptions of risk for breast cancer genes, BRCA 1 & BRCA 2 in urban Latino population, in Caring for the Vulnerable, de Chesnay. (Ed.), Jones & Bartlett: Sudbury, Massachusetts.

Long, J., Holtz, C., & Rodriguez, B. (2007) Other Global Perspectives of Chronic Diseases, in Global Health, Holtz, C. (Ed.), Jones & Bartlett: Sudbury, Massachusetts.

 

Professional Presentations

Invited Speaker Webinar Presentation: Long, J. (2010), Diabetes awareness month: Resources and program: Road to health toolkit.  2010 SOPHE Webinar Series on November29, 2010.  Available online at http://www.sophe.org/webinars.cfm

Presentation: Long, J., Fantauzzi-Rodriguez, S. (2010). Project IDEAL, and faith-based initiatives with promotores de salud.  Presentation at the Georgia Diabetes Coalition’s East and Middle Georgia Programs That Work in Georgia on August 19, 2010.

Presentation: Brannan, J., White, A., & Long, J., Use of simulation to teach shock: Effects on knowledge and confidence levels of undergraduate students. Rutgers Twenty Eighth Annual International Nursing Technology Conference. March 21, 2010.

Presentation:    White, A., Brannan, J., & Long, J., Competence and confidence in nursing practice: A comparison of traditional classroom and simulation learning in a senior nursing course. Georgia Association of Nurse Educators, February 18, 2010.

Poster Presentation: Long, J., Bairan, A., Holtz, C. (2009) Development of a culturally Sensitive Diabetes Education Program for a Diverse Latino Audience Using EBP Model. Presented at An Evidence-Based Practice ToolKit for Bedside Nurses Conference, Sept. 18, 2009.

Poster Presentation: Long, J., Bairan, A., Holtz, C., (2009) Latinos with Diabetes: A Sub-Ethnic Exploration of Health Values and Beliefs. Presented at An Evidence-Based Practice ToolKit for Bedside Nurses Conference, Sept. 18, 2009.

Invited Speaker Webinar Presentation: Rodriguez, B.  Long, J., (2009) National Diabetes Education Program  Road to Health Training Webinar, May 14, 2009 and May 21, 2009 available online at http://ndep.webdevdc.com/media/new/NewsNotes/v5n7.htm

Long, J., Holbert, C. & Brannan, J., (2009).  An Innovative Educational Technology: Evaluation of an Audience Response System in Nursing Education for the Nursing Education Conference: Pass it Forward: Evidenced Based Practice in Nursing Education. Georgia Association of Nurse Educators, Feb. 19-20, 2009

Long, J., Aduddell, K., (2008) Strategies to Improve Diabetes Related Health Disparities for Latinos,Center for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Diabetes Translation Annual Conference  May 5-8, 2008.

Camann, M., & Long, J., (2007)  Applying Evidence to Lifestyle Programs in Community Populations Second Annual Mini-Conference Presented by Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, Mu Phi Chapter, April, 2007.

Poster Presentation: Camann, M. & Long, J., Applying Evidence to Lifestyle Programs in Community Populations Georgia Association of Nurse Educators, February, 2007.

Invited Speaker: Long, J., Rozo-Rivera, A., Curtis, A., Lawson, L., Alweiss, P. (2007). IDEAL Worksite TIPS- Collaborations and Partnerships. at the NDEP Partnership meeting, February 2007.

Invited Speaker: Long, J., Curtis, A., & Lawson, L. (2006). Project IDEAL Worksite TIPS Planning, at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s All Hands on Deck Epidemiology Meeting. August 10, 2006

Invited Speaker: Long, J., & Rozo-Rivera, A., (2006) Project IDEAL, and community partners to initiate a health intervention for Latinos at Clinical Connections 2006 a Meeting of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation Grantees.

 

Invited Speaker: Long, J., & Rozo-Rivera, A., (2006). Strategies for Diabetes Education in the Latino Community at the Annual Conference of the American Association of Diabetes Educators National Meeting, August 2006.

 

Invited Speaker: Long, J. & Rozo-Rivera, A., (2006). Strategies for Prevention of Diabetes in the Latino Community. Presented to the National Diabetes Education Conference on Diabetes and Obesity, March, 2006.

Poster Presentation: Wilson, A., Blake, B., Taylor, G., and Long, J. (2006). Teaching Family Assessment with Popular Movies, Georgia Association for Nursing Education, Critical Issues, Innovations & Initiatives in Nursing Education, February 16, 2006, St. Simons, GA

Poster Presentation: Wilson, A., Holtz, C., Long, J, Blake, B., and Taylor, G. (2006). Katrina: Facilitating Student Learning in Disasters, Georgia Association for Nursing Education, Critical Issues, Innovations & Initiatives in Nursing Education, February 16, 2006, St. Simons, GA

 

Presentation: Long, J. Blake, B., Hall, S. (2005) An Innovative Method for Developing Cultural Competency With Latino Populations, 38th National Convention Sigma Theta Tau International Meeting. Indianapolis Indiana, August, 2005.

 

Poster Presentation: Long, J., Bairan, A. & Holtz, C., Project IDEAL—Initiative for Diabetes Educational Advancement for Latinos. (Poster) The Network: TUFH/CCPH (Towards Unity for Health & Community Campus Partnership for Health), an International Conference held in Atlanta, GA, October 7, 2004.


Poster Presentation: Bairan, A., Long, J. & Holtz, C. Latinos with Diabetes: A Sub-Ethnic Exploration of Health Values and Beliefs. (Poster) American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 19-21, 2004. 

Poster Presentation: Long, J., Bairan, A., & Holtz, C., (2004) Kennesaw State University Diabetes Initiatives at Morehouse Mini Medical School, in Atlanta, March 2004.

 

Presentation: Bairan, A., Long, J. & Holtz, C., Latinos with Diabetes: A Sub-Ethnic Exploration of Health Values and Beliefs. (Paper) Southern Regional Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society, Savannah, GA, Feb 7, 2004.

Presentation: Bairan, A., Long, J. & Holtz, C., Latinos with Diabetes: A Sub-Ethnic Exploration of Health Values and Beliefs. (Paper) Southern Nursing Research Society, Atlanta, Feb. 4, 2004.

 

Presentation: Long, J., Rozo-Rivera, A., Holtz, C., Bairan, A., Akers, T. & Sowell, R., A Multi Matrix Comparison Study of Hispanics/Latinos with Diabetes. (Paper) Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Sept. 7, 2003.

 

Poster Presentation: Long, J., Holtz, C., Bairan, A., & King, A., Enhancing cultural Competency through Action Learning: Student Nurses Working with Latino Diabetes Education Research Program. Georgia League for Nursing, Savannah, GA, Feb. 19, 2003.


Poster Presentation: Long, J., & Hart, P., (2003) Initiative for diabetes educational advancement for Latinos. Poster presentation at the 2003 Regional Research Conference, Emory University, Atlanta Georgia June, 2003.


Poster Presentation: Long, J., & Taylor, G., (2003) Improving Management of Type 2 Diabetes in a Community Based Clinic at Biomedical and Health Science Institute at University of Georgia. March, 2003.


Long, J., Bairan, A., & Holtz, C., IDEAL-Advancing Innovative Approaches to Health Disparities: Project IDEAL (Presentation) Healthcare Georgia Foundation: Connections 2003, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 19.


Current Grant Funded Projects

 

No current funding

 

Professional Interests

 

 

  • Vulnerable populations and chronic diseases
  • Type 2 diabetes prevention and treatment for the underserved
  • Learning styles and student learning

 

Teaching Responsibilities

 

 

    • Research Practicum doctoral program (NURS 9035)
    • Quantitative Methods of Scholarly Inquiry (NURS 9015)
    • Nurse Refresher Course, Continuing Education – online (NURS 101)
    • Complex Health (NURS 4414)
    • Pathophysiology online course (BIO 3317)
    • Nursing Senior Practicum (NURS 4417)
    • Leadership (NURS 4416)
    • Leadership (NURS 4416)
    • Diabetes Education Certification Prep Course- Continuing Nursing Education Community Health Nursing (NURS 4412