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Lynne Jensen PhD, RN, APRN
Associate Professor

Lynne Andersen Jensen is a native of Buffalo, New York. She earned her BSN at Boston College in 1975, and a master’s degree as a nurse practitioner from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1980. Her doctoral degree was obtained from the University of Kentucky in 2007. Her dissertation focused on women and cardiac disease. Dr. Jensen has worked as a nurse practitioner since 1979 in a variety of positions in acute care and women’s health. She was one of the first cardiothoracic acute care nurse practitioners at the University of Rochester. In the late 1980s she transitioned to working in women’s health in private practice. She joined the University of Kentucky College of Nursing in 1998 and was a founding member of the women’s health practice in 1999. She is the associate director for clinical care for the Center for the Advancement of Women’s Health at UK, where she maintains an active practice. In her teaching role at UK, Dr. Jensen has worked with the College of Medicine and their standardized patient program in developing evaluations for nurse practitioner students since 2001. She has presented at national meetings on the use of OSCEs and SCIMs in the nurse practitioner curriculum. She also serves as clinical faculty for the family nurse practitioner students as well as teaching in the family nurse practitioner specialty courses.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-5039

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: lajens2@email.uky.edu

Office: 450E COLLEGE OF NURSING

Education

PhD, University of Kentucky, 2007
MS, State University of New York at Buffalo , 1979
BSN, Boston College, 1975

Interests

Women's health

CV

Dr. Lynne Jensen's CV

Publications

Aleshire, M. E. Lock, S. E. Jensen, L. A. College sorority members’ knowledge and behaviors regarding HPV and cervical cancer. (2013), Nursing Clinics of North America 48 (2),

Hustedde, C. G. Lohr, K. M. Rudy, D. W. Erlandson, E. Disselkamp, M. Joyce, J. Jensen, L. A. Stefaniak, K. A. Positive organizational change through guided reflection. (2009), Proceedings of the 1st Engaging Reflection in Health Professional Education and Practice Conference 83.

Jensen, L. A. Moser, D. K. Gender differences in knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about heart disease. (2008), Nursing Clinics of North America 43 (1), 77-104.

Frazier, S. K. Lennie, T. A. Jensen, L. A. Moser, D. K. Cardiac precautions A clinical guide to evidence-based practice in nursing. (2008), Mosby (Chapter 19), 145-148.

Jones, M. Adams, A. G. Jensen, L. A. Steinke, D. Daugherty, N. E. Contribution of clinical inertia to uncontrolled hypertension and hyperlipidemia in women’s health clinic patients. (2007), ACCP 2007 Annual Meeting Abstracts

Presentations

Jensen, L. A., Erlandson, E. E., Blackburn, J., Hatton-Kolpek, J., Akers, M. A. 2015, September. Kentucky Care Across Transitions for Stroke (KCATS). Collaboration Across Borders V, Roanoke, VA .

Boling, B., Hardin-Pierce, M. G., Jensen, L. A., Hassan, Z. U. 2015, October. Evaluation of a High- Fidelity Simulation Training Program for New Cardiothoracic ICU Nurses. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and the Foundation for the Advancement of Cardiothoracic Surgical Care (FACTS-Care), Washington, DC .

Erlandson, E. E., Blackburn, J., Hatton-Kolpek, ., Jensen, L. A. 2015, March. Across the Limestone Divide: Post-Acute Transitions of Care in Stroke. Clinical Neuroscience Winter Exposition, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY .

Jensen, L. A. 2010, February. Update on breast cancer screening and cervical cancer screening update. Women's Health Grand Rounds, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY .

Hustedde, C., Lohr, K., Rudy, D., Erlandson, E., Disselkamp, M., Joyce, J., Jensen, L. A., Stefaniak, K. A. 2009, May. Positive organizational change through guided reflection. 1st Engaging Reflection in Health Professional Education and Practice Conference, London, Ontario, Canada.