Janet Levey

  • Associate Professor of Nursing
    Email Address:
    jlevey@carthage.edu
    Office location:
    Lentz Hall 328D
    Phone
    262-551-5849

    Professor Janet A. Levey, Ph.D., R.N.-B.C., C.N.E., is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Carthage College. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from DePaul University

    • B.S.N. — DePaul University, Chicago, IL
    • M.S.N. — Concordia University-Mequon, WI
    • Ph.D. — Nursing, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
    • 4020/4020C Improving Health Outcomes of Populations 
    • NSG 3024 Clinical Scholarship: Applying Evidence to Improve Health Outcomes
    • NSG 4026 Advanced Clinical Synthesis and Capstone
    • Universal design
    • Population/community health
    • Cultural diversity
    • Embedded librarian
    • Awarded The Kloss Charitable Trust ($20,000), co-authored with Carolynn Friesch
    • Best Article of 2018 award from Nursing Education Perspectives entitled “Universal Design for Instruction in Nursing Education: An Integrative Review”
    • 45 Years of Service Pin, American Red Cross
    • Norma Lang Excellence in Nursing Research Award, Wisconsin Nurses Association
    • Outstanding Dissertation Award, Midwest Nursing Research Society
    • National League for Nursing Foundation for Nursing Education, National League for Nursing
    • Milwaukee District Nurses Association Education Scholarship, Milwaukee District Nurses Association
    • Lamplight Nursing Scholarship, Nurses Foundation of Wisconsin
    • Wisconsin League for Nursing Scholarship, Wisconsin League for Nursing
    • Mequon Women’s Club Education Scholarship, Mequon Women’s Club
    • Top 10 Faculty for Faith and Mission in the Classroom at Concordia University: 2014 and 2016
    • Top 10 Faculty for Learning and Challenge in the Classroom at Concordia University, 2014
    • 40 Years of Service Pin, American Red Cross
    • American Red Cross Greater Milwaukee-Volunteer of the Month, American Red Cross
    • Volunteer of the Year, Mequon-Thiensville Junior Women’s Club
    • Alverno College Fellowship Grant, Alverno College
    • Levey, J. A., Burgstahler, S., Montenegro-Montenegro, E., & Webb, A. (2021). COVID-19 Pandemic: Universal design creates equitable access. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 29(2), 185–187. https://doi.org/10.1891/JNM-D-21-00048
    • Levey, J. A., Burgstahler, S., Montenegro-Montenegro, E., & Webb, A. (2021). The psychometric properties of the universal design in healthcare education instrument. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 29(2), 188–212. https://doi.org/10.1891/JNM-D-20-00014
    • Garcia-Walker, V., Levey, J. A., Harrison, T., Bains-Johnson, L., & Thurman, W., (2021). Chapter 19. Health Promotion for Individuals with Disabilities. In M. Frenn & D. Whitehead (Eds.) Translating the Evidence for Health Promotion. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis
    • Levey, J. A. (2019). Teaching Online Graduate Nursing Students Cultural Diversity From an Ethnic and Nonethnic Perspective. Journal of Transcultural Nursing . https://doi.org/10.1177/1043659619868760
    • Levey, J. (2018). “Universal design for instruction in nursing education: An integrated review.” Nursing Education Perspectives, 39(3), 156-161. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000249
    • Levey, J. (2017). “Development and psychometric examination of the inclusive teaching strategies in nursing education instrument.” Journal of Nursing Measurement, 25(2), 130-151.
    • Levey, J. A., Chappy, S. (2017). “Service dogs in perioperative settings.” Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, 105(4), 365-360. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2017.01.012
    • Levey, J. A. (2016). “Measuring nurse educators’ willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies.” Nursing Education Perspectives, 37(4), 215 - 220.
    • Levey, J. A., Nowak, K. L. (2015). “Development of the Levey-Nowak embedded librarian presence instrument: A preliminary study.” Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 9(4), 304-311.
    • Levey, J. A. (2014). “Attitudes of nursing faculty towards nursing students with disabilities: An integrative review.” Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 27(3), 321-332.
    • Pirkey, J. M., Levey, J. A., Newberry, S. M., Guthman, P. L., Hansen, J. M. (2012). “Videoconferencing expands nursing students’ cultural realm.” Journal of Nursing Education, 51(10), 586-590.
    • Levey, J. A. (2010). “Enhancing group interactions and reducing classroom cliques.” Journal of Nursing Education, 35(4), 144-145.
    • Levey, J. A. (2009). “Understanding baccalaureate nursing students’ perceptions of Anatomy and Physiology.” HAPS-EDucator, 14(1), 43-49.
    • Journal Articles Pirkey, J. M., Levey, J. A., Bell-Calvin, J., Brusky, K. T., Hansen, J. M., Koepsel, B., Lucey, P., Whitmore, K. E. (2009). “Unbound clinical literature review [Supplemental material].” LEAP: Linking Education and Practice for Excellence in Public Health. Periodicals
    • Levey, J. A. (2011). “Spotlight on nursing success: Janet A. Levey says “No” to limitations.” [Narrative Response to Questions] (1st ed., vol. 4). NLN Testing Services Customer Update
    • Levey, J. A. (2021, September 24). Pandemic and academic integrity: Wired for cheating [Podium presentation]. National League for Nursing 2021 Education Summit, Washington, DC.
    • Levey, J. A. (2021, July 23). Measuring meaningful assignments in an online graduate nursing course [Podium presentation]. Sigma Theta Tau International 32nd Nursing Research Congress, Singapore [Virtual conference due to COVID].
    • Levey, J. A. (2021, April 25). Teaching students with service dogs [Podium presentation]. Carthage Department of Nursing Lunch and Learn, Kenosha, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2020, April 5). Meaningful assignments for teaching online graduate cultural diversity [Poster presentation canceled due to COVID]. National Nurse Educator Summit 2020, Seattle, WA.
    • Levey, J. A. (2020, January 30). Teaching students with a hearing loss [Podium presentation]. Carthage Department of Nursing Lunch and Learn, Kenosha, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2020, January 15 - January 16). disABILITIES in healthcare professions [Invited speaker]. Chippewa Valley Technical College, Kenosha, WI.
    • Levey, J.A. (2020, November 2). Test-taking and study strategies [Invited speaker]. Carthage College Department of Nursing Professional Identify Project, Kenosha, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2020, September 24). Using universal design to master teaching [Podium presentation]. National League for Nursing 2020 Education Virtual Summit.
    • Levey, J.A. (2019, November 6). Test-taking strategies [Invited speaker]. Carthage College Department of Nursing Professional Identity Project, Kenosha, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2019, September 27). Illuminating the Cultural Diversity Path for Online Graduate Nursing Students [Poster presentation]. National League for Nursing 2017 Education Summit, Washington, DC.
    • Levey, J. A. (2019 April 25). Disability Support for students with disabilities [Invited speaker]. Gateway College, Kenosha, WI.
    • Levey, J. A., & Montenegro-Montenegro, E. (2018, July 28). Evaluation of the reliability and validity of the revised universal design in healthcare education instrument [Podium presentation]. Sigma Theta Tau International’s 29th International Nursing Research Congress, Melbourne, Australia.
    • Levey, J. A. (2017, September 15). The effectiveness of an online graduate nursing course on cultural awareness, sensitivity, and behaviors [Poster presentation]. National League for Nursing 2017 Education Summit, San Diego CA.
    • Levey, J. A. (2017, July 28). The effectiveness of an online graduate nursing course on cultural awareness, sensitivity, and behaviors [Poster presentation]. Sigma Theta Tau International’s 28th International Nursing Research Congress, Dublin, Ireland.
    • Levey, J. A. (2017, May 12). Teaching strategies facilitating culturally congruent care in an online graduate course: Beyond the boundaries of a computer [Poster presentation]. Building Bridges Conference 2017, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2017, April 8). Measuring changes in cultural awareness, sensitivity, and behaviors among online graduate nursing students [Poster presentation]. Midwest Nursing Research Society 41st Annual Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, November 21). Embedded librarian: Tool development and feasibility study [Poster presentation]. Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Office of Sponsored Programs at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, November 7). disABILITIES: More than ethnicity [Invited speaker]. Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, November 4). Teaching strategies facilitating culturally congruent care in an online graduate course: Beyond the boundaries of a computer [Poster presentation]. Wisconsin League for Nursing-Fall Conference, Waukesha Community Technical College, Pewaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, October 22). Got culture?: Infusing innovative strategies into an online cultural diversity course for graduate nurses [Podium presentation]. Professional Nurse Educator Group [PNEG], Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, September 22). Teaching strategies facilitating culturally congruent care in an online graduate course: Beyond the Boundaries of a computer [Poster presentation]. National League for Nursing 2016 Educational Summit, Orlando, FL.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, August 23). Test-taking strategies and time management [Invited speaker]. WINSS Program at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, June 14). Traditional undergraduate nursing program assessment: Curriculum mapping [Invited speaker]. Concordia, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, May 13). The state of assistive technology in nursing education [Poster presentation]. Building Bridges Conference 2016 at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. Nowak, K. l. (2016, April 20). Embedded librarian in online nursing courses: A preliminary study [Poster presentation]. The 2016 Online Learning Consortium and MERLOT, New Orleans, Louisiana.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, April 8). Universal design for instruction as a catalyst for transforming nursing education [Poster presentation]. Sigma Theta Tau International/National League for Nursing 2016 Education Research, Washington, DC.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, March 19). Nurse educators’ willingness to adopt teaching strategies: A psychometric study [Podium presentation]. Midwest Nursing Research Society 40th Annual Research Conference, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2016, March 11). Test-taking strategies and time management [Invited speaker]. WINSS Program at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2015, November 7). Measuring willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies in nursing education [Poster presentation]. Sigma Theta Tau International’s 43rd Biennial Convention: Rising Stars of Scholarship and Research, Las Vegas, NV.
    • Levey, J. A. (2015, November 15). Paralleling your anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology test questions to the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) [Invited speaker]. Human Anatomy and Physiology Society Regional 2015, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2015, October 24). Willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies in nursing education: Results of a study [Podium presentation]. Professional Nurse Educator Group [PNEG] 2015 Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
    • Levey, J. A. & Nowak, K. (2015, October 19). Embedded librarian in online nursing courses [Poster presentation]. Concordia University Wisconsin Faculty Scholarship Day, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. & Nowak, K. (2015, October 2). Embedded librarian in online nursing courses [Poster presentation]. National League for Nursing 2015 Educational Summit, Las Vegas, NV.
    • Levey, J. A. (2015, October 2). National League for Nursing Scholarship: Personal experience from application to award notification [Invited speaker]. National League for Nursing 2015 Educational Summit, Award, Vegas, NV.
    • Levey, J. A. (2015, October 1). The state of assistive technology in nursing education [Poster presentation]. National League for Nursing 2015 Educational Summit, Las Vegas, NV.
    • Levey, J. A. & Kopp, M. (2015, August 26). Study and test-taking strategies [Invited speaker]. WINSS Program at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2015, May 8). Measuring constructs of the willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies in nursing educational environments [Poster presentation]. Building Bridges 17th Research-Based Nursing Practice, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2015, April 24). Reliability and validity of the willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies in nursing educational environments instrument [Poster presentation]. Celebration of PhD Student Progress, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. & Nowak, K. (2015, April 22). Embedded librarian in online nursing courses [Podium presentation]. Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians 2015 Conference, Manitowoc, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2015, April 19). Reliability and validity of the willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies in nursing educational environments instrument [Poster presentation]. Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
    • Levey, J. A. (2015, April 18). Psychometric examination of the willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies in nursing educational environments instrument: A preliminary study [Poster presentation]. Midwest Nursing Research Society 2015 Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
    • Levey, J. A. (2015, April 14). Doctoral qualifying examination (DQE): A personal experience [Invited speaker]. PhD Forum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Folgert, A. L. & Levey, J. A. (2014, October 20). TEAS or not to TEAS: Predicting success in a Baccalaureate Nursing Program [Poster presentation], Concordia University Wisconsin 2014 Scholarship Day, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2014, September 19). Measuring willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies in nursing educational environments [Poster presentation]. National League for Nursing 2014 Educational Summit, Phoenix, AZ.
    • Levey, J. A. (2014, May 9). Diffusion of inclusion: Measuring willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies in nursing educational environments [Poster presentation]. Building Bridges 16th Research-Based Nursing Practice Conference, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2014, May 2). Diffusion of inclusion: Measuring willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies in nursing educational environments [Poster presentation]. College of Health Sciences Spring 2014 Research Symposium, UW-M, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2014, April 25). Diffusion of inclusion: Measuring willingness to adopt inclusive teaching strategies in nursing educational environments [Poster presentation]. Celebration of PhD Student Progress, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2014, March 13). Study and test-taking strategies [Invited speaker]. WINSS Program at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2014, February 27). Study strategies [Invited speaker]. WINSS Program at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2013, September 3). People with disabilities [Invited speaker]. University Forum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2013, June 5). Current issues for healthcare students and faculty with disabilities in academic and clinical settings Postsecondary Disability Training Institute [Podium presentation]. Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability at the University of Connecticut, Boston, MA.
    • Levey, J. A. (2013, June 4). Faculty attitudes towards nursing students with disabilities [Poster presentation]. Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability at the University of Connecticut, Boston, MA.
    • Levey, J. A. (2013, May 8). Study and test-taking strategies [Invited speaker]. WINSS Program at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2013, May 7). Faculty attitudes towards nursing students with disabilities [Poster presentation]. Inaugural Celebration of PhD Student Progress, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2013, May 3). Study and test-taking strategies [Invited speaker]. WINSS Program at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2013, January 29). d/Deaf Culture [Invited speaker]. University Student Forum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2012, December 3). An expert panel of advanced nursing roles [Invited speaker]. Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2011, September 25). Enhancing group Interactions and reducing classroom cliques [Poster presentation]. National League for Nursing 2011 Educational Summit, Orlando, FL.
    • Levey, J. A. (2011, May 31). Relating anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology curriculum to the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) [Podium presentation]. Human Anatomy and Physiology Society International 2011 Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada.
    • Levey, J. A. (2011, January 11). Enhancing group Interactions and reducing classroom cliques [Poster presentation]. 23rd Annual Conference for Teaching of Nursing Practice, UW-M, Madison, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2010, November 5). Enhancing group interactions and reducing classroom cliques [Podium presentation]. Wisconsin League for Nursing Conference, Waukesha Community Technical College, Pewaukee, WI.
    • Levey, J. A. (2010, June 2). Understanding baccalaureate nursing students’ perceptions of anatomy and physiology [Podium presentation]. Human Anatomy and Physiology Society 2010 International Conference, Denver, CO.
    • Levey, J. A. & Bowne, P. (2010, May 1). Baccalaureate nursing students’ perceptions of anatomy and physiology: an interdisciplinary study [Poster presentation]. Human Anatomy and Physiology Society 2010 International Conference, Denver, CO.
    • Levey, J. A., (2009, November 30). Complementary and alternative medicine: An interactive journey [Invited speaker]. Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI.