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Jacqueline Moody Ph.D., RN, ACNS-BC is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Lawrence Technological University (LTU). She earned her Doctor of Philosophy at Wayne State University, College of Nursing, and her Master of Science in Nursing at University of Detroit in Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nursing Education. Her bachelor’s degree in nursing was received at the University of Phoenix.
Dr. Moody has a strong background in academics. She developed the nursing course mental health at LTU for the first cohort in the nursing program and has critiqued it yearly to improve the course. She is a certified instructor for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), and Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC). She is certified in neonatal resuscitation while working in a level one trauma center.
Dr. Moody has worked in the urban environment her entire career. She has held nursing positions in academia, leadership, and clinical positions. She is passionate about academia, preceptorship, mentoring, and home care nursing. Her ultimate goals are to improve discharged patient’s outcomes and decrease African Americans’ Diabetes related disparities.
Dr. Moody is an officer in the United States Army. Her rank is Major, and she is the Officer in Charge of (ATLS) emergency department.
She has completed research in the emergency department to determine the competency level of nurses taking care of high acuity level patients. Dr. Moody also conducted research in her early years to explore the number of patients newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus in the emergency room. Recent research topics was African Americans diagnosed with type 2 diabetes self-care practices related to spirituality, self-efficacy, health literacy, and diabetes related disparities. Current research is examining nursing students’ perception of standardized testing for the NCLEX examination.