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Jan Bazner-Chandler, RN, MSN, CNS, CPNP

Assistant Professor
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5390
Email: jchandler@apu.edu
Jan Chandler, RN, MSN, CNS, CPNP, is the lead teacher for pediatrics, teaching the clinical and theory components, as well as the junior team leader, and has also taught basic and advanced pharmacology. She is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner and legal nurse consultant, and in addition to teaching has done chart review for legal cases, worked on developing content for APU’s RN residency program, and developed pedstudent.com.

Education

M.S., Nursing Education, California State University
B.S., Nursing, Madonna University

Credentials/Certifications
Graduate psychology classes, Northwestern University
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Program, Azusa Pacific University
Legal Nurse Consulting Certification, Kaplan University
California, Nursing
California Community College Instructor Credential
Clinical Nurse Specialist Certificate
Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Legal Nurse Consultant Certification

Department

  • School of Nursing
    • Undergraduate Programs

Expertise

  • Children and Young Families
  • Legal Nurse Consulting
  • Nursing Education
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychology

Courses Taught

UNRS 314 – Nursing Care of Children and Young Adults

Professional/Scholarly Presentations

Presentations
Society of Pediatric Nursing, Orange County: Orthopedic Injuries in School Age, 2009

Poster presentation: Mexico Outreach with junior level pediatric students, 2005

Azusa Pacific University: Common Day of Learning: IV Therapy Teaching Module for Undergraduate Nursing Students, 2002

National Society of Pediatric Nursing: Poster Presentation: IV Therapy Teaching Module for Undergraduate Nursing Students, 2000

National Society of Pediatric Nursing: Poster Presentation. Use of Care Paths in Teaching, Undergraduate Nursing Students, 1999

Publications
Children and Young Families: The continuum of care, orthopedic chapter, 2009

Pediatric Nursing Procedures, Lippincott: Publication of 3 chapters, 2007

Pediatric Nursing Procedures, Lippincott: Publication of 8 chapters, 2004

Overview of Pediatric Nursing: Manual for Nursing: Russian Publication, 1994

Research
Azusa Pacific University, spring 2003, Care of the Young Family, 6 academic units 2003

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Professional Experience

Academic Experience
Junior Team Leader, 2000 - present

Chart review: Chandler Consulting Services, 2002 - present

100% contract / Instructor, Lead Teacher / Medical Surgical Nursing of Children and Young Adults, 1999 - present

Instructor / 90% contract, Lead Teacher / Medical Surgical Nursing of Children

Adjunct Faculty / Clinical Instructor, Maternal Child Nursing, Medical Surgical Nursing of Children, Azusa Pacific University

Industry Experience
Head Nurse - Emergency Services, Coordinator - Pilot study for Observation Unit, Children%u2019s Hospital Los Angeles

Evening Charge Nurse - Emergency Services, Los Angeles County, University of Southern California Medical Center

Staff Nurse - pediatric operating room, Assistant Head Nurse - infant cardiology, Head Nurse - infectious disease ward, Children%u2019s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, Special Projects: Failure to Thrive Program, Discharge Planning Protocol / Abused Children, Home Care for the tracheostomy patient, Nursing care of the child with meningitis

Staff Nurse, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Professional Involvement and Accomplishments

Honors, Awards, Recognition
Grants:
One year funding for eight members $7350, Faculty Development Creative Teaching Grant, Improving Assessment and Outcomes of Nursing, Students Writing, Presentation, Group Work and Critical Thinking. Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California, 2002
$125, Faculty Development: Project Barnabus: Peer evaluation of faulty member,2001
One year funding for $800, Faculty Research Council Grant: Validating a Communication Scale for Clinical Nursing, Intern / Research assistant, 2000
One year funding for $2535, Faculty Development Creative Teaching Grant, Intravenous Therapy Intensive Learning Module for Sophomore Student Nursing Students. Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California, 1999
Data Collector: temperature study Children's Hospital Los Angeles, 1989

Associations, Boards, Committees
University Search Committee: Science Department, 2005 -06
Faculty Mentor: Viann Duncan, new full time faculty, Azusa Pacific School of Nursing, 2002-03
Faculty Mentor: Renee Pozza, new full time faculty, Azusa Pacific School of Nursing, 2000-01
Sigma Theta Tau International / Nursing Honors Society
Society of Pediatric Nurses
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Special Interests and Activities

Azusa Pacific University: Data Collection: Graduation and retention rates for undergraduate students in nursing. Prepare annual report to BRN and CCNE, 1995 - present
Azusa Pacific University Creative Teaching Grant: Development of Self-study packet for IV Therapy, 1999
Classification of Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification, for Society of
Pediatric Nursing, 2002
Web Page Design: Teaching tool for teaching pediatric nursing, 1999 - present
Web Page Design for National Society of Pediatric Nurses, 2003

Office Hours

Wednesday, 9:15 a.m.–1 p.m.

Office Location

Building One, Room 348, West Campus

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