Jan Haley, Ph.D., has more than 35 years experience as a nurse clinician and more than 15 years as a nurse educator. She received her BSN from APU, on which she reflects as one of the most integrative and meaningful experiences of her nursing career. With clinical interests in vulnerable populations of children and families, she went on to earn a Master of Science in Nursing with certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and a School Nurse Credential. She completed her Ph.D. in Nursing at the University of Hawaii. There she also earned two post-master’s certificates: one for Family Nurse Practitioner and another for Interdisciplinary Disability and Diversity Studies.
Haley’s clinical practice includes early intervention programs and school-based health clinics in Pomona, Hawaii, and Nevada; youth outreach clinics for runaway teens and clinics for the homeless; and in-home visitation programs for children at risk for developmental delays or abuse, or who are medically fragile. She has also worked as a practitioner in college health and occupational health clinics.
Haley has taught in both undergraduate and graduate programs with a focus on the community, pediatrics, and advanced practice nursing. She conducts research with medically fragile children and those at risk for abuse and developmental delays, as well as the parent caregivers.
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, University of Hawaii, 2003
Master of Science in Nursing, California State University, Long Beach, 1992
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Azusa Pacific University, 1987
Associate Degree in Nursing, Pasadena City College, 1974Credentials/Certifications
Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate – University of Hawaii, 2003
Disability & Diversity Studies Certificate – University of Hawaii, 2003
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate and School Health Credential – 1991
- Community Nursing
- Home Health: Children with Special Needs
- Infant Development
- Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
- School Nursing
Courses Taught – Primary Health Care of the Young Family
– Advanced Health Assessment and Health Promotion
Wednesdays, 1–4 p.m.
Building One, School of Nursing, Room 336, West Campus
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