Jodi Irving, MS, ARNP, CS
University of Florida
PO Box 100187
Gainesville, FL 32610-0187
Professor Irving has been teaching on the College of Nursing Faculty from 1965-1968; and from 1970-present. She teaches content related to the Professional Socializations Series at the undergraduate level. Other teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate level includes content related to therapeutic communication principles, psychiatric-mental health nursing clinical and community based nursing clinical activities. At the graduate level, Professor Irving teaches family theory and therapy, and supervises clinical for both individual psychotherapy and family therapy experiences for graduate NP students. Professor Irving has been awarded a number of teaching awards during her tenure including two Teaching Improvement Awards, given at the university level. Additionally, Professor Irving was conferred an honorary alumni of the University of Florida in 2008.
Although not an active researcher, Professor Irving has special interests in Family Theory; adoption and the chronically mentally ill individuals.
Professor Irving holds memberships in Sigma Theta Tau International; American Nurses Association and the Florida Nurses Association along with membership in the American Association of Psychiatric Nursing. She serves on the Advisory Board of Meridian Behavioral Health, Gainesville, Florida as well as a consultant to the Gainesville Opportunity Center, Gainesville, Florida. Other service interest are faculty representative to the College of Nursing’s Alumni Association and a member of the Capital Campaign of the college/University of Florida. Professor Irving has a special interest in the heritage and history of the college of nursing and was instrumental in the development of the college’s history alcove, located on the third floor of the HPNP building.
Clinical practice area/expertise
Professor Irving is an ARNP, CS in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, with a specialty in family therapy. Her clinical practice is in individual and family psychotherapy with special interest in Bowen Family Theory. She maintains a part-time private practice.
Professor Irving received her BS in Nursing at Florida State University and her MS in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing at the University of Maryland.
- Irving, J.A., & Snider, M.J. (2002). Legal and ethical: Preserving professional values. Journal of Professional Nursing.16(3)7.
- Irving, J.A., & Knox. S. (2001). The nursing shortage: It’s back. Law and Ethics, 4(6), 32-47.
- Irving, J.A., Mealey, A.R., & Snider, M.J. (1999). Neurobiology of nonpsychic illness. In Copstead(Ed.), Pathophysiology. Philadephia: W. B. Saunders.