Patricia W. Love, DNP, CNOR, RN

Patsy LoveClinical Assistant Professor

University of Florida, Jacksonville Campus

Health Science Building, LRC, 3rd Floor, Box L-4
653-1 W. 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209-6511Telephone: 904-244-5171

Cell: 386-451-2174

Fax: 352-273-6536



Dr. Love is coordinating the opening of an accelerated program to be located in Jacksonville. She will be teaching both didactic and clinical in the accelerated program in Jacksonville to begin summer 2016.


Dr. Love’s research interests lie in civility in nursing education, humor in nursing and interdisciplinary partnerships.


Dr. Love is a member of Association of Advanced Practice Nursing, Association of Operating Room Nurses, Florida Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau International-Alpha Theta Chapter. She has also been a member of the UF Nursing Alumni Council since 2006.

Area of expertise

Perioperative nursing and nursing education


She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Florida, her master’s degree from the University of Tampa, and doctor of nursing practice degree from the University of South Florida.

Selected Publications/Presentations

Love, P.W. (2015). The Lived Experience of clinical partners and nursing faculty collaborating to provide a continuum of care for senior BSN students. Interprofessional Health Care Summit. Savannah, Georgia April 10, 2015

Love, P.W. (2015). Collaborating with clinical partners to provide a continuum of care for senior BSN students. NLN Education Summit, Las Vegas, NV. September 30, 2015.

Love, P.W.,(2013). Teaching Cultural Differences in Time Orientation to Enhance QSEN Patient Centered Care and Communication. Elsevier’s Faculty Development Institute. Las Vegas, Nevada January 2-5, 2013.

Love, P.W.,(2011). Using Simulation to Enhance Collaborative Practice. Drexel University Conference on Simulation. Orlando, Florida March 22-26, 2011.

Love, P.W., (2009). Enhancing Collaborative Healthcare: Interdisciplinary Education Using Simulation. 4th Annual Sunshine Conference for Advanced Practice Nurses June 12-13, 2009.

Love, P.W., Hunter,M., Kadlecek,L.,(2007). Trauma Center and historically Black   College; Partners in Preparing a more Educated and Diverse Perioperative Nurse. Poster Presentation presented at the 54th Annual Congress for the Association of Operating Room Nurses March 12, 2007 Orlando, Florida.