Anita M Stephen

Anita M Stephen, PhD, RN, CNL

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6328
Business Email: astephen@ufl.edu

About Anita M Stephen

TEACHING

Dr. Stephen teaches in the undergraduate nursing program. She teaches simulation, clinical skills lab, clinical at Shands Hospital, transition to practice and coordinates clinical courses. Previously, she worked at Shands for 19 years in various roles, most recently as a nurse educator.

RESEARCH

Dr. Stephen’s research interests include the use of simulation to enhance learning outcomes and the use of technology in education. Her current research focuses on benefits of simulation education with nursing students and Interprofessional simulation within the health care team.

SERVICE

Dr. Stephen is a resource for simulation pedagogy and serves on several college committees. She is also part of the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) committee at UF Health Shands. She holds membership in Sigma Theta Tau International, National League of Nursing, American Nurses Association, and Simulation Society.

Accomplishments

Nurse's Touch Award
2019 · ATI Nursing Education
Apple's Inaugural Digital Bootcamp recipient
2018 · American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Member
2014-2019 · National League for Nursing
University Marshall & Undergraduate Committee
2014-2019 · University of Florida College of Nursing
Member
2012-2019 · Florida Healthcare Simulation Alliance
Treasurer & Counselor
2012-2014 · Alpha Theta Tau chapter of Sf1
Member
2011-2019 · International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning
Nominating Committee
2011-2014 · University of Florida College of Nursing
Undergraduate Admissions Advisory Committee
2011-2013 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Member
2010-2019 · Sigma Theta Tau

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020-2021
NUR3219C Clinical Reasoning and Personalized Nursing Care: Adult Acute Conditions
2019-2023
NUR3227C Principles of Personalized Nursing Care 2
2020
NUR3066C Clinical Reasoning: Health Assessment
2020-2023
NUR4766C Clinical Reasoning and Personalized Nursing Care: Adult Complex Conditions
2020-2021
NUR3737C Principles of Personalized Nursing Care 1
2015-2020
NUR4748L Clinical Practice 4: Multi-system Care
2013-2020
NUR4739L Clinical Practice 3: Restoration of Wellness
2013-2015,2017-2020
NUR4944L Transition to Professional Practice
2019
NUR4768C Clinical Reasoning and Personalized Nursing Care: Adult Chronic Conditions
2013,2015-2018
NUR3138C Clinical Practice 1: Wellness Promotion and Illness Prevention
2013-2018
NUR3738C Clinical Practice 2: Restoration of Wellness
2011-2012,2016
NUR3069C Communication and Health Assessment
2012-2014
NUR3825 Intro Prof of Nursing
2014
NGR6773 Cnl Residency/Interns
2012
NUR3738L Rest of Well Clin 2
2011
NUR3138L Wellness Pro Clin 1
2021-2022
NUR3196 Pathophysiology/Pharmacology in Nursing 1

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Nurse Leader
    AACN

Research Profile

Dr. Stephen’s research experience includes the utilization of simulation in education.

Publications

2021
Building a Handoff Communication Virtual Experience for Nursing Students Using Virtual Humans.
Computers, informatics, nursing : CIN. 39(12):1017-1026 [DOI] 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000760. [PMID] 34029264.
2021
Creating online clinical experiences for prelicensure nursing students using the ADDIE Model
ACET Journal of Computer Education and Research. 15:1-9 [DOI] https://acet.ecs.baylor.edu/journal/ACETJournal_Vol15/ACETJournalVol15.html.
2020
The impact of gamification in Educational settings on student learning outcomes: A meta-analysis.
Educational Technology Research and Development. 68:1875-1901 [DOI] https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-020-09807-z.
2018
The Use of Simulation to Teach Nursing Students and Clinicians Palliative Care and End-of-Life Communication: A Systematic Review.
The American journal of hospice & palliative care. 35(8):1140-1154 [DOI] 10.1177/1049909118761386. [PMID] 29514480.

Education

PhD – Curriculum & Instruction – Educational Technology
2021 · University of Florida
Master of Science in Nursing – Clinical Nurse Leader
2010 · University of Florida
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
1989 · Dominican College
Associate in Science
1985 · Rockland Community College Liberal Arts & Science

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6328
Emails:
Business:
astephen@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
COLLEGE OF NURSING
GAINESVILLE FL 326100001
Business Street:
1225 CENTER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32610