Janice Edmonson, DNP, MSN, APRN, CNE
Clinical Assistant Professor
DNP Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
MSN CNS-APRN from Texas Woman’s University – Denton
Certified Nurse Educator – National League for Nursing
BSN Texas Woman’s University – Denton
Work and Education
Dr. Edmonson has taught nursing since 1990 for ADN and BSN programs. The last 11 years have been for Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Her years of teaching have been significantly focused on psychiatric/mental health, although teaching experience includes nearly 20 years as instructor for medical-surgical nursing clinical, fundamentals of nursing, and health assessment lab. Past faculty duties have included the responsibility of coordinating the concentrated psychiatric clinical experiences for an ADN program before working for Baylor LHSON. Her work history includes many years as a psychiatric nurse temporary for numerous facilities throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex.
Dr. Edmonson has served the Louise Herring School of Nursing through faculty and committee activities as Undergraduate Student Advisement, Undergraduate Academic Policy, and Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. She currently serves as chair of the Faculty Affairs Committee.
Presentations and Scholarly work
Outside the classroom, Dr. Edmonson promotes the profession of nursing through career presentations to student groups in other universities. She has worked with Dr. Silvestri as a reviewer for the NCLEX-RN Comprehensive Review. She engages with peers in professional organizations through membership activities, attending Capital and Policy Watch events with Texas Nurse Practitioners, and training programs offered through American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and Nurses Christian Fellowship. She is proud to be a member of Sigma Theta Tau.
Janice Edmonson and her husband maintain involvement in their church community through volunteer activities that include teaching weekly Bible studies and Vacation Bible School. She enjoys participating in mission activities through her church and Baylor missions, and as a volunteer respite provider for foster care families.