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Jennie De Gagne, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAAN

Associate Professor
Phone: 
(919) 684-9341
Office: 
2057 Pearson Building

Jennie De Gagne is an Associate Professor in the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON). As a nurse educator who has obtained both PhD and DNP, De Gagne connects these two areas of discovery and implementation by creating and transforming evidence-based practice and education that help current and future generations of nurses address global nursing issues. Her scholarship focuses on nursing education with an emphasis on cybercivility and educational technology management. She is currently conducting studies on promoting cybercivility and preventing cyberincivility among health professions students and faculty across the curriculum, policies, and guidelines.
De Gagne holds numerous membership and leadership roles in professional organizations, including the International Council of Nursing, American Nurses Association, and Global Korean Nursing Foundation. She is the founder and executive advisor of the North Carolina Korean Nurses Association, sits as an editorial board member for the Athens Journal of Health, and serves the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing as a global ambassador and an abstract reviewer.
De Gagne is board certified in Nursing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and earned certification as a nurse educator from the National League for Nursing. She is a member of National League for Nursing (NLN) Academy of Nursing Education and the American Academy of Nursing. She has been the recipient of scholarships and awards throughout her professional and academic career, being interviewed nationally and internationally for print and the web.

Academic Program Affiliations

  • Master of Science in Nursing Program
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
  • PhD in Nursing Program

Education

  • DNP - Duke University School of Nursing
  • PhD - Northcentral University
  • MSN - Walden University
  • BSN - Ewha Womans University

Research Interests

Areas of research interest
• Cybercivility in health professions education
• Online teaching and learning
• Educational informatics
• Population health (focusing on vulnerable populations)
• Self-management education interventions

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 || Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • 2017 || Distinguished Teaching Award, Duke University School of Nursing
  • 2017 || Inaugural Alumni of the Year, Northcentral University
  • 2017 || Inaugural Fellow, Duke Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development (AHEAD)
  • 2016 || Honorable Mention, Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards
  • 2015 || Best Poster Presentation, 6th International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR), International Collaboration for Community Health Nursing Research, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2015 || Best Poster Presentation, Korean Academy of Rural Health Nursing
  • 2014 || Award, Best Poster Presentation, 2014 Academic Conferece, Korean Society of Nursing Science, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2014 || Award, Edith Anderson Leadership Education Grant, 25th International Nursing Research Congress, Sigma Theta Tau International, Hong Kong, China
  • 2014 || Nursing Scholarship Award, Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association
  • 2010 || Award, Edith Anderson Leadership Education Grant, 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Sigma Theta Tau International, Orlando, FL
  • 2010 || Lilly Greensboro Best Poster Presentation Award, UNC-Greensboro
  • 2010 || Research Award, NCNA Triangle Region, North Carolina Nurses Association, Raleigh, NC
  • 2009 || Dissertation of the Year for the School of Education, Northcentral University, Prescott, AZ
  • 2007 || Award, Appreciations of Service to Policy & Procedure Committee Chairs, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
  • 2007 || Inducted, Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2007 || Scholarship Award, Nursing Education Scholarship, New England Federal Credit Union, Burlington, VT
  • 2007 || Scholarship Award, Pat and Frank Allen Scholarship, Vermont State Nurses’ Foundation, South Burlington, VT
  • 2006 || Inducted, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Areas of Expertise

  • Global and Community Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Informatics
  • Nursing Education

Areas of Interest

Educational technology
Ethnogeriatrics
Global health and education

Representative Publications

  • 2018 -- PubMed # : 29178182 Hong, M., De Gagne, J. C., and Shin, H. Social networks, health promoting-behavior, and health-related quality of life in older Korean adults. Nurs Health Sci. November, 2018 20(1); 79-88
  • 2018 -- PubMed # : 29596705 Bonkowski, S. L., De Gagne, J. C., Cade, M. B. and Bulla, S. A. Evaluation of a Pain Management Education Program and Operational Guideline on Nursing Practice, Attitudes, and Pain Management. J Contin Educ Nurs. 49(4); 178-185
  • 2018 -- PubMed # : 29529972 Hyun, M. S. and De Gagne, J. C. and Park, J. and Kang, H. S. Incivility experiences of nursing students in South Korea. Nurs Ethics. 25(2); 186-198
  • 2018 -- PubMed # : 29230479 Yoo, J. and De Gagne, J. C. and Jeong, S. S. and Jeong, C. Effects of a Hybrid Education Programme for Korean Mothers of Children with Atopic Dermatitis. Acta Derm Venereol. 98(1); 329-334
  • 2018 -- De Gagne, J. C., Connors, H. B., & Tally, K. Integrating teaching in education. In Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development edited by . 2018; : Springer. 2018
  • 2018 -- De Gagne, J. C. Teaching in online learning environments In Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development. edited by . 2018; : Springer. 2018
  • 2018 -- Oermann, M. H., De Gagne, J. C., & Phillips, B. C. Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development (2nd ed.). 2018
  • 2018 -- PubMed # : 29406136 De Gagne, J. C. and Yamane, S. S. and Conklin, J. L. and Chang, J. and Kang, H. S. Social media use and cybercivility guidelines in U.S. nursing schools: A review of websites. J Prof Nurs. 2018 34(1); 35-41
  • 2017 -- PubMed # : 29525217 Kang, H. S. and De Gagne, J. C. and Son, Y. D. and Chae, S. Completeness of Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination: A Systematic Review. J Pediatr Nurs. 2018 39 7-14
  • 2017 -- PubMed # : 29206713 De Gagne, J. C., Conklin, J. L., Yamane, S. S., Kang, H. S., and Hyun, M. Educating Future Health Care Professionals About Cybercivility: Needs Assessment Study. Nurse Educ. 43(5);

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Grant Funding (Selected)

  • Cyberincivility in the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Learning Environment

    Duke’s Online Education Initiatives - MOOC Research, Duke University Center for Instructional Technology (CIT)
    02/2017 to 07/2018

    Project Goal: The purpose of this study is to examine the extent of cyberincivility in the MOOC learning environment and to identify what measures were used to promote a culture of cybercivility.

  • Cybercivility in Nursing Education

    Institute for Educational Excellence, Duke University School of Nursing
    08/2015 to 08/2017
    Role: PI

    Project Goal: The goal of this educational research is to explore the nature of nursing student and faculty incivility in an online learning environment and to develop strategies to cultivate a healthy and safe online learning/teaching environment for quality nursing education.

  • Enhancing Soft Skills in Online Learning Environments

    Jump Start Grant, Duke University Center for Instructional Technology (CIT)
    07/2016 to 06/2018

    Project Goal: The project is aimed at piloting the YouSeeU 3.0 platform in an existing online course to assess students’ perceptions and perspectives on online verbal communication tasks, as well as collaboration effectiveness in online learning environments. Expected outcomes of this project are to obtain new practical insights into both (1) pedagogical and technological opportunities, and (2) constraints of teaching and assessing verbal presentation skills and group work/collaboration in online courses.

  • Duke Global Health Bass Connections Project; Distance-based, executive-style degree completion program for Ghanaian nurse anesthetist

    Bass Connections, Duke University
    06/2014 to 08/2016
    Role: Faculty

    Project Goal: The goal of the project is to utilize innovative technology and an executive training model to assist practicing anesthetists in completing their degree, allowing for a continuity of care in the community and opportunities to train additional nurses to administer anesthesia.

  • Nurses and Nursing Students on Twitter

    Institute for Educational Excellence, Duke University School of Nursing
    01/2017 to 12/2017

    Project Goal: The purpose of this data mining study is to examine the characteristics of self-identified nurses and nursing students on Twitter and how they use Twitter, with a specific focus on cybercivility.

  • Student perceptions of incivility in Korean nursing education

    Research Institute of Nursing Science, Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea
    04/2015 to 04/2016
    Role: Researcher Abroad

    This focus group study aims at exploring the phenomenon of incivility in nursing education from the perspective of Korean nursing students and developing strategies of preventing inappropriate academic and social behaviors while promoting a civil learning environment that fosters the personal and professional development of future nurses.

  • Validation and Reliability of a KR-TB-WEB (Korean Version of Toileting Behaviors-Women’s Eliminating Behaviors) related to Urinary Incontinence

    2016 Academic Research Fund, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Wonju, South Korea
    11/2016 to 12/2017
    Role: Researcher Abroad

    Project Goal: This research aims at developing the Korean version of the TB-WEB developed by Drs. Palmer and Wang through its translation, validation, and evaluation, which can offer a basis for Korean nurses to understand the factors involved in Korean women’s toileting behavior and to facilitate the development of behavioral interventions designed to prevent and manage female lower urinary track symptoms.

  • The effects of an educational workshop for community health nurses on urinary incontinence self-management

    Nursing Science Research Institute, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea
    03/2015 to 03/2016
    Role: Researcher Abroad

    Project goal: This research aims at examining the long effects of continuing nursing education on urinary incontinence self-management targeted at enhancing Korean community health nurses’ competence in the management of continence care.

  • Needs assessment of cybercivility learning in an interprofessional education

    Duke Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development (AHEAD)
    11/2016 to 10/2017

    Project Goal: The goal of this mixed methods study is to conduct a needs assessment to facilitate the development of interprofessional cybercivility learning modules and curriculum resources for health professions students.

  • Inviting innovation in inter-professional care of elders with chronic illnesses

    HRSA Advanced Nursing Education
    07/2013 to 06/2016
    Role: Cultural Consultant

    Project Goal: This project invites innovation in the interprofessional care of elders with multiple chronic conditions within a well-established and accredited nurse practitioner program at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

On Thursday, May 3, Jennie De Gagne will present " Nursing Students and Nurses on Twitter: Really? We Need to Talk!" in Pearson 1011 from 12-1 p.m.

Friday, April 6, 2018

DNP alumna Sarah Bonkowski and Jennie De Gagne and their colleagues recently published an article entitled "Evaluation of a pain management education program and operational guideline on nursing practice, attitudes, and pain management" in The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Jennie De Gagne recently published an article entitled "Completeness of Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination: A Systematic Review" in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Co-authors include experts from Chung-Ang University, Woosuk University and Seoul National University. 

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Jennie De Gagne recently published an article entitled "Incivility experiences of nursing students in South Korea" in Nursing Ethics. Co-authors include experts from Ajou University, Konyang University and Chung-Ang University. 

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Jennie De Gagne recently made a keynote presentation entitled "Information Technology in Nursing Education: The Challenges and Opportunities" at the 22nd annual Helen S. Miller Lectureship and Luncheon in Durham, NC. 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Jennie De Gagne and Marilyn Oermann recently published an article entitled "Understanding Predatory Nursing Journals: Trend and Impact" in the Korean Nurses Association News. Co-authors include former visiting scholar from Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology. 

The purpose of this article was to inform a wide Korean nursing audience on how to avoid predatory journals, especially from the standpoint of non-native English scholars.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Jennie DeGagne will be the keynote speaker of the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Department of Nursing's 22nd Annual Helen S. Miller Lectureship and Luncheon. DeGagne will be speaking on the topic "Information Technology in Nursing Education: The Challenges and Opportunities." 

The lectureship and luncheon will take place on March 1 from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the New Nursing Building on NCCU's campus. 

Monday, January 22, 2018

Jennie De Gagne recently published an article entitled "Effects of a hybrid education program for Korean mothers of children with atopic dermatitis" in Acta Dermato-Venereologica. Co-authors include experts from South Korea. 

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Jennie De Gagne recently published an article entitled "Factors affecting clinical competency of Korean nurses in the perianesthesia setting" in the Journal of The Korean Data Analysis Society. Co-authors include experts from South Korea. 

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Jennie De Gagne recently published an article entitled "Educating Future Health Care Professionals About Cybercivility: Needs Assessment Study" in Nurse Educator. Co-authors include Post-Graduate certificate alumna Sandra Yamane and experts from Duke University Medical Center Library, Catawba College, Chung-Ang University and Ajou University. 

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