Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Jayne Josephsen joined the faculty at Boise State University in the fall of 2006. Josephsen earned her Ed.D in curriculum and instruction from Boise State University, her M.S in nursing education from Idaho State University, her B.S. in nursing from Boise State University, and she also holds a B.S. in Sociology from Oregon State University.
Josephsen’s research interests focus upon the science of teaching and learning, specifically through technology. Her research projects have included analysis of various aspects of the use of technology in distance learning and development of simulations to address end of life care and transition to practice issues. Her current focus is on the impact of cognitive load and learning in simulation. In 2012 she was selected for the Health Information Technology Scholar and the Gerontological Nursing Faculty Scholar programs.
Josephsen maintains a national certification in hospice and palliative care nursing and her career outside of academia has included hospice nursing, clinical resource management, school nursing, case management, care transitions coordination, and adult education in a variety of settings.
She is an active member of the Idaho End of Life Coalition education committee and has contributed to the development of the Northwest Rural Nurse Residency Program.