Juleann Miller, PhD, RN, CNE

Associate Professor

Juleann teaches courses such as Introduction to Contemporary Nursing and Advanced Nursing Practicum and Project.

She was awarded in 2016 an Excellence in Teaching Award from The National Society of Leadership and Success and nominated in 2015 for SAU Faculty of the Month.

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Education and Training

  • Certified Nurse Educator, 2016
  • PhD, Texas Woman's University
  • MSN, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Emergency Care and Nursing Administration
  • BSN, Intercollegiate Center for Nursing Education Eastern Washington University & Whitworth College

Areas of Professional Interest

  • Family Presence During Resuscitation and Invasive Procedures
  • Nursing Management and Leadership
  • Nursing Education
  • Emergency Nursing

I am inspired everyday to come to class and assist students to think like a nurse.

Dr. Miller, on what inspires her


Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) Measurement of Health Outcomes (5th ed.) (2013). On recognition list for developing specific outcomes for new edition. Outcomes are Knowledge: Healthy Diet and Knowledge: Healthy Lifestyle. Mosby, affiliate of Elsevier Inc., Oxford, United Kingdom.

Miller, J., and Stiles, A. (2010). Family Presence During Resuscitation and Invasive Procedures: The Nurse Experience. Qualitative Health Research, 19(10) 1431-1442.

Miller, J., and Griffin, E. (2003) Methotrexate Administration for Ectopic Pregnancy in the Emergency Department-Safety, Protocol Development and Competency. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 29, 240-44.

More About Dr. Miller

Courses Taught

Introduction to Contemporary Nursing
Nursing Skills I
Nursing Skills III
Applied Health Assessment
Advanced Application Project
Advanced Nursing Practicum
Nursing Processes III Across the Lifespan
Evidence-Based Practice II

Work Experience and Professional Service

Work Experience

Professor, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa, 2008 - present
Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 2003-2008
Infection Control Nurse, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Texas, 2000-2002
Clinical Specialist, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Texas, 1997-2000
Clinical Instructor, Baylor School of Nursing, Dallas, Texas, 1996-1997
Clinical Instructor, Texas Woman's University, Dallas, Texas, 1996-1997
Critical Care Transport Nurse, American Medical Response, Seattle, Washington, 1990-1996
Clinical Instructor, Highline Community College, Des Moines, Washington, 1993-1995
Base Station Coordinator, St. Joseph Hospital Tacoma, Washington, 1991-1992
Clinical Nurse Emergency Department, University of Washington, Valley Medical Center, Children's Hospital, Seattle, Washington, 1990-1991
Nurse Supervisor, St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1989-1990
Charge/Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, St. Luke's Episcopal/Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1985-1989
Skills Instructor/Preceptor, Houston Community College, Houston, Texas, 1988-1990
Flight Nurse, Air Ambulance Network, Houston, Texas, 1988-1990
Assistant Nurse Manager, Coronary Care Unit, Medical Center at Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey, 1982-1985

Professional Service

Promotion, Tenure and Standards Committee
College of Health and Human Services International Education Advising Committee
Ridgecrest Foundation Board Vice President
Honors Program Advisor


Iowa League for Nursing
American Nurses Association
Iowa Nurses Association

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