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Jenny Atzen, DNP, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor


Jennifer's work and clinical experience is focused in women's health.

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Education and Training


  • DNP Candidate (May 2018)
  • MSN, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • BSN, University of Iowa
  • ADN, Scott Community College
  • Advanced Practice Nurse, Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider

Areas of Professional Interest


  • High fidelity simulation in nursing curriculum
  • Women's health and childbirth
  • End of life compassionate care
  • Promoting safe sleep practices
  • SIDS awareness

Professional Memberships


American College of Nurse-Midwives
International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
National League of Nursing


Awards and Conferences


Distinguished alumni UIC-QC 2017
Outstanding community service, Iowa SIDS Foundation, 2012
Promoting Safe Sleep, Education for Nurses; Bridges to the Future, Iowa SIDS Foundation State Conference, 2007

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More About Jenny

Courses Taught

Maternal Child
Health Assessment
Skills Labs
Applied Learning Experiences

Work Experience

Labor and Delivery Nurse
OB/Gyn Office
Nurse Midwife
School Nurse

Community Service

Founder, Elizabeth Grace Foundation
Coordinator, Halo 5K (fundraiser for the Elizabeth Grace Sleepsack Project at Genesis Medical Center)
Community educator promoting safe sleep and SIDS education
Genesis Foundation Board
Genesis Foundation Stewardship Committee

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