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Barbara H Baker, Assistant Professor

Contact: Department of Nursing
University of Central Missouri
Warrenburg, MO  64093
Office: UHC 117
Phone: 660-543-8450
FAX: 660-543-8304

Barbara H Baker, PhD; RN
Assistant Professor Baker has been a member of Central’s faculty since August, 2010.

PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
MSN, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
BSN, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
ASN, NCCC, Chanute, KS

Research/Evidence-based practice
Aging of Self and Others
Concepts of Wellness
Concepts of Nursing for Wellness Practicum

Barbara has research interests focus on evidence-based practices for nursing education. Her current studies involve the relationship between the nurse licensure compact and the practice of tele-health.

Baker, B. (2010). Faculty ratings of retention strategies for minority nursing students.  Nursing Education Perspectives, 31(4), 216-220.

Baker, B. & Perkins, G. (2008). Internet surveys: Obtaining feedback from clinical site coordinators. Nurse Educator, 33(3), 128-130.

Baker, B. (2006). Weight loss and diet plans. American Journal of Nursing, 106(6), 52-60. Baker, B. (2005). Newspaper reports of the nursing shortage in Arkansas. Quills and Pixels, 8, 111- 114.

Professional Involvement
Barbara is a member of American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing.

Barbara is looking forward to serving on department and college committees in addition to promoting nursing education in the community.