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Keigwin School of Nursing
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Jacksonville, FL 32211
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Dr. Teri Chenot
Associate Professor of Nursing/Director QSEN Institute Regional Center
Areas of Specialization
Patient safety, quality and health outcomes
- EdD, Educational Leadership, University of North Florida
- MEd, University of North Florida
- MS, Marriage and Family Therapy, St. Thomas University
- MSN, Florida Atlantic University
- BSN, Florida Atlantic University
- BHS, Florida Atlantic University
- ASN, Broward State College
Dr. Teri Chenot is an Associate Professor at the Keigwin School of Nursing at Jacksonville
University and has been a full-time faculty member since 2010. She serves as the Director
of the QSEN Institute Regional Center at Jacksonville University and the Program Director for the Healthcare Quality and Safety Programs. She received
her ASN degree from Broward State College. She received her BHS and BSN degrees from
Florida Atlantic University. Her graduate education includes an MSN from Florida Atlantic
University, an M.Ed. from the University of North Florida (UNF), and an MS in Marriage
and Family Therapy from St. Thomas University. She received her Ed.D. In Educational
Leadership with a cognate in Adult Learning and Patient Safety from UNF. Her dissertation,
Frameworks for Patient Safety in the Nursing Curriculum, was a mixed methods design
that resulted in a validated survey, Healthcare Professionals Patient Safety Assessment
Curriculum Survey (HPPSACS), that measures patient safety awareness among pre-licensure
nursing students and was published in the Journal of Nursing Education. Her three
primary areas of research interest include patient safety, quality, and health outcomes.
Dr. Chenot’s clinical nursing background is in women’s, children’s, and community health. She has served in various healthcare leadership positions that included as a Patient Safety Officer at an academic medical center; as a nurse leader for two women’s centers; and as a Nursing Program Specialist for a CDC federal grant for a Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program. She has worked in clinics, hospitals, and academic settings.
Dr. Chenot was the Co-Investigator of A Statewide Initiative Integrating Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Through Academic/Clinical Partnerships to Improve Health Outcomes which was a $45,000 three-year Florida Blue Foundation grant – funded January 2014 – December 2016.
Dr. Chenot serves on the QSEN Institute Board of Directors. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Nurses Association, American Organization of Nurse Executives, Florida Association for Healthcare Quality, Florida Nurses Association (former board member), Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (former board member), National Association for Healthcare Quality, Northeast Florida Association for Healthcare Quality (former president), Northeast Florida Organization of Nurse Executives, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and the Southern Nursing Research Society. She is a manuscript reviewer for Nursing Economics. She will be inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in the Fall of 2019.