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Heidi Mennenga

Heidi Mennenga

Title

Associate Professor (Brookings)

Office Building

Wagner Hall

Office

313

Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 313
Undergrad Nursing-Box 2275
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

CV

Heidi.pdf

Education

I completed my PhD in Nursing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in August 2010. In 2006, I completed my Master of Science in Nursing at South Dakota State University.

Academic Responsibilities

Currently, I teach undergraduate Research and Evidence-Based Practice and graduate master's and doctoral courses. I serve as the Master's Specialization Coordinator for Nurse Educator students.

Committee Activities

I serve on the Graduate Curriculum Committee and SDSU's Human Subjects Committee.

Specialty Area

  • Rural health
  • Curriculum in Nursing

Awards and Honors

2016 National Rural Health Association Rural Health Fellow

2016 Outstanding Scholar for the College of Nursing

2014 Teacher of the Year

2013 College of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence

2010 Outstanding PhD Student Award

2009 Yaffa Dahan Dissertation Award

Grants

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 2018-2022
Funding amount: $2,751,222
Impacting Models of Practice and Clinical Training for Registered Nurses and Students (IMPACT-RNS).
Goal: The purpose of this project is three-fold: 1) Educate BSN students and registered nurses (RNs) to practice to the full scope of the RN license and expand their scope of influence on the interprofessional community-based primary care team emphasizing their role in addressing the opioid epidemic; 2) Expand academic-practice partnerships with select healthcare organizations to provide longitudinal clinical training opportunities for senior-level BSN students in community-based primary care settings in rural and/or underserved areas; and 3) Collaborate with clinical practice partners to develop, implement, and sustain innovative strategies to fully utilize RNs in community-based primary care settings to increase access to quality care in rural and/or underserved areas.
Role: Project Director

Department of Health & Human Services, SAMHSA 2015-2018
Funding amount: $550,000
Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Education for Health Professionals in South Dakota
Goal: The purpose of this grant is to adapt and implement the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral
to Treatment (SBIRT) curriculum for use with pre-licensure nursing students, advanced practice nursing students, pharmacy students, and graduate counseling students to provide the skills necessary to screen and refer patients who are at risk for substance abuse disorder.
Role: Project Manager, Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum Leader

South Dakota Department of Health 5/2015-4/2016
Funding amount: $50,470
Assessment of Tobacco-free Policy in Healthcare Facilities
Goal: The purpose of this grant is to collect and evaluate the existence and quality of tobacco-free policies in healthcare settings statewide and gather information on provision of cessation services, including cessation information included in the tobacco-free healthcare policies or additional existing cessation policies.
Role: Principal Investigator

South Dakota Department of Health (as part of above grant) 5/2015-4/2016
Funding amount: $5,552 In-kind contribution
Assessment of Patient Navigation and Tobacco Cessation Services in Cancer Treatment Centers
Goal: The purpose of this grant is to assess patient navigation and tobacco cessation services available in cancer treatment centers located in South Dakota.
Role: Principal Investigator

HRSA, Division of Nursing, Nursing Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Program 7/2011- 7/2014
Funding amount: $1,099,614
Simulation, informatics, technology enhancement (SITE) to strengthen quality and delivery of rural nursing education
Goal: This grant will strengthen the quality and delivery of baccalaureate nursing education by expanding the use of technology-based learning to meet rural health needs in South Dakota.
Role: Project evaluator

Women & Giving 12/2013-12/2014
Funding amount: $2000
Consistent Client Exposure: Effects on Student Empathy
Goal: The purpose of this grant is to examine the impact of consistent single client exposure versus random multiple client exposure on the self-reported empathy level of baccalaureate nursing students.
Role: Principal investigator

Professional Memberships

My memberships include: Sigma Theta Tau, National League for Nursing, Midwest Nursing Research Society, and Team-Based Learning Collaborative.

Creative Activities

Developed Instruments:
Mennenga, H., Burdette, L. Kerkvliet, J., Cowan, J., Swenson, N. (2015) Tobacco-Free Healthcare Policy Assessment Tool and Scoring Guide [Assessment instrument]. Brookings, SD: South Dakota State University. Available in the SDSU Institutional Repository: http://openprairie.sdstate.edu/con_pubs/1/

Mennenga, H., Johansen, L., Foerster, B., & Hendrickx, L. (2015). Rural Knowledge Scale [Assessment instrument]. Brookings, SD: South Dakota State University. Available in the SDSU Institutional Repository: http://openprairie.sdstate.edu/con_pubs/8/
One download since recently posted in the SDSU Institutional Repository; 4 requests for instrument via email.

Mennenga, H., Johansen, L., Foerster, B., & Hendrickx, L. (2015). Telehealth Knowledge Scale [Assessment instrument]. Brookings, SD: South Dakota State University. Available in the SDSU Institutional Repository: http://openprairie.sdstate.edu/con_pubs/9/
One download since recently posted in the SDSU Institutional Repository.

Mennenga, H. (2010). Team-Based Learning Student Assessment Instrument [Assessment instrument]. Brookings, SD: South Dakota State University.

Webinars:
Mennenga, H., & Tschetter, L. (2015, September). Scholarship of Teaching Online Course- Part 1 [Webinar]. In Sigma Theta Tau International Faculty Professional Role Development Program. Retrieved from http://www.nursingknowledge.org/scholarship-of-teaching-online-course.html

Tschetter, L., & Mennenga, H. (2015, September). Scholarship of Teaching Online Course- Part 2 [Webinar]. In Sigma Theta Tau International Faculty Professional Role Development Program. Retrieved from http://www.nursingknowledge.org/scholarship-of-teaching-online-course.html

Area(s) of Research

Team-based learning, Curriculum, Nursing education, Rural health, health policy

Applications of Research

Peer-Reviewed Publications:
Mennenga, H. (2016). Student perceptions of digital textbooks: A pilot study. Nursing Education Perspectives, 37(2), 107-109. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5480/14-1377
Mennenga, H. (2016). In our own “campus-yard”: A creative approach to learning about culture. Nurse Educator, 41(4), 169-170. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000259
Mennenga, H., Johansen, L., Foerster, B., & Tschetter, L. (2016). Using simulation to improve student and faculty knowledge of telehealth and rural characteristics. Nursing Education Perspectives, 37(5), 287-288. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000042
Mennenga, H., Bassett, S., & Pasquariello, E. (2016). Empathy development through case study and simulation. Nurse Educator, 41(3), 139-142. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000226
Mennenga, H., Tschetter, L., & Sanjaya, L. (2015). Student perceptions of quality and safety competencies. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 12(1). doi: 10.1515/ijnes-2015-0034,
Mennenga, H. (2015). Time to adjust: Team-based learning two years later. Nurse Educator, 40(2), 75-78. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000116
Sook Roh, Y., Jeong Lee, S., & Mennenga, H. (2014). Factors influencing learner satisfaction with team-based learning among nursing students. Nursing and Health Sciences, 16, 490-497. doi: 10.1111/nhs.12118.
Mennenga, H. (2013). Student engagement and examination performance in a team-based learning course. Journal of Nursing Education, 52(8), 475-479. doi: http://dx.doi.org.excelsior.sdstate.edu/10.3928/01484834-20130718-04
Mennenga, H., & Tschetter, L. (2013). Using a first-year seminar to introduce nursing. Nurse Educator, 38(5), 218-222. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0b013e3182a0e5d0
Lubeck, P., Tschetter, L., & Mennenga, H. (2013). Team-based learning: An innovative approach to teaching maternal-newborn nursing care. Journal of Nursing Education, 52(2), 112-115. doi: http://dx.doi.org.excelsior.sdstate.edu/10.3928/01484834-20130121-02
Mennenga, H. (2012). Development and psychometric testing of the Team-Based Learning Student Assessment instrument. Nurse Educator, 37(4), 168-172. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0b013e31825a87cc
Mennenga, H., & Smyer, T. (2010). A model for easily incorporating team-based learning into nursing education. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 7(1). doi: http://dx.doi.org.excelsior.sdstate.edu/10.2202/1548-923X.1924
Mennenga, H., & Hendrickx, L. (2008). Faculty concerns regarding the requirement of laptops in the classroom. Nurse Educator, 33(4), 151-154. doi: 10.1097/01.NNE.0000312197.74191.8d

Technical Reports:
Mennenga, H., Burdette, L., Kerkvliet, J., Cowan, J., Swenson, N., & Fahrenwald, N. (April, 2016). Evaluation of Tobacco-free Policies in South Dakota Healthcare Facilities, 2015. [Research Report]. Brookings, SD: South Dakota State University, Office of Nursing Research.
Swenson, N., Kerkvliet, J. Cowan, J., Burdette, L., & Mennenga, H. (April, 2016). Chronic Disease Screening in South Dakota Healthcare Facilities. [Research Report]. Brookings, SD: South Dakota State University, Office of Nursing Research.
Mennenga, H., Burdette, L., Kerkvliet, J., Cowan, J. & Swenson, N. (December, 2015). Cancer Center Services Brief [Research Report]. Brookings, SD: South Dakota State University, Office of Nursing Research.

Books/Book Chapters:
Hendrickx, L. D., Mennenga, H. A., Johansen, L. (2017). Clinical placements in rural hospitals: Expanding nursing students knowledge, skills, and attitudes toward rural healthcare. In C. Winters (Ed.), Rural Nursing: Concepts, Theory, and Practice (5th edition). New York, NY: Springer.
Mennenga, H. A., Johansen, L., Foerster, B. J., Hendrickx, L. D. (2017). Development and psychometric evaluation of the Rural Knowledge Scale. In C. Winters (Ed.), Rural Nursing: Concepts, Theory, and Practice (5th edition). New York, NY: Springer.
Mennenga, H. A. (2017). Implementation of the curriculum. In S. Keating & S. DeBoor (Ed.), Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing Education. New York, NY: Springer.
Hendrickx, L., Mennenga, H., & Johansen, L. (2013). The use of rural hospitals for clinical placements in nursing education. In C. Winters (Ed.), Rural nursing: Concepts, Theory, and Practice (4th ed.). New York, NY: Springer.

Department(s)

Open Prairie

Open PRAIRIE - Public Research Access Institutional Repository and Information Exchange

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