Johis Ortega

Title/Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical/ Director, Undergraduate Clinical Placement & International Programs

Profile:

Dr.Ortega is a valued undergraduate lecturer, director of undergraduate clinical placement and director of international programs at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. He holds a BSN, MSN, and PhD from the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. He teaches Adult Health III, Role Transition, Pathophysiology, Leadership and Management, International Health “Transcultural Nursing”, Across Life Span, Leadership and Management, and Adult Medical Surgical.

Credentials
Johis Ortega, PhD, MSN, ACNP-BC
Director, Undergraduate Clinical Placement
Director, International Programs

Education
BSN, School of Nursing & Health Studies, 2002
MSN, School of Nursing & Health Studies, 2006
PhD,  School of Nursing & Health Studies, 2010

Certifications / Licensure
ANCC, Nurses Credentialing Center
ARNP, Florida Board of Nursing
ACLS, American Heart Association
PALS, American Heart Association
BLS, American Heart Association
Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse

Primary Teaching Areas
Adult Health III
Role Transition
Pathophysiology
Leadership and Management
Across Life Span
International Health “Transcultural Nursing”
Adult Medical Surgical

Publications (selected)
Ortega, J., Huang, S. & Prado, G. (2012). Applying ecodevelopmental theory and the theory of reasoned action to understand HIV risk behaviors among Hispanic adolescents. Hispanic Health Care International, 10, 42-52.

Peragallo, N. & Ortega, J. (2011) Enfermería de practica avanzada en la escuela de enfermería y estudios de la salud de la universidad de Miami. Revista Iberoamericana de Enfermería Comunitaria, 4, 34-40.

Barroso, S. & Ortega, J. (2011). Métodos de educación para la seguridad de los pacientes: Los escenarios de simulación. In M. C. Cometto, Enfermeria y Seguridad de los Pacientes, (pp. 411-420). Organización Panamericana de la Salud: Washington, D.C.

Arcia, A., Ortega, J., Barroso, S., & Peragallo, N. (2011). Nursing and Patient Safety Online Course.  On behalf of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Nursing Human Resources Development and Patient Safety and in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization and the International Network for Nursing and Patient Safety.  Online course available at http://www.miami.edu/patientsafety

Presentations (selected)
II Congreso Internacional de Enfermería. Enfermería Basada en la Evidencia: Innovando en la calidad de los Cuidados. Protocolos de enfermería en la atención clínica de pacientes con insuficiencia renal crónica, diabetes y enfermedad cardiaca. San Salvador, Salvador, November 29th, 2012.
XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium. Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee. Miami, FL, USA, September 5th-12th, 2012.

XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium. Simulation Seminar: Simulation and Patient Safety in the Nursing Curricula. Miami, FL, USA, September 4th, 2012.

XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium. Moderator: Factores que se Relacionan con el Uso de Substancias. Miami, FL, USA, September 6th, 2012.

XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium. Moderator: Competencias de Enfermería Clinical y Comunitarias. Miami, FL, USA, September 6th, 2012.

XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium. Moderator: Cuidados de Enfermeria en el Adulto Mayor. Miami, FL, USA, September 5th, 2012.

Simulation Seminar: Integrating Simulation in the Nursing Curricula. Taipei City, Taiwan, June 25th – 28th, 2012.

AACN 2012 Executive Development Series (Invited Speaker): Funding the Mission: Seizing Leadership in Financial Management. Washington, DC, USA, March 23rd, 2012.

ConTIC-Saude 2011: Simulation Seminar: Writing Simulation Scenarios; Integrating Simulation in the Nursing Curricula, August 22nd – 25th, 2011.

AACN 2011 Executive Development Series (Invited Speaker): Funding International Opportunities. St. Louis, Missouri, USA, November 16th, 2011.

I Jornada Enfermería de Práctica Avanzada: Enfermería de Práctica Avanzada en los Estados Unidos. Alicante, España, June 2nd,  2011.

III Jornada de Investigación en Enfermería (Invited Speaker): Aplicando la teoría del desarrollo y la teoría de la acción razonada para entender los riesgos y factores de protección que influyen en el comportamiento de riesgo para VIH en los jóvenes Latinos. Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, April 28th, 2011.

Jornada del 53 Aniversario: La Simulación como Contenido Innovador en el Currículo de Enfermería. Campus León, Universidad de Guanajuato, México, February 3rd,  2011.

Ortega, J., Huang, S. & Prado, G. Applying ecodevelopmental theory and the theory of reasoned action to understand HIV risk behaviors among Hispanic adolescents. Oral Presentation for the XI Conferencia Ibero-Americana de Educación en Enfermería, Coimbra, Portugal, September 21st, 2011.

Major Accomplishments / Honors
University of Miami, School of Nursing and Health Studies Faculty of the year Award, May 2009.
         
Baptist Health System Excellence in Clinical Award, May, 2006

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 2002

Golden Key International Honor Society, 2002

Academic and Clinical Excellence Award, University of Miami School of Nursing, May, 2002.

Clinical Excellence Award, Florida League of Nursing, May, 2002


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