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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Janet Nieveen, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, UNMC College of Nursing

402-472-7337

Dr. Nieveen is an assistant professor at UNMC College of Nursing. She received her bachelors of science, masters of science, and doctoral degrees in nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Nieveen's clinical background includes critical care and medical surgical nursing.
Education
  • 1985, ADN, UNMC
  • 1987, BSN, UNMC
  • 1990, MSN, UNMC
  • 2001, PhD, UNMC
Research Interests
  • Recovery management, symptom management, and physical activity promotion in cardiac patients
  • Symptom Management Intervention in Elderly CABG Patients
  • Home Communication Recovery Management Intervention in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Patients
  • Use of a Home Communication Device on Postoperative Recovery Outcomes in the Elderly Cardiac Surgical Patient
Publications
  • Nieveen, J., Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., & Yates, B. (2008). Development and content validity testing of the Cardiac Symptom Survey in patients after coronary artery bypass grafting. Heart & Lung, 37 (1), 17-27.
  • Miller, C., Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., & Nieveen, J. (2007). Impact of an early recovery management intervention on functioning in postoperative diabetic coronary artery bypass graft patients. Heart & Lung, 36 (6), 418-430.
  • Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., Schulz, P., Nieveen, J., Miller, C., Hertzog, M., Rasmussen, D., & Tu, C. (2007). The effects of a symptom management intervention on symptom evaluation, physical functioning, and physical activity for women after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 22 (6), 493-500.
  • Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L., Nieveen, J. Schulz, P., Hertzog, M., Miller, C., & Rasmussen, D. (in press). Usefulness of RISKO heart hazard appraisal to quantify CAD risk factor burden on the preoperative functioning of coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, 22 (2), 81-87
  • Hertzog, M., Nieveen, J., Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., Schulz, P., Miller, C., & Rasmussen, D. (2007). Longitudinal field comparison of the RT3 and an activity diary with cardiac patients. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 15 (2), 105-120.
  • Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L., Nieveen, J. & Hertzog, M. (2006). Impact of a telehealth intervention to augment home health care on functional and recovery outcomes of elderly coronary artery bypass graft patients. Heart & Lung, 35 (4). 225-233.
  • Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L., Brey, B., Catlin, S., & Nieveen, J. (2006). Patterns of recovery following percutaneous coronary intervention: A pilot study. Applied Nursing Research, 19 (1), 31-37.
  • Schulz, P., Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., Nieveen, J. (2005). Gender differences in recovery after CABG surgery. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, Spring 20 (2), 58-64.
  • Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., Nieveen, J., & Schmaderer, M. (2004). Symptom management intervention in elderly coronary artery bypass graft patients. Outcomes Management. 8 (1) 5-12.
  • Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L., Nieveen, J., Schmaderer, M., Carranza, B., & Reilly, S. (2003) Impact of a home communication intervention for coronary artery bypass graft patients with ischemic heart failure on self-efficacy, coronary disease risk factor modification and functioning. Heart & Lung, 32 (3). 147-158.
  • Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L., Atwood, J., Nieveen, J. & Schmaderer, M. (2002). Development of a self-efficacy instrument for coronary artery bypass graft patients. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 10 (2). 123-133.
  • Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., Brey, B., Catlin, S. & Nieveen, J. (2002) Comparison of recovery patterns for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft and minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass in the early discharge period. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing. 17, 132-141.
  • Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L., Anderson, A., Mohr-Burt, S., & Nieveen, J. (2000). Functional status outcomes of patients with a coronary artery bypass graft over time. Heart & Lung, 29(1), 33-46.
  • Nelson, F., Zimmerman, L., Barnason, S., Nieveen, J., & Schmaderer, M. (1998). The relationship and influence of anxiety on postoperative pain in the coronary artery bypass graft patient. The Journal for Pain Management, 15(2), 102-109.
  • Zimmerman, L., Nieveen, J., Barnason, S., & Schmaderer, M. (1996). The effects of music interventions on postoperative pain and sleep in coronary bypass graft patients. Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice, 10(2), 153-170.
  • Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L., & Nieveen, J. (1995). The effects of music interventions on anxiety in the patient after coronary artery bypass grafting. Heart & Lung, 24 (4), 124-132.
  • Pozehl, B., Barnason, S., Zimmerman, L., Nieveen, J., & Crutchfield, J. (1995). Pain in the postoperative coronary artery bypass patient. Clinical Nursing Research, 4 (2), 208-222.
  • Crutchfield, J., Zimmerman, L., Nieveen, J., Barnason, S., & Pozehl, B. (1996). Preoperative and postoperative pain in total knee replacement patients. Orthopaedic Nursing, 15(2), 65-72.
  • McCabe, B., Sand, B., Yeaworth, R., & Nieveen, J. (1995). Availability and utilization of services: Alzheimer's disease caregivers. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 21 (1), 14-22.
Service
  • Member of American Heart Association, American Nurses Association, Nebraska Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau--Gamma Pi, Midwest Nursing Research Society, and Society of Behavioral Medicine.
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society – Membership Committee.