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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Jane Ashley, PhD, RN

associate professor

Jane Ashley, Ph.D., RN

Cushing Hall 304


  • M.S., Ph.D. Boston College
  • B.S. California State University, Chico

Nursing care of the surgical patient; strategies to improve test performance.


  • Ashley, J., Stamp, K. D. (in press). Learning to think like a nurse: The development of clinical judgment in beginning nursing students. To appear in Journal of Nursing Education.
  • Ashley, J., (2010) Preoperative Nursing and Postoperative Nursing. In K.S. Osborn, C.E. Wraa, and A. Watson (Eds.), Medical-Surgical Nursing: Preparation for Practice (pp. 586–617 and 644–691). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Woods, P. & Ashley, J. (1995).  Simulated presence therapy: Using selected memories to manage problem behaviors in Alzheimer's Disease patients.  Geriatric Nursing, 16(1):9-14.
  • Ashley, J. & O'Neill, J. (1994).  Study groups: Are they effective in preparing students for NCLEX-RN. Journal of Nursing Education, 33(8):357-364.
  • Ashley, J. & O'Neil, J. (1991).  The effectiveness of an intervention to promote successful performance on NCLEX-RN for baccalaureate students at risk for failure.  Journal of Nursing Education, 30(8):1-7.

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