Linda Shanks, PhD, DNP, MSN, RN

Linda Shanks, PhD, DNP, MSN, RN

Title: Associate Professor Coordinator DNP Program, Asst. Director Graduate Programs
Dept/Program: School of Nursing
Office: Mary Gladwin Hall 210D
Phone: 330-972-6699



DNP - Case Western Reserve University – 2006

PhD - Case Western Reserve University – 2005

MSN - Case Western Reserve University – 1989

ND - Case Western Reserve University – 1985

BA - Baldwin-Wallace College - 1982


Medical-Surgical Nursing

Recent Publications

Kent, L., Anderson, G., Ciocca, R., Shanks, L., Enlow, M. (2015). Effects of a senior practicum
Course on nursing students’ confidence in speaking up for patient safety. Journal of
Nursing Education, 54(3), S12-S15. Doi:10.3928/01484834-20150218-04

Shanks, L., Enlow, M., & Guhde, J. (2013) Students’ ability to communicate a critical situationafter implementation of ISBARR in an undergraduate nursing curriculum. InternationalJournal for Innovation Education and Research. 1(2), 1-6.

Recent Presentations

Refereed presentations (National and International)

Ciocca, R., Enlow, M., Shanks, L., Kent, L., & Anderson, G. Effects of a Senior Practicum and Nursing Leadership Course on Undergraduate Students’ Confidence, 2014 AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference, November 21, 2014, Baltimore, Maryland

Enlow, M., & Shanks, L. The Implementation of Electronic Portfolios with Undergraduate Nursing Students, AACN 2012 Baccalaureate Education Conference, November 16, 2012,
San Antonio, Texas