DR. JANICE MARIE JOHNSON-UMEZULIKE
P. O. Box 818
Baytown, Texas 77522
(281) 425-6412 (WORK)
To teach in a Masters or Doctorate Nursing Program at a college or
To become a successful business owner.
DNS (Doctor of Nursing Science), Louisiana State University Medical
Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 1997.
MN (Masters in Nursing), Louisiana State University Medical Center, New
Orleans, Louisiana, December 1989.
BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), McNeese State University, Lake
Charles, Louisiana, May 1984.
HONORS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Lakewood Hospital Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship, 1979-1984.
Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing, April 1990 –
College Teacher of the Year Award in Nursing at Southern University,
School of Nursing, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 1993.
**Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2002, 2005, 2006-2007.
**Honored in Who’s Who Among American Nurses (2006 Edition)
**Honored in Biltmore Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals
“Honors Edition 2006/2007”
**Honored as a Spotlight Employee of the Month for March/April 2006 by
Compliance Review Services, Inc., Houston, Texas. Published in
“Compliance Chatter, Vol. 3, Issue 2”.
**Honored as one of the top 20 nurses in the State of Texas by Texas Nurses
Association District 9 on November 15th 2007.
OWNER & CEO OF NCLEX REVIEW COURSE
** Dr. Johnson-Umez – NCLEX Review Course for RNs and LVNs – 2 day
review course for RN graduates that focuses on information needed to pass
the NCLEX exam.
(Developed March, 2003). (course in effect at present)
**Owner and CEO of Dr. Johnson-Umez NCLEX Review for RNs and
LVNs, Baytown, Texas, 2003 – Present.
**Professor-Associate Degree Nursing Program (Medical/Surgical Area),
Lee College, Baytown, Texas, August 22, 1994 - Present.
**Educational Consultant for Compliance Review Services, Inc., Houston,
Texas, May 2002 – Present.
**Nursing Instructor – Vocational Nursing Institute, Inc., Houston, Texas,
October, 2009 – Present.
**Educational Consultant (per contract) for a variety of surrounding nursing
agencies in the state of Texas.
Coordinator of Bayshore Computer Training Course for Nursing Students
and Faculty at Lee College, Baytown, Texas, Fall 1998 – Fall 2000.
Consultant and Per-Visit RN, Home Care Resources, Houston, Texas,
February 1998 - April 1999.
Per-Visit RN, Care One Home Health Agency, Houston, Texas, December
1994 - October 1995.
Assistant Professor - Medical/Surgical Area, Southern University School of
Nursing, Baccalaureate Nursing Degree Program, Baton Rouge, Louisiana,
January 6, 1992- July 29, 1994.
Staff Development Specialist for Global Management Home Health
Agencies in Baton Rouge, Plaquemine, and Gonzales, Louisiana. Provide
updated in-services to staff consisting of LPNs, RNs and nurse aides,
September 23,1992-July 29,1994.
Staff PRN Nurse, Orthopedics/Pediatrics and E.R., Medical Center of Baton
Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Responsible for coordination of care for 5-
8 patients, October 10, 1991-July 29, 1994.
Instructor - Medical/Surgical Area, Diploma Nursing Program, Baton Rouge
General Medical Center, School of Nursing, Baton Rouge, Louisiana,
October 29, 1990-October 9, 1991.
Staff PRN Nurse, Orthopedics/Pediatrics, Medical Center of Baton Rouge,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Responsible for coordination of care for 5-8
patients, March 27, 1991- July 29, 1994.
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Orthopedics/Neurology, and Adjunct Clinical
Nursing Instructor, Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge,
Louisiana, January 8, 1990 -October 29, 1990.
Staff and Charge Nurse - Orthopedics, Our Lady of the Lake Regional
Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 1986-December 1989.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Capitol Area Society of Health Educators, 1989-July 1994.
**Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing, 1990-Present.
National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (NAON), 1990-1998.
Louisiana Health Education and Training Society, 1990 - July 29, 1994.
Louisiana State Nurses Association, 1992-1994.
National Black Nurses Association, Inc. and American Society of Pain
Management Nurses, 1993-1998.
Texas Junior College Teachers Association, March 1995- 1998.
**National League of Nursing Member- August 2002-Present
**Associate Member of Sisters Network, Inc. of Baton Rouge, LA – March
15, 2011 – present.
**Member of National Association of Professional Women – 2011 –
MEMBERSHIP ON PROFESSIONAL BOARDS
Selected as a Board Member (Secretary Elect) for The Greater Houston Area
Health Education Center of Houston, Texas, December 17, 2002-2010.
**Board member of the advisory committee for Vocational Nursing
Institute, Inc. Houston, Texas – January 2011 – present.
Assisted in developing an education tool at Ochsner Medical Center in New
Orleans, Louisiana to evaluate preoperative teaching for their patients. This
tool is being used at this present time at their facility, 1989.
Developed the first exit and transfer interview at Baton Rouge General
Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Exit questionnaire and follow-up
letter also developed for the employee once resigned, 1990.
Assisted in the development of and participated in the first Charge Nurse
Course at Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana,
Consultant for APIE charting at Lane Memorial Hospital, Zachary,
Louisiana, February, 1991 - March, 1991.
Program on Wound Management taught to Home Health Nurses of Home
Health Options Inc. in Plaquemine, Gonzales, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana,
was awarded 3.1 continuing education units (CEU) credits as approved by
the State Board of Nursing, April 1993.
Assisted in and wrote a proposal for a clinical lab at Health Care Options
Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January 1994-February 1994.
Assisted in the development of a Diabetes Nurse Specialty Program for
Health Care Options, Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February, 1994 - June
Analyzed and critiqued private medical charts for Global Management Inc.
of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Performed as a consultant for problems noted
within the private medical charts. Provided a detail in-service for RN and
LPN Staff that addressed problems seen in medical charts in the areas of
documentation and legal aspects of nursing. Staff consisted of RNs and
LPNs of Health Care Options Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, June 1994 -
Assisted in developing a clinical evaluation tool in which students will
receive a letter grade for clinical at Lee College, Baytown, Texas, December
Helped to co-sponsor a live videoconference from Howard University in
Washington, D.C. Live videoconference focused on Healthy People 2000
Progress Review for Black Americans. The purpose of this live conference
was to identify health problems and possible solutions in communities,
Developed nursing issue topics for Honors component for Nursing
1801/1802 courses at Lee College, Baytown, TX, Summer 1999.
Developed the first nursing mastery Level 2 medical/surgical course for
students to take in the summer to help them improve on test taking skills,
Conducted a test-taking seminar for Associate Degree Nursing Students at
Lee College to improve their test taking skills, October 5, 1999.
Developed multimedia project - Nursing Care of the Neurologically
Compromised Client, February 2000.
Selected as a site visitor for Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to
review the Associate Degree Nursing Program, LVN Program, and Surgical
Tech program at Houston Community College, in Houston, Texas, February
**Developed the first test-taking technique course for Associate Degree
Nursing students at Lee College (COSS 0300 – Study skills for nursing
students) by use of Perkins grant money and is presently teaching the course
every semester to enable those students who consistently perform poorly on
exams to be able to improve their test scores utilizing test taking techniques,
May 3, 2001 – Present.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
-Pain and Pain Management in the Elderly
-Adult Health Nursing
-Curriculum and teaching
-Medical Surgical Nursing
-Consultation (Nursing, Legal Aspects of Nursing, Home Health Nursing)
- Test-taking techniques
Selected to serve on a Project Advisory Group for distance learning project
through a Perkins Grant through the Coordinating Board of Texas. This
advisory group will be assisting in developing a distance learning Re-entry
RN nursing course which will be delivered through the web utilizing Virtual
College of Texas.
Elected by the college president to serve as an active member of the Lee
College Steering Committee to oversee task forces designed by the college.
Will be serving a term of 3 years, January 2002 – Dec. 2008.
Presenter on topic “Choosing a career in nursing” to Junior High School
students of Horace Manor High School in Baytown, Texas. Presentation
was conducted for Project Gear Up in association with Lee College in
Baytown, Texas. – June 11, 2003 , Sterling Library, Baytown, Texas.
Mentor of Nursing Honor Students, Fall 2000- 2008.
Presenter at Career Fair on Nursing for School to Career Partnership Tri
County at Lee College, Baytown, TX. Career Day was given for high School
students, January 1999.
**Mentor for Lee College Freshman Level Students in Nursing, LVN or
Southern University School of Nursing, Student Nurses Association
Advisor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1993- Spring 1994.
Editor of Southern University School of Nursing, Baton Rouge, Louisiana,
Newsletter, Southern University Nurses Notes, 1993-Summer 1994.
Member of ad hoc committee on Articulation (RN to BSN program) (LPN to
RN program), Spring and Summer 1994.
Appointed as representative for Allied Health to serve as member of Honors
Committee at Lee College, Baytown, Texas, Fall 1994 - 1997.
Presenter at Career Day 2008 to junior high school students at Alice Johnson
Jr. High School - February 22, 2008.
Presenter at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Morgan City, LA – Topic – Health
Alert!! Major Diseases Among African American Women – April 17, 2010.
Presenter at Houston Community College in Houston, Texas- Presented
lecture on Health to Career Students – December 29, 2010.
Total Hip and Total Knee Surgery, St. Tammany Parish Hospital,
Covington, Louisiana, July 31, 1990.
APIE Charting, Lane Memorial Hospital, October 4, 1990.
Principles of Cast Application and Traction, Chapter National Association of
Orthopedic Nurses, Ochsner Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 17,
Scoliosis (a 15-minute T.V. program and live presentation), Baton Rouge
Centroplex Health Fair, WBRZ Channel 2, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October
Assisted in giving a presentation on Preoperative Evaluation Tool, St.
Patrick Hospital, Garber Auditorium, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Presented
tool to members of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Chapter (Kappa Psi), November 7, 1990.
Orthopedic and Surface Trauma Emergencies, Emergency Certification
Course, East Jefferson Hospital, Metairie, Louisiana, February 4, 1991.
Neuro and Musculoskeletal Assessment, National Association of Orthopedic
Nursing Convention, San Antonio, Texas, May 20, 1991.
Guest speaker at LSNA District Nurses Meeting, Woman's Hospital, Baton
Rouge, Louisiana. Presented information on Masters and Doctoral programs
at LSU Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 9, 1992.
Preoperative, Intraoperative, Postoperative, and Rehabilitation nursing
interventions of patients having Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement
Surgery, LSU Medical Center, Tiger Room, New Orleans, Louisiana, April
Presenter at program, Stomping out Breast and Prostate Cancer, Antioch
Missionary Baptist Church, Baytown, Texas, October 3, 2001.
Presenter at Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Program given by Bible way
Fellowship Baptist Church Nursing Ministry, Houston, Texas, October 14,
**Presenter and developer of Conference – Jurisprudence-The Inside Track
to Becoming a Successful Legal Nurse Consultant. Presented in Las Vegas
Nevada (Oct. 6-7, 2005). Next conference presentation will be January 12-
13, 2006 in Houston, Texas. This conference will be ongoing and offered
each year to Legal Nurse Consultants.
Guest speaker at the capping and pinning ceremony for Houston Community
College Vocational Nursing Program, Coleman College for Health
Sciences, December 9, 2010.
RESEARCH CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Presenter at the Southern University School of Nursing, Dr. Lucille Davis,
3rd Annual School of Nursing Research day. Theme: “Research Initiatives
for the 21st century: Reducing Health Disparities in Vulnerable Populations.
Research topic presented was on A Comparison of Pain Perception Between
Elderly African-Americans and Caucasians- January 24, 2003, Baton Rouge,
CE COURSES DEVELOPED AND APPROVED BY THE TEXAS
BOARD OF NURSE EXAMINERS
Jurisprudence Course for Nurses (7.7 contact hours) – Developed March
2004 and is currently being offered through Compliance Review Services,
Inc. of Houston, Texas. This course is listed under the Texas BNE website
under courses that meets board stipulations.
Johnson, J. M., Meeker, B.,& Rodriguez, L. (1992, March). A
Comprehensive Analysis of Preoperative Patient Education. Today's O.R.
Johnson-Umezulike, J.M. (1995, Spring/Summer). Controlling the Pain: A
Study of the Effects of Acute Pain Management Teaching on the
Postoperative Pain Perception of Elderly African American Patients. The
Nursing and Allied Health Journal for Minorities,3(1), 22-25, 38.
Johnson-Umezulike, J.M. (1997). Comparison of Pain Perception Between
Elderly African Americans and Caucasians (Dissertation Unpublished).
Johnson-Umezulike, J.M. (1999,Summer). A Comparison of Pain Perception
Between Elderly African Americans and Caucasians. Nursing Connections,
Johnson-Umezulike, J.M. (2000). Summary of research findings on pain
perception of elderly African Americans and Caucasians featured under
people section in Reflections of Nursing Leadership, Second Quarter, 2000.
NURSING TEXTS REVIEWED FOR PUBLISHING COMPANIES
** Fundamentals of Nursing, Standards and Practice, (2nd ed.). (2002) by
Sue C. Delaune and Patricia K. Ladner. Publishing company – Delmar.