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Jacqueline Rosenjack Burchum, DNSc, FNP-BC, CNE

Associate Professor
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
920 Madison
Memphis, TN 38163

Curriculum Vitae

Jacqueline Rosenjack Burchum, DNSc, FNP-BC, CNE joined the UTHSC College on Nursing in July 2005. She holds national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) and Certified Nurse Educator (CNE).

Dr. Burchum teaches online as distance faculty for The University of Tennessee College of Nursing. An early innovator and pioneer in online education, she has developed and taught online course since 1998. She has completed two certificate programs in online teaching: Teaching and Learning in Web-based Courses through Indiana University and Advanced Online Teaching through the Online Learning Consortium.

Dr. Burchum is a two-time recipient of the UTHSC Student Government Association’s Excellence in Teaching Award as well as a recipient of the 2014 UT Alumni Association’s Outstanding Teacher Award and the 2016-2017 UTHSC Faculty Innovation Scholar. She has served as a National Council Licensure Examination-RN (NCLEX-RN) Item Writer and Expert Network Panel Consultant. She currently serves as an On-Site Evaluator for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a national accreditation agency that accredits nursing education programs. She is a certified peer reviewer for Quality Matters, a faculty-centered, peer review process that is designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components. Dr. Burchum also serves as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Nursing Education and is an appointed member of the editorial review board for Online Learning Journal, a publication of the Online Learning Consortium.

Dr. Burchum assumed co-authorship of Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care in 2013. Additionally, she is the co-author of Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Practitioners, which published in 2017. Dr. Burchum also co-developed, with Dr. Cindy Russell, an online course to supplement Cherry and Jacob's Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management. Additionally, she has written a number of individual chapters for a variety of pharmacology, pathophysiology, primary care, and gerontology textbooks.

As a nurse practitioner, Dr. Burchum’s interests centered on addressing the needs of vulnerable populations with a special focus on immigrant and refugee populations. She is a member of the International Transcultural Nursing Society, where she serves as peer reviewer for the International Journal of Transcultural Nursing. Dr. Burchum is a National Health Service Corps Ambassador. In this role, she links students and providers with opportunities to provide primary health care in communities with limited access to care. Dr. Burchum has presented on cultural needs of special populations at local, national, and international conferences. Her conceptual analysis, Cultural Competence: An Evolutionary Perspective, which was written as a UTHSC doctoral student, has been widely referenced, nationally and internationally, by healthcare professionals, educational institutions, and governmental agencies.

Dr. Burchum’s primary teaching responsibilities include Pharmacology, Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Pathophysiology, and Advanced Family Nursing. She is a member of the Tennessee/American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, the National League for Nursing, the International Transcultural Nursing Society, and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties.


Last Published: Oct 4, 2017