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Adjunct Nursing Faculty
DNP, Walsh University

Jodi Burdon

Photo of Jodie BurdonAdjunct Nursing Faculty

DNP, Walsh University
MSN, Women’s Health, Case Western Reserve University
BSN, Case Western Reserve University
ADN, Cuyahoga Community College

Jodi Burdon is an adjunct nursing faculty member at Baldwin Wallace University. She has been employed by University Hospitals since 2008 and oversees maternity services at St. John Medical Center. Burdon previously held nursing leadership positions at Akron Children’s Hospital (NICU), Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Maternity and Pediatric Services, Project Manager, Continuous Improvement, Curriculum Director and Instructor at Central School of Practical Nursing and more than 15 years of Obstetrical Bedside Nursing.

Burdon is a passionate nurse leader who strives to be knowledgeable and compassionate while making a difference in the lives of patients, nurses and students. She believes in a holistic approach to nursing and teaching with an emphasis on self-care. Strives to integrate critical thinking and the nursing process in order to serve those seeking to learn.

Professional Organizations

  • Northeast Ohio Nursing Initiative, 2000 - Present
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing, 2002 -Present
  • American College of Healthcare Executives, 2005-Present
  • The American Organization of Nurse Executives, 2006-Present
  • NEONI-Northeast Ohio Nursing Initiative, 2006-Present
  • Ohio Hospital Association, 2007-Present
  • The Collaborative to End Human Trafficking, 2013- Present
  • Association of Nurse Executives, 2015 – Present
  • Safe Kids Worldwide, 2020 – Present

Professional Presentations

  • Good to Great Patient Experience Sessions (2018)
  • Our Journey to Excellent Patient Experience, St John Medical Center (2017)
  • Communication: How to Communicate So that We are Understood, St, John Medical Center (2017)
  • Let’s Work Together to Achieve Top Box Scores, St John Medical Center (2017)
  • Through the Patients Lens, St John Medical Center (2017)
  • Akron Children’s Hospital Facilitator & Trainer for Culture of Safety & Error Prevention (2012-2014)
  • Donor Milk, Continuing to Improve Neonatal Outcomes, Akron Ohio (2013)
  • Mentoring our Nurses to Become Mentors, NICU Retreat, Akron Ohio (2013)
  • Doctoral Dissertation: Compassion Fatigue in ICU Nurses