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Linda Adams Wendling

Linda Adams Wendling

Professor of Nursing
Chair of Nursing

Phone:

  • O 620-341-4441
  • Academic Preparation:
    Doctorate in Nursing (PhD), University of Kansas, 2005
    GNP-BC, St. Louis University, 2009
    Masters in Nursing (MSN), Clarkson College, 1998
    Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Avila College, 1991
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Grandview College, 1984
    Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), Des Moines Area Community College, 1977
    Licensed Practical Nurse-diploma (LPN), Iowa Western Community College, 1974
  • Teaching Focus:
    Research/Evidence Based Practice
    Gerontology
    Adult Health
  • Research Interests:
    Care Plan Integrity and Nursing Home Outcomes
    Hearing Impairment – Gerontology
    Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes
    Nursing Workload
    Psychometric Properties MDS – Instrument
    Local and NIH Grant Submissions
  • Service:
    Kansas Center for Nursing (KCN) Advisory Board Member (appointed November 2012)
    Kansas Association of Colleges of Nursing (KACN) Co-Chair (2011-2013)
    Council Nursing Articulation in Kansas (CNAK) Co-Chair (2011-2012)
    Appointed to State Consultant Kansas Association Nursing Students (KANS) (11/2007-current)
  • Honors / Other:
    Distinguished Faculty Service Award (Kansas Wesleyan University, Student Government Association, Honors Convocation, 2013)
    Educator with the Nurse’s Touch Award (Assessment Technology Institute, Nominee) (2012)
    National State of Excellence Award from National Student Nurses Association (2012/2013) (Serving as Kansas Association of Nursing Students State Consultant/Advisor Board Member)
    Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing Scholar New York University College of Nursing (2009)
    Nurse of the Year, Research, Kansas State Nurses Association (2009)
    You Make a Difference Award, Emporia State University (November 2007)
    Induction: National Scholars’ Honor Society, 2007