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Jennifer Clifton, DNP, FNP-BC

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-2033 University Hospital
Faint & Fall Clinic
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Specialties

Bio

Jennifer Clifton, DNP, FNP-BC CNE. Dr. Clifton is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has been working as a clinical instructor for the University of Utah since 2005. This role incorporates student instruction for a variety of on-line and campus-based graduate level classes, patient care as lead clinician for the Juvenile Justice Service team and clinical management as Clinical Director of the CON/JJS team. The CON/ JJS contract oversees six clinics in the Salt Lake City area. Dr. Clifton has over 23 years nursing experience. She earned her BSN at Indiana University in 1989. As a Registered Nurse, she worked in a variety of clinical settings including medical/surgical nursing, intensive and cardiac care units and home care. Dr. Clifton earned her MSN at Brigham Young University in 1998. She completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Utah graduating in May of 2010. In November, 2010, Dr. Clifton became a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), the first at the University Of Utah College Of Nursing. Prior to working for the University, Dr. Clifton worked as a nurse practitioner at the Utah State Hospital where she was actively involved in expanding medical care to include health promotion and disease prevention. She is an active member in Utah Nurse Practitioners (Fund Raising Chairperson), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (member), Academy of Correctional Health Professionals (member) and the National League of Nurses (member).

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Nursing - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Nursing - Advanced Practice Clinician
Academic Divisions Health Systems and Community-Based Care
Board Certification ANCC - Family Nurse Practitioner

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Nursing - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Nursing - Advanced Practice Clinician
Academic Divisions Health Systems and Community-Based Care
Board Certification ANCC - Family Nurse Practitioner

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
College of Nursing
10 South 2000 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 581-5276 Wasatch Youth Center
3534 South 700 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84119

Academic Bio

Jennifer Clifton, DNP, FNP-BC CNE. Dr. Clifton is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has been working as a clinical instructor for the University of Utah (U ofU) since 2005. This role incorporates student instruction for a variety of on-line and campus based graduate level classes, patient care as lead clinician for the Juvenile Justice Service team and clinical management as Clinical Director of the JJS team. The Uof U/ JJS contract oversees five clinics in the Salt Lake City area. Dr. Clifton has over 24 years nursing experience. She earned her BSN at Indiana University in 1989. As a Registered Nurse, she worked in a variety of clinical settings including medical/surgical nursing, intensive and cardiac care units and home care. Dr. Clifton earned her MSN at Brigham Young University in 1998. She completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Utah graduating in May of 2010. In November, 2010, Dr. Clifton became a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), the first at the University Of Utah College Of Nursing. Prior to working for the University, Dr. Clifton worked as a nurse practitioner at the Utah State Hospital where she was actively involved in expanding medical care to include health promotion and disease prevention. She is an active member in Utah Nurse Practitioners (Fund Raising Chairperson), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (member) and the National League of Nurses (member).

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training University of Utah
DNP
Graduate Training Brigham Young University
Family Nurse Practitioner
M.S.
Undergraduate Indiana University
Nursing
B.S.N.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Barbara Holstein MSN, FNP Jennifer Clifton DNP, CNE Jia Wen Guo, RN, Phd (3/6/2014).

    Health Literary Assessment in a Juvenile Corrections Population

    . Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 10(3), 167-174.
  2. J Clifton (12/27/2011). Severe, prolonged headache in a teen: Coming after a presumed bout of pancreatitis, what does it suggest? Adv Nurse Pract.
  3. Clifton JM, VanBeuge SS, Mladenka C, Wosnik KK (2010). The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act 2008: What clinicians should understand. J Am Acad Nurse Pract, 22(5), 246-9.
  4. Mladenka, T, Clifton, J (10/22/2014). Evaluating Cancer Risk: Helping patients assess genetic influences. Adv Nurse Pract.

Poster

  1. Holstein, B, Clifton J (10/ 16/2011). Health Literacy in a Special Population: Juvenile Corrections. Poster session presented at National Conference on Correctional Health Care,, Baltimore, MD.

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