Julibeth Lauren

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

More than 10 years experience serving as faculty for online, traditional classroom, and clinical nursing education in associates, baccalaureate, graduate, and post-graduate nursing programs
Serves as a mentor and preceptor to graduate and doctoral nursing students annually
Providing transformative and reality-based leadership for health care systems and health care industry for more than a decade. Leading strategic, quality, and cutting edge nursing practice initiatives to improve patient care outcomes.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse ANCC Board Certification by ANCC as a Clinical Nurse Specialist since 2005 and a Licensed Independent Provider APRN in Minnesota.
More than 20 years public speaking, presentations to small and large audiences, innovative, learner-centered curriculum development for academia and health care industry.

— Nursing and Health Care Operations Leadership
— Nursing and Interprofessional Health Team Leadership
— Expertise in Regulatory and Accreditation
— Employs Transformational and Reality-based Leadership Philosophy
— Innovation in Nurse Training/Professional Development
— Driving Evidence-based Nursing Practice
— Fostering Innovation in Research
— Improving Patient Care Outcomes
— Developing Strategic Roadmaps
— Extensive Teaching and Curriculum Development Experience

Courses Taught

NURS 6053 - Interprofessional Organizational and Systems Leadership

NURS 6050 - Policy and Advocacy for Population Health

NURS 6052 - Evidence-based Practice and Research

NURS 6600 - Nursing Capstone and Practicum

NURS 8210 - Transforming Nursing

NURS 8300 - Organization and Systems Leadership

NURS 8302 - Leading Organizations for Quality Improvement

NURS 8702 - DNP Project Mentoring

NURS 8703 - DNP Project Completion

NURS 8701 - DNP Project Completion


PhD, Capella University

Post-master's Certificate, Capella University

MSN, University of Phoenix

BSN, Bethel University

AS, Normandale Community College

LPN, Hennepin Technical College

Public Service

National Council on Patient Information and Education, Board Member - Washington

Awards / Honors

Director's List, Hennepin Technical College, 1988

Innovation of the Year Award Nominee HealthPartner, , 2012

Minnesota Hospital Association Quality Improvement, , 2014

Quality Improvement of the Year HealthPartners, , 2005


Lauren, J. (2006). Staff Perceptions of Innovative Practice Change in Cardiac Care: A Case Study.

Lauren, J. (2017). The Patient Journey: A Conceptual Framework. Health Leaders Media

Lauren, J. (2017). The Power of Shared Decision-Making. Health Leaders Media

Lauren, J. (2013). Wound Care and Pressure Ulcer Prevention. Minnesota Health Care News


Lauren, J. (2018). The Power of Shared Decision-Making. Elsevier

Lauren, J. (2018). Health Literacy: A Shared Journey.

, Lauren, J. J. (2020). Biomedical Ethics During COVID19 Pandemic. Elsevier

, Lauren, J. J. (2020). COVID19 Emergency Preparedness. Elsevier

Lauren, J. J. (2020). COVID19 Resilience and Self-Care. Elsevier

, Lauren, J. J. (2020). Empowering the Healthcare Team: A Path for Resilience. Elsevier

Lauren, J. (2013). From Whence We Came: A Shared Governance Structure for Advanced Practice Nursing and Nurse Educators. Minnesota Affiliate of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

Lauren, J. (2018). Health Literacy: A Shared Journey.

Lauren, J. (2014). Turning Non-Productive Time to Productive Time: APRN/CNS Changing the Perspective of Value. Minnesota Affiliate of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

Lauren, J. (2014). Using Technology to Observe, Track, and Manage Worker Skills and Competencies in Health Care. EcoSystem