Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Judith A. Jennrich, PhD, RN, APN

Title/s:  Associate Professor
Director of the Acute Care Programs

Office #:  Building 125, Room 4542, HSD

Phone: 708.216.3813



PhD Loyola University Chicago, School of Education 1992
MSN Loyola University Chicago, Niehoff School of Nursing 1976
BSN University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, College of Nursing 1973
Dipl Mt Sinai IJ Goldberg School of Nursing, Chicago 1971

Teaching Interests

Dr. Jennrich is the director of the acute care NP and CNS program and teaches at the master’s level.  She is the director of the first Asian cohort in the MSN program geared towards teaching nursing.  She also teaches the APN role course to all clinical students.  Annually she teaches a course on International Nursing for students electing to experiencing primary care nursing in Belize.

Courses Taught, 2015-2016

GNUR 518L First Semester Student Standardized Patient Lab
HSM 210 Introduction to Global Healthcare
MSN 408 APN Practicum
MSN 485 APN Practicum: Adult/Older Adult Acute Care
GNUR 325 Selected Topics: Belize

Research/Scholarly Interests and Selected Publication

International Nursing
Advanced Practice Nursing Roles
Critical Care Topics

Dr Jennrich is interested in international nursing education, pain and alternative methods of healing and comfort.  She enjoys encouraging and facilitating students in their own research and publishing endeavors.

Jennrich, J. (2003).  She Never Turns Away.  In Smeltzer, C.H. & Vlasses, F. (Eds.) Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives.  Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.
Jennrich, J. (2006) SARS. In Gulanick and Myers (Eds.) Nursing Care Plans: Nursing Diagnosis and Intervention, 6th edition.  St. Louis:Mosby.
Jennrich, J. (2006).  Review of care plans:  Acute Respiratory Failure, ARDS, Mechanical Ventilation and Tracheostomy. . In Gulanick and Myers (Eds.) Nursing Care Plans: Nursing Diagnosis and Intervention, 6th edition.  St. Louis:Mosby.
Boyer, D., Klima, C.,Jennrich, J (2006).  Midwifery in Northern Belize.  In Wickham, S (Ed.) Midwifery Best Practice, Vol 4, 48-54.  Edinburgh:Elsevier.
Jennrich, J. (2008, April). The Belize Course. Chart, the Journal of Illinois Nursing.
Keough, V., Jennrich, J, (2009). Including a screening and brief alcohol intervention in the care of the obstetric patient.  Journal of OB/GYNY Nursing, 38, 715-722.
Rutherford-Hemming, T., Jennrich, J (2013). Using standardized patients to strengthen nurse practitioner competency in the clinical setting.  Nursing Education Perspectives 34(2), 118-121.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association
  • Illinois Nurses Association
  • Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau – Alpha Beta Chapter
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Holistic Nurses Association