John D. Chovan, PhD, DNP, Associate Professor & Chief Nurse Administrator, Nursing

John chovan

Phone
614-823-1526

Email
jchovan@otterbein.edu

Office
Science Center 445D

Dr. Chovan is a nurse practitioner, nationally-board-certified at the advanced level in Psychiatric and Mental Health and Hospice & Palliative Nursing. His research involves quality of life for persons living with severe and persistent mental illness. He teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and serves as the Chair of the Department of Nursing.

Education

  • DNP, Advanced Practice Nurse, The Ohio State University, 2011
  • MS, Advanced Psychiatric Nursing, The Ohio State University, 2007
  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1990
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1984
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1982
  •  BS, Audio Recording, The Ohio State University, 1980

Research, Creative, & Professional Work

  • Psychiatric and mental health
  • Palliative care
  • Nursing education
  • Research methods

Publications

  • Chovan, J. D. (in press). Chapter 4. Principles of Patient and Family Assessment. In, B. R. Ferrell, N. Coyle, & J. A. Paice (Eds.), Oxford University Textbook of Palliative Nursing (5th ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Chovan, J. D. (in press). Chapter 39. Palliative Care of Persons with Mental Illness. In, B. R. Ferrell, N. Coyle, & J. A. Paice (Eds.), Oxford University Textbook of Palliative Nursing (5th ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Long, M. A., Emmons, K., & Chovan, J. D. (2018). Building expert consensus on including indicators of moisture-associated skin damage in the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicator. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing, 45(3):221-226. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000427
  • Haverkamp, J., Ribar, A. K., Ball, K., Ballard, K., Butz, S., Chovan, J. D., . . . Shoemaker, J. (2017). A map for successful CCNE accreditation. Journal of Professional Nursing, 34(3):182-188
  • Chovan, J. D. (2016). Depression & Suicide. In C. Dahlin, P. J. Coyne, & B. R. Ferrell (Eds.) Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing (pp. 321-330). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Chovan, J. D. (2016). Homeless, Mentally Ill, and Drug-Addicted Patients. In, E. Wittenberg-Lyles, B. R. Ferrell, J. Goldsmith, T. Smith, S. Ragan, M. Glajchen, & G. Handzo (Eds.), Textbook of Palliative Care Communication (pp. 205-213). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Chovan, J. D., Cluxton, D., & Rancour, P. (2015). Chapter 4. Principles of Patient and Family Assessment. In, B. R. Ferrell, N. Coyle, & J. A. Paice (Eds.), Oxford University Textbook of Palliative Nursing (4th ed.) (pp. 58-80). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Chovan, J. D., Warren, B. J., Menke, E., & Barker, E. (2013). Evaluation of an in-patient palliative care consultation service. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 53(2), 123-30.

Affiliations & Awards

  • 2013 Otterbein University New Teacher of the Year
  • 2014 Epsilon of Sigma Theta Tau Educator of the Year
 
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau, International, Epsilon & Kappa Lambda
  • Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association