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Judy A. Egan, Ph.D.

Specialist Professor

Pre-Licensure BSN Academic Coordinator

Birch Hall
Office Hours

Regularly Taught Classes:
NU 202 Medical Surgical Nursing
NU 355 Nursing Research
NU 360 Transcultural Nursing

Judy A. Egan, Ph.D.

Dr. Egan
has been a registered nurse for over 20 years specializing in adult medical
surgical nursing. She moved into nursing education in 2010 to give back to a
profession that has given her so much. Dr. Egan enjoys teaching and mentoring a
new generation of nurses. Her research interests include student preparation
for NCLEX-RN and exploration of nurse preceptor perspectives.

Dr. Egan
owns two standard poodles- Abby and Ginger- who enjoy visiting with the
students especially during exam time. Ginger enjoys visiting patients at the
hospital as a registered therapy dog.


PhD, Seton Hall University

MSN, Monmouth University

RN, Ann May School of Nursing

BS, Hood College

Research Interests

Egan, J. (2016). The Relationship between Utilization of the Elsevier Online Remediation Tool and the HESI Exit Exam for Student Nurses Preparing for the NCLEX-RN. October 2016. Dissertation, Seton Hall University.

Egan, J., Toughill, E. H., Painter, A. & Truex, R. (2013). Exploring the relationships between and among nurses’ perspectives on preceptorship, nurses’ generation of birth and nurses’ ordinal position of birth.


Scholarly Articles

Egan, J., Toughill, E. H., Painter, A. & Truex, R. (2016 Oct). What is influencing homecare nurses to accept or reject precepting opportunities? A pilot study. Home Healthcare Now. 34(9):485-90. doi: 10.1097/NHH.0000000000000454.

Egan, Judith (2019) Review of Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for individualizing client care across the lifespan, 10th Edition. F. A. Davis: Philadelphia, PA.   Doody’s Review Service (on-line). Available: (Accessed [03/20/19]).

Presentations/Invited Talks

2017 Elsevier Educational conference Las Vegas Nevada. Poster Presentation (Egan, J., 2017). The Relationship between Utilization of the Elsevier Online Remediation Tool and the HESI Exit Exam for Student Nurses Preparing for the NCLEX-RN

2017 AACN BSN Conference Atlanta Georgia (Wall, M. P. & Egan, J., 2017) Application of the Donabedian Model to Medication Calculation Competency Examination.

2019 (July) Sigma Theta Tau Conference Calgary Canada. Oral Presentation (Egan, J. 2018). General systems theory guided evaluation of a remediation policy for students preparing for NCLEX-RN.

Professional Associations

2019-2024 Recertified, ANCC Medical Surgical Nurse (RN-BC)

2018-2023 Recertified, NLN Certified Nurse Educator


2015 College of Nursing Faculty of the Year Seton Hall University

2013 Kappa Delta Pi

2010 Monmouth University MSN Academic Excellence Award

2009 Sigma Theta Tau

Additional Information

Professional Service

  • Subject Matter Expert Volunteer NCSBN September 2015
  •  New Jersey State Nurses Association
  •  American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
  •  AAUP

Community Service

  • Manasquan First Aid Squad- Active Associate member
  •  Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs

Monmouth University Service

  • First Year advisor to advise incoming freshman
  • General Education Oversite Committee; Chair for Standard I
  • Member interdisciplinary committee
  • Chair BSN Committee