Julie Hopkins, DNP RN CNE APHN-BC

Julie Hopkins.


Email: jlh208@case.edu

Phone: 216.368.0541


Instructor in the School of Nursing

Research Interests

  • Nurse residency programs and their effectiveness in easing the transition from student to practicing RN
  • Exploring the effectiveness of innovative teaching strategies in nursing education
  • Promoting the new graduate nurse’s ability to work as part of an interprofessional team

Education Interests

  • Undergraduate medical-surgical nursing
  • Developing critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills
  • Nursing care of the patient with cardiovascular disorders
  • Preventive care and health education

Educational Background

  • BSN, Kent State University
  • MSN, Cleveland State University
  • Post-Masters in Nursing Education: Kent State University
  • DNP, The Ohio State University


  • Hopkins, J. and Bromley, G. (2016). Preparing New Graduates for Interprofessional Teamwork Effectiveness of a Nurse Residency Program. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, (47)3, p 140-148. Doi: 10.3928/00220124-20160218