Dr. Jan Sampson

Dr. Jan Sampson

Title: Assistant Professor
Joined School of Nursing: 2004

Office: Folsom Hall 2022
Email: sampsonj@csus.edu
Office Phone: 916-278-1510

Mailing Address:
Sacramento State - School of Nursing 
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6096

Professional Degrees

  • D.N.P., University of San Francisco, 2012
  • M.S.N., University of San Francisco, 1991
  • B.S.N., Humboldt State University, 1986

Credentials and Certifications

  • State of California Public Health Nurse Certificate
  • Residency in Nursing Educaiton Certificate
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Basic Life Support Certificate
  • California Community College Instructor Credential
  • Certified Nurse Educator


  • NURS 138 - Nursing the Childrearing Family
  • NURS 171 - Transitional Concepts for Professional Nursing
  • NURS 213A - Practicum in Specialized Nursing Process: Family, Community, Mental Health Nursing

Research Interests

  • Pediatric Pain Management

Professional Activities

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Beta Gamma Chapter, Member
  • American Nursing Association, Member
  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses, Northern California Chapter, Member

Publications, Grands, and Awards

  • Tobar, K., Wall, D., Parsh, B., & Sampson, J. (2007). Use of 12-hour clinical shifts in nursing 
    education: faculty, staff, and student response. Nurse Educator, 32(5), 190-1.
  • Recipient of Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Gamma Chapter Graduate Student Scholarship, 1991