Jayne Josephsen, Ed.D., RN, CHSE, CHPN

Boise State University

Associate Professor


Jayne Josephsen, EdD, RN, CHSE, CHPN is an associate professor in Boise State University’s (BSU) school of nursing. Her focus in nursing is care coordination and hospice and palliative care. She has worked with the Quality of Life coalition to develop conferences related to end of life care and worked with the Rural Nurse Preceptorship program to develop and implement training for rural nurses related to leadership and precepting. She is also actively working to create workforce development education related to care coordination for Boise State University.   Prior to her career in nursing, she worked in human services with a variety of populations including, children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health issues, as well as working in correctional and treatment settings. Throughout her human service and nursing career, her focus has been on effective transition management, client and community education, and client and family engagement and advocacy.   Currently, she is a co-primary investigator for the State-level team evaluating the Idaho Statewide Healthcare Innovation Plan (SHIP). She is especially focused on the implementation of care coordination in the Patient-Centered Medical Home model, investigating issues concerning data analytics and use of motivational interviewing for patient engagement.