Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Karen Heaton’s program of research is primarily focused on the effects of sleep deprivation and obstructive sleep apnea on cognition and injury risk in workers. For example, she has been involved in projects that explored the impact of distraction and health issues on driving and driving performance issues among aging truck drivers, and self-assessment of driving performance compared to real-time simulated driving performance among truck drivers.
  • Research Overview

  • Occupational health and safety; sleep; motor vehicle crash prevention; truck drivers; remote workers' access to healthcare and information; spousal influence on worker health behavior; barriers to sleep on the road; stress and social isolation among truck drivers; obstructive sleep apnea screening and treatment adherence; Theory of Planned Behavior; DOT Medical Examinations; Philosophy of Science; Responsible Conduct of Research; Quantitative Research Methods; Subjective measures of sleepiness
  • Teaching Activities

  • NRM752 - Responsible Conduct Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR753 - Nurs as Scientific Discipline (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR753 - Nurs as Scientific Discipline (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR797 - Writing the Dissertation (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR645 - Sleep Across the Lifespan I (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR797 - Writing the Dissertation (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR753 - Nurs as Scientific Discipline (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR753 - Nurs as Scientific Discipline (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR797 - Writing the Dissertation (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR797 - Writing the Dissertation (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR697 - DOT MedExam Cert Review Course (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR751 - Philosophical Found of Science (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR797 - Writing the Dissertation (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR697 - DOT MedExam Cert Review Course (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR797 - Writing the Dissertation (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR697 - DOT MedExam Cert Review Course (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR751 - Philosophical Found of Science (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NRM780 - Applic Research Design Princ I (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR697 - DOT MedExam Cert Review Course (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR797 - Writing the Dissertation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR697 - DOT MedExam Cert Review Course (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR751 - Philosophical Found of Science (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NRM780 - Applic Research Design Princ I (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NRM798L - Research Immersion (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR697 - DOT MedExam Cert Review Course (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NRM752 - Responsible Conduct Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR697 - DOT MedExam Cert Review Course (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR751 - Philosophical Found of Science (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NRM772 - Designs of Nursing Studies II (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR706 - Theory Building in Nursing (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR750 - Quantitative Research Methods (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR752 - Responsible Conduct Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NRM770 - Designs for Nursing Studies I (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR706 - Theory Building in Nursing (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR752 - Responsible Conduct Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NRM772 - Designs of Nursing Studies II (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NRM770 - Designs for Nursing Studies I (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR671 - Prin Occ Toxicology Disease (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR752 - Responsible Conduct Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NTC652 - Prog and Curr Development Nur (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NTC760 - Transitions to Academic Edu (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR671 - Prin Occ Toxicology Disease (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NTC654 - Eval of Instruction in Nursing (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NAH685L - Practicum I Adult Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR396L - Community Public Hlth Prac-SL (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR374 - Informatics Research Nurs Prac (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR737 - Interdisciplinary Leadership (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR397 - Comm/Public Health Nursing RNs (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR476 - Community Health Nursing (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR397 - Comm/Public Health Nursing RNs (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • Full Name

  • Karen Heaton