Jason Sasser, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CCRN-K, CNE

Clinical Professor & Director, MSN Program

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Jason Sasser

Professional Overview

Dr. Sasser is a clinical full professor at the Loewenberg College of Nursing. He began his nursing career in 2006 working in the intensive care unit at Regional One Health. In 2011, he became a family nurse practitioner and has worked in primary care including pediatrics and retail health. He received his doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2017. Dr. Sasser is a certified critical-care registered nurse (CCRN-K), a certified family nurse practitioner (FNP-C), and a certified nurse educator (CNE). Research/scholarship interests include quality improvement in primary care, teaching/learning, and aging. 

Dr. Sasser has experience teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate nursing courses. He currently serves as the director of the MSN program at LCON and also provides oversight of the nursing education MSN concentration. He has served on many committees and groups from the college to national levels including faculty affairs committee (chair), undergraduate admissions committee, undergraduate council, graduate council (chair), student research forum workgroup, clinical faculty promotion committee, faculty & admin search committees, university graduate grade appeals committee, university pride and equity alliance, journal peer review panels, and with the National League for Nursing.

  • DNP, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • MSN, University of Memphis
  • BSN, University of Memphis
  • ADN, Southwest TN Comm College

  • Acute Care
  • Adult Health
  • Gerontology
  • Interprofessionalism
  • Nursing Education
  • Primary Care

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nurses

  • DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty, 2017

Baldwin, M., Burrow, R., Reifsnider, M., & Sasser, J. T. (2022). Communicating with rural older adults. [peer-reviewed CE Module]. https://hign.org/consultgeri/elearning/care-older-adults-rural-america-coa-ra-series

Sasser, J. T., Adkins, R. H., & Baldwin, M. D. (2022). Introduction to rural older adults and factors impacting health. [peer-reviewed CE Module]. https://hign.org/consultgeri/elearning/care-older-adults-rural-america-coa-ra-series

Jacobs, M. D. & Sasser, J. T. (2021). Impostor phenomenon in undergraduate nursing students: Pilot study of prevalence and patterns. Journal of Nursing Education, 60(6), 317-323.

Sasser, J. T., Gill, M. E., Wilson, J., M., Lee, S., & Richardson, T. A. (2021). College of nursing sponsored research forum to promote student scholarship development. Journal of Nursing Education, 60(3), 183-184.

Blount, C. A., Jackson, J. C, & Sasser, J. T. (2020). An HPV vaccination protocol to increase rates. i-manager's Journal on Nursing, 10(3), 1-13.

Harrell, B. & Sasser, J. T. (2018). Sexual and gender minority health: Nursing’s overdue coming out. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 79, A1-A4. 

Lee, S., Dapremont, J., & Sasser, J. T. (2011).  Nursing students’ perception of class size and its impact on test performance: A pilot study. Journal of Nursing Education, 50(12), 715-718.

  • Hearing Health Promotion Program