Dean/College of Prof. Studies
College of Professional Studies


Claire M. Fagin Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007-2009

Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC) program.

Supported by the John A. Hartford Foundation and the Atlantic Philanthropies.

Doctor of Nursing Science, 2006

Rush University, Chicago, IL

Focus: Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Master of Science, 1991

University of Illinois at Chicago

Major Emphasis:  Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Diploma in Nursing, 1985

Mennonite School of Nursing, Bloomington, IL       

Bachelor of Science, 1982    

Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Major Emphasis: Psychology and Sociology          


Millikin University School of Nursing

Director, June 1, 2014 to present

Associate Professor Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Assistant Professor Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

August 2010 to July 2014

Publications (Blind Peer-Reviewed)

Lindsey, P.L. & Jenkins, S. (2013). The influence of a novel clinical simulation

education intervention on nursing students’ clinical judgment. Nursing Forum.48(1), 61-70.

Lindsey, P.L.  & Buckwalter, K.C. (2012). Administration of p.r.n. medications and

use of nonpharmacolgic interventions in acute geropsychiatric settings: Implications for  

practice. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association, 18(2), 82-90.

Lindsey, P.L., & Mehalic, J. (2010). Psychotropic medication induced rabbit

syndrome. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services,48(2), 31-36.

Jenkins, S., & Lindsey, P.L. (2010). Clinical nurse specialists as leaders in rapid

response. Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice, 24(1), 24-30.

Lindsey, P. L. (2009) Psychiatric nurses' decision to restrain: The association between

empowerment and individual factors. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services,

47(9), 41-49.       

Lindsey, P.L. (2009). Psychotropic medication use among older adults: What all

nurses need to know. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 35 (8), 28-38.    

Lindsey, P.L.  & Buckwalter, K.C. (2009). Psychotic events in alzheimer’s disease:                           

Application of the PLST model. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 35 (9), 20-29.

Lindsey, P. L. (2009) Starting an accelerated baccalaureate nursing program: Challenges  and

opportunities for creative educational innovations. Journal of Nursing  Education,48 (5), 279-281.

Book Chapters (editorially reviewed)

Lindsey, P. L. (2011). Managing behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.

In McNamara, P. (Ed.) Dementia. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.