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Julie Herrema, DNP, RN

Julie Herrema, DNP, RN

Julie Herrema, DNP, RN
Julie Herrema, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
Phone: (231) 591-2286
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • DNP, Ferris State University
  • MSN, Walden University
  • BSN, Calvin College

Biography

Julie is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at Ferris State University. She has a background as a Registered Nurse, specializing in the areas of critical care and perioperative services. She obtained her MSN from Walden University with an emphasis in nursing education, and completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Ferris State University. Her DNP project focused on increasing utilization of a peer support program to reduce stress reactions in healthcare providers following distressing workplace events. Julie is passionate about improving the health and well-being of individuals throughout the communities where she lives and works. Through her teaching, scholarship, and service, Julie strives to cultivate an environment where each individual can flourish. She currently serves as a mentor and volunteer at a support group for adolescent mothers. And finally, she is certified as an ASIST trained suicide intervention provider, as well as a SafeTALK suicide awareness trainer, seeking to build suicide safer communities.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Journal Article
    Herrema, J., Wiechart, P., Peklo, A., Gustman, S., Dood, F. (2020). "The Impact of Organizational Support on Secondary Traumatic Stress and Evaluation of a CISM Peer Support Program," Crisis, Stress, and Human Resilience: An International Journal. 2 (1). pp. 29-37.

Presentations

  • Poster
    Lab, M. (Author & Presenter), Herrema, J. (Author & Presenter), Suicide Research Symposium, "SafeTALK Suicide Prevention Training in the University Setting," Suicide Research Symposium, Virtual Conference, (June 16, 2022).
  • Lecture
    Herrema, J. (Presenter), 2022 Behavioral Health Symposium, "Workplace Violence," Michigan Bureau of EMS, Trauma and Preparedness, Virtual, (June 16, 2022).
  • Poster
    Lab, M. (Author & Presenter), Herrema, J. (Author & Presenter), Virtual Health Fair, "Suicide Prevention Training in the University Setting," College of Health Professions, Virtual, (April 5, 2022).
  • Keynote/Plenary Address
    Herrema, J. (Presenter), Sigma 2021 Fall Research Event, "Resilience: You are NOT Alone; We are in This Together," Simga Kappa Epsilon at-Large Chapter, Virtual, (November 3, 2021).
  • Poster
    Lab, M. (Author & Presenter), Herrema, J. (Author & Presenter), Sigma 2021 Fall Research Event, "SafeTALK Suicide Prevention Training in the University Setting," Kappa Epsilon Chapter, Virtual Conference, (November 3, 2021).
  • Poster
    Lab, M. (Author & Presenter), Herrema, J. (Author & Presenter), IASR/AFSP International Summit on Suicide Reaserch, "SafeTALK Suicide Prevention Training in the University Setting," IASR/AFSP, Virtual Conference, (October 26, 2021).
  • Oral Presentation
    Lab, M. (Author & Presenter), Herrema, J. (Author & Presenter), Junior Faculty Fellows Showcase, "Suicide Prevention Program: SafeTALK," Ferris State University: Junior Fellows Program, FLITE, (August 18, 2021).
  • Oral Presentation
    Herrema, J., Lab, M., College of Health Professions Best Practice Day, "SafeTALK LivingWorks: Suicide Prevention Training at Ferris State University," Ferris State University, College of Health Professions, Virtual Format, (April 1, 2021).
  • Poster
    Herrema, J. (Author & Presenter), Weichart, P. (Author & Presenter), Michigan Nursing Summit, "Critical Incident Stress Management: Impact of a QI Project on Program Utilization," Michigan Center for Nursing, Detroit, MI, (October 17, 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Herrema, J. (Author & Presenter), DNP Oral Deference, "Critical Incident Stress Management: Utilization and Perceptions of Organizational Support Among Pediatric Nurses," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (July 22, 2019).