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Dr. Jurado is a versatile leader and a superb role model. He has held prominent positions in several professional organizations and educational institutions. He is a past president of the NJ Board of Nursing where he served as a Board Member for ten years; a past president of the Philippine Nurses Association of NJ; and a past president of the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) where he established a peer-reviewed journal, created a forum for advanced-practice nurses and founded a village in the Philippines providing homes for the homeless. He recently served as the PNAA Parliamentarian for six years. He is now the PNAA Executive Director. He is also the Associate Editor of the Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Research (JNPARR).
His research agenda includes foreign-educated nurses and men in nursing. His novel doctoral dissertation was focused on the "Social Construction of Filipino nurses in the Philippines and as Foreign-Educated Nurses in the United States." He has spoken at regional, national and global conferences (in all the six continents of the world) regarding his program of research and other topics germane to nursing education, leadership and diversity. He has received several distinguished awards in nursing education and research, health care, community leadership and mentoring. He is a certified nurse educator (CNE), nurse executive (NE-BC), and an advanced practice nurse (APN) in adult health.
In 2016, he was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing during a ceremony at the academy’s annual policy conference held in Washington, DC. He was one of the nurse leaders from across the U.S. and from ten other countries chosen for this remarkable honor based on their outstanding contributions to nursing and health care, including their influence on health care policies.
Social Construction of Foreign-Educated Nurses
Men in Nursing
Diversity in Healthcare
Languages (other than English)Filipino
Leadership in Nursing & Health Care; Health Policy; Urban Population
Historical analysis of Filipino nurse migration to the US; Fellowship programs: Breaking the glass ceiling; “Gawad Kalinga” project, It takes a village. ; In Tuazon, N. (Ed), The Philippine Nurses Association of America: A tapestry. ; The Philippine Nurses Association of America; 2019
Case Study: Recruitment of Philippine-educated nurses to the United States.; In: Douglas, M., Paquiao, D. & Purnell, L. (Eds), Global Applications of Culturally Competent Health Care: Guidelines for Practice. ; Springer: Cham; 2018
Filipino Nurses in the United States: Demographic Profile and Job Satisfaction; , Nursing Management; Volume
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Experiences of Filipino-American Registered Nurses in the US Towards End-of-Life Care; , ; 2018
The Impact of an All BSN Workforce Policy; , Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Research; 2018
Ethics in research and publications
Demographic Profile and Job Satisfaction of Filipino-American Nurses
Facilitators and barriers in attracting and retaining men in the nursing workforce
The Advanced Practice Nurse Role in Promoting Population Health
Historical Analysis of Filipino Nurse Migration to the United States
Awards and Honors
Notable Courses Taught
Leadership in Nursing
NCLEX-RN Prep Courses