Brooke Flinders, DNP, RN, CNM

Brook Flinders

Chair and Associate Professor

flindeba@MiamiOH.edu

151 University Hall

513-785-7749

Education

  • DNP, Frontier Nursing University
  • MSN, Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing
  • Certification, Midwifery Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing
  • BSN, Miami University

Professional Experience

  • Full-scope midwifery services
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Welcome Home
  • Early Intervention
  • Long-Term Care/ Alzheimer’s Dementia

Teaching 

My specialty is OB/Women’s Health. I currently teach Care of Childbearing Families to junior-level nursing students. I have also taught Pediatrics in the traditional baccalaureate program and theory in the RN-BSN on-line program.

Service

I am Co-PI for FOCUS Butler County, which provides evidence-based education to teens, in a community-based setting, with the objectives of preventing unplanned pregnancies and STIs. The program is delivered in Butler, Warren, Hamilton, and Montgomery Counties, to females 16-19 years old, in partnership with the YWCA Hamilton. 

Scholarship

Peer-Reviewed Presentations
Flinders, B., Dameron, M., Flannigan, B., Kava, K. (January, 2015). “Transparent teaching and other “high impact” practices”. Concurrent session at Lilly Conference on College Teaching: Austin, TX.

Flinders, B., Dameron, M., Flannigan, B., Kava, K. Murphy, N., Schaeffer, A. (November, 2014). “Transparent Teaching: An innovative approach to open communication and active learning”. Concurrent session at the 34th Annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching: Oxford, OH.

Bishop-Clark, C., Sanders, L., Flinders, B. (2014). The power of women mentoring women. Concurrent session at ACE Women’s Network, Ohio: Columbus, OH.

Flinders, B., Clark, R., Glass, M., Schubert, A., &Wilson, B. (January, 2014). “Steps to service-learning sustainability”. Concurrent session at Lilly Conference on College Teaching: Austin, TX.

Flinders, B., Clark, R., Glass, M., Schubert, A., Neu, T. Honaker, H., & Wilson, B. (November, 2014). “At your service: A student learning community approach to service learning programs. Concurrent session at the 33rd Annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching: Oxford, Ohio.

Flinders, B. (November, 2014). Topic: Service-Learning. Open table invited session at the 33rd Annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching in Oxford, Ohio.

Flinders, B., Gilb, K. (September, 2013). “Students and service and SoTL, oh my!”. Concurrent session at Maryville Fifth Annual SoTL Conference: St. Louis, MO.

Flinders, B., Martin, S., & French, I. (March, 2013). “Service-learning, step-by-step: A new approach to walking the walk”. Concurrent session at Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching: Pomona, CA.

Flinders, B., Martin, S., Gilb, K. (November, 2012). Topic: Service-Learning. Open table invited session at 32nd Annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching in Oxford, Ohio.

Flinders, B., Glesige, P., Price, K., Gebhart, C., Neu, T., Dees, J., Carroll, J. (November, 2012). “The “partnership model” for service-learning: A fresh approach for collective impact”. Invited Concurrent Session, “32nd Annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching” in Oxford, Ohio

Flinders, B., Gilb, K., Price, K. (May, 2012). “Implementation of an evidence-based service-learning program”. SoTL Academy: Grand Valley State, Ypsilanti, MI.

Flinders, B., Martin, S., Glesige, P., Martin, S., Price, K., and French, I. (October, 2012). “What’s the big idea? A partnership model for service-learning that really works”. Presented at Maryville University SoTL Conference: St. Louis, Missouri.

Flinders, B., Carlascio, A., Gilb, K., and Nicholson, L. (March, 2012). “Students as authentic partners: A success story”. Presented at Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching.

Flinders, B., Carlascio, A., Gilb, K., and Nicholson, L. (January, 2012). “The partnership model: Creating and sustaining authentic partnership for students, faculty, and communities”. Presented at Clute Institute’s International Conference.

Flinders, B., Carlascio, A., Gilb, K., Nicholson, L. (November 19, 2011). “Cooperative learning in action”. Panel presentation at “31st Annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching” in Oxford, Ohio

Flinders, B., Carlascio, A., Gilb, K., Nicholson, L. (May 16, 2011). “Moving beyond engagement to authentic partnership: A working model”. Presented panel discussion at “Scholarship of Teaching and Leaning Academy” at Eastern Michigan University.

Flinders, B., Carlascio, A., Gilb, K., Nicholson, L. (March 16, 2011). “Authentic partnership”. Presented poster at “Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching” in Pomona, California.

Flinders, B. (October, 2010). “Evaluating service-learning through SoTL in nursing”. Presentation “At Integrating the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning into Academic Culture”. Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri.

Flinders, B. (March, 2010). “Evaluating service-learning outcomes and a relationship to critical thinking ability”. Presentation at “Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching” in Pomona, California.

Flinders, B. (November, 2009). “Gathering evidence to improve service-learning outcomes in Nursing”. Presentation at “29th Annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching” in Oxford, Ohio.

Peer Reviewed Poster Presentations
Flinders, B., & Gilb, K. (May, 2014). “Evaluation of FOCUS: A teenage pregnancy prevention program and service learning initiative”. Poster presenter at American College of Nurse Midwives 59th Annual Conference: Denver, Colorado.

Flinders, B., Gilb, K., Martin, S., Price, K., Wilson, B., Clark, R., Schubert, A. (June, 2013). “FOCUS: Evaluation of a teenage pregnancy prevention program” (Pilot Results). Poster presented at American College of Nurse Midwives 58th Annual Conference: Nashville, Tennessee.

Flinders, B., Carlascio, A., Gilb, K. (June, 2012). “FOCUS: Evaluation of a teenage pregnancy prevention program” (Research Design). Poster presented at American College of Nurse Midwives 57th Annual Conference: Long Beach, California.

Flinders, B., Carlascio, A., Gilb, K., Nicholson, L. (August 20, 2011). “Moving beyond engagement to authentic partnership in practice”. Presented poster at American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists/ Association of Women’s Health and Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses joint “Summer Conference” in Columbus, Ohio.

Flinders, B., Carlascio, A., Gilb, K., Nicholson, L. (April 15, 2011). “Moving beyond engagement to authentic Partnership”. Presented poster at “12th Annual Midwest Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning” at IU, South Bend.

Flinders, B., Carlascio, A., Gilb, K., Nicholson, L. (April 8, 2011). “Moving beyond engagement”. Presented poster at OCADNEA conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Selected Publications

Flinders, B., Gilb, K., Neu, T. (2014). Teenage Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention: A Pilot Study Exploring Knowledge and Reported Behaviors. American Journal of Health Sciences, 5(2). Retrieved from: http://cluteinstitute.com/ojs/index.php/AJHS/article/view/8992/8946

Flinders, B., Carlascio, A., Gilb, K., Nicholson, L. (2013). A “partnership model for service-learning”: A step-by-step approach”. American Journal of Health Sciences, 4(2). Retrieved from: http://journals.cluteonline.com/index.php/AJHS/article/view/7760/7824

Flinders, B. (2013). “Service-learning pedagogy: Benefits of a learning community approach”. Journal of College Teaching and Learning, 10(3). Retrieved from: http://journals.cluteonline.com/index.php/TLC/article/view/7932/7989

Flinders, B. (2013). “Using the baccalaureate essentials to create context: Evaluation of an innovative approach”. Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 6(3). Retrieved from: http://journals.cluteonline.com/index.php/CIER/article/view/7900/7958

Flinders, B. (2013). “Participant perspectives on an evidence-based pregnancy/STI prevention curriculum: The importance of atmosphere, active learning, and accurate advice. American Journal of Health Sciences 4(3). Retrieved from: http://journals.cluteonline.com/index.php/AJHS/article/view/8004/8058

Current Research

2010-Present FOCUS Program: Pregnancy and STI Prevention Strategies Assessed, Co-PI

2009-Present Impact of Service-Learning Opportunities on Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Principal Investigator

Funding

External Funding
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health YWCA Hamilton $405,575 each year for five years, totaling: $2,027,875 2010-2015

Internal Funding
Miami Hamilton: Scholarship and Research $1573 2010-2011

Miami Hamilton: Scholarship and Research $735 2009-2010

Miami Hamilton: Special Funds $473.64 2009

CELT: Faculty Development $300 2008-2009

Miami Hamilton: Small Assessment Grant $781 2008

ATS Faculty Learning Community Award $2100 2009-2010

SoTL Faculty Learning Community Award $800 2008-2009

CELT: New-Faculty Teaching Enhancement $400 2007

CELT: PTEP Program $300 2006