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Idaho State University

Omotayo Omotowa, PhD, MPA, MA, MSN, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor

College of Nursing 
Idaho State University
1776 Science Center Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Office: TAB Building 281 - Idaho Falls
Phone: 208-282-1117
Email: omotomot@isu.edu
 
Education
  • BSC in Political Science, Obafermi Qwolowo University, Nigeria
  • MPA in Public Administration, University of Ilorim, Nigeria
  • MA in Political Science, University of Idaho
  • BSN, Lewis-Clark State College
  • MSN in Nursing Education from Walden University
  • Ph.D. in Nursing, Walden University

Research Intrestes:

  • Geriatric Nursing/Care of the Older Adults
  • Public Health Policy
  • Staffing Standards in Nursing Homes

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Profile

Dr. Omotayo Omotowa is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Idaho State University (ISU) School of Nursing. Dr. Omotowa teaches in the undergraduate program. Dr. Omotowa is particularly interested in the quality of care outcomes of the older adults residing in nursing homes, staffing standards/levels in nursing homes, and health and aging policy. Dr. Omotowa has served in the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program advisory committee and continues to serve as a member of Geriatric Certificate Advisory, Geriatric Symposium Planning, Open Education Resources, and Health Fair Planning committees at Idaho State University. Dr. Omotowa is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International and has served as the governance chair of the Theta Upsilon Chapter. Dr. Omotowa is, also, currently a member of the editorial board, International Journal of Nursing and Health Care Research.

Dr. Omotowa received her BSN from Lewis Clark State College, Lewiston, Idaho, MSN and PhD from Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Prior to receiving her nursing degrees, Dr. Omotowa received her BSc Political Science from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, Masters in Public Administration from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria and MA in Political Science from the University of Idaho.

Featured Scholarship & Publication

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

Omotowa, O. O. (2018). Staffing Standards and Care Outcomes in For-Profit and Not-For-Profit Religious-Based Nursing Homes (Doctoral Dissertation). Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/pqdtlocal1005747/docview/1973128640/11ACA7AABAB43E0PQ/1?accountid=14872 (Accession No. 10684046).

PROFESSIONAL/NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Staffing Standards and Care Outcomes in For-Profit and Not-For-Profit Religious-Based Nursing Homes. 3rd International Aging & Gerontology Conference. Atlanta, GA. July 18 to 19, 2018. (Podium Session).

Application of Quality and Safety Education for Nurses in Psychiatric Mental Health Hospital and Nursing Programs. Graduate School Practicum Project. State Hospital South, Blackfoot, ID. October 2012.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Omotowa, O. (2018). Staffing Standards and Staffing levels in Nursing Homes. Idaho State University Research Day. Pocatello, ID. April 20, 2018.

Omotowa, O. (2017). Disparities and Segregation: Care of the Racial/Ethnic Minority Older Adults in Nursing Homes. Idaho State University Research Day. Pocatello, ID. April 21, 2017.

Omotowa, O. (2016). The Use of Health Information Technology in Long-Term Care Facilities. Idaho State University Research Day. Pocatello, ID. April 21, 2016.