jan Weust, RN

Jan Weust

Department of Baccalaureate Nursing
Office: NU 322
Phone: 812.237.2379
Email: Jan.Weust@indstate.edu

Jan Weust is responsible for the campus based Nursing 424 (Nursing Care of Adults III) theory and clinical.  In 1986, Jan obtained her Associate of Science with a major in Nursing from Indiana State University.  She completed her Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing in 2000 from Indiana Wesleyan University. In 2005, she completed her Master’s of Science degree in Community Health Nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Jan has 24 years of nursing experience as a registered nurse in a variety of roles during her nursing career.  At Union Hospital, she has worked as a medical surgical staff nurse, an endoscopy nurse and as a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Specialist in the Education Department. 
Jan taught at Ivy Tech Community College of the Wabash Valley as a nursing instructor for three years. Also, she taught as adjunct faculty for Indiana State University College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services in the Baccalaureate nursing program.
Recently she was the Chief Nursing Officer at Sullivan County Community Hospital.  As Chief Nursing Officer her duties included; managing, directing and facilitating eight nursing departments. She was also responsible for gathering, reviewing and reporting data related to specific nursing projects. 
Jan is an active member of the West Central Indiana Health Education Center and sits on both their Advisory and Executive Boards.  She is an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor. She was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau in 2000.