Lynn Clutter, PhD, APRN, CNS, CNE, IBCLC
Lynn B. Clutter, PhD, APRN, CNS, CNE is a full time tenure-track Assistant Professor at the University of Tulsa. Her teaching/practice areas are pediatric, maternal-infant, family, community health, genetics, ethics, and research. Her passion is equipping students for effective professional nursing roles as well as providing excellent patient/family care in nursing service. Dr. Clutter also is committed to helping prepare students to pursue advanced degrees by providing a sound educational and research foundation at the BSN level.
Dr. Clutter conducts both qualitative and quantitative research. Current publication topics include test anxiety & cortisol, attachment, children's pain, spirituality, adolescent parenting, unintended pregnancy, labor & delivery support, and adoption. She has served as a research mentor of student groups in course work and with Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge (TURC) students.
Dr. Clutter is a founding member and Vice President of the Wong- Baker FACES Foundation Board. Professional service has included leadership in several chapters of the international nursing honor society, Sigma Theta Tau International; local and national service with Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses; as well as service with several other professional organizations. She is the Faculty Advisor for Nurses Christian Fellowship.
Dr. Clutter has a long and diverse background of community service in areas such as nursing and advanced practice work in hospital and community settings, faith based contexts, and work with at-risk groups. She is certified as a Perinatal Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and Nurse Educator.
test anxiety & cortisol in nursing students, attachment, children’s pain, spirituality, adolescent parenting, unintended pregnancy, labor & delivery support, and human adoption/birth mothers.
nursing science, applied science, pediatric, maternal-infant, family, community health, genetics, ethics, and research
Clutter, L. B. (2014). Adult birth mothers who made open infant adoption placements after adolescent unplanned pregnancy. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 43 (2), 190-199. DOI: 10.1111/1552-6909.12280.
Leong, C. S. U., Clutter, L. B. & Ho, M. W. (2014). Empowering non-family caregivers of older adults in Macao Chinese society: Combining theory knowledge lesson and basic care skill laboratory. Public Health Research, 4 (3), 98-103. DOI: 10.5923/j.phr.20140403.04.
Grant, C. B. & Clutter, L. B. (2014). The peanut ball: A remarkable labor support tool. International Doula, 22 (4), 12-15.
Clutter, L. B. (2009). It’s never too late for education. The Oklahoma Nurse, 54 (2). 20 (Plus front page header).
Clutter, L. B. (2008). Praise for CNS on Newborn Assessment. Nursing for Women’s Health, 12 (1), 13-14.
Clutter, L. (2007). Chiron mentoring benefits all. Reflections on Nursing Leadership, online journal, Indianapolis (2007) Sigma Theta Tau International.
Pappas, I., Clutter, L., Maggi, E. (2007). Current legal changes: Innovative legal seminar for nursing students. Journal of Nursing Law, 11 (4), 197-209.
Wong, D. L., Brantly, D., Clutter, L. B., et al. (1992). Diapering Choices: A Critical Review of The Issues. Pediatric Nursing, 18 (2), 41-54. Received a Writer’s Award from Pediatric Nursing.
Clutter, L. et al. (1988). Communicating Effectively with Older Children and Adolescents. Children’s Nurse, 6, (1), 2-4.
Clutter, L. (1988). Helping Parents Prepare for Travel. Pediatric Nursing, 14, (3), 211-215.
Clutter, L. et al. (1987). Communicating Effectively with Young Children. Children’s Nurse, 5 (4), 1-3.
Leong, C. S. U. & Clutter, L. B. (2015). Active learning improves nursing student clinical performance in an academic institution in Macao. Chinese Nursing Research.
Clutter, L. B. & Grant, C. B. (2015). Peanut Balls: Improving options for women laboring with an epidural. Australian Midwifery News, 3 (3).
Nichols, L. A., Lauderdale, J., & Clutter, L. B. (2015). Culturally Competent Theoretical Frameworks for Assessment of Native American Families. (Draft revision for submission).
DiVito-Thomas, P., Clutter, L. B., Baker, C. M., & Wong, D. L. (2015). Multicultural study of the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale (FACES): Validity, reliability, and preferences. (Research complete, manuscript in preparation).
Leong, C. S. U. & Clutter, L. B. (2015). Professionalism is priority for Macao clinical nursing students: Ethnographic study of preceptors. (Draft in review Nursing & Health Sciences).
Clutter, L. B., Potter, W. T., Alabari, A., & Caruso, J. F. (2015). Test Anxiety and Salivary Cortisol Levels in BSN Nursing Students. (Draft in review The Journal of Nursing Education).
Clutter, L. (2006). Book Review of “When Parents Say No: Religious and Cultural Influences on Pediatric Healthcare Treatment” by Linnard-Palmer, L. in Reflections on Nursing Leadership, online journal, Indianapolis (2006) Sigma Theta Tau International.
- Nursing Interventions III
- Nursing Trends
- Applied Science I
- Introduction to Applied Health Care Research
- National League for Nursing/Oklahoma League for Nursing
- Nurses Christian Fellowship
- Oklahoma Lactation Consultants Association
- Sigma Theta Tau International/Zeta Delta Chapter-at-Large
- American Nurses Association/OK Nurses Association
- International Council of Nurses Education Network
- Sigma Theta Tau International/Mu Iota Chapter
- Sigma Theta Tau International/Upsilon Pi Chapter
- Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
- Sigma Theta Tau International
- Sigma Theta Tau International/Alpha Chapter
- Upsilon Pi Chapter
Awards & Honors
- Achievement in Nursing Practice Award
- Book of the Year Award
- 1991 Writer’s Award for the group written article
- Profiles in Excellence
- Editor’s Choice Book Review: Meeting Children’s Psychosocial Needs Across the Health-Care Continuum
- Outstanding Service Award/President’s Outstanding Faculty Service Award
- Excellence in Leadership Award/Sigma Theta Tau International
- Outstanding Academic Achievement and Contribution to the Health of Women and Infants
- Nurse to Nurse Award/2008 Annual Convention General Session Presentation
- Award for Contributions to ONA Region 2 and Nursing Excellence
- Who’s Who among Collegiate Faculty
- Author & Scholar Award
- Who’s Who in Academia
- Nurse of the Year
- Award of Excellence in Research
- The Great 100 Nurses of Oklahoma 2014
- Excellence in Research Award
- Chapter Service Award: Chapter President
- Leadership Recognition Award: Chapter President 25th Chapter Anniversary