Umez C.V.




What is NCLEX?


My Goal

Students' success is my goal. In deed, all participants should leave the Review Course feeling confident that they should be able to select the correct answers...Dr. Umez.

Curriculum Vitae



To serve in a leadership role at a College or University as a Director of Nursing for an RN and LVN program.

To teach in a Masters or Doctorate Nursing Program at a college or university.

To become a successful business owner.



DNS (Doctor of Nursing Science), Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 1997.

MN (Masters in Nursing), Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 1989.

BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana, May 1984.



**Professor-Associate Degree Nursing Program (Medical/Surgical Area), Lee College, Baytown, Texas, August 22, 1994 – February 29, 2020. January 4, 2021 – present.

**Owner and CEO of Dr. Johnson-Umez NCLEX Review for RNs and LVNs, Baytown, Texas, 2003 – Present.

**Director of Nursing, RN and LVN programs, Lee College, Baytown, Texas, March 1, 2020 –January 4, 2021.

**Educational Consultant for Compliance Review Services, Inc., Houston, Texas, May 2002 – Present.

**Nursing Instructor – Vocational Nursing Institute, Inc., Houston, Texas, October, 2009 – December 31, 2017.

**Educational Consultant (per contract) for a variety of surrounding nursing agencies in the state of Texas.

**Provider of mini NCLEX reviews and 2 Day PN NCLEX for Vocational Nursing Institute, Inc. Houston, Texas - 2012 to 2017.

Coordinator of Bayshore Computer Training Course for Nursing Students and Faculty at Lee College, Baytown, Texas, Fall 1998 - Fall 2000.

Consultant and Per - Visit RN, Home Care Resources, Houston, Texas, February 1998 - April 1999.

Per - Visit RN, Care One Home Health Agency, Houston, Texas, December 1994 - October 1995.

Assistant Professor - Medical/Surgical Area, Southern University School of Nursing, Baccalaureate Nursing Degree Program, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January 6, 1992 - July 29, 1994.

Staff Development Specialist for Global Management Home Health Agencies in Baton Rouge, Plaquemine, and Gonzales, Louisiana. Provide updated in - services to staff consisting of LPNs, RNs and nurse aides, September 23,1992 - July 29,1994.

Staff PRN Nurse, Orthopedics/Pediatrics and E.R., Medical Center of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Responsible for coordination of care for 5 - 8 patients, October 10, 1991 - July 29, 1994.

Instructor - Medical/Surgical Area, Diploma Nursing Program, Baton Rouge General Medical Center, School of Nursing, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 29, 1990 - October 9, 1991.

Staff PRN Nurse, Orthopedics/Pediatrics, Medical Center of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Responsible for coordination of care for 5 - 8 patients, March 27, 1991 - July 29, 1994.

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Orthopedics/Neurology, and Adjunct Clinical Nursing Instructor, Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January 8, 1990 - October 29, 1990.

Staff and Charge Nurse - Orthopedics, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 1986 - December 1989.



Lakewood Hospital Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship, 1979 - 1984.

Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing, April 1990 - present.

College Teacher of the Year Award in Nursing at Southern University, School of Nursing, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 1993.

**Who's Who Among America's Teachers 2002, 2005, 2006 - 2007.

**Honored in Who's Who Among American Nurses (2006 Edition)

**Honored in Biltmore Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals "Honors Edition 2006/2007"

**Honored as a Spotlight Employee of the Month for March/April 2006 by Compliance Review Services, Inc., Houston, Texas. Published in "Compliance Chatter, Vol. 3, Issue 2".

**Honored as one of the top 20 nurses in the State of Texas by Texas Nurses Association District 9 on November 15th 2007.

**Received Honorable Mention in article titled "Who’s Who in Academia" by Joseph Bozanek in News Digest International - July 28, 2015.

**Honored in National Association of Professional Women - 2015 edition, for outstanding leadership, commitment within the nursing profession and Owner and CEO of Dr. Johnson-Umez NCLEX Review for RNs and LVNs.

**Honored by the Top Ladies of Distinction Baytown, Chapter at a Recognition Dinner Honoring and Celebrating Black Business Women of Baytown, Texas, February 26, 2016.

**Honored by Philia Works of Houston, Inc. at the 13th Celebration of The New Year’s Breakfast Affair on Saturday, January 7, 2017, as ONE OF THE MOST INSPIRING WOMEN "A LIFE WORTHY OF THE GOSPEL" Accomplishments and photo was printed in the 2017 Collection of Inspiring Women by Philia Works of Houston, Inc.

**In honor of Nurses Week, selected as a Top Nurse in Baytown, Texas by the International Nurses Association (INA). Spotlighted in the renowned publication, Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. February 21, 2018.



** Dr. Johnson-Umez - NCLEX Review Course for RNs and LVNs (Owner and CEO of business) - 2 day review course for RN and LVN graduates that focuses on information needed to pass the NCLEX exam. (Developed March, 2003). (course in effect at present)

**May 17th, 2018 to Present - Business is a Member of the Chambers of Commerce in Baytown, Texas.

**Have been selected twice as an item writer of NCLEX RN by the National Council of State Board of Nursing in past years.

**Have attended one day workshops given by the National Council of State Board of Nursing on recent changes and updates of current and past RN NCLEX Test plans.

**January 17, 2017 - Article written by Lee College Marketing and Public Affairs (Lee College Nursing Division focuses on preparing graduates for the modern world) ]mentions and acknowledges Dr. Janice Umezulike’s business as one that offers vocational and registered nursing students tools to help prepare for national licensing exams.

**Dr. Johnson-Umez NCLEX Review for RNs and LVNs meets the exemption criteria for Section 132.003 as outlined by Texas Workforce Commission.

**Recent Courses completed and Workshops attended to be specialized in conducting NCLEX review sessions

**September 13, 2013 - Certificate of completion of Live Review Facilitator Training Workshop for NCLEX Reviews - Course completed at the National League for Nursing 2013 NLN Education Summit in Washington, DC.

** June 2013 - Texas Nurses Association/Foundation Provider Unit requirements for nurse licensure in the state of Texas - Austin, Texas.

**March 7, 2012 - 2012 Nursing Law - Sugarland, Texas

** May 23, 2011 - Introduction to 3G and Vital Sim - Simulations overview of new simulators - presented by Laerdal Medical Corporation and Emergency Medicine Learning and Resource Center.

**August 24, 2011 - THECB Nursing Innovation Grant “Use of Exam Diagnostic Tool Training€ - University of Houston, Sugarland, Texas.

**November 11, 2011 - Shaping the Future of Healthcare in the Gulf Coast - presented by San Jacinto College Continuing and Professional Development - Houston, Texas.


Capitol Area Society of Health Educators, 1989 - July 1994.

**Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing, 1990 - Present.

National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (NAON), 1990 - 1998.

Louisiana Health Education and Training Society, 1990 - July 29, 1994.

Louisiana State Nurses Association, 1992 - 1994.

National Black Nurses Association, Inc. and American Society of Pain Management Nurses, 1993 - 1998.

Texas Junior College Teachers Association, March 1995 - 1998.

**National League of Nursing Member - August 2002 - Present

**Associate Member of Sisters Network, Inc. of Baton Rouge, LA - March 15, 2011 - present.

**National Association of Professional Women - 2015 to present.

**Top Ladies of Distinction (Secretary) Baytown, Texas - 2012 to present.

**NAACP (Baytown, Chapter)- December 2015 to present.

**NCNW (National Council of Negro Women)- October 2013 to present.



Selected as a Board Member (Secretary Elect) for The Greater Houston Area Health Education Center of Houston, Texas, December 17, 2002 - 2010.

**Board member of the advisory committee for Vocational Nursing Institute, Inc. Houston, Texas - January 2011 - present.

** Board member of Vocational Nursing Institute, Inc. Houston, Texas - September 12, 2016 - present.



Assisted in developing an education tool at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana to evaluate preoperative teaching for their patients. This tool is being used at this present time at their facility, 1989.

Developed the first exit and transfer interview at Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Exit questionnaire and follow - up letter also developed for the employee once resigned, 1990.

Assisted in the development of and participated in the first Charge Nurse Course at Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1990.

Consultant for APIE charting at Lane Memorial Hospital, Zachary, Louisiana, February, 1991 - March, 1991.

Program on Wound Management taught to Home Health Nurses of Home Health Options Inc. in Plaquemine, Gonzales, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was awarded 3.1 continuing education units (CEU) credits as approved by the State Board of Nursing, April 1993.

Assisted in and wrote a proposal for a clinical lab at Health Care Options Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January 1994 - February 1994.

Assisted in the development of a Diabetes Nurse Specialty Program for Health Care Options, Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February, 1994 - June 1994

Analyzed and critiqued private medical charts for Global Management Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Performed as a consultant for problems noted within the private medical charts. Provided a detail in - service for RN and LPN Staff that addressed problems seen in medical charts in the areas of documentation and legal aspects of nursing. Staff consisted of RNs and LPNs of Health Care Options Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, June 1994 - July 1994.

Assisted in developing a clinical evaluation tool in which students will receive a letter grade for clinical at Lee College, Baytown, Texas, December 1994.

Helped to co - sponsor a live videoconference from Howard University in Washington, D.C. Live videoconference focused on Healthy People 2000 Progress Review for Black Americans. The purpose of this live conference was to identify health problems and possible solutions in communities, October 1998.

Developed nursing issue topics for Honors component for Nursing 1801/1802 courses at Lee College, Baytown, TX, Summer 1999.

Developed the first nursing mastery Level 2 medical/surgical course for students to take in the summer to help them improve on test taking skills, Summer, 1999.

Conducted a test - taking seminar for Associate Degree Nursing Students at Lee College to improve their test taking skills, October 5, 1999.

Developed multimedia project - Nursing Care of the Neurologically Compromised Client, February 2000.

Selected as a site visitor for Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to review the Associate Degree Nursing Program, LVN Program, and Surgical Tech program at Houston Community College, in Houston, Texas, February 14 - 16, 2001.

**Developed the first test - taking technique course for Associate Degree Nursing students at Lee College (COSS 0300 - Study skills for nursing students) by use of Perkins grant money and is presently teaching the course every semester to enable those students who consistently perform poorly on exams to be able to improve their test scores utilizing test taking techniques, May 3, 2001 - present.



Pain and Pain Management in the Elderly

Adult Health Nursing


Curriculum and teaching

Staff Development

Medical Surgical Nursing


Consultation (Nursing, Legal Aspects of Nursing, Home Health Nursing)

Test - taking techniques



Selected to serve on a Project Advisory Group for distance learning project through a Perkins Grant through the Coordinating Board of Texas. This advisory group will be assisting in developing a distance learning Re - entry RN nursing course which will be delivered through the web utilizing Virtual College of Texas. Elected by the college president to serve as an active member of the Lee College Steering Committee to oversee task forces designed by the college. Will be serving a term of 3 years, January 2002 - Dec. 2008.  


Presenter on topic "Choosing a career in nursing" to Junior High School students of Horace Manor High School in Baytown, Texas. Presentation was conducted for Project Gear Up in association with Lee College in Baytown, Texas. - June 11, 2003 , Sterling Library, Baytown, Texas.

Mentor of Nursing Honor Students, Fall 2000 - 2008.

Presenter at Career Fair on Nursing for School to Career Partnership Tri County at Lee College, Baytown, TX. Career Day was given for high School students, January 1999.

**Mentor for Lee College Freshman Level Students in Nursing, LVN or RN, 1997 - Present.

Southern University School of Nursing, Student Nurses Association Advisor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1993 - Spring 1994.

Editor of Southern University School of Nursing, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Newsletter, Southern University Nurses Notes, 1993 - Summer 1994.

Member of ad hoc committee on Articulation (RN to BSN program) (LPN to RN program), Spring and Summer 1994.

Appointed as representative for Allied Health to serve as member of Honors Committee at Lee College, Baytown, Texas, Fall 1994 - 1997.

Presenter at Career Day 2008 to junior high school students at Alice Johnson Jr. High School - February 22, 2008.

Presenter at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Morgan City, LA - Topic - Health Alert!! Major Diseases Among African American Women - April 17, 2010.

Presenter at Houston Community College in Houston, Texas - Presented lecture on Health to Career Students - December 29, 2010.

Organized a U - tube video and starred in it "Lee College Workforce Ready" Nursing at Lee College. - May 7, 2013. U tube video was posted on Lee College website -

January 20, 2017 - Was selected by Paradigm Shift to serve on a Business Leadership Panel during the College and Career Roadshow hosted at Lee College in Baytown, Texas. This panel served on offered advice to high school students on how to succeed in the work world from local business leaders.

Judged the first Talent Extravaganza held at J.D. Walker Community Center in Baytown, Texas on March 31, 2017.

Presenter at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Morgan City, LA - Sister to Sister Fellowship Luncheon - Topic - Mental Health and Diseases - May 26th, 2018.



Total Hip and Total Knee Surgery, St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Covington, Louisiana, July 31, 1990.

APIE Charting, Lane Memorial Hospital, October 4, 1990.

Principles of Cast Application and Traction, Chapter National Association of Orthopedic Nurses, Ochsner Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 17, 1990.

Scoliosis (a 15 - minute T.V. program and live presentation), Baton Rouge Centroplex Health Fair, WBRZ Channel 2, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 19, 1990.

Assisted in giving a presentation on Preoperative Evaluation Tool, St. Patrick Hospital, Garber Auditorium, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Presented tool to members of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Chapter (Kappa Psi), November 7, 1990.

Orthopedic and Surface Trauma Emergencies, Emergency Certification Course, East Jefferson Hospital, Metairie, Louisiana, February 4, 1991.

Neuro and Musculoskeletal Assessment, National Association of Orthopedic Nursing Convention, San Antonio, Texas, May 20, 1991.

Guest speaker at LSNA District Nurses Meeting, Woman's Hospital, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presented information on Masters and Doctoral programs at LSU Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 9, 1992.

Preoperative, Intraoperative, Postoperative, and Rehabilitation nursing interventions of patients having Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Surgery, LSU Medical Center, Tiger Room, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 28, 1993.

Presenter at program, Stomping out Breast and Prostate Cancer, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Baytown, Texas, October 3, 2001.

Presenter at Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Program given by Bible way Fellowship Baptist Church Nursing Ministry, Houston, Texas, October 14, 2001.

**Presenter and developer of Conference - Jurisprudence - The Inside Track to Becoming a Successful Legal Nurse Consultant. Presented in Las Vegas Nevada (Oct. 6 - 7, 2005). Next conference presentation will be January 12 - 13, 2006 in Houston, Texas. This conference will be ongoing and offered each year to Legal Nurse Consultants.

Guest speaker at the capping and pinning ceremony for Houston Community College Vocational Nursing Program, Coleman College for Health Sciences, December 9, 2010.

Keynote speaker at Vocational Nursing Institute, Inc. 2014-2015 LVN Graduation at the Berry Center, Cypress, Texas - September 26, 2015.

Speaker at the MPowerme 2016 Women Conference. Moving Forward - The Next Chapter. September 23rd and 24th, 2016 at San Jacinto College North, Houston, Texas. Presented on the topic - Mental Health and Physical Health.

Keynote speaker at Breast Cancer Awareness Event - “Pink Heals” - October 19, 2016 - J. D. Walker Community Center, McNair, Texas.

Presenter at the Southern University School of Nursing, Dr. Lucille Davis, 3rd Annual School of Nursing Research day. Theme: "Research Initiatives for the 21st century: Reducing Health Disparities in Vulnerable Populations. Research topic presented was on A Comparison of Pain Perception Between Elderly African - Americans and Caucasians - January 24, 2003, Baton Rouge, LA.

Jurisprudence Course for Nurses (7.7 contact hours) - Developed March 2004 and is currently being offered through Compliance Review Services, Inc. of Houston, Texas. This course is listed under the Texas BNE website under courses that meets board stipulations.


Johnson, J. M., Meeker, B.,& Rodriguez, L. (1992, March). A Comprehensive Analysis of Preoperative Patient Education. Today's O.R. Nurse, 11 - 18

Johnson - Umezulike, J.M. (1995, Spring/Summer). Controlling the Pain: A Study of the Effects of Acute Pain Management Teaching on the Postoperative Pain Perception of Elderly African American Patients. The Nursing and Allied Health Journal for Minorities,3(1), 22 - 25, 38.

Johnson - Umezulike, J.M. (1997). Comparison of Pain Perception Between Elderly African Americans and Caucasians (Dissertation Unpublished).

Johnson - Umezulike, J.M. (1999,Summer). A Comparison of Pain Perception Between Elderly African Americans and Caucasians. Nursing Connections, 12(2), 5 - 12.

Johnson - Umezulike, J.M. (2000). Summary of research findings on pain perception of elderly African Americans and Caucasians featured under people section in Reflections of Nursing Leadership, Second Quarter, 2000.



** Fundamentals of Nursing, Standards and Practice, (2nd ed.). (2002) by Sue C. Delaune and Patricia K. Ladner. Publishing company - Delmar.

** Health Promotion in Nursing Practice, (6th ed.). by Pearson Nursing. May 17, 2012.

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Dr. Johnson-Umez NCLEX Review for RNs and LVNs meets the exemption criteria for Section 132.003 as outlined by Texas Workforce Commission