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Dr. Kathleen Ohman

 Kathy OhmanProfessor, Department of Nursing

 [email protected]   Office: Main 348  Phone: 320-363-5193



  EdD in Educational Policy & Administration from the University of Minnesota, 1997

  MS in Nursing from the University of Minnesota, 1987

  MS in Special Studies: Health Care Education from St. Cloud State University, 1978

  BS in Nursing from the College of St. Benedict, 1973


Areas of Expertise

•        Adult Health

•        Critical Care Nursing

•        Nursing Education


Clinical Experience

•        St. Cloud Hospital, Float Pool, Surgical Nursing Units, Operating Room

•        Clinical supervision of students at St. Cloud Hospital, ICU, CCU, telemetry, progressive units, medical-surgical units, orthopedic unit, operating room, post anesthesia care unit, oncology unit, and rehabilitation unit.

•        Clinical supervision of students in ICU and CCU at North Memorial Hospital, Methodist Hospital, and Mercy Hospital

•        Clinical supervision of students at Minneapolis Veterans Administration Center, General/Vascular Surgery Unit

•        Clinical supervision of students in Peds, OB, Med-Surg, ICU, and CCU at Monticello-Big Lake Hospital

•        Clinical supervision of students at Monticello-Big Lake Nursing Home


Research Interests

My research interests are in the area of leadership and management, and use of evidence-based nursing practice. 


Recent Scholarship   

•         Ohman, K. (2017). Davis's Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

•         MN Baccalaureate Nursing Skills Group (one of eight authors; manuscript submitted and in review). Student Nurses' Reported Thinking During Medication Administration. Journal of Nursing Education

•         Ohman, K. (2012) Davis's Alternate Format Items for the NCLEX-RN® Examination. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

•         Ohman, K. (2010). Davis's Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

•         Basol, R., Ohman, K., Skillings, K. Simones, J. (2009) Using Research to Determine Support for a Policy on Family Presence During Resuscitation.  Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 28(5), 237-249. 

•         Ohman, K. (2009). Revitalizing for success with active learning approaches. In L. Caputi & L. Engelmann (Eds.). Teaching nursing: The Art and Science, volume 3. (2nd ed).  Illinois: College of DuPage Press. (chapter revision for updated edition)

•         Ohman, K. (2007). Using evidence-based practice to reduce ventilator associated pneumonia. Southern African Journal of Critical Care, 23(1), p. 35.


Recent Scholarly Presentations

•           Ohman, K., & Daniels, J. (2016). Student Nurses’ Reported Thinking during Medication Administration, Presentation at the nursing conference “Transforming Healthcare: A Pathway to Nursing Excellence”, January 13-14, 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii. (1/14/17)

•           Ohman, K. Revitalize for Success with Active Learning Approaches, poster presentation at the 3rd Annual Nursing and Allied Health Educators Conference at Sea, 6/7-14/2016

•           Ohman, K. NCLEX-RN® Overview & Item Writing. College St. Benedict/St. John’s University, Nursing Faculty (12/11/15)

•           Simones, J. Neal, D. O., Schug, V. Blazovich, L., Ohman, K. A. Student nurses’ thinking during medication administration-The collaborative research process between multiple nursing programs in designing, implementing, and analyzing research findings. Annual International Conference on Nursing, 4-7 May 2015, Athens, Greece. (5/4/15)