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Center for Nursing Research


Goals:

The goals of the Center for Nursing Research are consistent with the College of Nursing vision: to develop caring and scholarly nurse leaders who positively impact contemporary and future healthcare. The overall goal is to facilitate and develop faculty and students in their scholarly endeavors.  

The Director of Evaluation and Projects is responsible for overseeing the research and professional development activities of CON faculty and instructional academic staff, as well as the graduate assistants in the Nursing Research Center. The CON Research and Professional Development Committee assists the RED with accomplishing the objectives of the Research Center and R&PD Committee objectives.

Contact Information:

CNR Graduate Assistants
Clow 226
(920) 424-7078
conresoffice@uwosh.edu

Dr. Bonnie Schmidt
Director of Evaluation and Projects
(920) 424-2311
schmidtb@uwosh.edu

Sylvia McDonald
CON Grant Specialist
(920) 424-1082
mcdonals@uwosh.edu

Dr. Judith Westphal
Post-Licensure Programs Director
(920) 424-2106
westphaj@uwosh.edu

Erin McArthur
Polk Librarian
mcarthue@uwosh.edu
*Visits CNR Tuesdays 1-3 pm and available by appointment

Dr. Chad Cotti
College of Business
cottic@uwosh.edu
*Visits CNR Thursdays 1:30-3:30 pm and available by appointment

Resources for Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff

 

Literature Search/Review Assistance
Graduate Assistants CNR

Polk Librarian Erin McArthur
*Visits CNR Tuesdays 1-3 pm and available by appointment

Journal Selection and Article Formatting
Polk Librarian Erin McArthur

*Visits CNR Tuesdays 1-3 pm and available by appointment

Statistician Consultation
Dr. Chad Cotti, College of Business
*Visits the CNR Mondays 10am – noon and available by appointment

Research Assistance
IRB questions – Bonnie Schmidt

CON department research approval
Research & Professional Development Committee
paremska@uwosh.edu

Research reference books/materials
Erin McArthur or Bonnie Schmidt

Research consultation & Study Design –
Dr. Tracy Slagter slagtert@uwosh.edu 

Survey Creation – Graduate Assistants CNR

Excel spreadsheets/graphs
Graduate Assistants CNR

Statistics/SPSS Resource books
Graduate Assistants CNR

SPSS data entry/reports – Graduate Assistants
*Please note they cannot decide statistical tests to run or analyze reports

NVivo qualitative software – Bonnie Schmidt

Office of Grants and Faculty Development

Grant Assistance
Identifying grant opportunities – Sylvia MacDonald

Assistance with Grant application/submission – Sylvia MacDonald

Office of Grants and Faculty Development

Accreditation/Aggregate Outcomes/Faculty Quality Improvement Activities
Bonnie Schmidt

Showcasing your Research, Presentations or Publications
Contact Ann Paremski paremska@uwosh.edu

Research & Professional Development Committee
for publication bonus or conference travel paremska@uwosh.edu

 

Resources for Students

Literature Search/Review Assistance
Graduate Assistants CNR

Polk Librarian Erin McArthur
*Visits CNR Tuesdays 1-3 pm and available by appointment

Statistician Assistance
Dr. Chad Cotti, College of Business
*Visits CNR Mondays 10am – noon and available by appointment

Journal Selection and Article Formatting
Polk Librarian Erin McArthur
*Visits CNR Tuesdays 1-3 pm and available by appointment

Graduate Student Culminating Projects
SPSS or other reports
Research Assistants CNR

Survey creation – Research Assistants CNR

Collaborative Student-Faculty Research
Research reference books/materials
Erin McArthur or Bonnie Schmidt

Survey Creation
Graduate Assistants CNR

Excel spreadsheets/graphs
Graduate Assistants CNR

Statistics/SPSS Resource books
Graduate Assistants CNR

SPSS data entry/reports
Graduate Assistants CNR
*Please note they cannot decide statistical tests to run or analyze reports

NVivo qualitative analysis software – Judy Westphal

Student Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities

Celebration of Scholarship