Monika Schuler, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing & Health Sciences



Dion 318A


2012University of Massachusetts DartmouthMS
2015Northeastern UniversityPhD


  • Nursing education
  • Simulation
  • Nursing research
  • Nursing fundamentals





This course provides students with foundational knowledge essential to nursing care that maximizes health by guiding adults and older adults through the health care experience. Nursing care is guided by the use of assessment data to determine nursing diagnoses and interventions. Professional role development related to accountability, ethics, and therapeutic alliances is facilitated through discussion. The AACN (2008) Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice guided course development.

Course Description (NUR 772 revised): First in a series of three didactic courses to facilitate the DNP scholarly project. This course focuses on reviewing the literature and evaluating the evidence using established rating systems as a foundation for project development. Course development was guided by the AACN (2006) Essentials for DNP Education.


Online and Continuing Education Courses

Introduction to theoretical & evidence-based approaches to nursing education. Pedagogical methods are explored to develop student critical thinking & clinical competence in the role of nurse educator in a variety of settings. Emphasis is placed on assessing learning needs, educational planning, instructional design, teaching strategies, test construction and evaluation based on theoretical & empirical knowledge.
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Research Interests

  • Role development
  • Transition to practice
  • Nursing education

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