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Kathleen Poindexter PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

  • Associate professor
  • Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Faculty Development

Education:

PhD, Western Michigan University 
MSN, Northern Michigan University
Graduate Certificate, University of California
BSN, College of Saint Scholastica

Interest Areas:

Interprofessional education and communication
Simulation outcomes and clinical application
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Nursing certification

Publications:

Lindell, D., Hagler, D., & Poindexter, K. (2020). A National, Qualitative Study of the Motivators and Outcomes of Nurse Educator Certification. Nursing Education Perspectives, (In Print)

Poindexter, K., Lindell, D., & Hagler, D. (2019). Measuring the value of academic nurse educator certification: Administrators' and educators' perceptions. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(9):502-509.

Maneval, R., Vermeesch, C., Poindexter, K., & Lourens, G. (2019). Developing Interprofessional Competence: Results of Curricular Redesign Embedding TeamSTEPPS. Nursing Education Perspectives, DOI: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000572

Poindexter, K., Hagler, D., & Lindell, D. (2015). Designing authentic assessment: strategies for nurse educators. Nurse Educator, 40(1): 36-40.

Poindexter, K. (2013). Novice Nurse Educator Entry-Level Competency to Teach: A National Study. Journal of Nursing Education. 52(10): 559 – 566. DOI: 10.3928/01484834-20130913-04

Funding:

Poindexter, K., Crane, P., Smith, M.K., Emery, M., & Holman, H., Norman Kagan Endowed Scholarship in Graduate and Professional Studies. A Team-Based Interprofessional Simulated Learning Activity using Telehealth. $2,000.

Poindexter, K., Thompson-Wood, J. Sparrow Foundation Grant Integration of TeamSTEPPS to enhance quality, safety, and teamwork: An Interdisciplinary Approach. $1,800.

Poindexter, K., & Forrest, K. Summer Teaching Scholars Award Study: Interdisciplinary clinical simulation experience: MSU, College of Nursing, Funded $2,500.

Poindexter, K. & Selanders, L. Co-PI: Michigan Nurse Corps RFP Section II-B Accelerated MSN Education program Grant Submission: MSU, College of Nursing, Funded: $41,000.

Poindexter, K. & Selanders, L. Co-PI: Michigan Nurse Corps RFP Section II-B Accelerated MSN Education program Grant Submission: Funded $289,000 extended $484,000.