Amy Witt

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Wide range of nursing experience, including surgical intensive care and trauma, medical surgical nursing, and forensic nursing as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. Completed Ph.D. in Nursing with the dissertation focus on the cultural competence of Baccalaureate nursing students. Previously served on the Minnesota Board of Nursing. Current research interest is the impact collaborative testing has on longterm retention in Baccalaureate nursing students and Next Generation NCLEX. Certified Nurse Educator (CNE).

Started at Bethel

2007

Education

  • Concordia College - B.A. in Communication and English Writing, 1988
  • Spalding University - B.S. in Nursing, 1996
  • Metropolitan State University - M.S. in Nursing Leadership and Management, 2007
  • University of North Dakota-Grand Forks - Ph.D. in Nursing, 2015

Courses Taught

  • GEN106 Introduction to Liberal Arts
  • NUR311 Nursing Skills I
  • NUR312 Nursing Skills II
  • NUR315 Nursing Practicum I
  • NUR316 Nursing Practicum II
  • NUR412 Nursing Skills IV
  • NUR481 Internship
  • NUR496 Senior Synthesis
  • NURS350 Adult I
  • NURS351 Adult II
  • NURS460 Nursing Synthesis
  • NURS485 Leadership in Nursing

Publications

Witt, A.J., Gerdin, B.J., De Haan, J.A., and Bergman, L.K (2021) Comparison of Collaborative Testing and Alternative Test-Taking Methods on Content Retention in Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Nursing Education Perspectives, July 21, 2021.  doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000856

Presentations

Podium Presenter, Nuts and Bolts for Nurse Educators, Minneapolis, Minnesota August, 2020

Poster Presentation, Nuts and Bolts for Nurse Educators, Minneapolis, Minnesota August, 2020

Concurrent Session Presentation, NLN Education Summit, Chicago, Illinois, Septemer 2018

Poster Presenter, Sigma Theta Tau 44th BIennieal Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 2017

Poster Presenter, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2017

Panel member, Innovations in Nursing Education workshop, Bethel University, May 2015

Poster Presenter, SIETAR-USA, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2012

Poster Presenter, Frank Lowe Research Day, UND-Grand Forks, North Dakota, April 2011

Presenter, Health Educator Conference, Alexandria, Minnesota, 2007

Certificates and Licenses

Registered Nurse R136831-4

Certified Nurse Educator

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

  • National League of Nursing NCLEX Item Writing Committee
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Chi-at-large Chapter
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Transcultural Nursing Society
  • International Association of Forensic Nurses
  • Minnesota Board of Nursing, 2009-2013

Areas of expertise

Wide range of nursing experience, including surgical intensive car and trauma, medical surgical nursing, and forensic nursing as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. Completed Ph.D. in Nursing with the dissertation focus on the cultural competence of Baccalaureate nursing students. Previously served on the Minnesota Board of Nursing. Current research interest is the impact collaborative testing has on longterm retention in Baccalaureate nursing students, and Next Generation NCLEX. Certified Nurse Educator (CNE).

Research interests

Collaborative Testing

Quote

"I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been thought about, born in God's thought, and then made by God, is the dearest, grandest, and most precious thing in all thinking." ~George MacDonald