Marilyn Haag Oermann
Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing in the School of Nursing

Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN is Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing and Director of Evaluation and Educational Research at Duke University School of Nursing. Dr. Oermann’s scholarship focuses on nursing education, with an emphasis on both teaching and evaluation in nursing. With funding from the National League for Nursing (NLN) and Laerdal Medical, she is completing a multisite study on maintaining competence in CPR among nursing students. She recently completed a feasibility study on the use of simulation for high stakes testing.

Dr. Oermann is the author or co-author of 18 books (several of which won national awards), more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and a wide variety of other publications. Her current books include Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education (5th ed., 2017), Writing for Publication in Nursing  (3rd ed., 2015), Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing  (4th ed., 2015), Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator: The Complete Guide to Best Practice in Teaching, Evaluation, and Curriculum Development (2015), and A Systematic Approach to Assessment and Evaluation of Nursing Programs . Dr. Oermann is the editor of Nurse Educator and the Journal of Nursing Care Quality . She is past editor of Nurse Author & Edito r and the Annual Review of Nursing Education , and edited 6 volumes of that series. She lectures widely on writing for publication and nursing education topics.

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Contact Information

  • 307 Trent Dr, 2049 Pearson Building, Durham, NC 27710
  • Box 3322, Durham, NC 27710

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