Kathryn Schroeter
Clinical Assistant Professor
Office Phone
(414) 288-3853

Perioperative Nursing, Education, Bioethics and Clinical Ethics Consultation

Highest Degree and Institution
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Brief Statement of Scholarly Interests
My areas of research include ethics in perioperative nursing and the impact that professional certification has on nursing practice. I am also involved in the study of wisdom at work - keeping nursing knowledge in practice as well as knowledge transference in nursing practice.

Titles of Courses Recently Taught

Selected Publications

Schroeter, K. et.al. 2012. The impact of certification on certified perioperative nurses: A qualitative descriptive survey. ORNAC  Journal. 30(3):35-46.

Schroeter, K. 2011. Preoperative, Intraoperative, and Postoperative Nursing Management– Chapters 20, 21, & 22 - Contemporary Medical Surgical Nursing 2nd Edition – Daniels & Nicoll, eds. Delmar Thompson Learning Publishers.

Schroeter, K. 2010. Structural Empowerment: The Magnet Model Applied to Perioperative Nursing. AORN Journal. 92(2):220-223.

Byrne, M., Schroeter, K., & Mower, J. 2010. Perioperative specialty certification: The CNOR as evidence for Magnet excellence. AORN Journal. 91(5):618-622.

Schroeter, K. & Mower, J. 2010. Leadership and Organizational Behavior Module in Certificate Program for Surgical Services educators, CCI, Denver, CO.

Schroeter, K. 2009 Chapter - Ethics. In J. Hankins, RA Lonsway, C Hedrick, M Perdue (Eds.) Infusion therapy in clinical practice 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Saunders.

Schroeter, K. 2009 Magnet Recognition Chapter - Perioperative Services Manual - Aspen Publishers.

Byrne, M., Schroeter, K., Carter, S., & Mower, J. 2009 The Role of the Professional Portfolio in Assessing Continued Competence in Nursing. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 40(12): 545-552.

Schroeter, K. 2008 Nurses, Ethics, and Times of Disaster. Perioperative Nursing Clinics 3:245-251.

Schroeter, K. 2007 Ethical/Legal Practice. In RN First Assistant Guide to Practice, 3rd ed. AORN, Inc., Denver, CO.

Byrne, M., Delarose, T, King, C.A., Leske, J., Sapnas, K.G., & Schroeter, K. 2007 Continued Professional Competence and Portfolios. Journal of Trauma Nursing 14(1):24-31.

Gaberson, K. B., Schroeter, K., Killen, A. R., & Valentine, W. A.(2003).The perceived value of certification by certified perioperative nurses. Nursing Outlook, 51(6): 273-277.

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