Aimee Woda, Ph.D., RN-BC

Aimee Woda
Aimee Woda, Ph.D., RN-BCMarquette University

Clark Hall, 313

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3865

Assistant Professor

Highest Degree and Institution

Ph.D., Marquette University

Courses Taught

NURS 3700:  Nursing Concepts and Interventions for the Care of Adults/Older Adults I-Theory

HEAL 1025:  Culture and Health 

Research Interests

My current program of research focuses on simulation learning and improving clinical decision making (CDM) skills and clinical competency for nursing students based on the use of simulation. My current and future research align with the National League of Nursing’s (NLN)research priorities of evaluating technology in the teaching of decision making skills. My research trajectory includes analyzing and making curriculum recommendations based on the outcomes of this research.

Professional Affiliations

Advocate Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center Nursing Research and Innovations Committee

International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning

Midwest Nursing Research Society

National League for Nursing

Sigma Theta Tau International


Medical Surgical Nursing


American Nurses Credentialing Center Medical/Surgical Nursing Certification


Woda, A., Hansen, J., Dreifuerst, K., Anderson, P., Hardy, T., & Garnier-Villareal., M. (2019).  The Impact of Simulation on Knowledge and Performance Gain Regarding Diabetic Patient Care. Journal of Clinical Simulation in Nursing.

Woda, A., Schnable, T., & Alt-Gehrman, P. (2019). Using clinical instructor perceptions to improve a pilot simulation course. Nursing Education Perspectives. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000443

Woda, A., Dreifuerst, K., & Garnier-Villareal, M. (2019). The Impact of Supplemented Simulation on Newly Licensed Registered Nurses. Journal of Clinical Simulation in Nursing.

Woda, A., Schnable, T., Alt-Gehrman, P., Bratt, M., & Garnier-Villarreal, M.  (2018). Innovation in clinical course delivery and impact on students’ clinical decision making and competence. Nursing Education Perspectives. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000406 

Belknap, R., Haglund, K., Edwards, L., Tassara, M., Van Hoven, J., & Woda, A.  (2018). The Influence of Masculinity on Perceptions of Dating Relationships and Violence Among Male Latino Adolescents. Violence Among Women,1-14.

Woda, A., Haglund, K., Belknap, R., & Cleek, E. (2018). Photovoice: A Research Method and Intervention to Engage Older Adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 44(7), 43-49. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20180614-07.

Woda, A., Hansen, J., Paquette, M., & Topp, R. (2017). The impact of simulation sequencing on perceived clinical decision making. Nursing Education in Practice, 26C, doi 10.1016/j.nepr.2017.06.008.

Haglund, K., Belknap, R., Garcia, J., Woda, A., & O’Hara, J. (2016). Latina adolescents’ perspectives of healthy relationships. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 23(4), 131-138.

Woda, A., Gruenke, T., Alt-Gehrman, P., & Hansen, J. (2016). Nursing student perceptions regarding simulation experience sequencing. Journal of Nursing Education, 55 (9), 528-532.  doi 10.3928/01484834-201608 16-07.

Honors and Awards

2018 Nursing Research and Innovations Award, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

2015 Honorable Mention Ribbon, "Comparing Competency Among Nursing Student Participation in Two Different Sequenced Simulation/Clinical Practicum Experiences," Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference



"Exploring the Impact of Simulation on Knowledge Gain Regarding the Care of the Patient with Diabetes," Woda, A., Hansen, J., Dreifuerst, K., Schmidt, B., & Garnier-Villareal, M., Sigma Theta Tau International/Chamberlain College

"Using Electronic Data To Support Nurses to Use Peripheral Intravenous Catheter (PIVC) Best Practices in Acute Care," Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center


"The Impact of Fidelity Human Simulation on Newly Licensed Registered Nurses Perception of Competency, Work Stress, and Job Satisfaction," Summer Faculty Fellowship/Regular Research Grants Marquette University Intramural Grant

"Evaluating the Impact of Supplemented Simulation Learning Experiences on Clinical Decision Making and Clinical Competence," Marquette University College of Nursing

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