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Kathryn Schroeter, Ph.D., MA, RN, CNE, CNOR

Kathryn Schroeter
Kathryn Schroeter, Ph.D., MA, RN, CNE, CNORMarquette University

Clark Hall, 221

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3853

Clinical Associate Professor

Highest Degree and Institution

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Courses Taught

NURS 4100:  Perioperative Nursing

NURS 6007:  Ethics, Policy and Advocacy in Health Care

Research Interests

Certification and ethics in perioperative nursing; the impact of professional certification on nursing practice; the interprofessional experience of moral distress in oncology practice; trauma rounds and the rounding process; trauma unit remote video monitoring and advance directives and intensity of care.

Professional Affiliations

American Nurses Association - Center for Ethics and Human Rights Advisory Board

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses

Sigma Theta Tau International

Wisconsin Nurses Association


Bioethics and Clinical Ethics Consultation

Perioperative Nursing



Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)

Perioperative Nursing (CNOR)


Link to Marquette University E-Publications - Schroeter


Tyacke, M.H., Guttormson, J.L., Garnier-Villarreal, M., Schroeter, K., Peltier W.  2019. Advance directives and intensity of care delivered to hospitalized older adults at the end-of-life. Heart & Lung. Sep 3. (online)

Schroeter, K., et. al. 2019. Practical Ethics for Nurses and Nursing Students 2nd Edition. University Publishing Group, Inc., Frederick, MD.

Schroeter, K. 2018. An ethical balancing act: Caring for victims of intimate partner violence. American Nurse Today, 13(10):46.

Schroeter, K., Flowers, J., Davidson, J., Van Wicklin, S. 2017. AORN’s Perioperative Explications for the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements. AORN publications, Denver, CO.

Klink, K. & Schroeter, K. 2017. Chapter - Ethics. In J. Hankins, RA Lonsway, C Hedrick, M Perdue (Eds.) Infusion Therapy in Clinical Practice 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Saunders.

Schroeter, K. Professional Issues/Ethics (Chapter), 2016. STN TCRN® Certification Study Guide. Society of Trauma Nurses publishers. Lexington, KY.

ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements. 2015. K. Schroeter - Contributing author. American Nurses Association. Silver Spring, MD.

ANA Scope and Standards of Practice. 2015. K. Schroeter - Contributing author. American Nurses Association. Silver Spring, MD

Schroeter, K. 2014 Ethical/Legal Practice-Chapter 3. In RN First Assistant Guide to Practice, 5th ed. AORN, Inc., Denver, CO.

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

Schroeter, K. 2012. Preoperative, Intraoperative, and Postoperative Nursing Management– Chapters 20, 21, & 22 - Contemporary Medical Surgical Nursing 2nd Edition – Daniels & Nicoll, eds. Delmar Thompson Learning Publishers. 

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