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Marilyn Bratt, Ph.D., RN

Marilyn Bratt
Marilyn Bratt, Ph.D., RNMarquette University

Clark Hall, 329

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3840

Associate Professor

Highest Degree and Institution

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Courses Taught

NURS 6010: Research and Evidence as a Foundation for Nursing

NURS 6015:  Pharmacotherapeutics for Nursing Practice

Research Interests

My research interests evolve around establishing best practices for nurse residency programs and their influence on newly graduated nurses’ transition to practice, job satisfaction, retention, perceptions of the work environment and patient safety outcomes in rural and urban hospital settings. Other areas include exploration of the uniqueness of rural nursing practice and the concept of preceptoring and its influence on the newly licensed nurses and the impact of simulated learning on clinical decision-making and competence.

Professional Affiliations

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accreditation Evaluator

Midwest Nursing Research Society

Rural Nurse Organization

Sigma Theta Tau


Curriculum Development and Evaluation

Newly Licensed Nurse Transition to Practice

Nurse Residency Program Design and Evaluation


Rural Nursing


Link to Marquette University E-Publications - Bratt


2015-2017: Co-PI, (PI: Kunkel-Jordan, L., Co-I: Bratt, M.) “Toward Quality Preceptorship: A Dyad Study”. Wisconsin Nurses Foundation.

2014-2015: Co-PI (PI; Hansen, J., Co-I: Bratt, M.). “Comparing Competency among Nursing Students Participating in Two Different Sequenced Simulation/Clinical Practicum Experiences”. Sigma Theta Tau International

2011- 2016: PI/PD (Bratt, M.) SOAR RN: Rural Nurse Residency Program. Division of Nursing, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services

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