Pamela Schroeder, Ed.D., RN
Associate Professor & Chair, Nursing Department
Dr. Pamela Schroeder teaches "Pathophysiology" at the junior level and "Nursing Leadership" and "Interdisciplinary Palliative Care" at the senior level. As the nursing international student coordinator/advisor, she is a member of the Global Education Committee and works collaboratively with nursing students, faculty, and administrators at eight colleges/universities in Norway. She teaches an introductory course and coordinates the cultural immersion for the international students from Norway who study at Augustana. As a National FAciltator for Quality Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN), a primary goal is to integrate QSEN competencies in nursing education and clinical practice settings. Dr. Schroeder works collaboratively with numerous clinical academic partners including Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Care Center, Avera Dougherty Hospice House — Interdisciplinary Palliative Care, Sanford Health, including the Culture of Caring and Partners in Nursing (PIN) programs. In addition, she also serves as a Clinical Nurse Educator at Sanford Health. She received her doctorate at the University of South Dakota in higher education administration. Her doctoral research focused upon "The Influence of Cultural Immersion on Transcultural Self-Efficacy for Nursing Students at Private Faith-Based Baccalaureate Nursing Programs."