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Laura Klenke-Borgmann, MSN, RN, CEN

Clinical Assistant Professor
MSN, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
BSN, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


  • KU faculty since 2013
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Omicron Chapter
  • Member of Emergency Nurses Association
  • Certified Emergency Nurse
  • Post-Master's Certificate in Teaching
  • PhD student, Villanova University, College of Nursing

Academic Program Affiliations

  • BSN
  • DNP

Current Areas of Teaching

  • NRSG 329 Alterations in Physiological Functioning I
  • NRSG 336 Alterations in Physiological Functioning II
  • NRSG 812 Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Zamierowski Institute for Experiential Learning

Awards & Honors

  • 2019 Jean Johnson Nursing Research Development Award, University of Kansas School of Nursing
  • 2019, Jayhawker RN Lecturer Award
  • 2019, Nominee, The Daisy Faculty Award
  • 2019, Nominee, Phyllis Keeney Lawrence Teaching Award
  • 2017, Jayhawker RN Lecturer Award
  • 2017, Nominee, Phyllis Keeney Lawrence Teaching Award
  • 2015, Jayhawker RN Lecturer Award
  • 2015, Nominee, The Daisy Faculty Award
  • 2014, Nominee, March of Dimes Nurse of the Year, School of Nursing Educator category

Select Publications

  • Klenke-Borgmann, L., Cantrell, M.A., & Mariani, B. (In Press). Nurse educators' guide to clinical judgment: A review of conceptualization, measurement, and development. Nursing Education Perspectives.
  • Klenke-Borgmann, L. (03 January, 2019). High-fidelity simulation in the classroom for clinical judgment development in third-year baccalaureate nursing students. Nursing Education Perspectives. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000457

Select Presentations

  • "Improving Clinical Judgment with In-Class Simulations". Conference presentation. KU Teaching Summit August 2019.
  • "The Effect of Inter-Professional Simulations in the Classroom on Pre-Licensure, Baccalaureate Nursing Students' Clinical Judgment Development". Poster presentation. Midwest Nursing Research Society 43rd Annual Research Conference March 2019.
  • "High-Fidelity Simulation-Based Experiences as a Classroom Teaching Strategy and Clinical Judgment Development in Pre-Licensure BSN Program Students". Poster presentation. 22nd Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference November 2018.
  • "High Fidelity Simulation Situated in the Classroom". Conference presentation. KU Teaching Summit August 2016.
  • "Student Perceptions of Teaching Strategies."  Poster presentation.  Co-presenter with Regina (Gina) H. Johnson, Sharon Kumm and Sharon Tarnow.  Nurse Educator Institute April 2016.
Last modified: Sep 05, 2019


Laura Klenke-Borgmann, MSN, RN, CEN
Clinical Assistant Professor

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