Wanda Blaser Bonnel, Ph.D., RN, GNP-BC, ANEF

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Kansas School of Nursing
MSN (medical-surgical nursing), St. Louis University
Post-master's certificate (adult/geriatric NP), Creighton University
BSN, Marycrest College


Overview

  • KU faculty since 1994
  • Fellow- National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education
  • Sigma Theta Tau member, Delta Chapter
  • Editorial Board Member - Journal of Gerontological Nursing
  • Peer reviewer for Nurse Educator

Academic Program Affiliations

  • Master of Science
  • DNP
  • PhD

Current Areas of Teaching

  • NRSG 877   Foundations in Education and Learning
  • NRSG 870   Teaching Strategies, Creating a Learning Environment
  • NRSG 871   Curriculum/Program Planning and Evaluation
  • NRSG 911   Tools for DNP Scholarship
  • NRSG 963   Advanced Leadership Residency Practicum 

Select Publications 

  • Bonnel, W. and Tarnow, K. (2015). Preparing health professions' educators via online certificate program:  Structure and strategies for quality. Nurse Educator, 40(1):51-4. PMID: 25350048
  • Hober, C. & Bonnel, W.  (2014).  Student Perceptions of the Observer Role in High-Fidelity Simulation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 10(10), 507-514.
  • Bonnel, W.  & Smith, K.  (2013). Proposal Writing for Nursing Capstones & Clinical Projects. New York: Springer Publishing.
  • Bonnel, W.  (2013).  Becoming part of the plan to help conquer Alzheimer's disease: The national Alzheimer's project act. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39 (8), 9-11. PMID: 23758113
  • Bonnel, W. (2012).  Elder abuse: Primary care strategies for screening. Clinical Advisor, 15(4), 40-47.

Select Presentations

  • Bonnel, W. (2015).  Assessing and Evaluating Clinical Learning Outcomes.  Sigma Theta Tau Center for Excellence in Nursing Education, the Faculty Knowledge / Skills Development Program (recorded webinar).
  •  Bonnel, W. & Hober, C. (2014). Enhancing the Reflective Observer Role in High Fidelity Simulation: Student Perceptions.  National League for Nursing Technologies Conference, (Nashville, Poster).
  • Ebbert, D. & Bonnel, W. (2014). Evaluation of an innovative course developed to guide DNP student project proposals. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (Denver, podium).
  • Bonnel, W. (2013).  Teaching with Technologies:  Tools for Promoting Deep Learning, Missouri League for Nursing Annual Convention, St Louis (invited podium presentation).
  • Bonnel, W. (2012). Best Practices for Teaching with Technologies. Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK (invited workshop).

Grants

  •   2014 Enhancing the Reflective Observer Role for High Fidelity Simulation: Student Perceptions.  Funded by Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Chapter (PI)
  •   2006-08    Best Practices in Feedback to Online Students.  Funded by National League for Nursing (PI)
  •   2004-08   University of Kansas Career Ladder, Adult-Geriatric CNS/Clinical Educator.  Funded by HRSA Division of Nursing (PI)
  •   2004-06   Online Course Feedback, What Do We Mean?  Funded by National League for Nursing (PI)
  •  2001-04   University of Kansas Blended Nurse Educator Specialty & Clinical APN Masters Nurse.  Funded by HRSA Division of Nursing (PI) 

Awards & Honors

  • 2011 Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Kansas
  • 2009 MNRS Nursing Education Research Section Advancement of Science Award
  • 2009 Fellow , National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education (ongoing)
  • 2008 Kemper Teaching Award, University of Kansas
  • 2004 Sigma Theta Tau Regional Pinnacle Award for Technology, Web-Based Nurse Educator Certificate (Bonnel, Starling, Wambach, Tarnow, & Neuberger)
Last modified: May 14, 2015

Contact

Wanda Blaser Bonnel, Ph.D., RN, GNP-BC, ANEF
Associate Professor

P: (913) 588-3363
wbonnel@kumc.edu

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