University of Southern Indiana

Marilyn Ostendorf

Marilyn Ostendorf, DNP, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nursing Program


812-465-1138
Health Professions Center - 2134

Accepts Office Hours by Appointment

About

I am an Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana. I received my Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2011 from the University of Southern Indiana. I have a Bachelor and Master of Science degree from the University of Evansville and a Post Master's Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Southern Indiana.


My primary teaching responsibilities are in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. I provide both lecture and clinical experience in the hospital for undergraduate nursing students.


I am a member of the University of Southern Indiana Faculty Senate, College of Nursing and Health Professions' Simulation Committee and Interprofessional Education Committee. I am the Faculty Advisor for the University of Southern Indiana Association of Nursing Students and Faculty Advisor for the Indiana Association of Nursing Students Board of Direstors. I am a member of the American Association of  Critical Care Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.

I have over 30 years of critical care experience primarily in cardiovascular surgical intensive care and I currently practice in the post anesthesia recovery unit. I have presented nationally on the topic of teamwork and collaboration in the clinical simulation setting and internationally on interprofessional education and simulation development. 

Education

Doctor of Nursing Practice

University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN 47712

2011 

Post- Masters Certification Family Nurse Practitioner

University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN

2007

Master of Science in Nursing

University of Evansville

Evansville, Indiana

1992

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

University of Evansville

Evansville, Indiana

1984

Courses

Nursing Care of Adults III

Nursing Management

Nursing Internship

Research

Current Research involves Interprofessional Education and Best practices in the clinical environment including preceptor development.

Publications and Presentations

Schaar, G. L., Ostendorf, M. J., & Kinner, T. J.(2013). Linking Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Competencies to the observer record. Clinical Simulation in Nursing.  doi:10.1016/j.ecns.2012.07.209

 

 
Armstrong 2014 Interprofessional Health Care Summit, Savannah, GA, April 2014. Presentation titled Interprofessional Simulation Overcoming Barriers to Success.
Armstrong 2014 Interprofessional Health Care Summit, Savannah, GA, April 2014. Presentation titled TeamSTEPPS Enhancing Interprofessional Simulation Performance.
Contemporary Forums Conference, Anaheim, CA, July, 2013 Presentation titled Strategic and Deliberate Education Enhancing Interprofessional Team Dynamics Utilizing TeamSTEPPS in ACLS Simulation. Co-presenters Tracy Kinner and Jennifer Titzer.
 
Indiana Association of Nursing Students State Convention, Indianapolis, IN, February, 2013. Presentation titled “Get Prepared”

11th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference,   San Antonio, TX, June 2012. Poster presentation titled “Capitalizing on Student Attributes to Enhance Real-Life High Fidelity Simulations. Co-presenters: Dr. Gina Schaar and Dr. Tracy Kinner. 

American Association of Colleges of Nursing 2011 Baccalaureate Education Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 2011, Podium Presentation titled "Promoting Patient Safety: Integration of Hand-off Communication Across the Curriculum" Co-presenter: Dr. Jeri Burger. 

American Association of Colleges of Nursing 2011 Baccalaureate Education Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 2011, Podium Presentation titled "Baccalaureate Nursing Students' Perspective of Physician Nurse Teamwork and Communication" Co-presenters: Dr. Connie Swenty, Jennifer Titzer and Dr. Mary Rock.

15th annual Nursing Research Conference, University of Southern Indiana, April 2011, Podium Presentation titled "Glycemic Control"

 Nursing Grand Rounds, St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville, IN, July 2010, Podium Presentation titled "Malignant Hyperthermia, Co-presenter: Susan Gostley, RN.                              

 

Professional Organizations

American Association Of Critical Care Nurses

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

USI Nursing Alumni

Indiana Association of Nursing Students Board of Directors- Faculty Advisor

 

 

 

 


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