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Karla Hanson

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Title Instructor (Sioux Falls)
Office Building Off-Campus
Room Number 103A
Mailing Address South Dakota State University
College of Nursing
2300 N Career Ave, Ste 260
Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Applications of Research

Hanson, K. J. & Stenvig, T. E. (2005) The good clinical nursing educator and the baccalaureate nursing clinical experience: Attributes and praxis. Nursing Education, 47(1), 38-42.

Professional Memberships

American Association of Critical Care Nurses (national and local chapters), Sigma Theta Tau

Academic Interests/Expertise

Clinical nursing experience for students; student engagement

Academic Responsibilities

Instruction in NURS 323 Pathophysiology; nursing skills lab instruction; teach in the standard and accelerated programs; lab coordinator for the nursing lab on the Sioux Falls campus

Creative Activities

Helped incorporate concept mapping into the curriculum.

Committee Activities

Simulation committee

Work Experience

Cath lab, Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD
Critical Care, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, WA
NICU, Providence Hospital, Anchorage Alaska
Various other experiences in clinic nursing, patient education, cardiac rehabilitation, mental health nursing

Awards & Honors

College of Nursing Faculty Award for Excellence, May 2016

Specialty Area

  • Medical Surgical and Critical Care Nursing; Pathophysiology


MS from South Dakota State University, 2005; BSN from Mankato State University, 1983