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Takara Schomberg

Takara Schomberg

Title

Lecturer (Sioux Falls)

Office Building

Off-Campus

Mailing Address

SDSU Nursing - Sioux Falls
2300 Career Ave Ste 260
Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Biography

Takara Schomberg, MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE is a Certified Nurse Educator and Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing with a specialization in nursing education from South Dakota State University. Her graduate thesis work explored self-care agency and self-care practices in nursing professionals. Her nursing background includes ambulatory care, functional medicine, gerontology and mental health nursing. Her current academic interests include mental health, simulation, self-care, and nursing education. She maintains professional memberships in several organizations on the local and national level.

Education

MSN, South Dakota State University
BSN, South Dakota State University

Certifications:
2021-2024: Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)
2019-2024: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)

Academic Interests

Nursing Education
Mental Health
Self-Care

Academic Responsibilities

Instructor in Sioux Falls accelerated and standard cohorts, providing instruction in simulation, laboratory, classroom, online, and clinical settings.

Committee Activities

Simulation and Experiential Learning (chair elect)

Previously member on:
Bylaws and CON Handbook
Simulation and Informatics

Awards and Honors

Academic Year 2020 Teacher of the Year, SDSU College of Nursing

Professional Memberships

Sigma Theta Tau International, Phi Chapter
National League for Nursing
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL)
Society of Simulation in Healthcare



Creative Activities

Presentations:
Jansen, K., Schomberg, T., Zweifel, A. (2023, January 25). Escape Room – A New Modality in Undergraduate Nursing [hot topic presentation]. International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), Orlando, FL. https://imsh2023.org/



Zweifel, A., Meyer, B., Schomberg, T. (2023, January 25). Evaluating the Impact of a Change to a Virtual Interprofessional Poverty Simulation [Research Oral Presentation]. International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), Orlando, FL. https://imsh2023.org/



Zweifel, A., Schomberg, T., and Smith, D. (2022, July 20-22). Using telepresence robots to provide simulation-based learning experiences during the pandemic and beyond [virtual hot topic presentation]. SimOps Conference, Cinicinnati, OH. https://www.ssih.org/Professional-Development/Events/Past-Events/Past-SimOps/SimOps-2022

Heier, C., Schomberg, T., and Horsley, L. (2021). An interprofessional addiction simulation for primary care in rural health: Development and Implementation [virtual poster presentation]. INACSL Conference 2021, hybrid conference. (abstract accepted for presentation scheduled for 2021, June 16-July 15)

Hulett, JM; Mele, C; Kim JS; Narkthong N; Schomberg T; Greaves, J; and Heiney, SP. (2022, February 23-25). Exploring a Mantram Repetition Intervention among Adolescents with a History of Cancer. [Oral presentation]. International Conference on Cancer Nursing. https://isncc.org/page/conference.

Hulett, JM; Mele, C; Kim JS; Narkthong N; Schomberg T; Greaves, J; and Heiney, SP. (2022, March 30- April 2). Exploring the Acceptability of a Mantram Repetition Intervention to Promote Well-Being in Adolescents Diagnosed with Brain Tumors or Cancer: A Mixed-Methods Study [Poster presentation]. Midwestern Nursing Research Society, Schaumberg, IL. https://mnrs.org

Schomberg, T. (2022, January 24). Understanding best practices for debriefing in simulation education. South Dakota State University Nursing Continuing Professional Development, virtual session. Brookings, SD, United States. https://www.sdstate.edu/nursing/nursing-continuing-professional-development

Schomberg, T., Heier, C., and Horsley, L. (2021, April 16). An interprofessional addiction simulation for primary care in rural health: Development and Implementation [poster presentation]. 32nd Annual Research Symposium hosted by Zeta-Zeta and Phi Chapters of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), virtual conference.

Schomberg, T. (2017, March 31). Self-Care Agency, Self-Care Practices, and Body Mass Index among Nursing Professionals [poster presentation]. 28th Annual Research Symposium hosted by Zeta-Zeta and Phi Chapters of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Volstorff Ballroom, Brookings, SD, United States.

Publications:
Hulett, J. M., Mele, C., Kim, J., Narkthong, N., Schomberg, T., Greaves, J., Bormann, J. E., & Heiney, S. P. (2022). Acceptability of the mantram repetition program to reduce stress in adolescent survivors of pediatric cancer or brain tumors. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2022.0035

Schomberg, T. (2016) “Self-Care Agency, Self-Care Practices, and Body Mass Index among Nursing Professionals”, ProQuest database.

Area(s) of Research

Self-Care
Orem's Self-Care Deficit Theory
Simulation-Based Learning
Mind-Body Intervention
Suicidality

Department(s)