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Dr. Decker is currently an assistant clinical professor of nursing at Indiana University, Bloomington campus. Her research interests include social supports and student learning outcomes. She teaches in the bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program and teaches courses primarily focused on community health education. Dr. Decker is a clinical nurse specialist concentrating in pediatric oncology, social supports and hospice care. She maintains her clinical practice as a hospice nurse working weekends and summers for Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital Hospice, Bloomington, Indiana. Dr. Decker has given multiple local, national and international presentations on teaching and learning strategies for baccalaureate nursing students.
Program Director of the Aldrich Project
Work, J., Hensel, D., & Decker, K. A. (2015). A Q methodology study of perceptions of poverty among Midwestern nursing students. Nurse Education Today.35(2), 328-332. doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2014.10.017
Decker, K., Hensel, D., & Fasone, L. (2016). Outcomes of a bystander intervention community health service learning project. Nurse Educator. 41(3). doi.org/10.1097/NNE.0000000000000232
Moorman, M., Hensel, D., Decker, K. A., & Busby, K. (2016). Learning outcomes with visual thinking strategies in nursing education. Nurse Education Today. doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.08.020
Decker, K. A., Miller, W. R., & Buelow, J. M. (2016). Parental perceptions of family social supports in families with children with epilepsy. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. (December).
Decker, K.A. (2016). Reflections on caring in nursing: My personal journey. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing. (December).
Decker, K. A., Hensel, D., Kuhn, T. M., & Priest, C. (2017). Innovative implementation of social determinants of health in a concept based curriculum. Nurse Educator. 42(3).