Professional Bio

Education

  • D.N.P, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
  • P.N.P., Pediatric Nurse Practioner, Post Masters Certificate, University of Colorado School of Nursing, Colorado Advanced Practice Nursing Registry
  • M.S.N., University of Florida, School of Nursing
  • B.S.N., University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing and Health

 

Clinical Certifications and Expertise

  • CNS, Pediatric Nursing, Colorado Advanced Practice Nursing Registry
  • Advanced Practice Nurse Registry #5095 Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Advanced Practice Nurse Registry # 5053 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Educator, National League for Nursing #NLN459188

Professional Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI), Alpha Kappa Chapter-at-Large, Scholarship Chair
  • Pediatric Nursing Leadership Group, Program Committee Member
  • Colorado Nurses Association (CNA)
  • National League for Nursing (NLN)

 

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Use of audio-visual technology in online education

Recent Publications

Stoeckel, P., Kruschke, C., & Berg, B. Flipped Classroom: Using Online Learning Modules. WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) 25th Anniversary Celebration, Denver, CO. November 13-15, 2013.

Pennington, K., Jarrett, S., & Berg, B. (2013). Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: The RN-to-BSN Block Transfer. Nurse Educator, 38(3), 103–105. doi:10.1097/NNE.0b013e31828dc2eb

Berg, B. W. (2013). Advancing education in nursing. Education Editorial, 10.

Berg, B. W. (2013). The importance of optimizing class size in online education. Education Editorial, 2(1), 14–15.

Carlon, S., Bennett-Woods, D., Berg, B., Claywell, L., LeDuc, K., Marcisz, N., Mulhall, M., Noteboom, T., Snedden, T., Whalen, K., Zenoni, L. (2012). The community of inquiry instrument: Validation and results in online health care disciplines. Computers & Education, 59(2), 215–221.

Berg, B. (2012). Online resources and margin notes. In J. Houser (Ed.), Research in nursing: Reading, using, and creating research (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Recent Presentations

Berg B.  State Authorization for Distance Learning: A Case Study in State by State Approvals. American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Master’s Education Conference, St. Petersburg, FL: Podium Presentation. February 27, 2015

Stoeckel P, Kruschke C, Berg B. Flipped Classroom: Using Finance Modules for DNP Students. Seventh National Doctors of Nursing Practice Inc. Conference, Nashville, TN: Poster Presentation. October 8-10, 2014.

Stoeckel, P., Kruschke, C., & Berg, B. Flipped Classroom: Using Online Learning Modules. WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) 25th Anniversary Celebration, Denver, CO, November 13-15, 2013.

Gilbert, M., Berg, B., Jarrett, S., Pennington, K., Weber, C., & Ellison, N.Teams and Collaboration: Keys to Success of the Development of a Post-Masters Doctor of  Nursing Practice (DNP) Program, 5th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Inc. Conference,St. Louis, MO, September 19-21, 2012.

Gilbert, M., Jarrett, S., Berg, B., Pennington, K., & Weber, C. Teams and Collaboration: Keys to Success of the Development of a Post-Masters Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program., American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, Naples, FL, January 25, 2012.

Berg, B. Online Nursing Student Satisfaction with Addition of Audio Visual Feedback, e-poster Presentation. 17th Annual Sloan Consortium conference on Online Learning, Teaching, and Research in the New Media Ecology, Lake Buena Vista, FL, November 9-11, 2011.

LeDuc, K., Berg, B., Snedden, T., & Zenoni, L. Community of Inquiry (CoI): Validating Evidence in Interprofessional Online Learning, Poster Presentation, 44th Annual Western Institute of Nursing Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV, April 16, 2011.

Kruschke, C., Ernst, D., Berg, B., & Stoeckel, P. Leadership and Management Role of the Doctor of Nursing Practice in Care of the Older Adult in the USA, Symposium Podium Presentation, 14th Research Congress of the Workgroup European Nurse Researchers: Older Persons: The Future of Care, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, October 4-7, 2010.

Berg, B., DNP Scholarship Reconsidered: Explanation and Application of the Boyer Model, Poster Presentation, Third National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference: Leadership and Innovation, San Diego, CA, September 29-October 1, 2010.

Awards & Recognition

  • Kathyrn Smith Lastreto Mentor Award, Sigma Theta Tau-Alpha Kappa Chapter-at-Large, 2015
  • Research Award, Alpha Kappa Chapter-at-Large, Sigma Theta Tau International, April 2009
  • Scholarship Award, Alpha Kappa Chapter-at-Large, Sigma Theta Tau International, April 2008