Dr. Stockmann’s clinical specialty area is mental health nursing. Her research focuses on the use of simulation technology as an assessment strategy for diverse groups of learners. She utilizes innovative assessment methods, including the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), to evaluate student learning outcomes. In November 2017, she conducted a pilot study with undergraduate mental health nursing students to establish initial validity and reliability of a 13-station, mental health OSCE. She is collaborating with mental health nursing faculty to further establish the psychometric properties of this evaluation method and plans to implement a full study in November 2018. She serves as chair-elect for the Midwest Nursing Research Society Qualitative Methods Research Interest Group. She also serves as a reviewer for Clinical Simulation in Nursing and the International Journal of Human Caring. Her additional research interests center on clinician well-being and the use of presence in the nurse-client relationship.
Faculty well-being and the use of OSCE's to assess undergraduate mental health skills.