Katie Anne Haerling (Adamson), RN, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Phone
253-692-4473
Campus Box
358421
Degrees
Ph.D.
Nursing
Washington State University
2011
M.N.
Nursing
University of Washington Bothell
2008
B.S.N.
Nursing
University of Washington Seattle
2003
Introduction

Katie joined UW Tacoma after spending 2010-2011 in Gaborone, Botswana working on HIV/AIDS prevention research with Botswana Harvard Partnership as part of the Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program.

Her current research includes the use of simulation to examine the effect of incivility on emotional status, team behavior, and performance, and a cost-utility analysis comparing virtual and mannequin-based simulation activities. Her research mission is to help identify the most effective and efficient ways to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals, and contribute to the evidence-base supporting better healthcare education. She believes improving healthcare providers' education will support improved healthcare and a healthier nation and world. Katie's clinical expertise include maternal-child and medical-surgical nursing.

Katie was a 2014-2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar

Scholarly Interests
  • Patient simulation (mannequin, standardized patient, visual)
  • Reliability and validity of observation based clinical and simulation performance assessment and evaluation
  • Global health, HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
Methodologies
  • Quantitative: Instrument development/assessment, psychometrics
  • Qualitative: Qualitative descriptive, focus groups
Current Research
  • Comparing experiential learning strategies: Virtual and mannequin based simulations
  • Using simulation to investigate the effects of incivility on teamwork and performance
Publication Date Bibliographic Citation
2018

Gilbert, M., Prion, S., & Haerling, K. A. (2018). Assessing individual teamwork skills in entry-level nurses. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 24(C), 9-13.

2018

Haerling, K. (2018). Cost-utility analysis of virtual and mannequin-based simulation. Simulation in Healthcare, 13(1), 33-40.

2017

Haerling, K. A., & Prion, S. (2017). Making sense of methods and measurement: Simulation-based research reporting guidelines. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 13(4), 198-199.

2017

Prion, S., & Haerling, K. A. (2017). Making sense of methods and measurement: Linking simulation to patient outcomes. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 13(6), 291-292.

2017

Prion, S., & Haerling, K. A. (2017). Making sense of methods and measurement: Funding your research. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 13(5), 198-199.

2016

Adamson, K. (2016). Rater bias in simulation performance assessment: Examining the effect of participant race/ ethnicity. Nursing Education Perspectives, 37(2), 78-82.

2015

Adamson, K. (2015). A systematic review of the literature related to the NLN/ Jeffries Simulation Framework. Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(5), 281-291.