Ann M. Harms, EdD, RN
Ann M. Harms, EdD, RN

Ann M. Harms, EdD, RN

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Expertise/Specializations

  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Nursing - Bachelors

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Care Management I Clinical -- Clinical Integration Rotations
  • Care Management I Clinical -- School Health Rotations
  • Care Management II -- Psychiatric/Mental Health Rotation
  • Lifespan Development
  • NUCare Management I & II -- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing content

Education

  • EdD College of St. Mary, Omaha, NE
  • MSN, University of Colorado, Denver, Co
  • BSN, Marymount College, Salina, Ks

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Harms, A. & Hayden, C. (2015). Caring for the child with a psychosocial or cognitive condition. In Ward, S. & Hisley, S. (Eds.), Maternal Child Nursing Care: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children & Families. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company., Maternal-Child Nursing Care; Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children, & Families, 2015
  • Harms, A. Caring for the child with a psychosocial or cognitive condition, Maternal-Child Nursing Care; Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children, & Families, 2009
  • Harms, A. Caring for the developing child, Maternal-Child Nursing Care; Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children, & Families, 2009

Articles

  • Pilot study were to identify current use of mobile device technology by nursing faculty, staff and students; to compare and contrast policies and practices relating to mobile technology in nursing education., Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, Volume 20, Spring 2016, 2016

Presentations

  • Group Psychoeducation -- for Mary Lanning Healthcare Nursing Staff, 2016
  • Presented to all of the clinical staff on the Behavioral Medicine Unit at Mary Lanning Healthcare on "Compassionate and Respectful Caring", 2015
  • Co-presented results of the study entitled "Evaluation of a Frailty Assessment Instrument in Non-Geriatric Adults at a Primary Care Clinic for a Medically Underserved Population" with Dr. Cindy Hadenfeldt, Professor Marilee Aufdenkamp, and Dr. Nancy Bredenkamp., 2015
  • Hadenfeldt, C., Bredenkamp, N., Harms. A., & Aufdenkamp, M. (2015) Evaluation of a frailty assessment instrument in non-geriatric adults at two primary care clinics for medically underserved. Iota Tau 26th Annual Research Day, Omaha, Nebraska, 2015
  • Facilitated and presented 3-8.5 hour workshops entitled Acute care psychiatric-mental health nurses: Preparing for recovery-oriented practice. This content of this program was developed by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association under contract to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The workshops were presented to the interdisciplinary staff (nurses, licensed professional counselors, social workers, certified nursing assistants, and local law enforcement., 2014
  • Riding the Roller Coaster; Working with Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder April 27, 2012 American Psychiatric Nurses Association – Nebraska Chapter Spring Conference October 8, 2012 Community Alliance, Omaha, NE, 2012

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Mindfulness Attitudes toward mentally ill persons Spirituality Frailty