Dana Schardt, DNP, RN

Position title: Clinical Associate Professor

Email: deschardt@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-8214

4251 Signe Skott Cooper Hall

Dana Schardt portrait

DNP, Minnesota State University in: Nursing Research, 2010
MS, University of Wisconsin – Madison in: Nurse Practitioner, Women’s Health, 2002
BS, Bradley University in: Nursing; Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Psychology, 1985

Dr. Dana Schardt is a Clinical Associate Professor at the UW-Madison School of Nursing. Dana is a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner working in High-Risk OB/GYN. She has been an educator for 22 years. Dana teaches in the Bachelor of Science Nursing Program and the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Dana is committed to fostering an enriching learning environment, where students not only acquire knowledge but also develop the clinical judgment skills necessary for success in the dynamic field of nursing.

Clinical Scholarship focus areas

Teaching and Learning

  • Undergraduate instruction and evaluation in traditional and accelerated nursing programs.
  • Facilitate experiential learning in acute care, emphasizing clinical reasoning and judgment.
  • Collaborate on course and curriculum development, improvement, and evaluation.
  • Address and research challenges related to NCLEX pass rates and the impact on new graduate preparedness for safe nursing practice.

Teaching and Learning