Stacey Van Gelderen

DNP, MS, RNC-MNN, PHN | Pre-Licensure Program Coordinator

Address: WH 322
Phone: 507-389-6022

Curriculum Vitae


Educational Background

  • St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN
    DNP, Major: Doctor in Nursing Practice (2012)
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
    MS, Major: Nurse Educator (2009)
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
    BS, Major: Nursing (1999)

Teaching Areas

  • Maternal
  • Neonatal
  • Pediatric and Family Health

Health Care Interests

  • Post-partum depression
  • Maternal and neonatal health
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Family care

Research Interests

  • Family care
  • Family care skill development
  • Maternal-child health
  • Simulation
  • Informatics and technology

Current Projects

  • Validation of the Van Gelderen Family Care Rubric (2018): An international, multi-site study
  • International Family Nursing Association: Education Committee Member
  • International Family Nursing Association: Simulation, Informatics and Technology Sub-committee


  • Pruinelli, L., Farag, A., Looman, W., Chevalier McKechnie, A., Monsen, K., Van Gelderen, S., & Dunn-Lopez, K.  (2020).  The symbiotic collaboration between family nursing and data science, Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 38(8), 375-380. Link
  • Van Gelderen, S., Engebretson, A., Miller, A., Hancock, A., Ehmke, S., Swan, M., & Garrow, A.  (2019).  A  family-care rubric: Developing family-care and communication skills using simulation, Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 36, 47-58. Link
  • Van Gelderen, S.A., Krumwiede, K. A., Krumwiede, N. K., & Fenske, C. (2018). Trialing the Community-Based Collaborative Action Research Framework: Supporting Rural Health Through a Community Health Needs Assessment Health Promotion Practice, 19(5), 673–683.
  • Van Gelderen, S.A., Krumwiede, N., Christian, A. (2016). Teaching family nursing through simulation: Family-care rubric development. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 12, 159-170.
  • Royle, C., Moon, M., Krumwiede, K., Van Gelderon, S., Krumwiede, N., & Eggenberger, S. (2016). Thinking Like a Nurse: Optimizing Clinical Judgment and Reasoning through the ACE.S Unfolding Cases. In Advancing Care Excellence for Senoirs (ACE, S): A Guide for Nursing Faculty, Chapter 11.
  • Krumwiede, N., Royle, C., Krumwiede, K., Van Gelderen, S., Moon, M. and Eggenberger, S. (2016). ACE.S Unfolding Case Simulations Refined by Faculty Address Family Nursing Care Competencies for Older Adults.InAdvancing Care Excellence for Seniors (ACE.S) A Guide for Nursing Faculty, Chapter 12.
  • Van Gelderen, S.A., Christian, A., Royle, C., & Krumwiede, N. (2015). Using simulation to teach family focused care. In S.A Denham, S. Eggenberger, P. Young, & N. Krumwiede (Eds.), Family-focused nursing care (Instructor Manual). Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company. 
  • Krumwiede, K., Van Gelderen, S., & Krumwiede, N. (2014). Academic-hospital partnership: Conducting a community health needs assessment as a service learning project, Public Health Nursing, PublicHealthNursing, online journal,
  • Van Gelderen, S. (2012). Simulation in Nursing Education: A Family Approch. (Doctoral disquisition, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN, 2012).
  • Krumwiede, K. & Van Gelderen, S. (2012). Community health needs assessment report for Madelia Community Hospital & Clinic.
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