Kathleen Schaefer

Kathleen Schaefer (no photo)

Assistant Professor

Academic Credentials

B.S.N., University of Colorado
M.Ed., Whitworth College
M.S.N., Marymount University
D.A. (candidate), George Mason University


After several years of teaching as an adjunct faculty member in nursing clinicals and labs, Kathleen Schaefer has been a full-time Marymount faculty member since 2001. She has taught introduction to nursing, obstetrics, health assessment, and the senior internship. She also serves as faculty advisor to the Student Nurses Association (SNA) at Marymount, directs the Pinning Ceremony in spring and fall, and manages the SNA Blackboard site.

Schaefer is completing her doctorate in higher education with knowledge areas in nursing and technology. Her research looks at incivility in nursing education, and focuses on the experience of nursing students during clinical rotations at health care agencies.

Other Information

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)

Teaching Area

  • Health Assessment
  • Senior Internship

Research Interests

  • Incivility in nursing education


Health Assessment and Physical Examination Student Lab Manual, Delmar Cengage Learning, Clifton Park: NY. 2010, 2007, 2002, 1998.

Study Guide for White & Duncan Medical-Surgical Nursing, Delmar Publishers, Albany, NY. 2001

Foundations in Nursing Study Guide, Delmar Publishers, Albany, NY. 2000


Phone: 703-526-6923

Email: kathleen.schaefer@marymount.edu