School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-4253
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M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

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Claudia Grobbel, DNP, MSN, RN

Claudia Grobbel, DNP, MSN, RN
 
Full-Time Special Instructor  
3038 Human Health Building 
Phone: (248) 364-8722
cgrobbel@oakland.edu 

 

Dr. Grobbel received her RN from Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing, BSN from Wayne State,  Masters and Doctorate from Oakland University.  She has worked in clinical practice for over 25 years prior to joining faculty at Oakland University and is currently an Assistant Professor. Her area of expertise is cardiac care, nursing leadership, health policy and administration, teaching leadership across all programs. Continuing to maintain clinical excellence, she received her Clinical Nurse Leader Certification in 2014.  Her area of research includes caring practice or competencies and their impact on nursing education, clinical practice and quality outcomes. This work has resulted in the Caring    Studio, which is a workshop for undergraduate students on the value of caring practice and how to integrate these skills into nursing care. In addition Dr. Grobbel is currently the President of the Sigma Theta Tau chapter in the SON. 



Education 
  • DNP, Oakland University, 2009
  • MSN, Oakland University, 1997 
  • BSN, Wayne State University, 1987 
Expertise 
  • Cardiac Care
  • Leadership
  • Administration
  • Caring science as it relates to quality outcomes
  • Quality and Safety Education in Nursing Research (QSEN) with leadership simulation
Research/Publications/Grants 
  • Grants Awarded
    • Grobbel, C., Penprase, B., & Hanna, D. (2015). Using high fidelity simulation to improve competencies in leadership, quality care and caring practices for undergraduate nursing students: A pilot project, Next Step Solutions, in kind gift of electronic health record computer software, value $15,000. (50% contribution)
    • Grobbel, C., Penprase, B., & Hanna, D. (2015). Using high fidelity simulation to improve competencies in leadership, quality care and caring practices for undergraduate nursing students: A pilot project, Oakland University Faculty Research Grant, Awarded $1200. (80% contribution)
  • Most Recent Publications (limit to 6)
    • Grobbel, C., Piscotty, R., Holka, K., Poly-Droulard, L., & Binge, A. (2017). An assessment of personal, professional and leadership values of nursing students: Defining a path towards becoming a caring professional. International Journal of Human Caring (65% contribution to writing and revisions).
    • Jackson, S., Penprase, B. & Grobbel, C. (2015). Factors influencing registered nurses' decision to activate an adult rapid response team in a community hospital. Dimensions of Critical Care. (10% contributions to reviewing and revisions).
    • Grobbel, C. (2015). An unspoken prayer. Journal of Art and Aesthetics in Nursing and Health Care. (100% writing).
    • Harmon, L. Grobbel, C. & Palleschi, M. (accepted, 2015). Does the use of turn teams reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers? Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Incontinence. (40% contribution to writing and revisions).
    • Grobbel, C. , Penprase, B., & VanWagoner, K. (2015). Bridging the quality and nursing care gap: Innovative clinical and academic partnerships using the relationship based care framework. Nurse Leader. (65% contribution to writing and revisions).
    • Grobbel, C. Rowe, L., (2014). Exploring pre-nursing students perceptions of caring and nursing: A phenomenological study. International Journal of Human Caring. (80% contribution to conducting study, writing and revisions).
Teaching 
  • Leadership
  • Health Policy
  • Informatics
  • Research 
Affiliations 
  • Sigma Theta Tau 
  • The Oakland University Alumni Association 
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives