Debra Hagler

550 N 3rd Street
Health North 320
Phoenix
Clinical Professor (FSC)
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020
Clinical Professor (FSC)
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020

Biography

Debra Hagler PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAAN is a Clinical Professor in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and a Barrett Faculty Honors Advisor. 

Professor Hagler is board certified as a clinical nurse specialist in adult health and certified in both nursing education and healthcare simulation. She teaches graduate-level courses and serves as Edson College's Lead Faculty Honors Advisor. She has been honored for her scholarship and national service in the areas of professional credentialing and faculty development by election as a fellow to the American Academy of Nursing and to the National League for Nursing's Academy of Nursing Education.

Education

  • Ph.D. Learning and Instructional Technology, Arizona State University
  • M.S. Nursing Education, University of Arizona
  • B.S.N. Nursing, New Mexico State University
  • A.D.N. Nursing, New Mexico State University

Research Interests

Clinical research interests include assessment of health professionals continuing competence, situational/workplace learning, and clinical discourse/decision making.

Educational research interests include investigating effective teaching strategies and integrating technologies such as human patient simulation into academic programs.

Publications

Recent Publications (Past 10 years)

  • Harding, M. & Hagler, D. (2021)Conceptual nursing care planning, 1st ed. Elsevier.
  • Hagler, D. (2021). Strategies for innovation. In Bradshaw, M.J., Hultquist, B.L. & Hagler. D.A. (Eds.). Innovative teaching strategies in nursing and related health professions, 8th ed. Jones & Bartlett.
  • Wermers, R., Ostroski, T. & Hagler, D. (2021).  Healthcare provider use of motivational interviewing to address vaccine hesitancy in college students. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 33: 86-93.DOI: 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000281.
  • Bradshaw, M.J., Hultquist, B.L. & Hagler. D.A.  (2021). Innovative teaching strategies in nursing and related health professions, 8th ed. Jones & Bartlett.
  • Hagler, D., Harding, M., Kwong, J., Roberts, D. & Reinisch, C. (2020). Clinical companion to Lewis’ medical-surgical nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems, 11th ed. Elsevier.
  • Lindell, D., Hagler, D., & Poindexter, K. (2020). A national, qualitative study of the motivators and outcomes of nurse educator certification. Nursing Education Perspectives, 40(6)327-333.
  • Hagler, D. & Hagler. D.R. (2020). Assessment: Cardiovascular system. In Harding, M., Kwong, J., Roberts, D., Hagler, D., & Reinisch, C. (Eds.).  Lewis’ medical-surgical nursing, 11th ed. St. Louis: Elsevier.
  • Case Di Leonardi, B., Hagler, D., Marshall, D., Schafer, S., Stobinski, J. and Welsh, S. (2020). From competence to continuing competency. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 51(1):15-24. DOI:10.3928/00220124-20191217-05
  • Harding, M., Kwong, J., Roberts, D., Hagler, D., & Reinisch, C. (2020).  Lewis’ medical-surgical nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems, 11th ed. Elsevier.
  • Hinton, J.E., Randolph, P., Hagler, D., DeFalco, N., Mays, M.Z., Brooks, R., Kastenbaum, B. & Miller, K. (2020). The nature of nursing competency in simulation of adult medical-surgical nursing: Exploratory factor analysis. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 28 (2). DOI: 10.1891/JNM-D-18-00078
  • Bowman-Woodall, C. Harding, M., Kwong, J., Roberts, D., Hagler, D. & Reinisch, C. (2020). Study guide for Lewis’s medical –surgical nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems, 11th ed. Elsevier.
  • Wash-White, F. & Hagler, D. (2020). Clinical preceptorships. In Bradshaw, M.J., Hultquist, B.L. & Hagler. D.A. (Eds.). Innovative teaching strategies in nursing and related health professions, 8th ed. Jones & Bartlett.
  • Hagler, D. (2020). Tissue integrity. In Giddens, J. (Ed.). Concepts for nursing practice, 3rd ed. St. Louis: Elsevier.
  • Hagler, D. (2020). Cardiovascular problems. In Silvestri, L. (Ed.). Saunders comprehensive review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, 8e. Elsevier.
  • Hagler, D. (2020). Cardiovascular medications. In Silvestri, L. (Ed.). Saunders comprehensive review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, 8e. Elsevier.
  • Hagler, D. & Calacci, M. (2019). Managing your career. In Yoder-Wise, P. (Ed.) Leading and managing in nursing, 7th ed. St. Louis: Mosby, Inc.
  • Poindexter, K., Hagler, D. & Lindell, D. (2019). Measuring the value of academic nurse educator certification: Administrators' and educators' perceptions. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(9):502-509. DOI:10.3928/01484834-20190819-02
  • O’Brien, J., Thompson, M. & Hagler, D. (2019). Using generalizability theory to inform optimal design for a nursing performance assessment. Evaluation & the Health Professions, 42(3), 297-327. DOI:10.1177/0163278717735565.
  • Bristol, T., Hagler, D., McMillian-Bohler, J., Wermers, R., Hatch, D., & Oermann, M.H. (2019). Nurse educators’ use of lecture and active learning. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 14, 94-96. DOI:10.1016/j.teln.2018.12.003
  • Hagler, D. (2018). Licensure and professional certification renewal requirements: 2017 Survey results. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 49(2), 51.DOI:10.3928/00220124-20180116-01
  • Hagler, D. & Morris, B. (2018). Learning environment and teaching methods. In Oermann, M., DeGagne, J.C. & Phillips, B.C. (Eds.) Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development, 2nd ed. New York: Springer.
  • Hagler, D. & Day, K. (2018). Technologies for clinical teaching. In Oermann, M.,  Shellenbarger, T. & Gaberson, K. Clinical teaching strategies in nursing, 5th ed. New York: Springer.
  • Hagler, D. & Lewis, S. (2017). Clinical companion to medical-surgical nursing. (10th ed.) St. Louis: Elsevier.
  • Lindell, D., Hagler, D. & Poindexter, K. (2017). PhD or DNP? Defining the path to your career destination.  American Nurse Today, 12(2), 36-38.
  • Hinton, J.E., Mays, M.Z., Hagler, D., Randolph, P., Brooks, R., DeFalco, N., Kastenbaum, B. & Miller, K. (2017). Testing nursing competence: Validity and reliability of the nursing performance profile. Journal of Nursing Measurement25(3) 431-458.
  • Hagler, D. (2016). Developing educators with, from, and about the technology. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing,47(2),47-48. DOI:10.3928/00220124-20160120-01
  • Lindell, D., Hagler, D. & Poindexter, K. (2016). Consider a career as a healthcare simulation educator. American Nurse Today, 11(5), 58-59.
  • Hagler, D. (2016). Tissue integrity. In Giddens, J. (Ed.). Concepts for nursing practice, 2nd ed. St. Louis: Elsevier.
  • Hagler, D. & Morris, B. (2015). Teaching methods. In Oermann, M. (Ed.) Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development. New York: Springer.
  • Hagler, D. (2015). Managing your career. In Yoder-Wise, P.  Leading and managing in nursing(6th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby, Inc.
  • Saewert, K. & Hagler, D. (2015). The five a’s of the scholarship of teaching and learning: Ask, access, answer, appraise and apply. In Brown, T. and Williams, B. (Eds.) Evidence-based Education in the Health Professions: Promoting Best Practice in the Learning and Teaching of Students. Abingdon, UK:  Radcliffe.
  • O’Brien, J., Hagler, D. & Thompson, M. (2015). Designing simulation scenarios to support performance assessment validity. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 46(11), 492-495. DOI:10.3928/00220124-20151020-01
  • Lindell, D., Hagler, D. & Poindexter, K., (2015). Your path to becoming a nurse educator. American Nurse Today, 10(5), 40-42.
  • Poindexter, K., Hagler, D. & Lindell, D. (2015). Designing authentic assessment: Strategies for nurse educators. Nurse Educator, 40, 36-40.
  • Hagler, D. (2014). Pedagogical technologies for clinical teaching. In Gaberson, K., Oermann, M. & Shellenbarger, T. Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing, 4th ed. New York: Springer.
  • Shellenbarger, T. & Hagler, D. (2014).  Clinical simulation. In Gaberson, K., Oermann, M. & Shellenbarger, T. Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing, 4th ed. New York: Springer.
  • Wilson, R. & Hagler, D. (2014). Learning needs assessment. In Palaganas, J. Maxworthy, J., Epps, C. & M. Mancini (Eds.), Defining Excellence in Healthcare Simulation Programs. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Hagler, D., Poindexter, K. & Lindell, D. (2014). Integrating your experience and opportunities to prepare for nurse educator certification. Nurse Educator, 39, 45-48.
  • Wilson, R., Klein, J. & Hagler, D. (2014) Computer-based or human patient simulation-based case analysis: Which works better for teaching diagnostic reasoning skills? Nursing Education Perspectives, 35,(1): 14-18. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5480/11-515.1
  • Hagler, D., Kastenbaum, B., Brooks, R., Morris, B. & Saewert, K.J. (2013). Leveraging the technology du jour for overt and covert faculty development. Journal of Faculty Development, 27(3), 22-29.
  • Hagler, D. & Wilson, R. (2013). Designing nursing staff competency assessment using simulation. Journal of Radiology Nursing, 32:165-169. DOI:10.1016/j.jradnu.2013.10.001
  • Jarrell, K., Ozymy J., Gallagher, J., Hagler, D., Corral, C. & Hagler, A.  (2013). Constructing the foundations for compassionate care: How service-learning affects nursing students’ attitudes towards the poor. Nurse Education in Practice. DOI:10.1016/j.nepr.2013.11.004
  • Peinhardt, R.D. & Hagler, D. (2013). Peer coaching to support writing developmentJournal of Nursing Education, 52(1), 24-28. DOI: 10.3928/01484834-20121121-02
  • Adelman-Mullally, T., Mulder, C.K., McCarter-Spalding, D., Hagler, D. Gaberson, K., Hanner, M.B., Oermann, M.H., Speakman, E.T., Yoder-Wise, P. & Young. P.K. (2013). The clinical nurse educator as leader. Nurse Education in Practice13(1),29-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2012.07.006
  • Hagler, D., Mays, M., Stillwell, S., Kastenbaum, B., Brooks, R., Fineout-Overholt, E., Williamson, K. & Jirsak, J. (2012). Preparing clinical preceptors to support nursing students in evidence-based practiceThe Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 43(11), 502-508. DOI: 10.3928/00220124-20120815-27
  • Randolph, P., Hinton, J.E., Hagler, D., Mays, M.Z., Kastenbaum, B., Brooks, R., DeFalco, N., Miller, K. & Weberg, D. (2012). Measuring competence: Collaboration for safety. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 43(12), 541-547.
  • Hagler, D. (2012). Tissue integrity. In Giddens, J. (Ed.). Concepts for nursing practice. St. Louis: Elsevier. 
  • Hinton, J.E., Mays, M.Z., Hagler, D., Randolph, P., Brooks, R., DeFalco, N., Kastenbaum, B., Miller, K. & Weberg, D. (2012). Measuring post-licensure competence with simulation: The Nursing Performance Profile. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 3(2), 45-53.DOI:10.3928/00220124-20120615-27
  • Wilson, R. & Hagler, D. (2012). Through the lens of instructional design: Appraisal of the Jeffries/NLN Simulation Framework for use in acute care. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 43(9), 428-432. DOI: 10.3928/00220124-20120615-27
  • Hagler, D., White, B., & Morris, B. (2011). Cognitive tools as a scaffold for faculty in curriculum redesign. Journal of Nursing Education, 49(7), 417-422.
  • Stephens, J., Hagler, D., & Clark, E. (2011). Got PAD? Hidden dangers revealed with ABI. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 29(4), 153-157. doi:10.1016/j.jvn.2011.08.002

Research Activity

Funded Research

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
HCR 492 Honors Directed Study
NUR 492 Honors Directed Study
NUR 493 Honors Thesis
HCR 493 Honors Thesis
NUR 499 Individualized Instruction
HCR 499 Individualized Instruction
NUR 671 Teaching: Academic & Practice
NUR 690 Reading and Conference
NUR 692 Research
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
NUR 671 Teaching: Academic & Practice
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
NUR 493 Honors Thesis
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
NUR 692 Research
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
NUR 671 Teaching: Academic & Practice
NUR 690 Reading and Conference
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
NUR 671 Teaching: Academic & Practice
NUR 692 Research
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
NUR 690 Reading and Conference
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
NUR 671 Teaching: Academic & Practice
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
NUR 671 Teaching: Academic & Practice
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
NUR 799 Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
NUR 671 Teaching: Academic & Practice
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Honors/Awards

AWARDS

2019 Distinguished Alumni Award. College of Health and Social Services, New Mexico State University.

2017 Suzanne Smith Mentoring Editors Award. International Academy of Nursing Editors.

2016 Healthcare Hero for Healthcare Education. Phoenix Business Journal.

2016 Excellence in Mentorship Award.  The International Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Upsilon Chapter.

2014 ASU Presidents Medal for Social Embeddedness. Nursing Performance Evaluation Team

2012 Innovation Award. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing

2011 Excellence in Mentorship Award.  The International Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Upsilon Chapter.

2010 Outstanding Faculty Colleague Award, College of Nursing & Health Innovation, Arizona State University.

2008 Circle of Excellence Award for Excellence in Education. American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

2007 Deans Award for Outstanding Faculty Contributions.  College of Nursing & Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University.

2007 Excellence in Mentorship Award.  The International Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Upsilon Chapter.

2006 Outstanding Teacher Award.  College of Nursing & Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University

2005 Nancy Melvin Research Scholar Award.  The International Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Upsilon Chapter.

2004 Graduate Scholarship Award.  The International Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Upsilon Chapter.

1998 Excellence in Education Award. The International Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau. Beta Upsilon Chapter.

1999 Teaching Enhancement Award: Clinical Peer Review

1997 Outstanding Faculty Award. Disability Resources for Students, Arizona State University

1994 Outstanding Student Support. New Traditional Students, The University of Arizona

HONORS

2018 College of Nursing & Health Innovation Honorary Faculty Marshall.

2017 Voted Honorary Lifetime Member, Arizona League for Nursing

2014 College of Nursing & Health Innovation Honorary Faculty Marshall. Arizona State University Commencement.

2012 Election to the American Academy of Nursing

2012 Quality Matters National Certification of Excellence in Course Design for NUR671

2009 Election to the National League for Nursings Academy of Nursing Education

2008 Competitive Selection to National League for Nursing/Johnson & Johnson Faculty Leadership & Mentoring Program

2007 EvidenceBased Practice Mentor, Center for Advancement of Evidence- Based Practice. Arizona State University

2006 College of Nursing & Healthcare Innovation Honorary Faculty Marshall. Arizona State University Commencement.

2001 Selected by the senior class to present their nursing pins. College of Nursing Convocation, Arizona State University. 

1999 Wakonse Teaching Fellow

1996 Wyeth-Ayerst Fellowship Mentor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses

1996 Selected by the senior classes to present their nursing pins. College of Nursing Convocation, The University of Arizona

1995 Selected by the senior classes to present their nursing pins. College of Nursing Convocation, The University of Arizona

Editorships

Deputy Editor,The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing

Editorial Board, Nurse Educator

Editorial Board, Nursing Forum