Debra Filer

Professor, MSN-EL Program Coordinator


Ph.D., Educational Administration
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 2001

Master of Science, Nursing
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1989

Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota, Magna Cum Laude, 1987

Curriculum Grant (2015).

Preventing Urinary Tract Infections in a Rehabilitation Unit: A Case Study of Current Practice (2014).

Curriculum Development (2013).

Journal Article

Filer, D., Champlin, B. & Hunt, R. (2012). "Creating and implementing an unfolding, multi-setting simulation in a post baccalaureate nursing program." Clinical Simulation in Nursing.

Book Chapter

Filer, D. & Campbell, S. (2007). How Can We Continue to Provide Quality Clinical Education for Increasing Numbers of Students with Decreasing Numbers of Faculty? Annual Review of Nursing Education.

Dawa, T., Randolph, M., Moyer, P., Guthrie, P., Frie, B. & Filer, D. (2015). "Interprofessional Summit, “Preventing Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) on a Rehabilitation Unit: Current Practice Trends." New Models of Care: An Interprofessional Perspective. Interprofessional Education Summit

Filer, D. (2013). "Visual Literacy and Perceptual Intelligence: Educational Strategies to Enhance Observational and Communication Skills in Nursing Students." Sigma Theta Tau International's 24th International Nursing Research Congress Prague, Republic of Czech

Filer, D. & Anderson, S. (2013). "Fun and Effective Applications in Online Teaching and Learning." American Association of Colleges of Nursing Hot Issues: Online Teaching-Learning: Policies and Practices for the Future of Nursing Education St. Louis, MO

Filer, D. (2012). "Visual Literacy and Perceptual Intelligence." STTI-Nursing Education Research Conference 2012: Innovations in Nursing Education Research

Filer, D. (2012). "Electronic Portfolios." Jikei University Delegation hosted by Three Canoes LLC, Bloomington, MN

Filer, D. (2011). "Using Microsoft Excel to Create an Electronic Health Record." Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) National Forum