Kimberly Nerud

Kimberly Nerud

Academic Program Site Director

NURSING

1201 ARROW AVE

Phone: (605) 695-7162

Email: Kimberly.Nerud@usd.edu

Bio:

Dr. Kim Nerud is currently the Academic Director of RN-BSN Program, LPN-AS Watertown Program and an assistant professor with a teaching focus on community health, research and capstone. Dr. Nerud's prior clinical experiences include rural health, geriatric, and critical care. Since coming to the USD Nursing Program she has been instrumental in curriculum revisions and establishing the RN-BSN Program and continues to provide direction and leadership to support program outcomes.


Teaching Interests:

Community Health/Family Health, Research/Evidence-Based Practice, Leadership, and Capstone


Research Interests:

Childhood Health and Wellness


Education:

  • Ph D, Nursing, South Dakota State Unversity, 2015
  • MS, Nursing/Healthcare Education, University of Phoenix Online, 2006
  • BS, Nursing, South Dakota State University , 2001
  • AAS, Nursing, University of South Dakota, 2000
  • Diploma, Nursing, Lake Area Technical Institute , 1999

Licensures and Certifications:

  • BLS Instructor, AHA
  • MN Nursing License, MNBON
  • SD Nursing License, SDBON

Grants:

  • Strategies for Health: An Interprofessional Game-based Approach to Teaching Social Determinants of Health, School of Health Sciences. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2017 - 2018)
  • Technology Grant, Health Affairs Medical Informatics Committee. Grant Role: Principal. (2017 - 2017)
  • Strategies for Health: An interprofessional, game-based approach to teaching social determinants of health, School of Health Sciences.
  • Strategies for Health: An interprofessional, game-based approach to teaching social determinants of health, School of Health Sciences.
  • Strategies for Health: An interprofessional, game-based approach to teaching social determinants of health, USD.

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Nerud, Kimberly, and Abou Samra, Haifa. Make a Move Intervention to Reduce Childhood Obesity. Journal of School Nursing, 2016. (DOI: 10.1177/1059840516665217)
  • Schmidt, Heidi, and Nerud, Kimberly. "Immersing students into cultural diversity", 2. Vol. 8, Iss. 3. Taylor Loop Road, Little Rock, AR: South Dakota and North Dakota Boards of Nursing, 2010.
  • Nerud, Kimberly. Meeting Nursing Shortage Needs Through Educational Partnerships: LPN to RN Under One Roof, 44-48. Vol. 18, Iss. 1. Home Health Care Management & Practice, 2005.
  • Nerud, Kimberly, and Steiner, Matt. Behaviors to promote healthy eating and physical activity: Training staff for after school programs. Pedagogy in Health Promotion/Sage.

Awards and Honors:

  • Excellence in Scholarship, USD Nursing Department, 2017

Presentations:

  • Nerud, Kimberly. Healthy Lifestyle: Motivation Families to Make a Difference. Presented at the ASCLS-SD Siouxland Spring Symposium , Aberdeen SD. (April 12, 2018)
  • Nerud, Kimberly, Smith, Amy E.. An Integrative Review of Combined Infant and Maternal Factors that Predict Childhood Obesity. Presented at the MNRS 41st Annual Research Conference, Minneapolis MN. (April 6, 2017)
  • Nerud, Kimberly. Make a Move. Presented at the International Rural Nursing Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota. (July 19, 2016)
  • Nerud, Kimberly. Make a Move: An Intervention to Reduce Childhood Obesity. Presented at the Frontiers for Nursing Innovation: Visioning the Healthcare Landscape, Sioux Falls. (October 2, 2015)
  • Schmidt, Heidi, Nerud, Kimberly. "Sumergir el oficio de enfermera Estudiantes en diversidad cultural" (Immersing Nursing Students into Cultural Diversity). Presented at the 22nd Annual Conference for Teachers of Nursing Practice, Madison, Wisconsin. (January 5, 2010)