Charlotte Seckman, PhD, RN-BC

‌Assistant Professor, OSAH
Address: 455A
Phone Number: 410-706-2003
Fax Number: 410-706-3289
seckman@son.umaryland.edu

‌Education

  • PhD, Nursing Informatics, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 2008
  • MSN, Nursing Education, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1992
  • BSN, Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1982
  • AD, Nursing, Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis, Indiana, 1979

Research

  • Co-Investigator,  Impact of personalized decision support on nurse sensitive outcomes. Intramural Research. NIH/CC – OHSR Exempt Review (2014-2015)
  • Principal Investigator, Education Intensive Scholarship Project: Integration of Informatics Concepts in New Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum. University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Nursing. (2013-2015)
  • Principal Investigator, Relationship between a perceived sense of community, cognitive engagement, and learning outcomes among undergraduate nursing students enrolled in an internet-based learning course. Dean’s Teaching Scholars Award, University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Nursing. IRB Exempt Review. (2012-2013)
  • Co-Investigator, Develop, implement and evaluate a prototype system for evidence based practice (EBP-InfoBot). Intramural Research. NIH/CC – OHSR Exempt Review (2005-2010)
  • Principal Investigator, Evaluation of the Usability of the Clinical Research Information (CRIS). Intramural Research. NIH/CC – OHSR Exempt Review (2005-2008)
  • Principal Investigator, Evaluating the Usability of a Visual display for Interdisciplinary Problem Documentation among Clinicians. Intramural Research. NIH/CC – OHSR Exempt Review (2007)
  • Principal Investigator, Design Efficiencies and Satisfaction of Computerized Physician Order Entry: A Comparison of Two Order Entry Methods. NIH/CC – OHSR Exempt Review (2007)
  • Co-Investigator, Design Efficiencies and Evaluation of Computerized Order Entry. NIH/CC – OHSR Exempt Review. Role (2004)
  • Principal Investigator, Standard Web-Based Clinical Radiology Images & Reports at the Point of Care. Intramural Research. NIH/CC – OHSR Exempt Review (2003) 

Recent Publications

  • Seckman, C. (2014). Perceived sense of community, cognitive engagement, and learning outcomes among undergraduate nursing students enrolled in an internet-based learning course. Computer Informatics Nursing.
  • Rojas, C. & Seckman, C. (2014). The informatics nurse specialist role in electronic health record usability evaluation. Computer Informatics Nursing, Jan 27, 1-7. Doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000042
  • Demner-Fushman, D., Seckman, C., Fisher, C., & Thoma, G. (2013). Continual development of a personalized decision support system. International Medical Informatics Association Proceedings 2013, 175-179. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/connect/overview.html. Doi:10.3233/978-1-6499-289-9-175.
  • Seckman, C., Fisher, C., Demner-Fushman, D. (2013). Evaluation of a decision support tool for evidence-based practice. Computers Informatics Nursing, 410.
  • Seckman, C. (2013). Electronic Health Records and Applications for Managing Patient Care. In Nelson, R. and Staggers, N. (Ed), Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach (pp. 87-101). St. Louis: Elsevier, Inc.
  • Seckman, C. & Romano, C. A (2012). Electronic Health Record. In H. Feldman (2nd Ed.), Nursing Leadership: A Concise Encyclopedia (pp.126-128). New York: Springer Publishing.
  • Romano, C. A., & Seckman, C. (2012). Telehealth. In H. Feldman (2nd Ed.), Nursing Leadership: A Concise Encyclopedia (pp. 364-366). New York: Springer Publishing.
  • Connerney, I., Sloan, R., Bagiella, E., Seckman, C., & Shapiro, P. (2010). Depression is associated with increased mortality 10 years after coronary artery bypass surgery. Psychosomatic Medicine, Nov/Dec. 72 (1), 874-881.
  • Seckman, C., Mills, M., Friedmann, E., & Romano, C. (2009). Clinicians’ perceptions of usability of an electronic medical record over time. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, Sept/Oct, 27 (5).
  • Demner-Fushman, D., Seckman, C., Fisher, C., Hauser, S., Clayton, J., & Thoma, G. (2008). A prototype system to support evidence-based practice. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings 2008, 151-155.
  • Seckman, C., Mills, M., Romano, C., Friedmann, E., Johantgen, M., & Covington, B. (2008). Clinicians' perceptions of usability of an electronic medical record over time (Doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland, 2008). ProQuest/UMI Publishing.
  • Romano, C. A., & Seckman, C. (2008). Electronic Health Record. In H. Feldman (Ed.), Nursing Leadership: A Concise Encyclopedia (pp. 175-179). New York: Springer Publishing.
  • Seckman, C., Romano, C. & Rosenfeld, S. (2004). Standard web-based clinical radiology images and reports at the point of care. In 17th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems Proceeding, Los Alamitos, California: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 67-71.
  • Seckman, C., Romano, C. & Marden, S. (2001) Evaluation of Clinical Response to Wireless Technology. In Bakken, S. (ED) Symposium Supplement 2001 Journal of American Medical Informatics Association Proceedings, Philadelphia: Hanely & Belfust, pp. 612-616.
  • Seckman, C., Romano, C. & Rosenfeld, S. (2001) Clinical research protocol mapping: A description of a pilot. In 14th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems Proceedings, Los Alamitos, California: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 354-359.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • NURS 807/808: Information Systems and Technology to Improve and Transform Healthcare
  • NURS 736: Technology Solutions for Knowledge Generation in Healthcare
  • NURS 786: Systems Analysis and Design
  • NURS 460: Health Informatics for the Registered Nurse

Academic & Professional Activities

  • Chair, UMSON Faculty Council
  • Executive Board Member, Summer Immersion in Nursing Informatics (SINI) Conference
  • Member, UMSON Nursing Informatics Advisory Board
  • Member, DNP Advisory Group
  • Member, Entry-Level Course Directors
  • Member, Technology Strategic Planning Task Force
  • Nurse Planner, American Medical Informatics Association