Charlotte Seckman, PhD, RN-BC, CNE

Charlotte SeckmanAssistant 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
  • MSN, Nursing Education, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • BSN, Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • AD, Nursing, Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis, Indiana

Research

  • Principal Investigator, Evaluation of informatics competencies in an undergraduate nursing curriculum. Dean’s Teaching Scholars Award, University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Nursing. IRB Exempt Review. (2016-2017).
  • Principal Investigator, Comparison of two mobile evidence-based retrieval applications on decision-making behaviors of nurse practitioners. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Practice Grant Award. (2016-2017)
  • Co-Investigator, Development and Testing a Survey to Assess Network Architecture for Distributed Systems of Medical Devices in Acute Hospitals. The University System of Maryland (USM) in partnership with the MITRE corporation in the execution of the nation’s first FFRDC dedicated to Cybersecurity. The primary FFRDC sponsor, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). (2016)
  • Principal Investigator, The impact of interactive video communication versus text-based feedback on teaching, social and cognitive presence in online learning communities. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Award. (2014-2015)
  • 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)

Recent Publications

  • Seckman, C. (2016). Informatics at the crossroads of care coordination. Computer, Informatics, Nursing. 34 (10), 431-435.
  • Franquiz, R. & Seckman, C. (2016). Organizational readiness for nurse residency accreditation. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 32 (6), 309-315. DOI: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000301.
  • Seckman, C. (2017). Electronic Health Records and Applications for Managing Patient Care In Nelson, R. and Staggers, N. (2nd Ed), Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach. St. Louis: Elsevier, Inc.
  • Seckman, C. (2015). Realizing the benefits: Healthcare and information technology. Computer, Informatics, Nursing. October 2015, 33 (10), 432-433.  doi: 10/1097/CIN.0000000000000189
  • Pushpangadan, S. & Seckman, C. (2015). Consumer perspective of personal health records. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 19, (1). Retrieved at http://www.himss.org/ResourceLibrary/GenResourceDetail.aspx?ItemNumber=39756
  • 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.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • NDNP 807: Information Systems and Technology to Improve and Transform Healthcare
  • NDNP 808: Practicum in Information Systems and Technology
  • NURS 460: Health Informatics for the Registered Nurse

Academic & Professional Activities

  • President Elect, Sigma Theta Tau Pi Chapter
  • Chair, Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics (SINI)
  • Ex-Officio Chair, UMSON Faculty Council
  • Academic Advisor, MS and DNP Students
  • Member, UMSON Nursing Informatics Advisory Board
  • Member, DNP Advisory Group
  • Member, Entry-Level Course Directors