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Cheryl Wagner

Contributing Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Degrees in Nursing Administration, Business Administration, Pastoral Theology, Editor of NIC, 38+ years in nursing, 20+ in nursing academia, 15+ in nursing administration, adjunct faculty at Walden, primary area of research interest includes nursing turnover, nonlinear theories, standardized nursing languages

Courses Taught

NURS 6051 - Transforming Nursing and Health Care

NURS 6421 - Supporting Workflow in Health Care


PhD, University of Iowa College of Nursing

MSN/MBA, University of Iowa

BSN, Marycrest College

Awards / Honors

Fellow of Nursing Classification and Clinical Effe, CNC University of Iowa College of Nursing, 2005

SloanÐC Certificate of Online Teaching Excellence, American Sentinel University, 2014


Wagner, C. M. (2018). Nursing Interventions Classification.

Wagner, C. M. (2010). Predicting nursing turnover with catastrophe theory. Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Wagner, C. M. (2009). The value of a nonlinear model in predicting nursing turnover. Journal of Nursing Administration.

Wagner, C. M. (2004). Is your nursing staff ready for magnet hospital status?. Journal of Nursing Administration.

Wagner, C. M. (2007). Organizational commitment as a predictor variable for nursing turnover. Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Wagner, C. M., Budreau, G., Everett, L. (2005). Analyzing fluctuating unit census for timely staffing intervention. Nursing Economics.


Wagner, C. M. (2018). An elusive intervention: Hypotension Management.. NANDA.

Wagner, C. M. (2016). Clinical reasoning in the development and application of Nursing Interventions Classification (NICs) for clinical conditions. . NANDA-I.

Wagner, C. M. (2018). Determining Awareness of and Readiness for Standardized Nursing Languages in a Mid-Level Midwestern Hospital and Associated School of Nursing. . NANDA.

Wagner, C. M. (2015). Critical Reasoning and Nursing Language Linkage Applications: A Short Primer. . ACENDIO.

Wagner, C. M. (2019). Development and integration of care planning with NANDA-I, NIC and NOC into a baccalaureate level pathophysiology course. ACENDIO.

Wagner, C. M. (2019). Overview of the changes and new content in the seventh edition of the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC). . ACENDIO.