Nezam Al-Nsair

Contributing Faculty
Nezam Al-Nsair
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Nezam Al-Nsair received his PhD in Nursing at the University of Cincinnati, OH in June 2003. His dissertation was related to heart failure in women. He served as an associate chair of nursing, and associate professor in various nursing school. He joined Walden University on Sept 2012 to teach in the MSN nursing programs. Dr. Al-Nsair is licensed to practice nursing in the state of Ohio and Wisconsin. He is experienced in curriculum development, assessment & evaluation for traditional in-class, hybrid, and online courses, and in Institutional assessment and accreditation. He served on university assessment committee and as an HLC reviewer. He is experienced in online programs and courses development. Dr. Al-Nsair held numerous teaching positions and had the opportunity to teach and/or develop various nursing courses for traditional pre-licensure, Accelerated, Adult RN-BSN, and graduate students. For graduate programs, he taught course such as research methods, evidence-based-practice, capstone for leadership and education tracks, pathophysiology, physical assessment, pharmacology, and informatics. He also served on MSN Theses. His research interests include research in the areas of cardiovascular, heart failure, quality of life, Curriculum mapping & development, curriculum evaluation, assessment of learning outcomes, application of technology in teaching & learning.

Courses Taught

NURS 6053 - Interprofessional Organizational and Systems Leadership

NURS 6600 - Capstone Synthesis Practicum


PhD, University of Cincinnati

MSN, Villanova University

BSN, Jordan University of Science & Technology

Awards / Honors

Service Award, Villanova University, 1997


Al-Nsair, N., Baas, L., Roll, S., Wagoner, L., Al-Nsair, N. (2003). Predicting maximum oxygen consumption in older women with diastolic heart failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure

Al-Nsair, N. (1999). Title: Cardiac Arrhythmia.

Al-Nsair, N. (1999). Do self care resources and stage of change predict activity level in persons with heart failure and transplant. Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library (VHL)


Al-Nsair, N. (2016). The Future of Nursing Education.

Al-Nsair, N. (2016). Curriculum mapping.

Al-Nsair, N. (2015). Flipping the Classroom for Nursing Students. Drexel University Nursing Education Institute