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About Sarah Beman, PhD

Sarah has taught at St. Catherine University since October of 2006. Sarah is currently nursing faculty teaching primarily in the MSN - Entry Level Program (MSNEL). She specializes in simulation and is the MSNEL Simulation Coordinator. Previous work at St. Kates includes Interim Program Director of the MSNEL Program, Collaborative Practice Site Coordinator between the HSSH and the MDVA, Coordinator and then director of the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Sarah's clinical practice began at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) on the Cardiac and Renal Unit and then the Newborn Intensive Care Unit. During the summer, Sarah volunteers as a nurse at YMCA Camp Icaghowan and coordinates the student nurse internship program between the YMCA of the North overnight camps and St. Kates. In 2017, she completed her Ph.D. in Nursing at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.


Present Associate Professor, Nursing, St. Catherine University Nursing Department

Curriculum Vitae


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Professional Service and Affiliations

2018 - Present Chair, MSNEL Admissions Committee
2017 - Present Community Board Member, Camp Icaghowan, YMCA of the North
2018 - 2020 Co-chair, Henrietta Schmoll School of Health Curriculum Committee
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Honors and Awards

  • Certified Nurse Educator, National League of Nursing, 2012 - present (renew 2022)


  • NURS 6007 Promoting and Protecting the Health of Vulnerable Populations
  • NURS 7100 Nursing Leadership in Complex Health Care Systems: Assimilation into Professional Nursing Practice
  • NURS 7000 Nursing Leadership in Complex Healthcare Systems: High Acuity Care
  • NURS 6015 Family Centered and Population Focused Care
  • NURS 5000 Introduction to Nursing Science and Practice
  • NURS 6160 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan
  • NURS 5001 Foundations in Evidence Guided Nursing Practice


2013 - 2017 Ph.D., University of WI, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin ‐ Ph.D., Nursing
2008 - 2011 MA, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota ‐ Master of Arts, Nursing Education
2005 - 2006 BA, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota ‐ Post-baccalaureate certificate, Nursing
2001 - 2004 North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota ‐ Associate of Science, Nursing
1992 - 1996 BA, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin ‐ Bachelor of Arts, Sociology

Contact Information

Phone: 651-690-6614


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