Patricia Schroeder

Clinical Assistant Professor
(414) 288-3608

Clinical Nurse Specialist, critical care nursing

Highest Degree & Institution
DNP, Marquette University

Brief Statement of Scholarly Interests

Titles of Courses Recently Taught

Selected Publications

Maidl, C., Leske, J., Garcia, A. ( 2013). The Influence of “Quiet Time” in Critical Care. Journal of Clinical Nursing Research. Prepublished 07,10,2013, DOI:10.1177/1054773813493000

Leske, J.S., McAndrew, N.S., Evans, C.R.D., Garcia, A.E., Brasel, K.J. (2012). Challenges in conducting research after family presence during resuscitation.  Journal of Trauma Nursing (19)3; 190-194.

McAndrew, N.S., Leske, J.,S., Garcia, A.E. (2011) Influence of moral distress on the professional practice environment during prognostic conflict in critical care.  Journal of Trauma Nursing (18) 4; 221-230. 

Recent Presentations

Sepsis: Empowering Nurses and Saving Lives.  Infectious Disease Seminar Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee, WI.  April, 2014

Improving Glucose Management in Cardiac Surgery Patients.  UHC Safety Intelligence Web Cast. February, 2013         

A Parallel Trial of “Quiet Time” for Patients in Critical Care. Carolyn Maidl, MSN, RN and Annette Garcia, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC. Building Bridges Research Conference Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.  May 2013


2014 Evidenced Based Practice Award: Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Implementation of the Respiratory Safety Program

2012 Research Award:  Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. A Parallel Trial of Quiet Time for Patients in Critical Care

2011 Research Award:  Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Influence of Moral Distress on the Professional Practice Environment During Prognostic Conflict in Critical Care 

Professional Membership

Wisconsin Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists


College of Nursing Mission Statement

Through a transformational Catholic, Jesuit education, Marquette University College of Nursing prepares nurse leaders to promote health, healing and social justice for all people through clinical practice and development of nursing knowledge.