Nila Reimer, PhD, RN, CNE

Nila Reimer, PhD, RN, CNE

Fort Wayne
Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Phone: 260-257-6812
Liberal Arts 337, Fort Wayne


PhD, Indiana University


Reimer's nursing career includes 18 years of leadership experience in acute, long-term care, and academic settings. She has taught various graduate and undergraduate nursing courses including nursing executive and nursing research, theory, statistics, and professional seminar. Dr. Reimer's research expertise includes qualitative methods with a focus on person-centeredness in gerontological care and innovative teaching strategies in nursing education. She serves as an evaluator for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for nursing residency programs.

Selected Publications

Reimer, N. (2018) Residents’ positive and negative perspectives of care in nursing homes: “My way of thinking is completely different from theirs.” Manuscript in preparation.

O’Rourke, B., Widenhoefer, T., Reimer, N., Vazquez, E., & Wolpert, C. (2018). Roles, responsibilities, and implications of healthcare practitioners providing interprofessional collaborative care to the geriatric population. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 34(3), 165-170.

Shelton, A., & Reimer, N. (2018, Fall-Winter). Telehealth wound applications: Barriers, solutions, and future use by nurse practitioners. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 22(2).

Reimer, N., & Berghoff, L. (2017, June). Unfolding case studies throughout the curriculum to stimulate students’ deeper learning. Education and Technology, EduLEARN17, 1473-1480. doi:10.21125/edulearn.2017.1313.

Cho, J., Hamash, K., Otani, K., Reimer, N., & Yihao, D. (2017, November). Influential factors of student evaluations of teaching in a nursing program. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 13(2), 86-94. doi:10.1016/j.teln.2018.01.002