Brenda Senger, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor of Nursing; Undergraduate Program Director

Areas of expertise: Program/clinical coordination, high-fidelity patient simulation, dedicated education units, medical/surgical nursing, pathophysiology, pharmacology, evidence-based practice, creative learning strategies, and mitochondrial disease. Dr....

Dr. Brenda Senger

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Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Nursing, Washington State University

M.A., Organizational Leadership, Gonzaga University

B.S.N., Nursing, Gonzaga University

A.D.N., Nursing, Lewis-Clark State College

Courses Taught

Nursing 356: Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II

Nursing 357: Complexity within Healthcare Organizations: Quality and Safety in Nursing

Nursing 402: Care of Individuals and Families

Nursing 403: Practicum III: Care of Individuals and Families

Nursing 563: Evidence-Based Practice for Quality and Safety

Nursing 701, 703, 704: DNP practicum I, III, IV Application of Evidence Based Practice I, III, IV

Nursing 761, 763, 764: Integrative Application of Evidence for Advances Practice Seminar I, III, IV


Areas of expertise: Program/clinical coordination, high-fidelity patient simulation, dedicated education units, medical/surgical nursing, pathophysiology, pharmacology, evidence-based practice, creative learning strategies, and mitochondrial disease.

Dr. Brenda Senger is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Gonzaga University in Spokane WA. Her main areas of interest include high-fidelity patient simulation, interactive learning and test taking strategies, and program coordination. Her clinical background includes rural nursing, pediatrics, geriatrics, medical surgical nursing and veteran services. She has won two awards for clinical teaching. She is passionate about social justice and care for the vulnerable population especially the elderly and children with special needs. She currently serves the Department of Nursing as the Undergraduate Program Director and has been integral in the creation and development of the Clinical Simulation Center.