Beth Vottero, Ph.D, RN, CNE

Nurse Educator Program Coordinator and Associate Professor


Beth Vottero teaches in the undergraduate, graduate and doctor of nursing practice programs and is the program coordinator for the Masters in Nursing Education

Research Overview

Qualitative systematic and scoping review methodology. An active researcher and executive board member of QSEN Academic Task Force with multisite research on quality initiatives and teaching strategies. Her work has appeared in Nurse Educator, JBI Systematic Reviews and Implementation Science Reports, Nurse Educator, and American Journal of Nursing and national/international presentations.

I love to knit and crochet, not your grandmother’s type of knitting, but rather the intricate, hard to do pieces. I feel that exercising both the analytic and creative sides of the brain is important to being centered as a human.


Schuler, M., Latourneau, R.M., Altmiller, G., Deal, B., Vottero, B., Boyd, T., Ebersole, N., Flexner, R., Jordan, J., Szymanski, K., Norris, T., Walker, D. (accepted for publication 2019).

Leadership, Teamwork, and Collaboration: The Lived Experience of Conducting Multi-site Research Focused on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Competencies in Academia.

Nursing Education Perspectives. Kelly, P., Vottero, B, and Christie-McAuliffe, C. (2018).

Quality and Safety Education for Nursing: Core Competencies for Nursing Leadership and Management, 2nd Edition. Eds. New York: Springer Publisher. Vottero, B. (2017, Sept/Oct).

Teaching nursing informatics in undergraduate, RN-BS and graduate levels. Nurse Educator. (5S Suppl 1):S22-S26. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000414.

Teaching Focus

Dr. Vottero’s teaching areas focus on evidence-based quality improvement that is leveled for undergraduate, graduate and DNP students. She also works on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiatives.

Previous Roles

Dr. Vottero was the Magnet program director for a successful redesignation at a NWI hospital.

Beth Vottero



Office Location:

Hammond, CLO 388


  • Ph.D. – Adult Education, Capella University
  • M.S. – Nursing Education, University of Phoenix
  • B.S. – Nursing, Valparaiso University
  • B.A. – Liberal Studies (Business Concentration), University

Areas of Expertise

  • Evidence-Based Quality Improvement
  • Nursing Informatics Systematic Review
  • Implementation Science
  • Nursing Education

Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • Program Coordinator Master in Nursing Education
  • Certified Nurse Educator
  • Comprehensive Systematic Review Trainer with JBI
  • Clinical Fellows Trainer with JBI

Curriculum Vitae