Sharon Hudacek, EdD, RN, ACNS-BC



  • B.S.N., Misericordia University
  • M.S.N., Columbia University
  • Ph.D., Columbia University 

Additional Certifications:

  • Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist- Board Certified (ACNS- BC)
  • Kaplan Faculty Member - NCLEX Board Review


  • Case Professor of the Year
  • Distinguished Career in Nursing Clinical Practice Alumni Award
  • Outstanding Adult Healthcare Educator
  • PCPS Distinguished Service Award
  • Best of Book Award: Sigma Theta Tau International for Making A Difference, Stories from the Point of Care

Professional Memberships:

  • Alpha Sigma Nu
  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Research Interests:

  • The implementation of an academic practice partnership model of clinical education in a community hospital entitled:  Project TRIumph: A Liaison Nurse Model to transform the clinical learning environment. Supported by a Ruth Corcoran National League for Nursing Education Research Grant.
  • Predictors of undergraduate nursing student satisfaction with the clinical learning environment.
  • The Dimensions of Caring in Nursing:  qualitative analysis of the stories of nurses from around the world. 
  • Hudacek, S. (2005). Making a Difference: Stories from the Point of Care:  Volume (Rev. ed.). Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau International.
  • Hudacek, S.  (2004). Making A Difference:  Stories from the Point of Care:  Volume II, Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau International.  
  • Hudacek, S. (2004).  A Daybook for Nurses:  Making A Difference Each Day.   Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Hudacek, S. (2000).  Making a Difference: Stories from the Point of Care. Indianapolis: Center Nursing Press

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