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Sharon Black

Professor and Director of Nursing Research

.BS.N., Kent State University; M.S.Nc., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Kansas; J.D., University of Akron

Walsh University
A Catholic University of Distinction
2020 East Maple Street
North Canton, Ohio44720
United States


Oetker-Black, S.& Davis, T.(2018). The Psychometric Evaluation of the  Mock Code Self-Efficacy Scale. Nursing Education   Perspectives,doi:10.1097/01.NEP0000000000000341 

Christ-Libertin, C., Oetker-Black, S., Latacki, T., Blair, T. (2015). Evidenced –Based Prevent Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Guidelines and Burn-Injured Patients: A Pilot Study. Journal of Burn Care, 36 (1), e1-e6.

Oetker-Black,S.,Kreye,J.,Davis,T.,Underwood,S.,Naug,S.(2016). The psychometric Evaluation of the Revised Clinical Skills Self-Efficacy Scale.Journal of Nursing Measurement, 24 (1) ,166-175

Christ-Libertine,C,Oetker-Black,S,Latacki,T.,&Blair,T (2015). Evidence-based prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections guidelines and burn injured patients: a pilot sudy. Journal of Burn Care & Research,36(1),e1-e6.

Oetker-Black,S & Kreye,J. The Global Psychometric Evaluation of the Clinical Skills Self Efficacy Scale in Moshi, Tanzania(May-June 2015) Nurse Education Perspectives 36(3) doi;10.54830/13-1256 (R).

Oetker-Black, S, Kreye, J, Underwood, S, Price, A & DeMetro, N. (2014) The Psychometric Evaluation of the Clinical Skills Self-efficacy Scale. Nurse Education Perspectives. 35(2) - doi: 10.5480/11-739.1. (R).

Kreye, J. & Oetker-Black,S (2013) A Global Service-Learning Experience for Nursing Students in Tanzania: A Model for Collaboration. Nursing Forum 48(3)-DOI:10.1111/nuf.12046.

Oetker-Black,S,Szendrey,J,Petrochuk,M (2013) Use of a Conceptual Model to Identify and Interpret the Contributing Factors to Patient Satisfaction. AAMA Executive Online.

Oetker-Black, S. L., & Petrochuck, M. (2012). A Descriptive Analysis of Nursing Satisfaction: First-Time Versus Non-First-Time Medical-Surgical Patients.Health Marketing Quarterly. 29 (4), 1-8.

Demetro, Nancy N. and Sharon L Oetker-Black. (2012). Health care missions:changing the local landscape. Journal of Christian Nursing. 29 (3);156-57.

Oetker-Black, S., et.al (2003) Self-efficacy based pre-op teaching and hysterectomy outcomes. AORN. 77 (6), 1215-1231. (R)

Oetker-Black, S., Reninger, S., Teeters, D., Cukr, P. (1997). Self-efficacy enhanced preoperative instruction. AORN, 66 (5), 854-864. (R)

Oetker-Black, S. (1997) The effectiveness of a self efficacy preoperative nursing teaching protocol. Nursing Research Society, p 100. Minneapolis, MN (Abstract in proceedings). (R).

Oetker-Black, S. (1996). Generalizability of the preoperative self-efficacy scale.Journal of Applied Nursing Research, 9 (1), 40-44. (R)

Taunton, R. L., Perkins, S., Oetker-Black, S., & Heaton, R. (1995). Nurse absenteeism in acute care hospitals. Nursing Management, 26 (9), 80-83. (R)

Oetker-Black, S., & Kauth, C. (1995). Use of revised preoperative self-efficacy scale with total knee replacement surgery. AORN, 62 (2), 244-250. (R)

Oetker-Black, S., & Taunton, R. L. (1994). Evaluation of a self-efficacy scale for preoperative patients. AORN, 60(1), 43-50. (R)

Oetker-Black, S., & Kauth, C. (1994). Psychometric evaluation of the revised preoperative self-efficacy scale. Journal of Nursing Measurement. (R)

Oetker-Black, S. (1993). Preoperative preparation historical development. AORN57(6), 1402-1415. (R)

Neuberger, G., Vogel, K., Oetker-Black, S., & Hussanein, R. (1993). Promoting self-care in clients with arthritis. Arthritis Care and Research, 6(3), 141-148. (R)

Oetker-Black, S., Hart, F., Hoffman, J., & Geary, S. (1992). Preoperative self-efficacy and postoperative behaviors. Journal of Applied Nursing Research, 5(3), 134-139. (R)

Doheny, M., Eddy, D., Oetker-Black, S., Wyper, S., Coeling, H., & Turkoski, B. (1992). Creation and use of a data base for nursing education. In J. Arnold & G. Pearson (Eds.). Computer Applications in Nursing Education (pp. 287-295). New York: NLN. (R)

Oetker-Black, S., Taunton, R. L., Thomas, J., & Krampitz, S. (1989). Psychometric evaluation of a nursing care plan attitude scale. Journal of Applied Nursing Research, 2, 92-93. (R)

Taunton, R. L., Oetker-Black, S., & Woods, C. (1989). A decade of research in nurse anesthesia. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, 58(2), 144-147. (R)


A Global Psychometric Evaluation of the Clinical Skills Self Efficacy Scale in Moshi ,Tanzania. 2011-2012 Funded by the National League of Nursing.


Oetker-Black,S.,Demetro,N.,Price,A.,Underwood,S.,Kreye,J.(2012) The Psychometric Evaluation of the Clinical Skills Self-Efficacy Scale. Robinson Memorial Hospital 18th Annual Research Day, April 27th, 2012.

Oetker-Black,S.,Petrochuk,M.,Szendry,J. (2012) Descriptive Analysis of the contributory factors of patient satisfaction. Midwest Nursing Society,Dearborn,MI. April 13, 2012.

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