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Jodi Berndt, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, PCCN-K, CNE, CHSE

Osmosis Faculty Reviewer

Dr. Jodi Berndt is an Associate Professor at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University in Saint Joseph, Minnesota. She has taught in both the undergraduate and graduate levels in traditional and online nursing programs since 2009. Her research interests include the use innovative pedagogies to engage learners, clinical teaching effectiveness, and technology integration in nursing education. Her scholarly work includes a lengthy list of presentations and publications at the national, regional, and local levels. As a result of her scholarly work and implementation of innovative pedagogies to enhance nursing education, she was awarded the Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Phi Chapter, Star of Excellence Award, Minnesota Association of Colleges of Nursing Emerging Nurse Educator Award and Tom Creed Award for Effective Electronic Pedagogy at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University. In addition to teaching, her clinical expertise includes over 20 years of experience in medical/oncology and critical care nursing at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud Minnesota. Dr. Berndt currently serves as a director on the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation board of directors and has a passion for specialty certification. She maintains national specialty certifications in critical care, progressive care, nursing education, and healthcare simulation. Dr. Berndt has worked for Osmosis since 2016 in item writing and as a faculty reviewer. Outside of academic work, Dr. Berndt and her husband have four teenagers who enjoy sailing on the Minnesota lakes and traveling across the country to see historical places. They are always looking for suggestions of places to visit and explore.


  • Berndt, J. (in press). Using The ‘Do-Si-Do Simulation Model’ to Engage Learners. Nursing Education Perspectives.
  • Berndt, J., Ohmann, P., Rahal, I., Hoeschen, L. & Rothstein, A. (in press). Interdisciplinary and Innovative: A Nursing and Computer Science Collaboration to Create a Barcode Medication Administration System. Nursing Education Perspectives.
  • Berndt, J. (2019). Using “Breakout Boxes” for Pharmacology Review. Nursing Education Perspectives. 40(2), 116-117. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000349
  • Dinndorf-Hogenson, G., Hoover, C., Berndt, J., Tollefson, B., Peterson, J., & Laudenbach, N. (2019). Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to Psychomotor Skill Acquisition in Nursing. Nursing Education Perspectives 40(2), 99-101. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000411