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Faculty Bios - Kimberly Dudas

  • Kimberly Dudas, Ph.D., R.N., A.N.P.-B.C., C.N.E.
    Assistant Professor/Nursing Department Chairperson

    E-mail: kdudas@njcu.edu
    Phone: (201) 200-3480


    Ph.D., Nursing Education – Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    Master of Science, Nursing – Adult Health – Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing - East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA

    Certified Nurse Educator, National League for Nursing
    Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center
    Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse, American Nurses Credentialing Center


    Professor Dudas has extensive experience in healthcare, having worked as a staff nurse, nurse manager, nurse practitioner and nurse educator. She is certified in multiple areas and has presented at national conferences on subjects pertaining to nursing and nursing education. She completed her doctoral degree at Nova Southeastern University and her dissertation was in the area of accelerated second-degree nursing students.

    Selected Publications

    Dudas, K. “Cultural competence: A concept analysis. “ (In press). Nursing Education Perspectives.

    Dudas, K. “Strategies to improve NCLEX® style testing in students who speak English as an additional language.” The Online Journal of Cultural Competence in Nursing and Healthcare, 1(2), 14-23.


    Nursing Excellence Award, CentraState Medical Center, Freehold, NJ, 2003. 
    2014 Elsevier Exceptional Nursing Educator Award