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Charlotte Sortedahl, DNP, MPH, M.S., RN

Charlotte Sortedahl
  • Professor
  • Nursing

Teaching Interests
  • Teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs.
Research and Creative Activities
  • Online Journal Clubs
  • Leadership
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Case Management
  • BSN University of Minnesota
  • MPH University of Minnesota School of Public Health - Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing & MS University of Minnesota School of Nursing (Dual Degree)
  • DNP University of Minnesota School of Nursing
  • CCM
Published Research


Sortedahl, C. (2022). Two halves of a greater whole: The human touch of caring and the scientific approach of Evidence-Based Practice. Professional Case Management. 27(4), 205-206.

Sortedahl, C., Ellefson, S., Fotsch, D., & Daley, K. (2020). The professional behaviors new nurses need: Findings from a national survey of hospital nurse leaders. Nursing Education Perspectives, 41(4), 207-214.

Fink-Samnick, E., & Sortedahl, C. (2018). Speak up, speak out. It’s time for case managers to take on the bullies. CCMC Issue Brief.

Sortedahl, C., Wical, S., & Benike, J. (2018). Promoting evidence-based practice through a live online journal club: It takes a team. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 18 (1): 15-30. doi: 10.1080/15323269.2018.1400823

Sortedahl, C., Mottern, N., & Campagna, V. (2018). Case managers on the front lines of ethical dilemmas: Advocacy, autonomy, and preventing case manager burnout. Professional Case Management, 23(1), 4-9. doi:10.1097/NCM.0000000000000264

Sortedahl, C., Persinger, S., Sobtzak, K., Farrell, B., & Jaeger, N. (2017). Essential professional behaviors of nursing students and new nurses: Hospital nurse leader perspectives survey. Nursing Education Perspectives, 38(6): 297-303. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000240

Sortedahl, C., Watson, A., & Sminkey, P. (2017). Formal interprofessional education needed to prepare professional case managers of the future. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 7:43-36. doi: 10.1016/j.xjep.2017.03.001

Sortedahl, C. (2017). The “Human Side” of care coordination: A whole-person approach. Professional Case Management, 22(3), 142-143. doi: 10.1097/NCM.0000000000000221

Harkey, J., Sortedahl, C., Crook, M. & Sminkey, P. (2017). Meeting people "Where they are": Case managers empower and motivate clients to pursue their health goals. Professional Case Management 22(1): 3-9. DOI: 10.1097/NCM.0000000000000193

Sortedahl, C. (2016). Educating case managers: Will on-the-job training be enough? Professional Case Management, 21(2), 100-101.  doi: 10.1097/NCM.0000000000000144

Sortedahl, C. & Imhoff, H. (2016). Sortedahl, C. K., & Imhoff, H. (2016). Perspectives from the field: Bringing nurse leaders into the classroom. Nursing Education Perspectives, 37(2), 113-114. doi:10.5480/14-1385

Gallegos, C. & Sortedahl, C. (2015). An exploration of professional values held by nurses at a large freestanding pediatric hospital. Pediatric Nursing, 41(4): 187-195.

Quinn-Lee, L., Sortedahl, C., Gallegos, C. & Moch, S. (2015, Summer). Community-defined inter-professional research projects with undergraduate social work and nursing students. Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 35(4):27-28.

Moch, S.D., Quinn-Lee, L., Gallegos, C. & Sortedahl, C. (2015). Navigating evidence-based projects: The faculty role. Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(2):128-130. doi: 10.5480/12-1014.1

Sortedahl, C. (2012). Effect of online journal club on evidence-based practice Knowledge, intent, and utilization in school nurses. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 9(2), 117-125. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-6787.2012.00249.x

Honors and Recognitions

Delta Omega - Public Health Honorary Society

Mary C. and Fred Bliss Nursing Faculty Development Award

Rita Kisting Sparks Faculty Service Award

Suzanne Van Ort Award for Faculty Creativity and Scholarliness