Charlotte Sortedahl, DNP, MPH, MS, RN, CCM

“"Case managers have an important role throughout the continuum of care in advancing evidence-based practice, working in teams to improve patient outcomes, and helping patients achieve health and wellness goals."”

Biography

Charlotte Sortedahl is an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. She teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs. She has a clinical background in case management, emergency room nursing, transplant nursing and served as a county Health Officer.   She has a Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Masters of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health Nursing, a Master of Science in Public Health Nursing, and a BSN from the University of Minnesota. Her areas of expertise include evidence-based practice, case management, community health, journal clubs, management, and leadership. Charlotte also serves as Treasurer for the University of Minnesota Public Health Alumni board. Her publications include articles on evidence-based practice, journal clubs, and innovative teaching methods. She has presented at the regional, national and international level.

Personal Statement

“Case managers have an important role throughout the continuum of care in advancing evidence-based practice, working in teams to improve patient outcomes, and helping patients achieve health and wellness goals. Becoming involved in CCMC is important in order to serve the organization that supports and promotes case managers.”

Current Memberships

  • American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau International (Nursing Honor Society)
  • Delta Omega, Honorary Public Health Society

Recent Awards

  • Mary C. and Fred Bliss Nursing Faculty Development Award (2014)                      
  • Rita Kisting Sparks Faculty Service Award (2011)