Erica Timko Olson, PhD, RN
PhD, University of Arizona
Post-Masters Certificate, University of Northern Colorado
MS, University of Minnesota
BS, College of St. Benedict
Licensures and Certifications
Academic Interests and Focus
Research and Evidence Based Practice, Nursing Interventions, DNP Project Advising, Nursing Across the Lifespan, Curriculum Development
Honors and Recognition
Integrative Nurse Faculty Fellow, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2017
Best Media Presentation, Overall Best Presentation Award: NURS 726, 2015
American Nurses Association
International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
Sigma Theta Tau, Faculty Counselor
Present Midwest Nurse Research Society
National League of Nursing
Timko Olson, E. R., Hansen, M. M., Vermeesch, A., 2020. Mindfulness and shinrin-yoku: Potential for physiological and psychological interventions during uncertain times. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17 (24): 1-13.
Timko Olson, E. R. "An Innovative Research Design: A Nature-Based Intervention to Decrease Stress and Anxiety and Improve Spirituality, Resilience and Well-Being in Undergraduate Nursing Students", 2020 SHIFT Conference: Equity, Access and the Mental Health Benefits of Time Outside, SHIFT, October 14, 2020.
Timko Olson, E. R. "Nursing Education: Applying the Science of Learning to Promote Student Metacognition in the Active Learning Environment,", NLN Education Summit, National League of Nursing, September 23, 2020.
Timko Olson, E. R. "The Relationship between Spirituality, Resilience, and Anxiety in Nursing Students", Midwest Nursing Research Society 43rd Annual Research Conference, MNRS, Kansas City, Kansas, March 01, 2019.