College of Nursing

Karen L. Hoblet, Ph.D., M.S.N., RN, CNL

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Director of the Graduate-Entry M.S.N. Program

Ph.D., The University of Toledo
M.S.N., Medical College of Ohio
B.S.N., The University of Toledo 
Licensed Practical Nurse

Population Focus

Human Trafficking Advocacy
Occupational Health Nursing
Correctional Nursing
School Nursing

Clinical Interests

Occupational Health
Acute Care

Clinical Practice Consultation for optimization of business and healthcare system
Research/Evidence Based Practice
  1. Hoblet, K., Laberdee, C., Marti, K, Sedlak, E., Adjere-Marcus, C., Demecs, C., Stang, B., Wychocki, P., Jaskolski, L., & Scheich, K. (2020). Assessing Urgent Care Healthcare Worker Knowledge: Human Trafficking Indicators, Procedure to Rescue, and Support Resources. IRB#
  2. Hoblet, K., & Atshan, S. (2018). Conceptualization of planned environments and impact on perceived health, well-being, and healing. Selective Systematic Review of the Literature.
  3. Hoblet, K., Cherko, E., & Gasser, A. (2018). Cultural Change through the Implementation of a Nursing Leadership Model. IRB #201655
  4. Hoblet, K., Jablonski, J. (2018). Competence as nurse. IRB #200968
  5. Hoblet, K., & Cherko, E. (2017). Cultural Change through the Implementation of a Nursing Leadership Model. IRB #201655
 Affiliations/Community Service
  • UToledo: Faculty Club President, Graduate Curriculum Committee Member
  • UToledo College of Nursing: Program Assessment Committee Chairperson, College of Nursing Committee Academic Personnel (CCAP) Chairperson, Master’s Entry Task Force Member, Sigma, Zeta Theta Chapter-at-Large Historian, Archivist, Past President, Vice-President
  • Northwest Ohio Nurses Association: Board Member, Past President, Vice-President
  • Advocating Opportunities (AO): Board Member, Secretary, Chairperson, Development Committee, Finance Committee Member
  • Athena Career Academy Advisory Board Member
  • Past Member - Marketing Committee, Commission on Nurse Certification
Awards/Recognitions/Grants Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Theta Chapter Research Grant

2017 - Prism Award,
2016 - Top Nurse in Toledo
2016 - Awarded entry in the International Nursing Association as a Worldwide Leader Healthcare

Field Experience Opportunities for Capstone Students Human Trafficking Awareness
Assessment of a Leadership Trial Model
Environmental Aesthetics and Healing, Health, and Well-being
Competence as Nurse
Healthcare Product Cost; Improving Quality and Safety
Last Updated: 7/15/24