Kate Wampler, MA, RT(R), RDMS, RVT

Clinical Education Coordinator and Assistant Professor

Department of Clinical, Diagnostic, & Therapeutic Sciences
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

University of Nebraska Medical Center
984545 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4545

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, College of Allied Health Professions, UNMC, 2021
Clinical Education Coordinator, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 2012

Master of Arts in Educational Administration, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 2019
Bachelor of Science Radiation Science Technology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Abdomen, OB/GYN, Neurosonography, 2002
Breast, 2012
Pediatric, 2015
Registered Vascular Sonographer, American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 2006
Registered Radiographer, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, 2001

Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
MITS 412S/612S Sonography Clinical Education I
MITS 402S/602S Sonography Clinical Education II
MITS 452S/652S Sonography Clinical Education III
MITS 408S/608S Gynecologic Ultrasound
MITS 432S/632S Abdominal Ultrasound
MITS 416S/616S Sonography Lab I
MITS 417S/617S Sonography Lab II
MITS 418S/618S Sonography Lab III

Custer T, Wampler K, Lambing L, Sayles H, Michael K. Lecture, Online, Flipped, and Blended: A Mixed-Methods Study on Ultrasound Student Outcomes and Perceptions. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. June 2022. doi:10.1177/87564793221106781

Smith CJ, Wampler K, Matthias T, Michael K. Interprofessional point-of-care ultrasound training of resident physicians by sonography student-coaches. MedEdPORTAL. 2021; 17:11181.

Smith C, Matthias T, Beam E, Wampler K, Pounds L, Nickol D, Shope, R, Carlson K, Michael K. A mixed-methods evaluation of medical residents’ attitudes towards interprofessional learning and stereotypes following sonography student-led point-of-care ultrasound training. J Gen Intern Med. 2020; 35(10): 3081-3086.

Wampler K, Bartenhagen L, Sayles H, Michael K. (2019). Lightly Embalmed Cadavers in Sonography Education: A Novel Approach to Improving Students’ Perceived Competence in Renal Biopsy Procedures. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. https://doi.org/10.1177/8756479319875451

Smith CJ, Matthias T, Beam E, Wampler K, Pounds L, Nickol D, Carlson K, Michael K. Building a bigger tent in point-of-care ultrasound education: a mixed-methods evaluation of interprofessional, near-peer teaching of internal medicine residents by sonography students. BMC Medical Education 18:321, 2018. Open Access: https://rdcu.be/beBFW

Wampler K, Harwager B, Michael K. Abdominal Wall Endometriomas at Cesarean Section Scars: A Case Series. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Aug 2, 2017. DOI: 10.4236/ojog.2017.78082 online open access

Hanson C, Custer T, Schmidt C, Hartman T, Lyden E, List S, Wampler K, Michael K. Following the Growth of Sarah’s Baby: An IPE Activity of Medical Nutrition and Diagnostic Medical Sonography Students. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice 2017(7):17-20 doi: 10.1016/j.xjep.2017.02.002.

Michael KK, Wampler K, Underwood J, Hansen C. Ovarian Dysgerminoma: A Case Study. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 2015, Vol. 31(5) 327–330.  online abstract

Wampler K, Bluedorn E, Michael K. Sonographic Evaluation of Fournier’s Gangrene. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Feb 2015.

Michael K, Wampler K, Shostrom VK, Boals M, Anderson JC. A Retrospective Analysis of Abdominal Competency Scores to Improve Clinical Education in a Sonography Program. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Apr 2014.