MadrEan Schober

Schober Global Healthcare Consulting, President 

As a nurse practitioner, educator, mentor, writer, lecturer and consultant I aim to promote insightful healthcare services to diverse populations along with strategic planning for improved access to all. My consultancy experience extends to over twenty countries in the process of developing advanced practice nursing roles with expertise in healthcare policy, curriculum design and program development.


International Healthcare Consultant
Topics: Advanced Practice Nursing Roles, Family Nursing/Family and Community Health. Exploration of options for access to healthcare services.
Experienced Nurse Practitioner for over 20 years
Proficiency in women’s and adult health.
Innovative lecturer
Emphasis on student based and interactive learning.
Published Author and Experienced Speaker
Advocate for an increased and visible presence of Advanced Practice Nurses (APN) in the global healthcare workforce.
Leadership and Development
Insight and vision based on expertise in promoting a multidisciplinary healthcare workforce with a strong and visible nursing component. Knowledge in adapting advanced practice nursing curricula and courses globally. Inaugural Chair, International Council of Nurses, International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network. Seminal book coauthored with Fadwa Affara on Advanced Nursing Practice for the international audience.
Doctor of Philosophy – Health and Wellness
Research: Factors Influencing the Development of Advanced Practice Nursing in Singapore.
Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Master of Science in Nursing 
Adult Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner
Indiana University School of Nursing
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Bachelor of General Studies
Emphasis: Psychology and Sociology
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Obstetric-Gynecologic Nurse Practitioner Program
Indiana University Medical Center
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Registered Nurse
St. Barnabas Hospital School of Nursing
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA    
Multidisciplinary/Multisectoral Workshops on Advanced Practice Nursing
Lecturer for Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Students
Topics: Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Health Assessment, Theoretical Concepts of Advanced Clinical Practice, Advanced Clinical Practicum, Theoretical Basis for Nursing, Advanced Concepts of Community, Family and Public Healthcare, Health Policy for Advanced Practice Nursing. 
Student Thesis Supervison/Masters Level

Shadowing and Clinical Supervision for Advanced Practice Nursing Students

Invited speaker for keynote and plenary presentations.

Topics: Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Roles, Family Healthcare Services, Healthcare Policy, Primary Healthcare, Nursing Leadership and Women’s Health.

Countries: Plenary sessions and workshops on the introduction and development of advanced nursing roles have been provided in Australia, Bahrain, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, mainland China, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand and Wales.

Introduction to Advanced Nursing Practice: An International Focus, Springer International Publishing. Schober, M. (2016) 
This book is Volume 1 of concise monographs that explore aspects of advanced nursing practice (ANP) at an international level. It provides a comprehensive overview of the rapidly emerging field of ANP. This volume addresses central issues  in role and practice development that are fundamental to defining and differentiating the nature of this field. It offers a valuable resource for advanced practice nurses, educators and administrators at healthcare institutions.
Strategic Planning for Advanced Nursing Practice, Springer International Publishing. Schober, M. (2017)
This book is Volume 2 of the Springer monographs addressing ANP. This volume is built on content found in Volume 1 and addresses strategic planning and policy development specific to ANP.
More information for Volume 1 and 2 of the Springer monograph series can be found at www.springer.com/series/13871
Advanced Nursing Practice, Wiley-Blackwell. Schober, M. & Affara, F. (2006)
The first book written for the international audience elaborating on the role played by nurses with advanced knowledge and skills in developing healthcare service worldwide, the evolution of the new advanced nursing roles and the need for international guidelines. This book explores international commonalties and differences in advanced nursing practice and addresses the key issues in practice, education, regulation, research and role development. 
Book Chapters
Schober, M. (2018) Global perspectives on advanced nursing practice. In L. Joel (Ed), Advanced practice nursingEssentials for role development, 4th Edition. A book chapter that reviews factors and issues that shape advanced practice nursing specialties and educational programs.

Schober, M. (2018) Health policy for advanced practice nurses: An international perspective. In K.A. Goudreau, M.C. Smolenski (Eds) Health policy and advanced practice nursing: Impact and implications. 2nd Edition. A book chapter that brings into discussion health policy issues that impact the development of advanced practice nursing roles from a global viewpoint. 

Schober, M. (2009). An international perspective of advanced nursing practice. In P. McGee (Ed), Advanced practice in nursing and the allied health professions, 3rd Edition. A book based on the view that in the health professions there is a form of advanced practice that exceeds that of initial registration.

Journal articles on topics related to Advanced Practice Nursing.

Monographs on Family Nursing and Collaboration.
Guidelines and Documents resulting from Workshops and Consultancy Projects.
Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP)
Editorial Board and reviewer
Nursing and Health Sciences (NHS)
Editorial Board and reviewer
International Nursing Review (INR)
Journal for Advanced Nursing (JAN) 

A complete curriculum vitae is available upon request.