Dr. Tanya Altmann

Dr. Tanya Altmann 

Title: Associate Professor
Joined School of Nursing: 

Office: Folsom Hall 2006

Mailing Address:

Sacramento State - School of Nursing
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6096

Professional Degrees

  • Ph.D., Nursing Program, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • M.S.N. Ed. Clarkson College, Nebraska
  • Nursing Management/Leadership Certificate, McMaster University
  • Registered Nurse Accreditation, Provinces of Ontario and Newfoundland, Canada
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada


  • NURS 11 - Introduction to Professional Nursing
  • NURS 15 - Introduction to Clinical Nursing Practice
  • NURS 150 - Nursing Research


  • Associate Director, School of Nursing
  • Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Research Interests

  • Surgical/Trauma

Projects, Honors and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Graduate Award in the Master of Science in Nursing Program, Clarkson College, 2001
  • Nursing Excellence Award (chosen by peers), 1995
  • Committee experience in planning application of computer software to Automated Medication Administration Record for the Ottawa Civic Hospital

Selected Publications

Altmann, T. K., & Sutherland, S. (2009). Test Bank for Burns, N., & Grove, S. K. (2009) The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 6th ed., St. Louis: Saunders.