Christine Kuchenrither headshot

Assistant Professor
M.S.N., University of Akron

Christine Kuchenrither

Christine Kuchenrither headshot

Assistant Professor

D.N.P., Chatham University
M.S.N., University of Akron
A.A.S. in Nursing, Lorain County Community College

Contact:

ckuchenr@bw.edu, (440) 826-2758

Dr. Christine Kuchenrither is an assistant professor in the department of nursing. She also mentors students in the clinical setting and the nursing simulation laboratory. She has expertise in medical-surgical nursing and coronary care nursing. She teaches throughout the nursing curriculum including Foundations of Nursing, many of the Health and Illness courses, Leadership and Ethics and Nursing Theory.

Prior to joining Baldwin Wallace in 2014, Christine was a clinical research coordinator, where she provided regulatory oversite and managed research volunteers enrolled in pharmaceutical drug and medical device trials. She held prior nursing positions as a cardiac interventional nurse with University Hospitals and many years as a coronary care nurse at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Publications

Kuchenrither, C. (2021). Nurses' role in improving outcomes for self-management principles among patients with heart failure. MEDSurg Nursing, 30 (2), 132-137.

Kuchenrither, C. (2021). End of life care. In K. Rudd, & D. Kocisko, Pediatric nursing: The critical components of nursing care Edition 3. F.A. Davis Company (edition under revision).

Professional Development

Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Project: A collaborative project where students enrolled in Nursing 212: Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice collaborated with clinical managers at Southwest General Hospital to identify six quality improvement initiatives.

Interprofessional education (IPE) pilot project: Baldwin Wallace and University of Toledo College of Pharmacy Interprofessional Collaboration with nursing students and pharmacy students at a Midwest, nonteaching facility.

Presentations

2021 QSEN International Forum: The Application of an Evidence-Based Practice Framework in the Collaborative Development of Quality Improvement Initiative. Poster Presentation-Virtual Conference.

The University of Kentucky's 14th Annual Faculty Development Workshop on Establishing an Evidence-Based Practice Culture, Interprofessional Education (IPE) Collaboration Project, Podium Presentation Lexington, Kentucky.

Chatham University College of Nursing 2019 Cohort DNP Symposium, Evidence-Based Practice Change Project: Improving Nurses' Knowledge of Essential Heart Failure Self-Care Principles, Poster Presentation – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Professional Memberships

  • National Student Nurses Association (NSNA): Faculty Advisor
  • Nurses on Boards Coalition: AARP's Office of Volunteer Engagement
  • Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) DNP task force member
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Sigma Theta Tau