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Brenda Kulhanek

Senior Contributing Faculty
Brenda Kulhanek

College of Nursing

Degree ProgramMaster of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Brenda Kulhanek has been an adjunct professor at Walden University since 2011. In addition to her senior contributing professor role at Walden, she was the Division VP of Clinical Education for a Nashville-based division of one of the largest health care systems in the United States. Dr. Kulhanek was the 2017 president of the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) and is a frequent presenter at nursing informatics conferences. Most recently Dr. Kulhanek has contributed to several nursing informatics textbooks, and designed curriculum for the Office of the National Coordinator (ONS) Workforce Development Program.

Courses Taught

NURS 6051 - Transforming Nursing and Healthcare

Education

PhD, Capella University

MSN, Metropolitan State University

MS, Walden University - Minneapolis

Publications

Kulhanek, B. J. (2018). Workforce Development

Kulhanek, B. J. (2018). Electronic Resources for Health Care Professionals

Kulhanek, B. J. (2016). Component 25, Unit 4: Patient Centered Care

Kulhanek, B. J. (2014). Delivering healthcare informatics training

Kulhanek, B. J. (2011). Creating effective electronic medical record change management processes. Computers, informatics, nursing : CIN

Kulhanek, B. J. (2010). Enablers, barriers, and the influence of organizational environmental factors on computerized clinical documentation training developed and delivered by nursing informaticists

Kulhanek, B. J., Kulhanek, M. (2007). Ready for the EMR? Keys to preparing for successful use of the electronic medical record

Presentations

Kulhanek, B. J. (2009). A New Approach to Education: Creating Education Efficiencies While Implementing an Electronic CPMRC Documentation Framework in a Pediatric Hospital

Kulhanek, B. J. (2011). Designing Effective Training for HIT Implementations ANIA

Kulhanek, B. J. (2016). Impacting Population Health through Innovation ANIA

Kulhanek, B. J. (2009). Implementing Electronic Knowledge‑based Charting in a Pediatric Hospital Eclypsis

Kulhanek, B. J. (2007). Keys to Optimizing Staff Use of the EMR MINING

Kulhanek, B. J. (2007). Keys to Optimizing Staff Use of the EMR ANIA

Kulhanek, B. J. (2014). Research Study Results: Changing Clinician Behavior Through the Use of EHR-Delivered Positive Reinforcement ANIA

Kulhanek, B. J. (2011). Successful EMR Training: Using Research to Decrease Costs and Increase Nursing Adoption ANIA-Caring

Kulhanek, B. J. (2010). Successful EMR Training: Using Research to Decrease Costs and Increase Nursing Adoption ANIA-Caring

Kulhanek, B. J. (2017). Supporting the Profession of Nursing Informatics: Certification, Collaboration, and Networking ANIA

Kulhanek, B. J. (2016). The Smart Hospital Experience ANIA

Kulhanek, B. J. (2007). Tips for a Smooth EMR Implementation‑ Lessons Learned and Shared Cerner

Kulhanek, B. J. (2009). Using a Blended‑Learning Approach for Cost-Effective Educational Efficiencies Eclipsys

Kulhanek, B. J. (2012). Using Data to Improve Training ANIA

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