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Brenda Kulhanek

Senior Contributing Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program Master 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.