Judi Kuric

Program Director
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr Kuric has over 35 years experience in providing nursing and advanced practice nursing care. She is board certified as an Adult- Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner., and Emergency Nurse Practitioner. Dr Kuric practices in a neurosurgical, critical care, and urgent care environments. She has over 25 years experience in nursing education in BSN, MSN, and DNP programs. Dr Kuric has served as chair and committee member on DNP student capstone projects.
Currently, Dr Kuric serves as the program director for the MSN Nurse Practitioner program and specialty coordinator of the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse practitioner program here at Walden University.
Dr Kuric has published multiple articles, book chapters, and continuing education programs. She has presented to national and regional audiences and served as a consultant for education programs and practice innovations. Her primary research interests include advanced practice care, evidenced based practice, system support for quality practice, health policy, learning methods, and neurosciences

Courses Taught

NRNP 6550 - Acute Care 2

NRNP 6560 - Acute Care 3

NRNP 6566 - Acute Care I

Education

DNP, Rush University

Post-master's Certificate, University of Southern Indiana

Post-master's Certificate, University of Southern Indiana

MSN, Wayne State University

BSN, Indiana University

Public Service

Kyle's Korner For Kids , Board Member - Louisville

Awards / Honors

Distinguished Service Award, American Association, , 1991

Publications

Kuric, J. L., Hauck, S., Winsett, R. (2012). Leadership Facilitation Strategies to Establish Evidence-based Practice in a Community Hospital. Journal of Advanced Nursing

Kuric, J. L. (2020). Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

Kuric, J. L. (2020). Central Nervous System Disorders.

Kuric, Banerjee, S. K., Morgan, P. D., Vesey, Raeker-Rebek, M. A., Cook, A. D., McCune, Ragsdale, B. L., Kuric, J. L., Thomas, J. C. HBCU Nursing and Interprofessional Collaboration. Creative Nursing

Kuric, J. L. (2020). Hospital Admission Considerations.

Kuric, J. L. (2022). Rehabilitation.

Kuric, J. L. (2020). Parkinson’s Disease.

Kuric, J. L. (1995). Spinal Cord Tumors.

Presentations

Kuric, J. L. (2023). Addressing Implicit Bias: Identifying Your Own Bias and Strategies to Mitigate. Kentucky Association of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives Annual Meeting

Stone, J., Trent, C. A., Thomas, J. C., Garretson, B. C., Hvingelby, H. S., Kuric, J. L., Dickson, T. A., Gatica, S. S., Zunkel, G., Harris, T. S., Sciarra, E. L. (2019). App Your Way to Wellness: Reducing Faculty and Staff Stress in an Innovative Way. Walden University

Kuric, J. L. (2011). Use of Self-Assessment Modules to Improve Students' Learning Outcomes in an Advanced Pharmacology Course. University of Southern Indiana

Kuric, J. L. (2009). Application of Problem Based Learning in a Graduate Nurse Practitioner program.

Kuric, J. L. (2010). Embedding Dissemination Activities in DNP Program.

Kuric, J. L. (2020). Prescribing for the Elderly: Considerations in acute Care. Kentucky Association of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives Annual Meeting

Kuric, J. L. (2023). Joy at Work: Creating a Culture of Resilience. Kentucky Association of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives Annual Meeting