Charlene C. Gyurko, PhD, RN, CNE

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  • Professional Information

    Job Title :

    Areas of Treatment :
    Medical Surgical and Cardiovascular Nursing

    Specialties :

    Practice Name :
    Purdue University North Central Department of Nursing

    Location :
    Westville , 46391 United States

    Years in Practice :

    Description of Practice :

    Assistant Professor in a  Baccalaureate Nursing Program

    In my Past Life:

    Nurse Practitioner for a 7 man Cardiology Group

    Charge nurse in an ICU/CCU/CVU

    Cath Lab Nurse

    Nurse Manager - Telemetry/Dobutamine Unit

    Areas of Expertise :

    Education/Degree :
    AS & BS with NP Curriculum - Purdue University Calumet; MPA-Health Care Administration Indiana University Northwest; MSN - Nursing Administration and Nursing Education minor - IUPUI; PhD - Educational Leadership and Foundations - Indiana State University

    Professional Society Memberships :
    American Nurses Association/Indiana State Nurses Association; National League for Nursing; Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Organization; Critical Care Nurses Association

    Professional Affiliations :
    Vice President - Mu Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Internation

    Honors and Awards :

    • Citation in Government Report Kathryn, C. (2010). Wanted: 2.4 million nurses, and that's just in India. 88 (5), (321-400). Retrieved from
    • Gyurko, C. & Rittenmeyer, L. (December, 2007). Development of a Dedicated Online Educational Platform for Masters of Science in Nursing Programs at Purdue University Calumet School of Nursing. HRSA, RFP Program # HRSA 08-020, total amount $436,192. Role. Co-P.I. – Program Grant Awarded July 2008.

    Articles/Publications :
    Gyurko, C. (2011). A synthesis of Vroom’s model with other social theories: An application to nursing education. Nurse Education Today. 7 (5): 506-10.; Gyurko, C., (2010) Making distance education user friendly. Nurse Educator, 35 (4), 150-151.; Baker, C., Messmer, P., Gyurko, C., et al. (2000). Hospital ownership, performance, and outcomes: Assessing the state-of-the-science. Journal of Nursing A

    What made you choose a career in nursing?

    It was always a life time dream to become a nurse

    Research Interests :

    Educational Mobility

    What motivates you at the start of each day?

    Knowing that I make a difference in the lives of others

    Attributes Success To:

    Family Support

    Place of Birth :
    Gary, Indiana

    Gender :

    Favorite Vacation Place :
    Atikokan, Canada

    Hobbies/Sports :
    Reading, Shopping and Fishing in Canada with my husband

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