Job Title :
Areas of Treatment :
Medical Surgical and Cardiovascular Nursing
Practice Name :
Purdue University North Central Department of Nursing
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 :
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 http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/88/5/10-020510/en/index.html.
- 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.
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 :
What motivates you at the start of each day?
Knowing that I make a difference in the lives of others
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Favorite Vacation Place :
Reading, Shopping and Fishing in Canada with my husband