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Kristen Needler, MSN, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Nursing


PHONE: 812.348.7250
E-MAIL: kneedler@iupuc.edu

Education

  • PhD (in progress), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • MSN, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana (2010)                                                        
  • BSN, 2006, Indiana University Southeast, Albany, IN

Professional Activities

Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, IUSON, Columbus (8-10 to present )
  • Registered Nurse, Columbus Regional Hospital (9-03 to present)  
  • Nursing Faculty, Ivy Tech Community College (8-08 to 8-10)       
  • Adjunct Faculty, IUSON, Columbus (8-07 to 1-08)                                            

Licensure, Certification, and Specialty Boards

  • Registered Nurse Indiana
  • American Heart Association, BLS and ACLS        

Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Chapter (member, 2010-present)
  • National League of Nursing (member, 2008-present)
  • Pi Lambda Theta (member, 2013-present)

Courses Taught

Undergraduate

  • B404   Informatics, Lecturer (Online, Sp 2013, 8)
  • B249 Science, Instructor (Practicum, Sp 2013, 20)                 
  • B248 Science, Lecturer (Lecture, Sp2013, 20)
  • B404 Informatics, Lecturer (Online, F2012, 19)
  • B245 Assessment, Instructor (Practicum, F2012, 20)
  • B244 Assessment, Lecturer (Lecture, F2012, 20)
  • S485 Growth, Lecturer (Online, Su2012, 9)
  • B244 Assessment, Lecturer (Online, Su2012, 28)
  • B404  Informatics, Lecturer (Online, Sp2012, 30)
  • B249 Science, Instructor (Practicum, Sp 2012, 20)
  • B248 Science, Lecturer (Lecture, Sp2012, 20)
  • B104 Power Up, Mentor (Hybrid Lecture, F2011, 39)
  • B244 Assessment, Lecturer (Lecture, F2011, 20)
  • B245 Assessment, Instructor (Practicum, F2011, 20)   
  • B104 Power Up, Lecturer (Hybrid Lecture, F2011, 07)
  • B104 Power Up, Lecturer (Hybrid Lecture, S2011, 06)
  • S485 Prof. Growth. Lecturer (Hybrid Lecture, S2011, 16)   
  • B104 Power Up, Lecturer (Hybrid Lecture, Sp2011, 36)
  • B104 Power Up, Mentor (Hybrid Lecture, Sp2011, 16)
  • B233 Health& Well, Lecturer (Lecture, Sp2011, 20)
  • B249 Science, Lecturer (Lab, Sp2011, 10)
  • B104 Power Up, Lecturer (Lecture, F2010, 55)
  • B244 Assessment, Lecturer (Lecture, F2010, 20)
  • B245 Assessment, Lecturer (Lab, F2010, 20)
  • NURS 202, Lecturer (Lecture, S2010, 60)
  • NURS 203, Instructor (Practicum, S2010, 10)
  • NURS 200 Med Surg, Lecturer (Lecture, Sp2010, 60)
  • NURS 201 Med Surg 3, Instructor (Practicum, Sp2010, 10)
  • NURS 103 Med Surg 1, Instructor (Lab, Sp2010, 20)
  • NURS 202 Complex, Lecturer (Lecture, F2009, 60)
  • NURS 201 Med Surg 3, Instructor (Practicum, F2009, 10)
  • NURS 103 Med Surg 1, Instructor, (Lab, F2009, 20)
  • NURS 111 Med Surg 2, Instructor (Practicum, S2009, 10)
  • NURS 120 Transitions, Lecturer (Lecture, S2009, 20)
  • NURS 101 Fundamentals, Instructor (Lab, Sp2009, 20)
  • NURS 103 Med Surg 1, Instructor (Lab, Sp2009, 20)
  • NURS 105 Med Surg 1, Instructor (Practicum, Sp2009, 10)
  • NURS 201 Med Surg 3, Instructor (Practicum, Sp2009, 10)
  • NURS 101 Fundamentals, Instructor (Lab, F2008, 20)
  • NURS 103 Med Surg 1, Instructor (Lab, F2008, 20)
  • NURS 105 Med Surg 1, Instructor (Practicum, F2008, 10)
  • NURS 201 Med Surg 3, Instructor (Practicum, F2008, 10)

Administrative & Service Responsibilities

University

  • Student Professional Development Day, Member (Sp2011-present)
  • Core Council of Nursing Faculty Affairs, Member (F2011-present)
  • IUSON Adult Health Department, Member (F2010-present)
  • Core Council of Nursing Faculty, Member (F2010-present)
  • Core BSN Curriculum Committee, Member (F2010-present)                                            

Division

  • Faculty Mentor, Mentor (F2011-present)
  • Simulation Lab, Coordinator (F2011-present)
  • Synergy Faculty Workgroup, Organizer (F2011-present)
  • BSN Mentoring Program , Mentor (F2010-2012)
  • Course Leader B404, K492, S485, Leader (F2012-present)               

School

  • Advisory Board IU School of Nursing at IUPUC, Member (F2010-present)

Campus

  • Faculty Affairs Committee, Member (F2011-present)
  • Information Technology, Member (F2010-present)
  • Advisory Committee: Healthy Campus Taskforce, Member (F2010-present)

Awards & Activities

  • C.W. Coons Distinguished Service Award, IUPUC (2012)

Additional Content

Presentations

  • The Use of High-fidelity Simulation in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Clinical Education.  EC Moore Symposium.  04-04-2013 at the IUPUI Campus Center.
  • Simulation @ IUPUC.  EI-AHEC Sim Users Meeting. 02-28-2013