Kathleen E. Krichbaum, PhD, RN, FGSA, ANEF, FAAN

Professor, School of Nursing

Kathleen E. Krichbaum

Contact Info

krich001@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-2489

Fax 612-625-7091

Office Address:
6-151A Weaver-Densford Hall

Mailing Address:
School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Professor, School of Nursing

Academic Health Center Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


PhD, University of Minnesota (Education, Curriculum and Instructional Systems, College of Education), 1991

MS, University of Minnesota (Nursing, focus in medical-surgical nursing and nursing education), 1979

BSN, Carlow College (cum laude), 1969

Summary

Professional Associations

  • Co-operative Membership:
    Population Health and Systems
  • Center Memberships:
    Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation
    Center on Aging

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Complexity Compression; Quality of long-term healthcare delivered to elders; Work environment of nurses; Quality of nursing education

Research Funding Grants

Research and Education Grants:

Title of Project: Survey of Complexity Compression™ among nurses in Iceland using the Complexity Compression Questionnaire©

Role: Co-PI (Helga Braggadottir, Co-I)
Project Dates: 2009-2012

Title of Project: Describe and validate the phenomenon of Complexity Compression™ in the work experience of nurses
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2003-present

Title of Project: Partners in Nursing-Geriatrics to Build Geriatric Nursing Capacity in Central Minnesota in partnership with West Central AHEC.
Funding Agency: Robert Wood Johnson FoundationProject
Role: Co-I (PI, C. Mueller)
Project Dates: 2009-2011

Title of Project: North American Mobility Grant: Cultural Immersion Service Learning in Public Health Nursing
Funding Agency: Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Dept. of Education
Role: Project Director
Project Dates: 2008 - 2012

Title of Project: New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program
Funding Agency: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Role: Project Director
Project Dates: 2009-2010

Title of Project: Design, implement and evaluate the Faculty Learning About Geriatrics (FLAG) program to develop knowledge and ability of faculty and other learners in geriatrics and teaching geriatrics
Funding Agency: John A Hartford Foundation Minnesota Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence
Role: Associate Director of FLAG (Jean Wyman, Director)
Project Dates: 2007-2012

Title of Project: Investigate the effectiveness of simulation versus in-person orientation for nurses new to critical care
Funding Agency: Minnesota Jobs and Skills Partnership for Training and Allina Health Care
Role: Co-I for evaluation
Project Dates: 2007-2010

Title of Project: Developing and testing a residency program for new nurses
Funding Agency: Education training grant funded by Health resources and services administration
Role: Co-investigator (Ann Jones, PI)
Project Dates: 2004-2007

Title of Project: Independent Lifestyle Assistant Project
Funding Agency: National Institute of Science and Technology and awarded to Honeywell Corporation
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2000 ­ 2003

Title of Project: Improving Health Outcomes for Adults Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes
Funding Agency: K.J. Densford Center for Nursing Leadership, Clinical Nurse Scholars program ($45,000)
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 1999 ­ 2002

Title of Project: Geriatric Injury Program of Proactive Empirical Research (GIPPER)
Funding Agency: Academic Health Center/Fairview Policy Committee ($300,000)
Role: Co-investigator (Dr. Marc Swiontkowski, M.D., PI)
Project Dates: 1999 ­ 2002

Title of Project: Testing a Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurse (GAPN) Care Model for Elders with Hip Fracture
Funding Agency: Graduate School Grant-in-Aid
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 1998 ­ 2000

Title of Project: Independent Lifestyle Assistant Project
Funding Agency: National Institute of Science & Technology, Honeywell Corporation
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2000-2003

Title of Project: Minnesota Area Geriatric Education Center (MAGEC)
Funding Agency: HRSA
Role: Faculty
Project Dates: 7/00-6/05

Title of Project: Geriatric Injury Program of Proactive Empirical Research (GIPPER)
Funding Agency: Academic Health Center/Fairview Policy Committee
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 1999-2002

Title of Project: Improving Health Outcomes for Adults Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes
Funding Agency: Densford Center for Nursing Leadership, Univ of Minnesota
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 7/1/99-6/30/02

Title of Project: Testing a Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurse (GAPN) Care Model for Elders with Hip Fractures
Funding Agency: Grant-in-Aid. University of Minnesota Graduate School
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 7/1/98-12/31/99

Title of Project: Testing a GAPN Care Model for Elders with Hip Fractures
Funding Agency: NIH/NINR 1K01NR00094
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 1997-2000

Title of Project: Interdisciplinary Geriatric Team Training Project
Funding Agency: John A. Hartford Foundation
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 1997-2000

Title of Project: Minnesota Area Geriatric Education Center
Funding Agency: DHHS: Bureau of Health Professions
Role: Faculty
Project Dates: 1997-2000

Publications

Selected Publications:

  • Krichbaum, K., Peden-McAlpine, C., Diemert, C., Koenig, P,. Mueller, C., & Savik, K.(2011). Designing a measure of Complexity Compression™ in registered nurses Western Journal of Nursing Research, 33 (February), 7-25.
  • Krichbaum, K., Peden-McAlpine, C. Diemert, C., Koenig, P, Mueller, C.,& Savik, K. (2010, first published online). Designing a measure of Complexity Compression™ in registered nurses Western Journal of Nursing Research, doi:10.1177/0193945910383877.
  • Krichbaum, K., Kaas, M., Mueller, C., & Wyman, J. Teaching the teacher: The Faculty Learning About Geriatrics (FLAG) Program (2010). The Journal of Continuing 
  • Education in Nursing, 41 (5), 218-223.
  • Gaugler, J., Yu, F., Krichbaum, K., &Wyman, J.(2009). Predictors of nursing home admission for persons with dementia.Medical Care,47, (2), 191-98. (cited 35 times).
  • Blanchard, L., Hanssmann, C., Strauss, R., Belliard, J., Krichbaum, K., Waters, E., & Seifer, S. (2009). Models for faculty development: What does it take to be a community-engaged scholar? Journal of Metropolitan Universities, 20 (2), 47-65.
  • Krichbaum, K. (2007). GAPN Post-acute care coordination improves hip fracture outcomes. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 29 (5), 523-44 (cited 66 times).
  • Krichbaum, K., Diemert, C., Jacox, L., Jones, A., Koenig, P., Mueller, C. & Disch, J. (2007). Complexity Compression: Nurses Under Fire. Nursing Forum, 42 (2), 86-94 (cited 75 times).
  • Holland D, Harris M, Leibson C, Pankratz V, & Krichbaum K.(2006). Development and Validation of a Screen for Specialized Discharge Planning Services, Nursing Research, 55(1), 62 – 71 (cited 8 times).
  • Krichbaum K, Pearson V, Savik K, Mueller C. (2005). Improving resident outcomes with GAPN organization level interventions. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 27(3), 322-337.
  • Haigh, K., Kiff, L., Krichbaum, K., Wuorenma, J. (2005). The technologists guide to setting up an eldercare field study. AAAI 2005 Fall Symposium on Caring Machines, November
  • Haigh, K., Kiff, L., Myers, J. & Krichbaum, K. (2004). The Independent Lifestyle Assistant (ILSA): Deployment of lessons learned. American Association for Artificial Intelligence.
  • Krichbaum K., Pearson, V. & Hanscom, J. (2000). Better Care in Nursing Homes: Advanced Practice Nurses - strategies for improving staff use of protocols, Clinical Nurse Specialist 14(1), 40-7.
  • Almberg, B., Grafstrom, M., Krichbaum, K., & Winblad, B. (2000). The interplay of institution and family caregiving: Relation between patient hassles, nursing home hassles, and caregiver burnout. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 15, 940-6.
  • Ryden, M., Snyder, M., Gross, C., Savik, K., Pearson, V., Krichbaum, K., & Mueller, C.(2000) Value-added outcomes: The use of advanced practice nurses in long-term care facilities. The Gerontologist 40 (6), 654-62.
  • Ryden, M., Snyder, M., Gross, C., Lee, H., Jang, Y., Wang, J., Savik, K. Krichbaum, K. (2000). Development of a measure of resident satisfaction with the nursing home. Research in Nursing and Health 23, (3), 237-245.
  • Krichbaum, K., Snyder, M. Ryden, M., Pearson, V. Hanscom, J., Hagans, N., and Lee, H. (1999). Impact of transition to nursing home on the cognitive status and well-being of elders. The Journal of Mental Health and Aging, 5,(2), 135-150.
  • Ryden, M., Pearson, V., Kaas, M., Hanscom, J., Lee, H.Y., Krichbaum, K., Wang, J., & Snyder, M.(1999). Nursing interventions for depression in newly admitted nursing home residents, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 25, (3), 20-9.
  • Ryden, M., Pearson, V., Kaas, M., Snyder, M., Krichbaum, K., Lee, H. & Hanscom, J. (1998). Assessment of depression in a population at risk: Newly admitted nursing home residents, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 2, 21-9.
  • Duckett, L. Rowan, M., Ryden, M., Krichbaum, K., Miller, M. & Wainwright, H. (1997). Progress in the moral reasoning of baccalaureate nursing students between program entry and exit. Nursing Research, 46(4), 222-229.
  • Krichbaum, K. (1995). A picture of outcome-based clinical teaching effectiveness. The Journal of Staff, Program and Organization Development, 12(3), 145-162.
  • Krichbaum, K. (1994). Clinical teaching effectiveness described in relation to learning outcomes of baccalaureate nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education, 33(7), 306-16.
  • Holland, D. E., Harris, M. R., Leibson, C. L., Pankratz, V. S., & Krichbaum, K. E. (2006). Development and validation of a screen for specialized discharge planning services. Nursing Research, 55(1), 62-71.
  • Krichbaum, K., Pearson, V., Savik, K., & Mueller, C. (2005). Improving resident outcomes with GAPN organization level interventions. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 27(3), 322-337.
  • Krichbaum, K., Aarestad, V., & Buethe, M. (2003). Exploring the connection between self-efficacy and effective diabetes self-management. The Diabetes Educator, 29(4), 653-662.
  • Chen, K.M., Snyder, M., & Krichbaum, K. (2002). Well-being of Taiwanese community-dwelling elders after long-term Tai Chi practice. Clinical Gerontologist, 24(3/4), 202-8.
  • Chen, Kuei Min, Snyder, M. & Krichbaum, K. (2001). Facilitators and Barriers to practicing Tai Chi in the community-dwelling elderly population in Taiwan. Holistic Nursing, 19(3), 238-55.
  • Chen, K.M., Snyder, M. & Krichbaum, K. (2001). Clinical use of Tai Chi in elderly populations. Geriatric Nursing, 22 (4), 198-200.
  • Krichbaum, K., Pearson, V., & Hanscom, J. (2000). Better Care in Nursing Homes: Advanced Practice Nurses' strategies for improving staff use of protocols. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 14(1), 40-7.
  • Almberg, B., Grafstrom, M., Krichbaum, K.,& Winbald. B., (2000). The interplay of institution and family caregiving: Relation between patient hassles, nursing home hassles, and caregiver burnout. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 15, 940-6.
  • Ryden, M., Snyder, M., Gross, C., Savik, K., Pearson, V., Krichbaum, K., & Mueller, C. (2000). Value-Added Outcomes: The Use of Advanced Practice Nurses in Long-Term Care Facilities. The Gerontologist, 40(6), 654-662.
  • Ryden, M., Snyder, M., Gross, C., Lee, H., Jang, Y., Wang, J., Savik, K. & Krichbaum, K. (2000). Resident Satisfaction with the nursing home, Research in Nursing and Health, 23, (3), 237-245.
  • Krichbaum, K. (2000). The Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse in Improving Outcomes for Elders with Hip Fracture. J. Fitzpatrick and T. Fulmer (Eds.) The Geriatric Nursing Research Digest. New York: Springer Publishing Co.
  • Krichbaum, K. (1999). APN Care Managers + Care Pathways: The formula for better health outcomes. Chapter 6 in Snyder, M. & Mirr, M. (Eds.) Advanced Practice Nursing: A Guide to Professional Development, (2nd Edition). New York: Springer Publishing Co.
  • Krichbaum, K., Snyder, M. Ryden, M., Pearson, V. Hanscom, J., Hagans, N., and Lee, H. (1999). Impact of transition to nursing home on the cognitive status and well-being of elder, The Journal of Mental Health and Aging, 5, (2), 135-150.
  • Ryden, M., Pearson, V., Kaas, M., Hanscom, J., Lee, H.Y., Krichbaum, K., Wang, J., & Snyder, M. (1999). Nursing interventions for depression in newly admitted nursing home residents, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 25, (3), 20-9.
  • Ryden, M., Pearson, V., Kaas, M., Snyder, M., Krichbaum, K., Lee, H. & Hanscom, J. (1998). Assessment of depression in a population at risk: Newly admitted nursing home residents, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 2, 21-9.
  • Krichbaum, K., Lewis, M. & Duckett, L. (1997). Chapter 22. Critical thinking: what is it and how do we teach it? In J. McCloskey & H. Grace (Eds.), Current Issues in Nursing (5th Ed.), St. Louis: Mosby, pp. 169-180.

Teaching

Academic Interests and Focus

Leadership; Nursing Research; Nursing Theory; Aging