Sacred Heart University
Karen Bauce is Associate Dean for Online Programs and Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. She received her BSN from the University of Connecticut, MPA from New York University, and DNP from Oakland University. Prior to teaching at SHU she held various senior level nursing and hospital management positions at large health systems in NYC, and also spent several years as a collaborative practice consultant, working with hospitals and their staff to develop and implement models of shared decision-making. Dr. Bauce has travelled internationally to learn about nursing practice in other countries and has published on culture and empowerment. She is a frequent contributor to Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick’s book publications, and they have co-authored a new book on research critique, scheduled for publication in 2018.