Karen Estridge

Karen Estridge DNP, RN

Assistant Professor
Director of Gerontology
College of Nursing & Health Sciences
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What does "Accent on the Individual" mean to you?

"Accent on the Individual" means providing instruction, support and fostering a positive relationship with each student of Ashland University.  These actions include promoting learning through a welcoming classroom environment, teaching professionalism by example and being "real," so students can feel respected by a role model from which to pattern their future.

Research Areas

Comfort and Adherence
Hemodialysis Patient Population


DNP, Case Western Reserve University
MSN, Otterbein College
BSN, Capital University

Courses Taught

NUR 105: Introduction to Nursing
HSFH 322: Physical Aging
NUR 425: Global Trends and Issues in Healthcare
NUR 405: Nursing Process-Health Care Systems
NUR 428: Leadership and Management of Health Organizations
NUR 460: Theoretical Foundations in Health Research

Business Experience

Advisor, Health Professions Collaborative Living Learning