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Beth Ulrich

Beth Tamplet Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN

Beth Ulrich is a nationally recognized thought leader who is known for her research studying nursing work environments and the experiences of new graduate nurses as they transition from nursing school into the workforce. She is also known for her leadership in developing the roles of nephrology nurses and improving the care of nephrology patients. Ulrich has extensive experience as a health care executive, educator, and researcher. She currently serves as vice president of hospital services for CAE Healthcare, the world leader in human patient simulation, and as editor of the Nephrology Nursing Journal, the professional journal of the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association. Ulrich has been a co-investigator on a series of national nursing workforce and work environment studies and on two studies of critical-care nurse work environments conducted with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

Ulrich received her bachelor’s degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, her master’s degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and her doctorate from the University of Houston in a collaborative program with Baylor College of Medicine. She is a past president of the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association, a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, and a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She was recognized as the Outstanding Nursing Alumnus of the Medical University of South Carolina in 1989 and as a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing in 2002; she received the Outstanding Contribution to the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association award in 2008. Ulrich is also a member of the board of directors of the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association and serves on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Research Advisory Panel on Transition to Practice. She has numerous publications and presentations to her credit on topics including nephrology nursing, nurses’ work environments, and how new graduate nurses transition into professional nurses.

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