Dr. Kirsten Culver began at McMaster University in 2004 as an Assistant Professor. She is currently the Science Lead for the BScN Undergraduate Nursing Education Programs, and a permanent Teaching Stream Professor.
Dr. Culver’s research interests lie in the scholarship of teaching and learning. Specifically, the methods and strategies used to integrate and implement science curricula into person-based, self-directed professional programs with a health care focus.
Dr. Culver’s teaching contributions are primarily in the undergraduate nursing education programs.
HTHSCI 2H03: Introductory Pharmacology
HTHSCI 2HH3: Introductory Microbiology
HTHSCI 3PA2: Integrated Pathophysiology for Nursing
HTHSCI 3PF1: Integrated Pathophysiology for Accelerated Stream
HTHSCI 4NR3: Nursing Research
In her capacity as Science Lead, Dr. Culver works directly with members of the Science Plenary Group to ensure that the BScN science courses meet the learning needs of students, and that the design, structure and content of these courses are congruent with the philosophy of the BScN program.