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Khristina Grimm

Khristina Grimm


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Khristina's work combines: Education, Medicine, and Teaching / Mentoring

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Day In The Life

Staff Development Coordinator

I serve as a leader for staff development instructors across a regional healthcare system.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Litchfield Hith School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Nursing Science

    Spring Arbor University

  • Graduate Degree

    Nursing Science

    Gonzaga University

  • Doctorate

    Nursing Science

    Walden University

  • Certification

    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

    Kellogg Community College

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Training & Development Managers:

Bachelor's Degree: Nursing Science

Graduate Degree: Nursing Science

Doctorate: Nursing Science

Certification: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Husband was diagnosed with cancer.

  • 2.

    Parents divorced after 34 years of marriage.

  • 3.

    Mother moved into my home.

  • 4.

    Sister divorced and needed financial and emotional support for her and her two sons.

  • 5.

    Mother had a stroke.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Peers:

    Why would you want a don't need it!

  • How I responded:

    I helped them understand how a PhD in nursing with a focus of education will help me in my current role by sharing the link between nursing theory, research design, and data analysis. I shared how my research would promote social change for nursing students and improve the transition to practice of those hired to our region.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • I am the sole provider for my family of four. My husband was diagnosed with cancer seven years ago and has been unable to work. To complete my studies, I continued to work a full time job and on occasion a part time role to meet our needs.