Christina Kelley, DNP, APRN, CNS, NE-BC

Instructor

Education

  • DNP, Leadership in Nursing, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • ADN, Maric College

Courses Taught

  • GNSG 6003: Following Faithfully: Healthcare Policy and Ethics
  • GNSG 6030: Educating Nurses for Radical Transformation
  • GNSG 6067: Nursing Education Practicum
  • NRS 4030: Leading Faithfully in Diverse Health Systems
  • NRS 4031: Leading Faithfully Practicum
  • NSG 3040: Nursing of Families: Adapatation of Adult III

Experience in Field

  • Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego
    • Part-time Faculty, 2022
    • Adjunct Faculty, 2017-2022
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Chula Vista
    • Director of Education, Research and Professional Practice, 2020-present
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist, Critical Care, 2018 to 2000
    • Clinical Lead Educator, Critical Care, 2011 to 2018
    • Clinical Nurse, Critical Care, 2006 to 2011
  • San Diego Consortium for Excellence in Nursing and Allied Health Evidence-Based Practice Institute (EBPI), San Diego
    • President and Chief Executive Officer, 2022 to present
    • Chief Curriculum Officer and Board Member, 2021
  • University of San Diego, San Diego
    • Adjunct Faculty, 2022 to present
  • San Diego State University, San Diego
    • Adjunct Faculty, 2020 to present
  • Northwest Career College, San Diego, CA
    • Part-Time Faculty, 2015 to present

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Co-Led International COVID-19 Outreach Program that included direct bedside care, curriculum development and deployment, and outcome measurement for neighboring hospitals in Mexico, present
  • Co-Led Nursing Response Team endorsed by the American Nurses Association, California Chapter, to provide first responder care during local demonstrations, present
  • Collaboration with St. Pius Parish to provide quarterly education seminars to seniors on health promotion that is in alignment with Healthy People 2030, present
  • President and Chief Executive Officer for San Diego Consortium Excellence in Nursing and Allied Health Evidence Based Practice Institute, present
  • American Nurses Association alternate voting delegate for California. Voted and attended annual summit on capitol hill, 2022
  • Co-led Association of Nurse Leaders (ACNL) professional development event: Beyond the Bedside, 2022
  • Co-led Association of Nurse Leaders (ACNL) professional development event: The Advanced Practice Nurse Panel, 2021
  • Co-led and moderated Sharp HealthCare’s Critical Care Conference, 2018 to 2019  

Awards and Honors

  • Planetree International Conference Best Poster: Community Engagement in Planning Person Centered End-of-Life (EOL) Care: The Best EOL Care Begins with TRUTH, 2022
  • Sharp Chula Vista Finance Core Award: MICU Pronation Therapy Intervention, 2021
  • Sharp Chula Vista Growth Core Award: Critical Care, 2021
  • Sharp Chula Vista Community Core Award: International COVID-19 Support, 2021
  • Point Loma Nazarene University Homecoming Alumni Spotlight Award, 2021
  • Sharp HealthCare Community Pillar Award: International COVID-19 Support, 2021
  • Sharp HealthCare Safety Pillar Award: COVID-19 Patient Care Guidelines, 2021
  • Sharp HealthCare People Pillar Award: Terrence and Barbara Caster Institute for Nursing Excellence, 2021
  • ANA\C Presidential Award for Community Nursing, 2021
  • Sharp Chula Vista People Core Award: Individual, 2020
  • Point Loma Nazarene University Community Awards: Educator of the Year, 2020
  • Margaret Stevenson Nursing Scholarship Award, 2017
  • Sharp Chula Vista Nursing Excellence Award: Structural Empowerment, 2016
  • Sharp HealthCare Do No Harm Conference: Technology and Barcoding for Safety, 2015
  • Sharp Chula Vista Auxiliary Funds Recipient, 2014 and 2015
  • Sharp Chula Vista People Core Award: SCVMC ICU Nursing Education, 2014
  • Sharp HealthCare Center of Nursing Excellence Scholarship Award, 2013 and 2014
  • Sharp HealthCare Quality Pillar Award: SCVMC Rapid Response Team, 2012
  • Sharp HealthCare Finance Pillar Award: SCVMC Intensive Care Unit, 2011

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

Research & Scholarly Activities

  • Graham, J., Quillin-McEwan, M., & Kelley, C. (2022). Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Intubated COVID-19 Positive Patients at a Community Healthcare System in Southern California Sharp HealthCare’s 8th Annual Interprofessional Research and Innovation Conference, Accepted for Podium Presentation, San Diego, CA.
  • Graham, J., Kelley, C., & Malagon-Maldonado, G. (2022). Community Engagement in Planning Person Centered End-of-Life (EOL) Care: The Best EOL Care Begins with TRUTH. Planetree International Conference, Poster Presentation, Anaheim, CA.
  • Kelley, C., Teichner, M., & Malagon-Maldonado, G. (2022). Evaluating Innovation, High-Reliability, and Person-Centered Care in Practice: The Ocean View Tower Post-Occupancy Evaluation. Planetree International Conference, Poster Presentation, Anaheim, CA.
  • Chechel, L., Choflet, A., Jenkins, D., & Kelley, C. (2021). SD ANA\C Taskforce – Protest Nurse Response. Presentation to the San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Kelley, C., Teichner, M., & Malagon-Maldonado, G. (2021). Evaluating Innovation, High-Reliability, and Person-Centered Care in Practice: The Ocean View Tower Post-Occupancy Evaluation. Sharp HealthCare’s 7th Annual Interprofessional Research and Innovation Conference, Podium Presentation, San Diego, CA.
  • Kelley, C. (2020). Reducing Unplanned Extubations in the Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Units using Lean Methodology. Association of California Nurse Leaders: San Diego Chapter Innovations Conference, Podium Presentation, San Diego, CA.
  • Kelley, C. (2019). The STAAR Program: Early Identification of Students That Are at Risk. Point Loma Nazarene University, Nursing Conference, Podium Presentation, San Diego, CA.
  • Kelley, C. (2016). Growing Our Own. Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Mentor Graduation, Keynote Speaker, Chula Vista, CA.
  • Kelley, C. (2015). Paws for Palliation: A Pet Therapy Program. Point Loma Nazarene University, Nursing Conference, Podium Presentation, San Diego, CA.
  • Kelley, C. & Sellers, C. (2014). We Like to M.O.V.E in the ICU. Evidence-Based Practice Institute, Nursing Conference, Poster Presentation, San Diego, CA.

Publications

  • Graham, J., Quillin-McEwan, M., & Kelley, C. (2022). Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Intubated COVID-19 Positive Patients at a Community Healthcare System in Southern California. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Graham, J., Ballejos, C., Jenkins, D., & Kelley, C. (2021). Implementation of an Emergency Department-embedded Infusion Center for the Administration of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy in in Patients with Early COVID-19 Infection. Journal of Infusion Nursing.
  • Kelley, C., Sitzer, V., Neumann, K., Williams, J., & Ecoff, L. (2021). Implementation and Evaluation of a Healthcare System's Approach to Surge Staffing and Training. Journal for nurses in professional development.
  • Kelley, C. (2020). Here’s to 2020: A Nursing Reflection of Social Injustice During a Global Pandemic. Reclaiming Our Stories. San Diego City Works Press.

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