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Aimee Lea Burch, DNP, APRN-CNS, CMSRN, SCRN

Assistant Professor

Aimee Burch

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Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing

Aimee Lea Burch, DNP, APRN-CNS, CMSRN, SCRN

Assistant Professor

Dr. Aimee Burch joined Creighton College of Nursing in 2018 as an Assistant Professor. She received a Bachelor of Science in Comprehensive Biology from the University of Nebraska-Kearney in 1994, her Accelerated BSN in 2003 and her MS as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in 2008, both from Creighton University. She completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice in Advanced Practice Leadership with highest disctinction from Chamberlain College of Nursing in 2017. Dr. Burch's research focus includes improving student writing ability in the ABSN program, as well as hourly rounding and nurse knowledge of palliative care, among others. 
A more complete listing of scholarship, teaching, and research interests can be found on the Curriculum Vitae.

Teaching Interests

  • Medical-Surgical

Research Focus

Palliative care, nursing knowledge and understanding of evidence-based practice, hourly rounding, improvement of student writing ability in the ANC course.

Department

Nursing - Bachelors

Position

Assistant Professor

Articles

  • MEDSURG Nursing
    Fracture Care in the Geriatric Population 2022
  • Med-Surg Nurse Life Magazine
    Grooming Student Nurses in a New Era, p. 6-7 2021
  • MEDSURG Nursing
    Management of the patient with spontaneous pneumothorax
    29(3), p. 209-210 2020
  • MEDSURG Nursing
    Pain management in the patient with history of substance misuse
    27(4), p. 257-258 2018
  • MEDSURG Nursing
    Palliative care
    25(4), p. 279-280 2016

Presentations

  • Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Student Symposium. Spoke on how to cope and excel as a student during COVID-19. Included descriptions of my experience with two different groups that graduated (2019, 2020) and the current cohort. Moved into how to succeed, then onto what to expect after graduation. 2021
  • Burch, A. (2017). A step forward: Implementation of hourly rounding, step tracking, staff perceptions of barriers and solutions. 44th Annual Biennial Convention podium presentation. Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International. 2017
  • Burch, A. & Hottovy, K. (2017). The effects of an electronic hourly rounding tool on nurses’ steps. 3rd Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference podium presentation. Chicago, IL: Becker's Hospital Review. 2017
  • Burch, A. (2017). A step forward: Our journey to implement hourly rounding including step tracking and staff nurse perceptions, barriers and solutions. Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum podium presentation. La Vista, NE: Great Plains Quality Innovation Network. 2017
  • Burch, A. (2017). A step forward: Our journey to implement hourly rounding including step tracking and staff nurse perceptions, barriers and solutions. State of the Art Nursing Conference podium presentation. La Vista, NE: Nebraska Medicine. 2017
  • Burch, A. (2016). A step forward: Our journey to implement hourly rounding including step tracking. Nursing Noon conference (telehealth conference). Grand Island, NE: CHI Health St. Francis. 2016
  • Burch, A. & Hottovy, K. (2016). The effects of an electronic hourly rounding tool on nurses' steps. Webinar (broadcast nationwide). Nobl Health. 2016
  • Burch, A. (2014). Implementation of a nurse-driven Foley catheter removal protocol: A patient safety and quality improvement project. Nursing Research Day (poster presentation). Houston, TX: CHI Baylor St. Luke’s. 2014
  • Burch, A. (2014). Implementation of a nurse-driven Foley catheter removal protocol: A patient safety and quality improvement project. Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Congress (poster presentation). Hong Kong: Sigma Theta Tau. 2014
  • Burch, A. (2014). Implementation of a nurse-driven Foley catheter removal protocol: A patient safety and quality improvement project. Creighton University College of Nursing Iota Tau Annual Research Day. Omaha, NE: Creighton University.  2014

Other

  • The Effect of a Text-to-Speech Application on Nursing Student Writing Submissions (1452509-1)- use of an on-line platform to allow students to hear their writing and make improvements as they go.

Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award
    Creighton ANC Nursing students from Hastings campus
  • Excellence in Teaching Award
    Creighton ANC Nursing students from Hastings campus
  • Induction
    Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Phi Pi chapter
  • Top 25 Nurse of the Year
    Recognized for my work with the Stroke program and certification.
    March of Dimes, Nebraska and Iowa
  • Non-Clinical Nurse of the Year
    Awarded during Nurses Week, 2014 for recognition of my work in getting the facility Primary Stroke Certified.
    CHI Health St. Francis
  • Induction
    Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Iota Tau chapter
    Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Iota Tau chapter
  • Induction
    Inducted as member in society.
    National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Consulting

  • Research project consultant
    Reviewer, data analysis
    I have consulted on multiple research projects with CHI Health St. Francis, including data analysis on the most recent research study completed at the facility in 2021.
    CHI Health St. Francis
    2012 - 2012