Karen V. Duhamel
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Karen V. Duhamel

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Department of Health Sciences and Nursing
  • MEd, Touro University
  • MSN, University of Hartford
  • BS, Eastern Connecticut State University
  • AD, Mattatuck Community College

860.768.4214
duhamel@hartford.edu
Auerbach 228D

Karen Duhamel

TEACHING FOCUS

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing Karen V. Duhamel teaches Advanced Nursing Theory, Theory of Nursing Education, and Curriculum Development. She has extensive experience in beheavioral health nursing, case management, and project management. Duhamel is the program coordinator for the master's program in nursing with a focus in education.  She is a committed lifelong learner and is passionate about teaching.

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

Duhamel strives to foster creativity in graduate-level nursing education through innovative pedagogy. She uses forum theater as a creative teaching modality in graduate-level nursing education. Her use of evidence-based practice using Cognitive Behavioral & Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapies empowers homeless populations. Duhamel's research interests include participatory action research with service learning, social justice & advocacy projects and the historical overview of technological advancements in nursing practice.

curriculum vitae