Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN

Bonny KehmEmail: bkehm@excelsior.edu

 Bonny Kehm is a Faculty Program Director in the Bachelor of Science in nursing program at Excelsior College.

Her research interests focus on lifelong learning, and promoting growth of professional nurses, especially in the areas of evidence-based education, and innovative and creative teaching strategies. Dr. Kehm is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders, International Council of Nurses Education Network, and Midwest Nursing Research Society. She has more than 13 years of nursing education experience as a faculty member in distance education at the associate degree, baccalaureate, master, and doctor of nursing practice degree levels. To strengthen the relationship between academic education and clinical practice, she also serves as a Capstone Chair to DNP students.

In 2015, she co-authored the article “Cultivating the spirit of person-centered care in a RN to BS Curriculum” in Nursing in the 21st Century (N21).  In 2014, Dr. Kehm presented her research findings at the 2nd International Conference on Nursing and Healthcare. Her presentation, Predictors of NCLEX-RN success, was given to a diverse international mix of researchers, practitioners, diagnostic companies, leading universities and medical research institutions.