Carolyn R. Krause, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC

Carolyn Krause
Carolyn R. Krause, Ph.D., RN, NE-BCMarquette University

Clark Hall

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3800

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing

Highest Degree

Ph.D. in Nursing – University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

Acute care staffing and patient classification, post-acute/home health care, chronic disease management, case management and care coordination, Interprofessional team-based care.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association
  • Wisconsin Nurses Association – President 2009-11
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Wisconsin Center for Nursing – President 2013-2015
  • Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Sigma Theta Tau


  • Nursing Systems and Leadership
  • Post-Acute Care


  • Nurse Executive

Selected Publications

Brennan, P.F., Burke, L., Casper, G., Sebern, M., Krause, C. Kossman, S., Severtson, D., Murphy, J.  “Creating Technology-Enhanced Practice: A University-Homecare-Corporate Alliance, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 2006: 122: 644-8.

Krause, C. “Preemptive Measures: A Guide to Potential Pitfalls in a New Telehealth Program”, Caring, 2004: 23(7): 12-15.

Krause, C., Wells, T., Hughes, S., Brink, C., & Mayer, R., “Expectancy to Regain Control & the Severity of Urinary Incontinence: Effects on the Lives of Women.” Urologic Nursing, 2003: 23 (1): 54-61.

Krause, C., Westdorp, J., Coonen, D., Jenks, D., “Forming an Integrated Documentation System,” Nursing Management, 1996: 27(8): 25-26. 

Krause, C., “The Use of Patient Classification System Information by Nurse Administrators,” in Patients and Purse Strings II, Ed. New York: National League for Nursing, 1988

Honors and Awards

April 2016 – 50 Distinguished Alumni – UW- Milwaukee College of Nursing

October 2012 – Vivian DeBack Leadership Award – WI Nurses Association

October 2010 - University of WI-Milwaukee College of Nursing - Norma Lang Leadership Award

April 2000 – Sigma Theta Tau – Beta Eta Chapter Research Award for proposal, “Home Health Care: Linking Process to Outcomes