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Kristin Sandau

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Dr. Sandau started at Bethel as a Nursing faculty member in 2006. She has extensive experience in cardiovascular patient care and maintains her clinical expertise as a staff RN at United Hospital, (part of Allina Health). She chaired the 2017 AHA Scientific Statement's: Update to Practice Standards for Electrocardiographic Monitoring in Hospital Settings: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.

Started at Bethel

2006

Education

  • Bethel College - B.S., 1989
  • University of Minnesota - M.S., 1999
  • University of Minnesota - Ph.D., 2004

Publications

US National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health

Update to Practice Standards for Electrocardiographic Monitoring in Hospital Settings: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

Presentations

 Updated Practice Standards for ECG Monitoring: Impact at the Bedside  Live Webinar: WB0047, archived at: https://www.aacn.org/education/webinar-series 

Certificates and Licenses

RN, FAHA, CNE

Areas of expertise

Cardiovascular, medical-surgical, renal. Maintains clinical expertise as staff RN at United Hospital. Research and publications in the areas of health-related quality of life in cardiovascular patients (coronary artery bypass, aortic stenosis, left ventricular assist of devices); staff nurse development and precepting; implementation of practice guidelines; education and translation science of ECG monitoring.

Research interests

Quality of life among CV patients: Current studies: the multi-site Validate QOVLAD (Quality of Life with a Left Ventricular Assist Device). Hospital ECG Monitoring: Current study: Implementing AHA Practice Standards for Inpatient ECG Monitoring