Brian R. Buchner, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP

Brian R. Buchner, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP
Clinical Assistant Professor

Research and Clinical:

Clinical Expertise: 
  • Hospitalist NP since 2003
  • Nursing Faculty since 2004
  • Reiki Master
  • Critical Care RN, Director, Educator - 1995 to 2003
Research & Scholarship: 
  • Acute Care
  • Critical Care
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Hospitalist Roles
  • Holistic Care / Integrative Health 
Committees
  • AANP Clinical Practice Committee.  Co-chair 2014-2016; Member 2013-present. 
  • AANP Representative to JCAHO Hospital PTAC (Professional and Technical Advisory Committee).  2014-present.
  • AANP Acute Care Specialty Practice Group.  Chair 2015. Member.  
All Funding: 
Currently there is no grant funding information for this individual.
Publications: 
2015

Buchner, B.R., Conatay-Buck, S., & Kleinpell, R.M. (2015). Practice Resources for NPs: Navigating the World of Mobile Apps. American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference. New Orleans, LA, June 13, 2015.

2015

Buchner, B.R., Melander, S. & Thompson, C.  (2015). Acute Care Specialty Interest Group Forum. American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference. New Orleans, LA, June 12, 2015.

2015

Buchner, B.R. & AANP Clinical Practic Committee.  (2015).  Clinical Practice Brief:  Atrial Fibrillation - 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation:  Executive Summary.  American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  Retrieved from:  https://www.aanp.org/images/documents/practice/Practice_Brief_-_AHA_ACC_HRS_Guideline_for_the_Management_of_Patients_with_Atrial_Fibrillation_-_Executive_Summary.pdf

2014

Buchner, B.R., Conatay-Buck, S., & Kleinpell, R.M. (2014). Practice Resources for NPs: Navigating the World of Mobile Apps. American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference. Nashville, TN. June 21, 2014.

2014

Buchner, B.R. & AANP Clinical Practice Committee.  (2014).  Evidence Based Resource Directory.  American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  Retrieved from http://www.aanp.org/practice/practice-resources/evidence-based-resource-directory

2013

Buchner, B.R. Improving Evidence-Based Practice in Hospitalist Services. American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference. Las Vegas, NV. June21, 2013.

2013

Elsevier Content Reviewer. (2013). Pathophysiology Online for Pathophysiology, 7th Ed.: The Biological Basis for Disease in Adults & Children, McCance & Huether (2014). Module 10: Alterations in hormonal regulation.

2013

Kleinpell, R.M., Hudspeth, R.S., & Buchner, B.R. Scope of Practice for NPs Working in Hospitals and Acute Care Settings Compared to Primary Care: How Does it Differ and is My NP Practice Impacted?. American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference. Las Vegas, NV, June 20, 2013

2013

Buchner, B.R.  “Enhancing Evidence-Based Practice Processes in a Hospitalist Service:  Creation of a Collaborative Wiki Site”.  University of Arizona College of Nursing, Faculty Presentation, Tucson, AZ.  March 20, 2013. 

2012

Buchner, B.R. “Negotiating Practice Agreements, Contracts, and Salaries.”  St. Katherine’s University MS NP Program, St. Paul, MN.  October, 2012.

Buchner, B.R. “Negotiating Practice Agreements, Contracts, and Salaries.”  St. Katherine’s University MS NP Program, St. Paul, MN.  March, 2012. 

2011

Kleinpell, R.M., Hudspeth, R.S., & Buchner, B.R.  “Negotiating Practice Agreements, Contracts, and Salaries in Acute Care”.  American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Conference. Las Vegas, NV, June 25, 2011. 

2011

Buchner, B.R., Wilson, M., & Counts, M.  “Developing Effective Communications: Transitions of Care”.  American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Conference. Las Vegas, NV, June 25, 2011.

2011

Elsevier Content Reviewer (2011), Understanding Pathophysiology, Online, 5th Ed., Huether & McCance (2013).  Module 5:  Adaptive immunity.  

2010

Kleinpell, R.M., Hudspeth, R.S., & Buchner, B.R.  “Negotiating Practice Agreements, Contracts, and Salaries in Acute Care”.  American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Conference. Phoenix, AZ, June 24, 2010. 

2009

Buchner, B.R. “Nurse Practitioners’ Role on the Hospitalist Service:  Advancing Opportunities (Panel Presentation)”.  American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Conference. Nashville, TN, June 20, 2009. 

2008

Kleinpell, R.M., Hanson, N.H., Buchner, B.R., Winters, R., Wilson, M.J., & Keck, A.C.  (2008, May).  Hospitalist Services:  An Evolving Opportunity.  The Nurse Practitioner, 33 (5), 9-10.     

2008

Buchner, B.R. & Hanson, N.H.  “Nurse Practitioners’ Role on the Hospitalist Service:  Advancing Opportunities”.  American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Conference. National Harbor, MD.  July 1, 2008. 

2005

Buchner, B.R.  (2005, October).  “Collaborative Clinical Practice Model:  Woodwinds Hospital Service”.  Poster session presented at Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Review for NP/PAs Conference.  

Honors and Awards: 
2015
Fellow, American Association of Nurse Practitioners
2013
One of Our Best - Presented by HealthEast Care System
2012
Shining Star - Presented by HealthEast Care System
2003
Outstanding Leadership & Involvement Award - Presented by Arizona State University
2003
Ruth Brines Scholarship
2002
Ella Burkart Scholarship
2002
Employee of the Quarter - Presented by St. Luke's Medical Center
1995
Undergraduate Excellence Award - Presented by Sigma Theta Tau
1995
Cindy Asplund Mitchell Scholarship
Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
DNP
2011-2012
Nursing
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
MS
2001-2003
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI
BSN
1991-1995
Nursing