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University of Colorado College of Nursing

College of Nursing
 

Ginger Raterink, DNSc, ANP-C

Associate Professor


Ginger Raterink

Ginger.Raterink@ucdenver.edu

Ginger Raterink is the option coordinator for the ANP master's program. She has an interest in critical thinking, both in nursing education and practice, and is working on a rubric for evaluation of students’ development of their critical thinking skills throughout their masters education. Her practice is at AF Williams Family Medicine clinic where she sees adult patients with primary care and chronic disease issues. She is also the designated diabetes care person and offers patients education on self management using the Chronic Care Model and Change theory. In addition, AF Williams has group visits for their diabetic patients once a month. She is currently serving on the National Organization for Nurse Practitioner Faculty, Faculty Development committee.

Raterink earned her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Michigan, her master of science in nursing from the University of Colorado and her DNSc from the University of Tennessee.

Degree Awarding Institution Field of Study Graduation Date
DNSc University of Tennessee   2005
MS University of Colorado Nursing 1979
BS University of Michigan Nursing 1970
Title Organization Year
Dean's Teaching Award University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing 2007
  1. Raterink, G. (2009) Long term care nurses' study: Reported work related enhancers
    and barriers to use of critical thinking in practice. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, acceptedMay, 2009
  2. Johnson, P. & Raterink, G (June, 2009) Implementation of a diabetes clinic-in-a-clinic project in a family practice setting: Utilizing the plan, do, study, act model Journal of Clinical Nursing. 18, 2096-2103. Raterink, G. (September, 2008) A descriptive inquiry of the definitions of critical thinking and enhancers and barriers reported by nurses working in long term care facilities. Journal of continuing Nursing Education September, 2008.
  3. Raterink, G. (2007). Diabetes update: Injectible therapies for older adults Nursing Clinics of North America, March 2007.
  4. Raterink, G. (2007). A descriptive inquiry of the definitions of critical thinking and enhancers and barriers reported by nurses working in long term care facilities. Journal of continuing Nursing Education.
  5. Raterink, G. (pending) Critical thinking: Reported enhancers and barriers by nurses working in long term care Journal of Gerontological Nursing.
  • Primary care of adults at a university based family medicine clinic that also provides a residency education program.