Christina R Purfeerst
Assistant Professor of Nursing 308 Whitby Hall
Mail Stop #F-22
2004 Randolph Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
Christina R. Purfeerst, MA, RN, CNE is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Saint Catherine University. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.
She graduated with her Masters in Art degree in Nursing Education at St. Catherine University. She is very dedicated to the nursing profession. She believes that good role modeling will help guide students to be excellent future nurses. Her passion for teaching is to help decrease anxiety in nursing students to provide a safe and welcoming learning environment.
She has worked as a Registered Nurse at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview 2002-2012. Since 2003, Chris has been affiliated with the University. She started working as a clinical partner leading nursing clinicals for the post baccalaureate program with St. Kate's. She took a full time position in 2008 with the baccalaureate degree program concentrating with courses in the junior level. She provides education in clinical, classroom and lab settings.