Chito Belchez, MSN, RN-BC

Clinical assistant professor
MSN, University of Kansas School of Nursing
BSN, University of Kansas School of Nursing
BA, Seton Hall University, So. Orange, N.J.


Chito Belchez, MSN, RN-BC is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Kansas School of Nursing. He joined the School of Nursing faculty in 2012.

He received both his Bachelor of Science in nursing and Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Kansas, and currently is in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, with an antcipated 2016 completion date.

Belchez has worked in various roles in nursing education and staff development, from unit based clinical educator to clinical coordinator, and staff development and education specialist at University of Kansas Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital. Prior to joining KU, he served as the director of the Education Department at Liberty Hospital. His clinical background is in progressive care and ambulatory surgery with pre and post anesthesia care.

Belchez received the 2010 Nurse Educator of the Year from the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) and and the Sigma Theta Tau Delta Chapter Leadership and Academic Excellence Graduate Student Award in 2007.    

He is currently teaching the following courses in the BSN and RN-BSN programs:

- Development of a Microsystem Leader

- Evolving Healthcare System

- Scholarly Inquiry for Quality Improvement Course.

- Summer Interprofessional Teaching Clinic Elective

Certifications: Nursing Professional Development, Basic Life Support Instructor

Certifications:

-Board-certified Nursing Professional Development

-Basic Life Support Instructor,, American Heart Association

Professional Development

  • Association of Nursing Professional Development (ANPD)
  • National League for Nursing (NLN) American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Missouri Nurses Association (MONA) Missouri Action Coalition - Diversity Committee Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA)
  • Philippine Nurses Associaitoon of Greater Kansas City (PNAGKC) Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Chapter of University of Kansas

Publications and Presentations

Belchez, C. & Johnstone-Moguet, P. (1992). Bikol Newspaper Reader. Dunwoody Press
Daack-Hirsch, S., Jackson, B., Belchez, C. A., Elder, B., Hurley, R., Kerr, P., & Nissen, M. K. (2013). Integrating Genetics and Genomics into Nursing Curricula: You Can Do It Too!. Nursing Clinics of North America, 48(4), 661-669. PMID: 24295193

Martin, D., Belchez, C., & Antonacci. (2014). Lesson Learned from Teaching in Technology, Rich, Active Learning Classroom. Designing the University of the Future: Putting Learning First. KU Teaching Summit 2014. University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. August 2014.

Martin, D. & Belchez, C. (2013). Structural Issues in a Team Based Learning Environment. KUMC Exemplar Courses. University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. December 02, 2013.

Martin, D, & Belchez, C.  (2013). "What Students can Teach Us about Successful Team Based Learning" Scholarship of Teaching Series, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, November 18, 2013.

Fletcher, K. & Belchez, C. (2013). Team-Based Learning. Pre-Conference: Fostering Concept-Based Learning. Lessons from Oz: Assuring Capabilities for Future Nursing Education and Practice 40th Annual national Conference for Professional Nursing Education and Development (PNEG)l Conference, 2013. Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri. October, 2013.

Martin, D. & Belchez, C. (2013). Using a Team Based Learning Approach with Undergraduate Students. Lessons from Oz: Assuring Capabilities for Future Nursing Education and Practice 40th Annual national Conference for Professional Nursing Education and Development (PNEG)l Conference, 2013. Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri. October, 2013.

Martin, D. &  Belchez, C. (2013). Incorporating Microsystem Leadership Concepts for Undergraduate Nursing Students. Lessons from Oz: Assuring Capabilities for Future Nursing Education and Practice 40th Annual national Conference for Professional Nursing Education and Development (PNEG)l Conference, 2013. Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri. October, 2013.

Martin, D. & Belchez, C. (2013). Using a Team Based Learning Approach with Undergraduate Students. Innovations in Teaching and Learning. KU Teaching Summit 2013. University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. August, 2013.

Last modified: Dec 15, 2014

Contact

Chito Belchez, MSN, RN-BC
Clinical assistant professor

P: (913) 945-5044
cbelchez@kumc.edu

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