School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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Kauric-Klein

Zorica Kauric-Klein, PhD, APRN-BC

ZORICA-KLEIN
 
Associate Professor 
2033 Human Health Building 
Phone: (519) 990-0063
zkauricklein@oakland.edu

Education
  • PhD Nursing - College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • MSN - College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • BSN - University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
Research Area Interests 
  • hypertension
  • chronic kidney disease
  • hemodialysis
  • interventions to promote adherence with self-care behaviors
  • health promotion behaviors to decrease cardiovascular risk

Publications

  • Kauric-Klein. Z. (2017). Kauric-Klein, Z. (2017). Depression and Medication Adherence in Patients on Hemodialysis. Current hypertension reviews.
  • Kauric-Klein, Z. (2017). Renal Consult: Bariatric surgery for chronic kidney disease. Clinician Reviews, 27(7), 12.
  • Kauric-Klein, Z. (2017). Pulmonary Hypertension. In S. M. Bodin (Ed.), Contemporary Nephrology Nursing (3rd ed., pp. 527-535). Pitman, NJ: American Nephrology Nurses Association.
  • Kauric-Klein, Z., Peters, R. M. & Yarandi, H. N. (2016). Self-efficacy and blood pressure self-care behavior in patients on chronic hemodialysis. Western Journal of Nursing, 1-20. doi: 10.1177/019394591.
  • Kauric-Klein, Z. (2015). Understanding Hypertension in Patients on Hemodialysis. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 42(1), 69.
  • Kauric-Klein, Z. (2013). Predictors of nonadherence with blood pressure regimens in hemodialysis. Patient preference and adherence, 7, 973.
  • Kauric-Klein, Z. (2013). Factors affecting blood pressure control in hemodialysis. Journal of Hypertension, 2(2), 1-4.
  • Kauric-Klein, Z. (2012). Blood pressure knowledge in hypertensive hemodialysis patients. Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technologists Journal, 22(4), 18-22.
  • Kauric-Klein, Z. (2012). Calciphylaxis: A case study. Nephrology Nursing Journal: Journal of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association, 39(5), 406-408.
  • Kauric-Klein, Z. (2012). Improving Blood Pressure Control Through a Supportive Educative Nursing Intervention. Nephrology Nursing Journal: Journal of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association, 39(3), 217-228.
  • Kauric-Klein, Z., & Artinian, N. T. (2007). Improving blood pressure control in hypertensive hemodialysis patients. Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technologists Journal, 17(4), 24-29.

Grants

  • March 2008 - June 2010: Principal Investigator – American Nephrology Nurse’s Association (ANNA) Evidenced Based Practice Grant for dissertation research – Improving BP Control in End-Stage Renal Disease, Award Amount: $5000.
  • Sept 2005 – Sept 2006: Principal Investigator - Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Michigan Student Award Program Pilot Project - Improving Blood Pressure Control in End–Stage Renal Disease, Award Amount - $2500.

Professional Affiliations

  • National Kidney Foundation of Michigan
  • College of Nurses of Ontario
  • ANCC