Cherie Burke
Cherie BurkeAdjunct Faculty, Nursing
DNP, La Salle University
MSN, DeSales University
BSN, Wilkes University
CRNA Certificate, Montgomery Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia

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Cherie Burke has been a Registered Nurse for 32 years and an Advanced Practice RN—Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for 29 of those 32 years. She has practiced at large teaching institutions, level 1 trauma centers, community hospitals, office-based settings and as a solo provider of anesthesia in rural areas. Burke recently completed a post-doctorate fellowship in inter-professional patient safety through the Veterans Administration. She is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists having held many committee appointments. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.

In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and partaking in culinary adventures.


2016, “Post-Operative Delirium: Can my anesthetic management make a difference?” at the Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists in Orlando, FL

2016, “Optimization of the PS 4E Patient” at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Congress in Washington, DC

2015, “Positive Deviance in Nurse Anesthesia Education” at Columbia University’s School of Nursing Faculty Symposium in New York, NY

2014, “Integrating Patient Safety Strategies into Nurse Anesthesia Education” at the New England Association of Nurse Anesthetists 67th Annual Meeting in Burlington, MA and Rutgers University Preceptor Appreciation Symposium, Newark, NJ

2013, “Hospital Acquired Infections: How much are anesthesia providers to blame?” at the Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anesthetists District V Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA

2013, “Anesthetic Considerations for Robotic Surgery” at the Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists District II Meeting, Norfolk, VA and the New Jersey Association of Nurse Anesthetists Fall Symposium, Atlantic City, NJ