Nicholas McCune

Nicholas McCuneAssistant Professor

University Hall, Hamilton Campus


  • DNP, Nursing Education, The University of Cincinnati
  • MSN, APRN-Nursing, The Indiana Wesleyan University
  • BSN, Nursing, The Christ College of Nursing


American Association of Nurse Practitioners, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians – Paramedic, State of Ohio Board of Emergency Medical Services EMS-Instructor

Professional Experience

Nicholas has a general background in critical care and emergency nursing caring for the pediatric and adult patient populations. He spent several years as a firefighter paramedic before becoming a nurse, finding himself favoring the acute care environments of the ICU and emergency departments. Since becoming a family nurse practitioner, he has focused on nursing education as well as maintaining clinical practice in the urgent care environment.


  • Community Nursing
  • Pediatric Simulation
  • Nursing Skills Labs


Nicholas believes nurses are the key to improving the overall efficiency and delivery of the American health care system. This belief has helped to guide his teaching and service activities. He currently serves as the chair for Miami Men in Nursing as well as the faculty representative of the Association for University Regional Campuses of Ohio.


Nicholas’ research interests focus in two distinct areas: nursing communication and interprofessional collaboration. In nursing communication, Nicholas is interested in improving the effectiveness of nursing communication, specifically surrounding the use of standardized communication tools. In interprofessional collaboration, Nicholas is currently examining minimizing gaps in patient care throughout the healthcare team.