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Karen K. Trees, DNP, RNC, CNM, WHCNP-BC, FNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Nursing

DNP, University of Kansas School of Nursing
MS, University of Kansas School of Nursing
BSN, University of Kansas School of Nursing
Certificate, Health Professions Educator, University of Kansas School of Nursing
Certificate, FNP, University of Kansas School of Nursing
Certificate, CNM, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Certificate, WHNP, University of Texas Southwest at Parkland


Overview

  • KU faculty since 2011
  • Business Entrepreneur and Co-Owner of Phoenix Healthcare Clinic, nurse managed and owned clinic 
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Chapter
  • Kansas Advanced Practice Nurses Association 
  • American College of Nurse Midwives
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Academic Program Affiliations

  • RN-BSN
  • DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice

Current Areas of Teaching

  • NRSG 813, Applied Drug Therapy
  • NRSG 731, Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics
  • NURS 801, Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning
  • NURS 901, Primary Care I: Adult Gerontology
  • NURS 902, Primary Care II: Adult Gerontology
  • NURS 903, Primary Care Practicum I: Adult Gerontology
  • NURS 904, Primary Care Practicum II: Adult Gerontology
  • NURS 905, Primary Care Practicum III: Adult Gerontology
  • NURS 964, Advance Clinical Residency

Select Presentations

  • Teel, C., Trees, K., (2016) Business Principles of Healthcare Delivery and Entrepreneurship for Nurse Practitioners, Poster Presentation at the American Association of College of Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, 2015 Duke University Duke J&J Leadership Program, 2016 University of Kansas
  • Trees, K., (2018) Advancing Interprofessional Collaborative Practice in a School Based Health Center: A Partnership between DNP & Medical Students, Poster Presentation at the American Association of College of Nursing Doctoral Education Conference

Grants

  • 2011, Grant Recipient $5,000, University of Kansas, School of Nursing Faculty Practice to study Competencies and Scope of Practice of Nurse Practitioners in Rural and Urban Emergency Service Settings in the State of Kansas

Awards & Honors

  • 2014, Duke Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Scholar
Last modified: Aug 15, 2018

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Karen K. Trees, DNP, RNC, CNM, WHCNP-BC, FNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor

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