Kathleen Richardson, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, ENP-BC, CEN, FAEN

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Kathleen Richardson
  • Professional
  • Biography

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Graduate Program Coordinator
  • Assistant Professor of Nursing

Biography

Dr. Kathleen Richardson is a dual board certified Family and Emergency Nurse practitioner with over 25 years of healthcare experience in both the military and civilian settings. She is extremely active in professional organizations, is on the board of ARNP’s United, and maintains an active clinical practice.

Education

DNP, Marymount University

MSN, Pacific Lutheran University

BSN, Eastern Washington University

AA, Spokane Falls Community College

 

Teaching Areas

DNP and FNP courses

Scholarly Interests

APRN Practice

Nursing Education

Alternative Medicine & Traditional Chinese Medicine

Current Practice

Community Health Care

Wellness Made Easy

Grants (last three years)

$1.4 million HRSA ANEW Grant 17- 067 (2 year grant)

$2.8 million HRSA ANEW Grant 19-003 (4 year grant)

Publications (last three years)

Richardson, K. (2017). Post-Partum Headache. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. 39(4):253-65

Richardson, K. (2019) Tobacco Cessation. In Woo, T.M., & Robinson, M.V. (Eds). Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice nurse prescribers 5th ed.: F.A. Davis.

Richardson, K. (2019) Sexually Transmitted Infections and Vaginitis. In Woo, T.M., & Robinson, M.V. (Eds). Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice nurse prescribers 5th ed.: F.A. Davis.

Richardson, K. (2019). Pneumonia. In Woo, T.M., & Robinson, M.V. (Eds). Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice nurse prescribers 5th ed.: F.A. Davis.

Presentations (podium/poster, last three years)

Podium

2019 Clinical Decision Making/Sigma Psi-at-Large Fall Program/ Des Moines, WA (invited)
2019 Healthcare Precepting/ PLU Center for Continued Learning, Tacoma, WA (invited)
2019 Helpful Hints on Publishing Your Work/Seattle Nursing Research Workshop, Seattle, WA (invited)
2019 Nursing CAS – Panelist/American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Conference, Coronado, CA (invited)
2018 ENP Exam – Am I Ready?/ Emergency Nurse Association National Conference/ Pittsburgh, PA (peer-reviewed)
2018 Healthcare Precepting Partners in ARNP Education: Healthcare Precepting and Pharmacology Update for Primary Care/Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (invited)
2018 School Scene Drugs and Effects: Keeping Kids in the Classroom School Nursing Update, Tacoma WA (invited)
2018 Medical Marijuana: keeping Our Patients Safe/ American Association of Nurse Practitioners Annual National Conference Denver, CO (peer reviewed)
2018 STI Treatment Update, Pharmacotherapeutic Update for Providers, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma WA (invited)
2018 Advanced Practice Clinical Procedures Workshop Series: Trigger Point Injection, Joint Injection/Drainage, Dry Needling/ Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (invited)
2018 Advanced Practice Clinical Procedures Workshop Series: Foreign Body Removal, Casting/Splinting, Fluoride Application/ Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (invited)
2018 Advanced Practice Clinical Procedures Workshop Series: Advanced Suturing and Biopsies/ Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (invited)
2018 Advanced Practice Clinical Procedures Workshop Series: Basic Suturing and Would Closure/ Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (invited)
2018 Advanced Practice Clinical Procedures Workshop Series: Anesthesia, Digital Blocks, Nail Removal, Nail Trepanation, I & D’s/ Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (invited)
2018 Partners in ARNP Education: Primary Care: Radiology, Splinting & Casting in the Clinic/ Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (invited)
2017 Partners in ARNP: Emergencies in the Clinic/ Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (invited)
2017 Healthcare Precepting Partners in ARNP Education: Healthcare Precepting and Pharmacology Update for Primary Care/ Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (invited)
2017 Pharmacotherapeutic Update for Providers 2017: Cannabis for Pain Control/ Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (invited)

Poster

2019 Theater Students in Nurse Practitioner Education/ International Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, Calgary, AB (peer reviewed)
2019 Primary Care procedures – Innovative/ Inexpensive Ideas for Instruction/ International Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, Calgary, AB (peer reviewed)
2019 The DNP Project: Do we Have Consensus?/American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Conference, Coronado, CA

 Honors and Awards

Date Title Presented By
2019 Elevating Academic Leaders in Nursing (ELAN) Fellow American Association of the Colleges of Nursing
2018 Leader Mentor Fellow National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty
2017 Member of the Month (Featured in November 2017 Connection) Emergency Nurse Association
2016 Meritorious Service Medal with 5 Oakleaf Clusters US Army/Department of Defense
2015 Meritorious Service Medal with 4 Oakleaf Clusters US Army/Department of Defense
2015 Academy of Emergency Nursing Fellow Academy of Emergency Nursing
2015 The Army Surgeon General “A” Proficiency Designator for professional excellence – designates full professional status and national prominence in healthcare field for outstanding performance and significant contributions (Equivalent to Academy Fellow) The Army Surgeon General, United States Army Medical Command
2014 Order of Military Medical Merit (Equivalent to Academy Fellow United States Army Medical Regiment
2011 Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oakleaf clusters US Army/Department of Defense
2009 Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Oakleaf clusters US Army/Department of Defense
2009 Bronze Star US Army/Department of Defense
2009 Iraqi Campaign Medal (2 awards) US Army/Department of Defense
2008 Overseas Service Ribbon US Army/Department of Defense
2008 Combat Action Badge (2nd SCR, & 44th MEDCOM) US Army/Department of Defense
2007 Army Commendation Medal with 2 Oakleaf clusters US Army/Department of Defense
2006 Tyler Memorial Scholarship Pacific Lutheran University
2005 Tyler Memorial Scholarship Pacific Lutheran University
2004 Meritorious Service Medal with 1 Oakleaf cluster US Army/Department of Defense
2003 Army Commendation Medal with 1 Oakleaf Cluster US Army/Department of Defense
2002 Meritorious Service Medal US Army/Department of Defense
2002 Recruiter Badge US Army/Department of Defense
2001 Global War on Terrorism – Service US Army/Department of Defense
2001 National Defense Service Ribbon US Army/Department of Defense
2000 Army Achievement Medal with 2 Oakleaf Clusters US Army/Department of Defense
2000 Army Achievement Medal with 1 Oakleaf cluster US Army/Department of Defense
1999 Army Commendation Medal US Army/Department of Defense
1998 Outstanding Nurse of the Quarter Martin Army Community Hospital Emergency Department
1997 Army Achievement Medal US Army/Department of Defense
1996 Army Service Ribbon US Army/Department of Defense
1994 Parachutist Badge US Army/Department of Defense