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Know Your Worth: Measuring APN Outcomes

Wednesday, May 02, 2018,

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  • Location: Godchaux Nursing Annex • 461 21St Ave S • Nashville, TN 37232
  • Room: 161

Ruth Kleinpell
PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education
Assistant Dean for Clinical Scholarship, Professor of Nursing

Dr. Kleinpell has conducted research related to patient outcomes in hospitalized older adults and post discharge follow-up interventions using telehealth for vulnerable populations including elderly patients at high risk for hospital readmission. She has also conducted research focusing on outcomes after ICU treatment and role development of acute care nurse practitioners, among other funded studies. As the Assistant Dean for Clinical Scholarship, she serves as a mentor to junior faculty for clinical scholarship and research initiatives, collaborates on Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) clinical projects, and provide consultation to the VUMC advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) for various scholarship initiatives. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and is the current President of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.