Kathy Andresen

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Associate Professor

Health Sciences Center
1320 W. Lombard St.
Davenport, IA 52804


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Kathy Andresen, DNP, RN

Education and Training

DNP, Rush University

MSN, University of Iowa

BS, University of St. Francis
Health Arts

ADN, Associates Degree in Nursing, Scott Community College

PN, Practical Nurse Diploma, Scott Community College

Professional services

  • Scott County Kids, School Health Committee
  • School Health Initiative Advisory Board
  • Board of Directors, National Association of School Nurses
  • Exective Board, Iowa School Nurse Organization

Professional organizations

  • National Association of School Nurses
  • Iowa School Nurse Organization (School Nurse of the Year 2007)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
  • Association of Community Health Nursing Educators
  • American Public Health Association

Work experience

  • Public Health Nurse, Scott County Health Department
  • OB/Pediatric Department Nurse Manager, Community Health Care, Inc.
  • Staff Nurse Scott County Women, Infants & Children Program
  • Nurse Aide Instructor, Scott Community College
  • Staff Nurse, Mercy Hospital/Genesis Medical Center

Courses taught

  • Community Health Nursing
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Professional Role Development
  • Nursing Management
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Professional Trends & Issues
  • Concepts of Population Health

Areas of scholarship and interest

  • Translating Evidence-based research into practice
  • Coordinated School Health
  • Knitting and Crochet

Community service

  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Volunteer
  • Iowa Donor Network Volunteer

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