College of Health and Human Sciences
School of Nursing
Kristen Harrell graduated from WCU's BSN program and attended Walden University for her MSN. She has contributed to the nursing profession at the bedside and in a leadership role. Kristen worked on various units from medical-surgical to critical care. In her leadership role she opened a new adult intensive care unit and lead the COVID unit and neurotrauma ICU. She holds a CCRN certification, a specialty certification for nurses who provide direct care to acutely/critically ill adult patients.
Foundations of Nursing, Advanced Nursing and Critical Care, Simulation Lab, Nursing Leadership, and Clinical.
COVID, Critical Care Nursing, ARDS, Cardiology, Nursing Leadership, Resiliency, Burnout, Fall Prevention.