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Gina Crawford, DNP, APRN-CNP, FNP, CNE

Gina Crawford, DNP, APRN-CNP, FNP, CNE

Gina Crawford, DNP, APRN-CNP, FNP, CNE,
Interim Dean and Associate Professor
School of Nursing

Biography

Dr. Crawford joined KSN as a full-time faculty in 2012. As a family nurse practitioner, her primary teaching focus has been in the advanced practice program. She has been a nurse for over 30 years and a nurse practitioner since 2005. As a native of Okarche, Oklahoma, her passion has been in rural health care and increasing access to healthcare in underserved areas. In addition to her responsibilities at KSN, she is a peer evaluator for the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and a member of the Oklahoma Board of Nursing Advanced Practice Advisory Committee.


Education and National Certifications

  • 2014: DNP, Oklahoma City University
  • 2005: MS, family nurse practitioner, University of Oklahoma
  • 2004: BSN, University of Oklahoma
  • 1989: ADN, El Reno Junior College
  • 2005-present: Certified family nurse practitioner
  • 2015-present: Certified nurse educator

Teaching Interest

  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Basic and Advanced Suturing
  • Primary Care
  • Translational Research and Evidence Based Practice

Current Research/Scholarly Interest

  • Mentoring and supporting students with their DNP projects
  • Preceptor barriers and incentives
  • Curriculum development
  • Service Learning in NP education

Awards, Recognition, and Service

  • Peer evaluator for the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
  • Member of the Oklahoma Board of Nursing Advanced Practice Advisory Committee

Contact Information

Room 240
School of Nursing East
Oklahoma City, OK 73106