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Megan Dernaika, MSN, APRN, CNP, FNP-C

Megan Dernaika, MSN, APRN, CNP, FNP-C

Megan Dernaika, MSN, APRN, CNP, FNP-C,
Clinical Instructor
School of Nursing


Megan Dernaika joined Kramer School of Nursing as a Clinical Instructor in the Family Nurse Practitioner program in 2015. She has been a nurse for 16 years. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Oklahoma City University. Her primary clinical focus areas have been Oncology, corrections, and University health. She is a member of many professional organizations including the Oklahoma Nurses Association and the Association of Oklahoma Nurse Practitioners.

Education and National Certifications

  • 2014-Present: Family Nurse Practitioner certified through the AANPCP
  • 2014: MSN (FNP) - Samford University
  • 2011: MSN (Edu.) - Oklahoma City University
  • 2009: BSN - Oklahoma City University
  • 2008: ASN - Oklahoma City Community College

Teaching Interest

  • Pathophysiology
  • Adult Primary Care
  • Population health

Current Research/Scholarly Interest

  • Reduction in health disparities
  • Urban versus rural population health
  • Obesity
  • Nutrition

Awards, Recognition, and Service

  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi honor society
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 

Contact Information

Room 146
School of Nursing East
Oklahoma City, OK 73106