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Kristen Bomboy, DNP, MSN, APRN-CNP, PMHNP

Clinical Instructor, PMHNP track



Dr. Kristen Bomboy is part-time clinical faculty for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track. She has been an Advanced Practice Nurse in Mental Health since 1999. Her background includes working with the severely mentally ill and providing community mental health center based care. She enjoys working with students to develop the skills needed to be successful in the field and providing mentorship to new Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners.

Education and national certifications

  • 2018: DNP - Wilmington University
  • 2009: Post-Masters Certificate-Psychiatric Mental health Nurse Practitioner - RUSH University
  • 1999: Master of Science in Nursing - University of Pennsylvania
  • 1998: Bachelor of Science in Nursing - University of Delaware

Teaching interest

  • Rural healthcare
  • Severe mental illness
  • Integrated care models

Current research/scholarly interest

  • Mental health and chronic illnesses
  • Psychological wellness
  • Tele-mental health and mental health outcomes

Awards, recognition and service

  • APNA, Secretary - 2020 to present
  • Member: APNA and International Society of Psychiatric Nurses
  • Member: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Publication: Journal of American Psychiatric Nurses Assoc. Mar-Apr 2021;27(2):162-168. “Does increased access to metabolic monitoring forms increase provider adherence to APA guidelines on antipsychotic medication management” DOI: 10.1177/1078390320906196
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