Clinical Associate Professor
MSN - University of California Los Angeles
BSN - Georgetown University
Professor Kathy Templin earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University in 1969, her Master of Science in Nursing from UCLA in 1981 with afocus in cardiovascular nursing, and a post-Master’s adult NP certification from Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in 1999. She worked in critical care nursing for 30 years, initially as a staff nurse and then as a clinical nurse specialist, researcher, and educator. Professor Templin worked as an inpatient nurse practitioner at the San Diego VA for 9 years where she managed the care of moderate-to-acutely ill clients. Since Jan 2009, she has taught health assessment, medical-surgical nursing, and leadership clinical at the University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science. She also volunteers at a free health clinic for the working poor.
Professor Templin really enjoys teaching both in the classroom and at the bedside and has done so in a variety of settings as a clinical nurse specialist in the ICU, as a provider of continuing education, as a university professor, and as a community educator. Her current research interests are in identifying ways to assist Hispanic diabetics to better understand their disease and enhance their participation in self-care.
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