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Kim Baxter, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor & Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs

Kim Baxter

Contact Information

  • Email:
  • Phone: (775) 682-7145
  • Office: Pennington Health Sciences Building Room 314
  • Mail Stop: 0134


  • BS: Biochemistry, UCSD, 1978
  • BSN: Loma Linda University School of Nursing
  • MSN/FNP: University of San Diego, 1997
  • DNP: Tuoro University Nevada, 2015

Research Interests

Critical Thinking/Clinical Reasoning in Nursing
Simulation in Nursing Education


Nursing is a privileged profession. We have the opportunity to partner with our clients and their families at often a very vulnerable time for them. It is my mission to provide education that allows students to develop into strong compassionate RNs and APNs - men and women who can rise to this tremendous opportunity.

Courses (Teach)


N343, Nursing Care of the Individual II
N331/332, Pathopharmacology
N346, Care of Clients with Complex Health Problems, Practicum


Advanced Physiology, Advanced Pharmacology, Nurse Practitioner Management

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