Kristin Combs, MSN, R.N., CCRN-K

Lecturer II
Kristin Combs headshot


Kristin Combs has been a nurse in Northern Nevada for over 25 years. The majority of her practice has focused on critical care nursing, though she has experience in many domains within the profession.

Research interests

  • Enhancing nursing student learning with the utilization of podcasts.
  • Cultivating concept retention with the creation of whiteboard animations for nursing education.
  • Decreasing stigma and improving care of vulnerable populations with substance use disorders.
  • Enhancing healthcare provider knowledge of evidence-based practice treatment for patients with substance use disorders.


  • University of Arizona - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • University of Nevada, Reno – Master of Science in Nursing; Nurse Educator Track