Katherine J. Coulter, DNP, MSN, APN, FNP-BC

Katherine Coulter
Title: Assistant Professor
Division: Nursing
Office Location: Nursing 147
Office Phone: 815-752-8377
Email: katherinecoulter@niu.edu

Courses Taught

  • NURS 308: Alterations in biological systems
  • NURS 333: Medical surgical nursing, clinical
  • NURS 422: Pediatric nursing
  • NURS 601 Transition to Master's level nursing
  • NURS 651: Infant, child, and adolescent internship
  • NURS 653: Primary care: infants, child, and adolescent health
  • NURS 663: Adult internship with an emphasis on women
  • NURS 673: Adult gerontology internship
  • NURS 677: Pediatric internship
  • NURS 678: Women’s health internship
  • NURS 679: Adult internship

Education

  • DNP, Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2015
  • MSN, Northern Illinois University, Advanced Practice Nurse/Family Nurse Practitioner, 2011
  • BSN, Northern Illinois University, Nursing 2009
  • AAS/AS, Kishwaukee Community College, 2007, Nursing

Research Interests

  • Distance learning and innovative teaching strategies
  • Diabetes in vulnerable populations & diabetes self-management
  • Issues in internal medicine
  • Adolescent PCOS
  • Female infertility
  • Rural healthcare
  • Bullying and social media
  • Translation of evidence into practice

Publications

Coulter, K. J. (2018). Standardized follow-ups lower HbA1c in adults with type 2 diabetes living in a rural community: a pilot study. Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, 11(1), 16-24. doi:10.1891/2380-9418.11.1.16