Nursing

Kenneth Lowrance

Educational Background

  • AAS (Central Texas College), 1977
  • BSN (University of Texas at Arlington), 1980
  • MS (Texas Woman’s University), 1983
  • Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner (University of Texas at Arlington), 1992
  • DNP (Texas Christian University), 2010

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NDNP 81353 Healthcare Policy and Politics
  • NDNP 82183 Advanced Practicum I
  • NDNP 82283 Advanced Practicum II
  • NDNP 88083 Advanced Project
  • NDNP 81113 Complexity & Innovation in Healthcare
  • NURS 60030 Professional Project
  • NURS 60714 Diagnostic Reasoning
  • NURS 60782 Diagnostic Reasoning Combined Practicum
  • NURS 60414 Adult & Gero Patient Concepts (CNS I)
  • NURS 60482 Advanced Practice Nursing Practicum I
  • NURS 50013 Advanced Health Assessment
  • NURS 60013 Health Care Policy, Law, & Ethics

Areas of Interest in Professional Practice

Health Policy, Advanced Practice Nursing, Family Practice, Elder Care, Rural Health Care Delivery, Diabetes, Healthcare Needs of Hispanic Populations, Nursing Education

Certifications and Recognitions

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist, Texas Board of Nursing
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Texas Board of Nursing/American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Nurse Executive, Advanced, ANCC
  • Gerontological Nursing, ANCC
  • Diplomat of Comprehensive Care, American Board of Comprehensive Care

Professional Affiliations

  • Texas Nurses Association
  • American Nurses Association
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • National Gerontological Nursing Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty

Professional Service

  • 2010-Present:  Site Visitor for Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • 2010-Present:  Expert Witness for the Texas Board of Nursing
  • 2010-Present:  Reviewer for Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • 2013-Present:  Gerontological Nurse Consultant for Baylor All Saints Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX, in conjunction with Deerbrook Grant
  • 2003-Present: Trustee, Clifton Independent School District
  • 1995-2001: Member, Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, President 1999-2001

Honors & Awards

  • Great 100 Nursing Alumni, Texas Woman’s University, 2001
  • Distinguished Alumnus, University of Texas at Arlington, 1996