Louise Kaplan
Associate Professor, VancouverFNP Clinical Track Co-Coordinator 360-485-6387 VLIB 210W 14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave., Vancouver, WA 98686

Louise Kaplan CV

EDUCATION

  • BA Simmons College, Boston, MA
  • MN, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • PhD, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • ARNP prescribing of controlled substances
  • APRN workforce
  • ARNP reimbursement
  • DNP program evaluation
  • Landscape assessment of readiness for implementation of the family nurse practitioner role in Swaziland
  • Medical marijuana

METHODOLOGICAL STRENGTHS

  • Survey research
  • Qualitative research

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Health policy both legislative and regulatory
  • Primary care
  • Global health
  • ARNP workforce

FUNDED RESEARCH

“Hiring, Credentialing, and Privileging of Nurse Practitioners as Hospitalists: A National Workforce and Employment Analysis.” National Council of State Boards of Nursing Center for Regulatory Excellence. Tracy Klein, PhD, ARNP, FNP, FRE, FAANP, FAAN and Louise Kaplan, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Co-Principal Investigators, Julie Stanik-Hutt, PhD, ACNP, CNS, FAANP, FAAN and Carol Hartigan, MN, RN, Co-Investigators. $146,583 (direct). Awarded December 2018. (In Progress).

“Routes to Rural Readiness: Enhancing Clinical Training Experiences for Nurse Practitioner Practice in Rural Primary Care”, Davis Patterson, PhD, Susan Skillman, MS, Louise Kaplan, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Co-Principal Investigators. University of Washington Center for Health Workforce Studies Subcontract, $38,056. July 6, 2018. (In progress).

“Washington State ARNP Workforce and Practice Reimbursement.” Louise Kaplan, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN principal investigator, and Justin Gill, MN, ARNP, co-investigator. Washington Center for Nursing, $10,000 (direct) Completed.

“Washington State ARNP Workforce and Practice Reimbursement.” Louise Kaplan, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN Principal investigator, and Justin Gill, MN, ARNP, co-investigator. American Association of Nurse Practitioners, $2,500 (direct). Completed.

“Landscape Assessment of Readiness for Implementation of the Family Nurse Practitioner Role in the Primary Care Setting in Swaziland” Project of Seed Global Health and the University of Swaziland. $50,000 grant received by Seed Global Health. Louise Kaplan, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, consultant and project lead. (Completed).

“Knowledge, Practices and Attitudes Regarding Medical Marijuana Among Washington State Healthcare Providers and Certified Marijuana Consultants.” Louise Kaplan, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Principal Investigator; Tracy Klein, PhD, ARNP, FNP, FRE, FAANP, FAAN; Marian Wilson, PhD, MPH, RN-BC. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Program Office of Research Dedicated Marijuana Account. $25,000 (direct). (In progress).