Tracy Klein
Associate Professor, Vancouver 360-546-9142 VLIB 210G 14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave., Vancouver, WA 98686

Dr. Tracy Klein is a family nurse practitioner with more than 20 years of experience in policy analysis and development in addition to continuous clinical practice across the lifespan. Dr. Klein’s research concerns the interface between public policy and prescribing patterns as they relate to practitioner, patient and institutional factors.

EDUCATION

  • PhD, Washington State University
  • MSN, Oregon Health Sciences University
  • BSN, Linfield College
  • BA, Reed College

INTERESTS

Practitioner related: Scope of practice and authority, prescribing competency, medication safety

Patient related: Diagnosis, symptom management and treatment of brain conditions in children and adolescents such as ADHD and post-concussive syndrome

Institution related: Institutional policies, regulatory development, and legislation specific to advanced nursing practice parameters

HONORS and AWARDS

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners Region X (OR, WA, AL, ID) Board of Directors, 2014-2020
  • American Academy of Nurses, Fellow, 2013 (Induction)
  • Institute of Regulatory Excellence, Fellow, 2012 (Induction)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Fellow,  2009 (Induction)
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Oregon NP of the Year, 2009 (Awarded)
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Psi and Delta Chi Chapter, 1991 (Induction)

FUNDED RESEARCH

Dr. Tracy Klein’s Research Site: labs.wsu.edu/tracy-klein/

updated 6/21/19