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Dr. Kim Johnson - DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-C, RN

Associate Professor of Nursing
Department of Nursing

Website: https://www.mga.edu/

  • Macon - Charles H. Jones - 159
Office Hours: Fall semester on Warner Robins campus- Nursing suite
Spring semester on Macon campus- Jones 159
Biography: https://www.mga.edu/news/2017/08/finding-greatness-kim-johnson.php
Courses: NURS 5100 Online Professional Concepts for the Advanced Practice Nurse
NURS 4315 Senior Practicum
NURS 3111 Concepts of Mental Health for the BSN
NURS 5300 Advanced Pharmacology for the Advanced Practice Nurse
NURS 6600 Project Management in Healthcare
Education: Georgia Southern University, DNP, Doctor of Nursing Practice
Georgia Southern University PMHNP-BC- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Georgia Southern University MSN-FNP, Family Nurse Practitioner
Macon State College, BSN, Bachelor's of Science in Nursing
Perimeter College, ASN, Associates of Science in Nursing
University of Georgia- AB, Bachelor of Arts
Professional Experience: 2018 to present Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Woods Medical, LLC
2015 to 2021 Family Nurse Practitioner, Urgent Care, Your Doctor’s Immediate Care, LLC
2015 to 2019 Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Hephzibah Behavioral, LLC
2016-2020 Dual Contracted Online teaching in graduate program for Georgia Southern University
2010 to present Associate Professor Middle Georgia State University
2004-2012 Patient Care Coordinator/ Charge Nurse/ Registered Nurse Navicent: Medical Center of Central Georgia
1994-2004 Lifeline Manager, Registered Nurse, Coliseum Psychiatric Hospital
1992-1994 Charge nurse, Grady Memorial Hospital

Professional Affiliations: 2021 to present NONPF, National Organization of Nurse PRactitioner Faculties
2016 to present, Chair and Founding MGA Alumni Board Member: Nominating Committee
2015 to present, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
2015 to present, Georgia Association of Nurse Educators
2015 to present, National League of Nurse Educators
2014 to present, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
2013 to present, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
2010 to 2014, Kay Gatins Honor Society
2004-2012, Med Cen Foundation, HEAT
Organizations: 2018 to present MGA Alumni Board, Current President
Awards and Honors: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellow- University System of Georgia
Publications: June 2021, “Health Policy Management: A Case Approach” Chapter 9 Jones and Bartlett.
“Understanding Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in Today’s Changing Marketplace.” Case Study regarding the “donut hole” in the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
October 2020, “Significant Improvement of Somatic Symptom Disorder with Brief Educational Intervention by PMHNP in Primary Care” Journal of American Psychiatric Nurses Association SAGE publication
July 2019, “Implementation of the Dual- Certified Advanced Nurse Practitioner Ten-Step Brief Psychosocial Interventions in Primary Care
July 2017, “Mastery of Core Mental Health Concepts Through Simulation, Clinical Performance, and Interactive practices.”

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