Kimberly Allen, DNP, APRN-CNP, FNP
Clinical Assistant Professor
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Kimberly Allen, DNP, APRN-CNP is an experienced Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) with over 22 years of clinical experience. She is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Her clinical practice focuses on promoting health and wellness for patients of all ages. Kimberly is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing and the Family Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator. She is passionate about providing safe and effective care to her patients and is committed to advancing the practice of FNPs through education, research, and clinical practice.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description: This project aimed to improve patient-perceived diabetes management self-efficacy by utilizing a team of bilingual interprofessional students to deliver culturally tailored diabetes self-management education (DSME) to patients of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center’s (OUHSC) student-run free clinic, the Unity Clinic. Diabetes is a leading cause of death, disability, hospital visits, and medical expense in the United States. Diabetes self-management education (DSME) improves health outcomes in patients with diabetes. Unfortunately, those without…