Joyce Karl is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Adult Nurse
Practitioner and is licensed to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse- Certified Nurse Practitioner (APRN-CNP) in the State of Ohio. She also is certified by the American Board of Occupational Health Nurses as a Certified Occupational Health Nurse – Specialist, COHN-S. Dr. Karl is a veteran APRN who practiced as a critical care clinical nurse specialist (CNS) before becoming an adult nurse practitioner (NP) in primary care. She has continued to practice as a NP and serves as the Director of Education for the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (OAAPN). She joined the OSU College of Nursing in 2013 and currently teaches in the DNP and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner programs.
Dr. Karl received her BSN from Capital University (Columbus, OH) and her MS, Post Master’s Certificate as an Adult Nurse Practitioner, and Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) from The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH).
Dr. Karl’s scholarly interests include: health literacy, health promotion, evidence-based practice, active learning strategies, use of an academic electronic health record in nursing, interprofessional education, and multiple primary care and occupational health clinical topics.
Karl, J. I., & McDaniel, J. C. (2018). Health literacy deficits found among educated, insured university employees. Workplace Health & Safety, 66(9), 419-427. doi:10.1177/2165079918758773.
- Degree Certifications
- Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Adult Nurse Practitioner
- Certified Occupational Health Nurse - Specialist, COHN-S
- Credentialed by the American Heart Association as both an ACLS Instructor/Provider and BLS Instructor/Provider
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