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Nancy K. Kertz, PhD, FNP-BC
FNP Graduate Track Coordinator

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Specialty interests:

  1. Research and Clinical Area: Pediatric Child Abuse 


BSN - Indiana State University
MSN - Indiana State University
PhD Nursing - South Dakota State University

Board Certifications

Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner - American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Current Professional Memberships

American Nurses Association
South Dakota Nurses Association
Academy on Violence and Abuse
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
Nurse Practitioner Association of South Dakota
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
Midwest Nursing Research Society
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Past Professional Memberships

Advanced Practice Nursing Advisory Committee - South Dakota Board of Nursing
Advisory Council Member - South Dakota Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Personal Statement

Nancy Kertz comes to Saint Anthony College of Nursing with an extensive background of nurse practitioner and faculty experience.  She has a background in online teaching, curriculum development and advanced practice nursing education.  Dr. Kertz has experience as a program coordinator for a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) and RN-BSN program.  She is a family nurse practitioner, who for the last several years has specialized in the field of pediatric child abuse.  Her dissertation research was in the area of child maltreatment.  Dr. Kertz has presented at numerous national conferences, and most recently received the Excellence in Scholarship Award from University of South Dakota and the Excellence in Teaching Award from South Dakota State University.