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Karen Arrant
Associate Professor
Kitty DeGree School of Nursing
HANN 241D
318-342-1663
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Karen D Arrant, PhD
Associate Professor, Nursing

Education

MSN

2007, Education
University of Phoenix

BSN

1984,
Northeast Louisiana University

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Biographical Sketch

Karen Arrant is interested in sleep deprivation and interventions to improve sleep outcomes. For 24 years, Karen practiced as a registered nurse in neonatal and medical surgical nursing. She mentored new employees and enjoyed teaching critical thinking and clinical skills. After earning her Master of Science in Nursing degree, Karen accepted a faculty role at the Kitty Degree School of Nursing at the University of Louisiana in Monroe. She earned her PD in Nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. As an Associate Professor, Karen has experience teaching all levels of undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to her responsibilities as both a student and a teacher, Karen supports the American Cancer Society Relay for Life efforts in North Louisiana. Karen is married with two children and six grandchildren.

Licensure & Certification

Registered Nurse, . (Present)

Research Interests

Karen Arrant's research interests are centered around using objective measures to examine the effect of exercise on sleep and stress. She plans to continue to explore the effect of exercise on sleep and stress and is considering developing a visual analog scale for sleep studies.

Recent Publications

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Research Grants

Arrant, K. D. (Principal), "UMMC School of Nursing seed grant" (Funded), Sponsored By University of Mississippi Medical Center, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $7,207.23. (May 01 2017 - June 30 2017).

Awards & Honors

September 2014 ULM Foundation Professorship.

July 2014 Jonas Scholarship.

October 2012 Kitty DeGree Fellowship.

Courses Taught

NURS 2000NURSING CONCEPTS, 6 course(s)

NURS 2004HEALTH ASSESSMENT, 4 course(s)

NURS 2005Health Intervention I, 2 course(s)

NURS 2007Nursing Science Practicum I, 6 course(s)

NURS 2011INTRO GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING, 1 course(s)

NURS 2020PROFESSIONAL NURSING CONCEPTS, 4 course(s)

NURS 2080BASIC PRIN OF PHARMACOLOGY, 2 course(s)

NURS 4003Adv Nursing Science Seminar, 1 course(s)

NURS 4005Adv Adult Health Nursing, 2 course(s)

NURS 4037PROFESSIONAL ISSUES AND TRENDS, 9 course(s)

NURS 4064NURSING MANAGEMENT, 9 course(s)

NURS 4065MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM, 12 course(s)

NURS 4066NURSING MANAGEMENT, 1 course(s)

NURS 4074MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS, 1 course(s)

NURS 4075MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM RN, 1 course(s)

NURS 4076NURSING MANAGEMENT RN, 1 course(s)

NURS 4077NURSING MANAGMENT RN PRACTICUM, 1 course(s)

NURS 4078PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING RN, 1 course(s)

NURS 5001ADV THEOR, 3 course(s)

NURS 5002RESEARCH EBP, 3 course(s)

NURS 5003HEALTH POLICY & GLOBAL HEALTH, 1 course(s)

NURS 5005HC LAW, 1 course(s)

NURS 5010RESEARCH II, 3 course(s)

NURS 5011QI AND PT SAFETY, 2 course(s)

NURS 5012ADV PHYS ASSESS FOR CNL, 1 course(s)

NURS 5013ROLE DVLPMNT CNL, 1 course(s)

NURS 5222EDUCATIONAL CONCEPTS NURSING, 2 course(s)