College of Nursing
Dr. Karen Robson DNP has over two decades of full time clinical experience in caring for older adults requiring long term care services. Dr. Robson obtained a BSN and MSN/ FNP from the University of Scranton, Scranton, PA prior to attaining a Post Masters Teaching Certificate (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA) and a Post Masters Certificate in Healthcare Informatics (Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA). Wilkes University (Wilkes Barre, PA) is where Dr. Robson attained a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). Dr. Robson’s DNP scholarly inquiry investigated the effect of educational interventions including case studies to improve knowledge acquisition among graduate nursing students. Dr. Robson is currently pursing a PhD at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA and her research topic is the use of antipsychotic medication in older adults in long term care. In addition to full time employment in the clinical arena, Dr. Robson has taught undergraduate and graduate nursing courses since 2010. Dr. Robson holds certification by the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC).