Kathleen S. Jordan, DNP, MS, FNP-BC, ENP-C, SANE-P, FAEN, FAANP

Kathleen S. Jordan, DNP, MS, FNP-BC, ENP-C, SANE-P, FAEN, FAANP

Clinical Professor

Kathleen S. Jordan, DNP, MS, FNP-BC, ENP-C, SANE-P, FAEN, FAANP has been an advanced practice nurse in emergency care for over thirty years. During this time, she has had the privilege of working in the roles of clinician, educator, mentor, author, and researcher. She is nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Nurse Practitioner, and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for Pediatrics. She is also a Fellow in the Academy of Emergency Nursing and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She was elected to the AANP Certification Board of Commissioners in 2022 and is currently serving a 3-year-term. Dr. Jordan has a deep passion for caring for the underserved and vulnerable populations, particularly children and adolescents. Specifically, she has done a large amount of work in the specialized field of child maltreatment, including direct patient care, education at the local and national levels, evidence-based research, advocacy, and publications.

Dr. Jordan maintains an active clinical practice as a nurse practitioner in emergency care at Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates (MEMA), Charlotte, North Carolina. She is the Assistant Director of the MEMA Advanced Practice Provider Post-Graduate Program. She is also a Clinical Professor at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she teaches in the Doctor or Nursing Practice and Family Nurse Practitioner Programs. Dr. Jordan has had multiple publications of journal articles and book chapters and is a co-author of a book entitled Pediatric Emergent/Urgent and Ambulatory Care. This text was awarded as an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award 2020. She serves on the editorial board as a column editor of the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. Dr. Jordan is a task force member in the development of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam (ENP-C). She has spoken at numerous national and local conferences.


Pediatrics, Emergency Care, Vulnerable Populations, and Advanced Practice Providers


DNP, 2013, University of South Alabama

Post-Masters, 1996, Marymount University, Family Nurse Practitioner

MS, 1984, Marymount University, Nursing

BS, 1978, D’Youville College, Nursing


American Association of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board, Commissioner