Karen G. Pounds, PhD, PMHCNS, BC

Assistant Clinical Professor

Faculty, School of Nursing

Office: 408C Robinson Hall

Email: k.pounds@neu.edu

Phone: 617-373-8228

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Education and Training:
PhD   Nursing, University of Rhode Island
MSN  Boston College
BSN   Nursing, University of Rhode Island

Board Certifications:
Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (ANCC)

Research Interests:
Nurse – patient relationship with patients with severe mental illnesses; Adolescents with autism and transition issues

Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Upsilon Chapter, Research grant

Selected Publications:
Pounds, KG. (December, 2010). Client – nurse interaction with individuals with schizophrenia: a descriptive pilot study. Issues in Mental Health Nursing.31, 1-5.

Areas of Expertise:
Simulation in psychiatric nursing; Undergraduate education re: psychiatric nursing; Graduate education re: psychobiology of mental illnesses, research

Appointments/Clinical Practice Affiliation:
Boston Medical Center, Department of psychiatry, PMHCNS serving a largely homeless, vulnerable population as an attending APRN

Professional & Community Service:
APNA (nominating committee elected 2015 – 2016); JAPNA (reviewer); Perspectives in Psychiatric Care (reviewer); Global Qualitative Nursing Research (reviewer); APNA – new England Chapter (Massachusetts representative to the BOD). Sigma Theta Tau, Gamma Epsilon Chapter – Treasurer