Assistant Professor Karen Gorton, PhD., RN, MSGunter Hall 2360
School of Nursing
College of Natural and Health Sciences
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley Colorado, 80639
(970) 351-1707 FAX
- Ph.D. 2010, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO. Nursing Education.
- M.S.N. 2003 University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Family Nurse Practitioner Focus
- B.S.N. 1998 Carroll College/Columbia College of Nursing, Waukesha, WI
- M.S. 1988 Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. HPER, Athletic Training Focus
- B.S. 1986 Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.
Karen L. Gorton is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Northern Colorado. She teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of areas. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she works with the National Institute for Nursing Education and Scholarship. She holds master’s degrees in Nursing and HPER (Athletic Training). Her research interests include critical thinking and clinical decision making development in undergraduate and graduate nursing students; critical thinking and clinical decision making development in practicing nurses; mentoring of new faculty and students; professional development; and simulation.