Kathleen Walsh Free, APRN-BC, MSN, RN-C

  Clinical Professor

   School of Nursing
     Indiana University Southeast

         212 Life Sciences Building

                                        Office (812) 941-2562                                  

           Office Hours: Mondays, by appointment


 

Kathleen Walsh Free is a Clinical Professor at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Indiana, and has more than 30 years of experience in medical-surgical nursing, including cardiology, oncology, and orthopedic nursing. Kathleen is an Adult Nurse Practitioner specializing in the treatment of chemical dependency.

2012

Content reviewer for Hargrove-Huttel and Colgrove: Prioritization, Delegation, & Management of Care for the NCLEX, 1st edition; Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

 

2011

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Free, K. W. (2011). The aging sensory system: Visual alterations. In D. J. Bowles (Ed.), Gerontology nursing case studies: 100 narratives for learning (pp.77-78), New York: Springer Publishing.

 

Free, K. W. (2011). Integumentary disorders and infectious disease of the aged: Pressure ulcer in an acute-care setting. In D. J. Bowles (Ed.), Gerontology nursing case studies: 100 narratives for learning (pp.81-83), New York: Springer Publishing.

 

Free, K. W. (2011). The aging cardiovascular system: Hyperlipidemia. In D. J. Bowles (Ed.), Gerontology nursing case studies: 100 narratives for learning (pp.127-129), New York: Springer Publishing.

 

Free, K. W. (2011). The aging genitourinary system: Acute renal insufficiency. In D. J. Bowles (Ed.), Gerontology nursing case studies: 100 narratives for learning (pp.162-163), New York: Springer Publishing.

 

Free, K. W. (2011). Nutrition and the aging gastrointestinal system: Hiatal hernia. In D. J. Bowles (Ed.), Gerontology nursing case studies: 100 narratives for learning (pp.174-175), New York: Springer Publishing.

 

Free, K. W. (2011). Pain management in older adults: Non-invasive interventions. In D. J. Bowles (Ed.), Gerontology nursing case studies: 100 narratives for learning (pp. 211-212), New York: Springer Publishing.               

 

2010:

Content writer for Elsevier/Evolve Simulation Lab System (SLS): Health Assessment Project       

Question and content reviewer: HESI exit test, Health Education Systems Inc.

 

2009:

Subject Matter Expert (SME) for MyNursingLab: Reviewer for online content for:

---Adams: Pharmacology for Nurses

---LeMone: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care, 3rd Edition

---Kozier and Erb: Fundamentals of Nursing 

---Osborn, Watson & Wraa: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Preparation for Practice

Content reviewer: LeMone: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care, 5th Edition

 

 

Kathleen teaches in the Health Assessment, Nursing Fundamentals, and Medical-Surgical Nursing courses, and is the author/editor of 12 games that promote critical thinking in nursing education and nursing staff.

 

Indiana University Southeast
School of Nursing, LF 212
4201 Grant Line Road
New Albany IN 47150
812-941-2562
   

kfree@ius.edu 

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Last updated:6/21/2011