Carrie Gordy APRN, MSN, PNP-BC

Carrie Gordy earned an Associate Degree in Nursing from Eastern Kentucky University in 1972. She completed her bachelor's degree in nursing in 1991 at the University of Kentucky and received the Academic Excellence Award. In 1994 she received a Master of Science degree from the University of Kentucky in parent/child nursing and went on to receive a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner postgraduate scholar certificate. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Gordy has practiced nursing in a variety of settings including the Emergency Department, Adult and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She served as both the education director and the director of nursing for Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital in Siloam Springs, Ark. Gordy began her clinical teaching assignment in 1994 and in 2000 received the Louise Zegeer Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education. Gordy previously served the College as an assistant professor and is now a part-time clinical instructor.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-6655

Fax: (859) 323-1057




Post Masters Clinical Scholars Program Certificate, University of Kentucky, 1996
MSN, University of Kentucky, 1994
BSN, University of Kentucky, 1991
ADN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1971


Childhood obesity; ADHD
Subjects Taught:Acute Care Pediatric NursingAdvanced Pediatric Physical AssessmentGrowth and Development Across the LifespanThe Therapeutic RelationshipTherapeutic Communication SkillsStress and CopingFamily Concepts


Gordy, C. M. Kuns, B. Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma. (2013), Nursing Clinics of North America 48 (2), 193-201.

Gordy, C. M. Constipation/Diarrhea. (1999), Primary care across the lifespan, Mosby

Gordy, C. M. Encopresis/Enuresis. (1999), Primary care across the lifespan, Mosby

Gordy, C. M. Children with sickle cell anemia and orthopedic problems. (1999), Orthopaedic Nursing 18 (3), 29-34, quiz 35-36.

Gordy, C. M. Constipation/Diarrhea. (1998), Family nurse practitioner certification review, Mosby


Gordy, C. M. 2011, October. Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma. Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY .

Gordy, C. M., Simpson, K. 2006, June. Assessment and management of ADHD in the school board health center. The National Assembly on School Board Health Care Annual Meeting, Portland, OR .

Gordy, C. M. 1996, July. Age specific care throughout the life span. A continuing education program for nurses and other health care professionals, Appalachian Regional Medical Center, Hazard, KY .

Gordy, C. M. 1995, October. The ABC's of pediatric assessment. A continuing education program for nurses and other health care professionals, St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY .