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Lynn Kelso MSN, APRN, FCCM, FAANP
Assistant Professor

Lynn Kelso came to the University of Kentucky to begin the first Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program in the state. Since its inception the program has steadily grown and graduates are practicing throughout Kentucky. She also maintains a strong clinical practice with the Department of Medicine in the division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. She practices at both the UK Chandler Medical Center and the UK Good Samaritan Hospital. She teaches in both the ACNP specialty courses and the undergraduate Pathophysiology/Pharmacology I course. Ms. Kelso is a nationally recognized speaker on recognition and treatment of sepsis, multidrug resistant organisms and acute liver failure. She has published on these and other topics. She is also active in several professional organizations and currently holds the designated council seat for Nursing with the Society of Critical Care Medicine. She is currently a PhD student at the UK College of Nursing.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 257-1674

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: lkels0@email.uky.edu

Office: 545 COLLEGE OF NURSING

Education

Post-masters Certification, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
MSN, Case Western Reserve University, 1991
BSN, West Virginia University, 1984

Interests

Early detection and treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock; improving the care provided critically ill adult patients with the increased utilization of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

CV

Lynn Kelso's CV

Publications

Kelso, L. A. Teamwork in the ICU: From Training Camp to the Super Bowl Critical Care Medicine. (2015), 43 (9), 2026-2027.

Kelso, L. A. Hardin-Pierce, M. G. Alterations in Hepatic Function High acuity nursing. (2014), Prentice Hall Health (6),

Brown, H. F. Kelso, L. A. Abdominal pain: an approach to a challenging diagnosis. (2014), AACN Advanced Critical Care 25 (3), 266-278.

Kelso, L. A. Man vs microbe: treatment issues in an age of antibiotic resistance. (2012), Advance for NPs & PAs 3 (2), 25-29.

Kelso, L. A. Recognizing and preventing acute kidney injury. (2012), Nursing 2012 Critical Care 7 (2), 36-41.

Presentations

Kelso, L. A. 2015, June. Acute Liver Failure. American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2015 National Conference, American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), New Orleans, LA .

Kelso, L. A. 2015, April. The Patient with End Stage Liver Disease. Albert H Brown Medical Nursing Visiting Scholar Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA .

Kelso, L. A. 2014, June. Recognizing and Caring for the Patient with Acute Liver Failure. American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2014 National Conference, American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Nashville, TN .

Kelso, L. A. 2014, June. The Hospitalized Patient with Fever: Now What?. American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2014 National Conference, American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Nashville, TN .

Kelso, L. A. 2014, January. When Your ICU Becomes Your OR: The Nursing Perspective. Society of Critical Care Medicine 43rd Critical Care Congress, Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), San Francisco, CA .