Tanna McKinney MSN, RN-BC

Tanna McKinney currently serves as Clinical Nurse Leader and Director of Infection Control at Eastern State Hospital.  She has worked at Eastern State as a Mental Health Associate, Clinical RN, Nurse Manager and now Clinical Nurse Leader.  She has a BA in Psychology from the University of Kentucky, a Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Eastern Kentucky University and a MSN in Nursing Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.  Tanna is currently certified by the ANCC in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, a facilitator for the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, “Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention:  PMH Nurse Generalist” program and a certified instructor for “CPI: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention”.  She is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.  Tanna is a clinical instructor for the Undergraduate Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing course, NUR 401.

Contact Information

Phone: 859-246-8275

Email: tanna.mckinney@uky.edu


MSN, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2017
ADN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1998
MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
BA, University of Kentucky, 1991


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