Trina K. Walker, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Trina K. Walker, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Trina K. Walker, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Nursing - Doctorate

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • NUR 685 - Exploring Evidence for Improving Outcomes
  • NUR 686 - Evaluative Methods for Evidence-Based Practice
  • NUR 694- Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • NUR 714 - Primary care of Adult-Gerontology I
  • NUR 720 - Primary care of Adult-Gerontology II
  • NUR 721 - Practicum II: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NUR 731- Primary care of Adult-Gerontology III
  • NUR 741 - Practicum I: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NUR 855 - DNP Practicum III
  • NUR 856 - DNP Practicum IV
  • NUR 857 - DNP Practicum V

Biography

Dr. Trina Walker, DNP, APRN, FNP-C obtained a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2009 and spent her days a registered nurse working in traditional and specialized cardiovascular care. 

In 2016, she graduated from Creighton University with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Family Practice. She continued to work with a variety of cardiovascular patients as a nurse practitioner. 

In 2018, she moved into family practice where she managed a large group of patients with multiple comorbidities and focused on preventative health care.

She returned to her alma mater, Creighton University, in January 2020 as an assistant professor in the Family Nurse Pracitioner graduate program.  

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, the great outdoors, and traveling. 
 

Publications and Presentations

Presentations

  • Walker, T. K. (February 2021). Pharmacogenomics in Practice: A User Analysis. CHI Weekly Provider Meeting. Virtual presentation (survey investment opportunity). Omaha, NE, 2021
  • Walker, T.K. (January 2021). Pharmacogenomics: A script for clinical management and nursing education. Scholarly Forum - Creighton University College of Nursing. Virtual presentation (invited). Omaha, NE, 2021
  • Redler, T.K. (April 2016). Utilization of pharmacogenomic testing for medication optimization in the primary care setting. Sigma Theta Tau Research Day – Creighton University. Oral presentation. Omaha, NE, 2016

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Pharmacogenomics in clincial practice
    Genetics/genomics in nursing education

Current Research Projects

  • Scholarly Paper:
    Redler, T. K., Hawkins, K. S., & Hercinger, M. (submitted May 2016). Utilization of pharmacogenomic testing for medication optimization in the primary care setting

    Redler, T.K. (April 2016). Utilization of pharmacogenomic testing for medication optimization in the primary care setting. Sigma Theta Tau Research Day – Creighton University. Oral presentation. Omaha, NE

Awards and Honors

  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, 2016