Stephanie M. Key

Stephanie M. Key
DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC Clinical Instructor

NUR 5.142

Area:
Advanced Practice Parent/Child
Expertise:
Pediatric Nursing Pract Resilience/Mindfulness

Stephanie Key, DNP, APRN, CPNP is Director of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) primary care program and will serve as the Chair of the Advanced Practice division starting in September 2020.  She enjoys teaching the next generation of APRN's who serve the healthcare needs of children and families. Dr. Key has been instrumental in promoting more psychiatric and mental health curriculum into the PNP program at UT Austin. In clinical practice, Dr. Key specializes in the diagnosis and management of children with ADHD and other behavioral issues. Her DNP project was a program implementation and evaluation of mindfulness in children and adolescents with ADHD. Dr. Key is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP), National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF), Association of Faculties Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP), and Texas Austin NAPNAP Chapter (TANC).