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Laura Warnock Koo, MS, RN, CRNP

Assistant Professor, OSAH
Address: 
332
Phone Number: 
410-706-3495
Education: 
  • Post-Master's Certificate, Teaching in Nursing and Health Professions, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 2006
  • MS, Nursing, Community Health Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 2000
  • BS, Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1995
  • BA, Spanish, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, Maryland, 1993
Recent Publications: 
  • Koo, L., Idzik, S., Hammersla, M., & Windemuth, B. (in press). Developing Standardized Patient Clinical Simulations to Apply Concepts of Interdisciplinary Collaboration. Journal of Nursing Education
  • Agness C., Fletcher S., Koo, L., Cornman, R. (2013). Can You Hear Me Now?: Strategies to Provide Clear Health Messages to Diverse Older Adults. MedEdPORTAL; 2013. Available from: www.mededportal.org/publication/9434. 
  • Koo, L. & McClure, K. (Eds.) (2013). Chapter 22 Gynecologic disorders. In: Nettina, S. (Ed.), Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, 10th Edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkens.
  • Koo, L. (2011). Continuing Education Offering: Preventing pediatric prescription-nonprescription drug interactions. ADVANCE for Nurses, 13(10).
  • Koo, L., Reedy, S., & Smith, J. (2010). Patient history key to diagnosing peripheral edema. The Nurse Practitioner, 35(3), 44-52.
Professional Presentations:
  • Koo, L., Rocafort, P., Idzik, S., Hammersla, M., Layson-Wolf, C., Tram, D., & Windemuth, B. (2013, April 12). Interprofessional Education: Using Standardized Patients and Providers for Primary Care Simulation (Podium Presentation). The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties 39th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Koo, L. & Windemuth, B. (2012, January 27). Developing Standardized Patient Clinical Simulations to Apply Concepts of Interdisciplinary Collaboration (Poster Presentation). National League for Nursing - Society for Simulation in Healthcare (NLN-SSH) Symposium on Interprofessional Education in Healthcare Simulation, preconference to the annual International Society for Simulation in Healthcare Conference, San Diego, CA.
Primary Teaching Areas: 
  • Graduate: Adult and Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program Diagnosis and Management Courses
    • NURS 777: Diagnosis & Management of Adults Across the Lifespan
    • NURS 768: Clinical Practicum for Adults Across the Lifespan
    • NURS 788: Complex Clinical Practicum for Adults Across the Lifespan
    • NURS 789: Advanced Diagnosis & Management for Adults Across the Lifespan
    • NURS 794: Advanced Clinical Practicum for Adults Across the Lifespan
  • Undergraduate: Health Assessment labs, Context of Health Care I
  • Elective: Spanish for Health Care Professionals
Academic & Professional Activities: 
  • 2012-Present: Faculty Practice Site: Roland Park Place in Baltimore, MD
  • 2004-2010, 2011: Faculty Practice Site: Governor's Wellmobile in Prince Georges County
  • Sigma Theta Tau, member
  • Health Literacy Maryland, steering committee member
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