Karen Springfield-Verna, ACNP-BC FNP-BC AACC
Karen is a Colorado native, growing up in Pueblo. She received her undergraduate degree from USC, now known as CSU-Pueblo. Her nursing background is critical care. She continues to maintain her national certifications in Critical Care (CCRN), Emergency Nursing (CEN), and Flight Nursing (CFRN).
Karen is double boarded in Family Practice (FNP-BC) and Acute Care (ACNP-BC). She is an Associate of The American College of Cardiology (AACC), the Nurse Practitioner equivalent of a Fellowship for Physicians. She is Nationally Certified (CRTT) and a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). She has a special interest in health promotion and cardiopulmonary disease management.
Karen is married with two children and enjoys most any outdoor activity.
College – 1987 Pueblo Community College- AAS Respiratory Therapy
College: 1991 – University of Southern Colorado BSN
Nurse Practitioner School: 2009 CSU-Pueblo
Certifications / Awards
Double Boarded ANCC
Nationally Certified & Registered Respiratory Therapist