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Kathryn (Kathi) Lindstrom, PhD, FNP-BC, ACHPN, HSMI  

Assistant Professor


Kathi Lindstrom is a clinical instructor in the pre-specialty program.  In addition to teaching, she sees home-bound patients as part of the House Calls program, connected with the Clinic at Mercury Court in the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.  Dr. Lindstrom is advanced practice certified in hospice and palliative nursing and is a holistic stress management instructor.  She has been caring for home-bound patients and their loved ones for more than 15 years and is passionate about supporting family caregivers in caring for their loved ones at home.


Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Family Caregivers in Palliative and Hospice Care
  • Healthcare Professional Self-care
  • Reflective Practice
  • Online Teaching and Learning in Palliative and Hospice Care


Current Clinical/Teaching Activities

  • Community Health Nursing
  • Palliative Care Courses for DNP and MSN students


Current Clinical Practice

  • House Calls Clinical Practice to Home Bound Patients, Wilson County, TN


Current Professional Organizations

  • Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association
  • Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association, TN chapter
  • Secretary, 2012-presentAmerican Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • American Nurses Association
  • Tennessee Nurses Association
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing – Iota Chapter
  • National League for Nursing