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Gail Johnson DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC

Associate Teaching Professor

I have 19 years of experience on faculty at the UW. I have taught a variety of courses in the FNP DNP program including Adult and Pediatric Health Assessment, Clinical Reasoning, Diagnostic Decision Making and Clinical Skills, Management of Common Health Concerns, Clinical Seminars in Primary Care for FNPs, Chronic Disease Management, Wellness, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity, and Practice Doctorate Project. I have also co-directed the Exploration Seminar to Thailand.

I am a consultant to the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) in the NP Quality Assurance Program.

I have 30 years of experience as a nationally certified family nurse practitioner, and practice in a culturally diverse community clinic setting serving a medically underserved population. I am currently in practice and have clinical experience in family practice, pediatrics, women’s health, and asthma management/education.


  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
    Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) March 2009
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Family Nurse Practitioner Program
    Masters in Nursing 1987
  • Seattle Pacific University, Seattle WA
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1979

Awards, accolades, and distinguished memberships:

  • IPE Teaching Scholar UW School of Medicine-2011-2012
  • Sandra Eyres Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award-UW School of Nursing-2014-2015

What classes do you teach?

  • NCLIN 516, NCLIN 517, NCLIN 518 – Advanced Clinical Practicum I, II, and III
  • NCLIN 801, Advanced Clinical Practicum Immersion
  • NCLIN 521 – Diagnostic Decision Making and Clinical Skills Laboratory
  • NCLIN 501 – Diagnostic Health Assessment
  • NMETH 801- Practice Doctorate Project


Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing
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University of Washington School of Nursing
Box 357263
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195