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Chair, AASN Program; LPN-AASN Online Option Coordinator

Assistant Professor of Nursing


  • MSN - Arkansas State University (Adult Health)
  • BSN - University of Central Arkansas

Professional Credentials

  • MSN
  • RN

Teaching Specialties

  • Adult Medical-Surgical

Research Interests

  • Online Learning
  • Online Assessment


  • Arkansas Nurses Association
  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • National League for Nursing
  • Alpha Eta


Mrs. Blue's nursing background includes bedside nursing in orthopedics, medical/surgical, the operating room/recovery room, and mental health.  She also served as diabetes and clinical educator in acute care.  She developed and implemented the LPN to AASN online option which began in 2017 and is currently serving as Chair for the AASN programs on the Jonesboro, Beebe, West Memphis, and Mountain Home campuses.

CV available on request.

Karen L. Blue

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3074


Building: CONHP
Room: 308