Faculty & Staff SpotlightClaire Keller

Claire Keller - MN, RN, CPNP, OCN

Nursing Faculty

Claire Keller joined the College of Health and Science at Concordia University, St. Paul in early 2017 as nursing faculty. Keller’s previous academic experience has included roles as a clinical instructor for a public institution and as a clinical instructor for a nursing program at a private for-profit institution. In addition to her collegiate teaching, she has been a registered nurse for over 35 years with a practice background that includes staff, leadership, clinical research and program development roles. Keller has extensive clinical and leadership experience in adult and pediatric hematology and oncology including stem cell transplantation. Her experience encompasses both inpatient and outpatient facilities.


  • PNP (post master’s certificate, pediatric nurse practitioner) – St. Catherine University (St. Paul, MN), 2006
  • MN (pediatric nursing emphasis) – University of Washington (Seattle, WA), 1992
  • BSN – Seattle Pacific University (Seattle, WA), 1987
  • Diploma – Lutheran Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing (Minneapolis), 1981
  • Certified Oncology Nurse (OCN), Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation, 1993 – present
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP), Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, 2006 – present
  • Minnesota Registered Nurse, 2000 – present

Pediatrics and family centered care. Moral and ethical practice, evidence based practice, interprofessional collaboration, professional development and continuous learning, patient advocacy.

Via email: ckeller1@csp.edu
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