Registered Nurse Lafayette, LA, RN-BC
Katherine earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (currently University of Louisiana at Lafayette) in May 1989. She earned certification from the American Nursing Credentialing Center in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing in 1999. She has 25+ years of experience practicing as an RN at inpatient psychiatric units as well as partial hospitalization programs. Katherine has functioned in roles of charge nurse, admission coordinator as well as Nurse Manager of the adult psychiatric unit at an area psychiatric hospital. She joined Aucoin and Associates in 2015. Katherine facilitates and coordinates care for children, adolescents, and adults within the practice. She collects relevant client data during appointments, and assists in educating clients regarding their diagnosis, medications and potential side effects.