(CHARLOTTE, NC) – Kathleen S. Jordan, DNP, MS, FNP-BC, ENP-C, SANE-P, FAEN, FAANP, a board-certified emergency nurse practitioner with Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates (MEMA) announces the release of the 2nd edition of the Pediatric Emergent/Urgent and Ambulatory Care: The Pocket NP which she co-authored. In Dr. Jordan’s thirty-year career span, she has served in various roles including clinician, educator, mentor, author, and researcher. She is also a Fellow in the Academy of Emergency Nursing and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.


In 2016, the first edition of the book was released by Springer Publishing Company and received such praise from Nicole Martinez, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-C, PHN who shared, “This is one of the most useful pocket guides that I have used. It is a must-have for every nurse practitioner who works in the ED, urgent care, or primary care setting.”

Now in its second edition, this reference guide for nurse practitioners and other advanced care providers in emergency settings continues to provide ultra-quick access to key assessment and management information. One new addition includes ultrasound dictation template and ultrasound imaging. All updates continue to provide evidence-based, updated clinical guidelines.

Dr. Jordan shares, “I have had the privilege of working as a nurse practitioner with MEMA for the past 22 years.  My career path has afforded me the opportunity to work with a group of the most knowledgeable, skilled, and committed emergency medical providers.   As a member of this team, I have learned the value of implementing the highest quality evidence-based standards to maintain excellence in the delivery of safe and effective emergency care.  My experience as a MEMA provider has taught me to embrace an interprofessional comprehensive patient-centered approach with a prevailing standard of excellence.​  I was honored and humbled to be invited to share my knowledge and expertise with other advanced practice providers through the publication of this book.”