Louisville Phone: (502) 897-1794
Indiana Phone: (812) 920-0408
Physical Therapy: (502) 897-1790

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Louisville Phone: (502) 897-1794
Indiana Phone: (812) 920-0408
Physical Therapy: (502) 897-1790

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

4130 Dutchmans Lane
Suite 300,
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 897-1794
(502) 897-3852
Physical Therapy:
(502) 897-1790

Northgate Medical Center

3605 Northgate Court
Suite 207
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 920-0408

Katie Harrell, APRN

Katie is a nurse practitioner working in collaboration with Aaron K. Compton, M.D. specializing in treating acute and chronic painful orthopaedic and spine conditions. She graduated Magna Cum laude from Bellarmine University with a Master's of Science in Nursing. She also has a Bachelor's degree of Science in Nursing from the University of Kentucky 2012 and received her Master's in 2016.

Katie became board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in 2016. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, The Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse midwives, and a member of Sigma Theta Tau.

4130 Dutchman's Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
Phone: (502) 897-1794
Fax: (502) 897-3852

Family APRN-C-current
Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN), July 2013-present
Kosair Children’s Hospital Nurse of the Year Finalist-2015
Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course Certification (ENPC), May 2013-2016
Preceptor for new nurses in the emergency department, May 2013-2016

KY Coalition of Nurses and Midwives Member- present
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners -present
Norton Expert Clinical Advancement Program Recipient 2015-2016
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board Member- present
ED council Member
Unit Validator in Emergency Department
Delta Psi- Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society Member
UK Students Nurses Association Member 2012
National Student Nurses Association Member 2012
UK Skills Lab Intern, August 2010 - present
Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society, 2010 -2016
UK Medical Missionary Trip (Ecuador), June 2010


September 2016-present Bluegrass Pain Consultants, Louisville, KY
Nurse Practitioner
Providing full time, direct patient care to those patients with acute/chronic pain treatment to improve function and quality of life. Consulting with physicians and other specialties to offer conservative treatment, interventional pain procedures and medication management as well as neuromodulation while assessing the patient’s condition, diagnosing and ordering treatment(s) to determine the best plan of care for the patient.

August 2015-August 2016 Clinical Hours for MSN Program (760 hours)

March 2016-April 2016 Bellarmine University
Clinical Instructor
Clinical Instructor for Accelerated Nursing Students in Pediatrics-Kosair Children’s Hospital Medical Surgical Unit

January 2013-November 2016 Norton Children’s Hospital Emergency Room, Louisville, KY
Registered Nurse
Worked as a registered trauma prepared nurse in the emergency department with pediatrics at Kosair Children’s Hospital. Provided direct patient care, multiple skills, physical assessments, triage, and maintained patient safety at all times.

Summer 2012 Kosair Children’s Medical Center Brownsboro ER, Louisville, KY
Norton Scholar Nurse Extern Program
Worked one-on-one with a registered nurse preceptor to observe and provide patient care under direct supervision in a pediatric emergency room. Performed physical assessments, calculated medication dosages, assisted with client care, obtained and interpreted vital signs and ECG strips, urinary catheterization, assisted MD with sutures, and dressing changes according to protocol.

May 2007 – Nov 2012 Norton Audubon Hospital Open Heart Unit, Louisville, KY
Patient Care Associate
Assisted nurses in providing care to critically ill patients including answering call lights, obtaining vital signs, FSBG, blood draws, intake and output, maintaining equipment, patient transportation, assisting with bathing and other personal needs for patients and nurses
Provide training for new hires

Fall 2012 Central Baptist Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Lexington, KY
Nursing Synthesis Preceptorship (Capstone, 220 hours)
Worked one- on- one with registered nurse preceptor in providing care for patients and families in the NICU
Provide training for new hires
Gained knowledge and experience of the equipment used in critical care units, daily schedules and assessments, assisted delivery room team nurses, parent teaching and education, IV insertion/medications, and oral medication administration.