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Karla Kendall Richmond, PhD, CNS, RN

Professor Emerita
Phone: (626) 815-5386
With an extensive list of major activities she has participated, Karla Kendall Richmond works vigorously to maintain her expertise in nursing. She has presented her research at three international conferences and two regional conferences. A full-time faculty member at Azusa Pacific University (APU) since 1998, Prof. Richmond adds a fresh, although experienced, view and expertise to better the students of APU's School of Nursing.


  • PhD–University of San Diego, 2007
  • MSN–Azusa Pacific University, 1993
  • BSN–Consortium of the California State Universities, 1987
  • Associate of Science degree in Nursing–Riverside Community College, 1979
  • Associate of Arts degree–Riverside Community College, 1970


  • RN License (Ca)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist, California Board of Registered
  • Advanced Fetal Monitoring, Certified through AWHONN
  • Limited Fetal Evaluation and Limited Ultrasound
  • RTS Bereavement Counselor
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, present
  • Lifetime Community College Teaching Credential
  • Advanced Cardiac Life-Support, present
  • Neonatal Resuscitation


School of Nursing


  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Nursing