Sara “Kate” Hurley, FNPWheatland Memorial Healthcare

Kate Hurley, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) completed her undergraduate studies in nursing at Emory University. She later completed a master’s degree in business at the University of Montana. Throughout her career she has had the opportunity to work in rural healthcare and loves these community settings which led her to complete her graduate degree as an FNP at Walden University.

Her background in nursing has been varied and expansive. She has 20 years of clinical experience working in critical care and the emergency nursing. She has enjoyed working in clinical research, legal nurse consulting, healthcare administration and education. She taught at the Montana State University College of Nursing in both the undergraduate and graduate programs.

She spent time working with the WHO (World Health Organization) in Africa in 2014 during the Ebola outbreak caring for Ebola patients followed by training of healthcare workers in Cuba with the PAHO (Pan American Health Organization). In 2015, she was invited to testify at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethics on Ethics and Ebola.

The outdoors and the kitchen are her favorite places to spend time. She enjoys running, hiking, skiing, biking, and baking anything and everything.

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