Previous academic appointments include Graceland University, Mid-American Nazarene University, and Webster University. In addition to her teaching background, she has worked in hospice/home health, women’s health, community health, and maternal-newborn nursing. She has been a camp staff nurse for many years and teaches a summer clinical elective at Camp MITIOG (Made in the Image of God), a camp for children with spina bifida, since 1991. Her students work with the camp nursing staff to provide health promotion, education, and care for these special campers in a week-long residential camp setting. Nancy states: “It has been rewarding to see graduates who have taken this elective return as RN’s to assist in this camp and, also, with other special needs camps throughout the greater Kansas City area.”
Krahl has served on the Board of the Association of Camp Nurses where she helped develop the Standards of Practice for Camp Nurses. Currently, she serves on the Research Committee of ACN. Nancy has provided area and regional workshops on camp nursing and has been a presenter at the Association of Camp Nurses’ National Conferences. She is involved with the Health Ministries Association, Saint Luke’s College Honor Society, and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International. She serves as a health ministries nurse in her local church.
She has been nominated and received several academic awards and honors and has given numerous conference presentations and has authored four journal articles.