Katie McCoy-Hill, DNP, APRN, CCRN, CNS


Assistant Professor

Phone: (626) 815-5396

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Building One, Room #359

Catherine McCoy-Hill is a clinical expert in adult health and critical care nursing. She holds certification as a Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), and Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP-C). Areas of publication and presentations include: Family centered critical care nursing, psychosocial and spiritual needs of patients and families facing critical illness, and end of life care. Her research interests include adult health and wellness, and management of patients with end stage liver disease. At APU, she serves as a professional studies representative to the University General Education Council, and as Senior Team Leader, Baccalaureate Council member, and Curriculum Committee member for the School of Nursing. As a master teacher McCoy-Hill is engaging in the classroom, and is dedicated to teaching students at the bedside; she has received several outstanding nurse educator awards from her students. As a designated Medical-Surgical Content Expert in the School of Nursing, her focus is on evidence-based practice in nursing curricula.


  • Adult Nurse Practitioner, Post Masters Adult Nurse Practitioner Program, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA, 2005
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Functional Area: Nursing Education Clinical Specialization: Adult Nursing, California State University, Los Angeles, CA, 1986
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Senior Year Option in Critical Care Nursing, California State University, Los Angeles, CA, 1979
  • Associate Degree in Nursing, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA, 1975


  • Registered Nurse, State of California
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner (AANP Certification)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist, State of California
  • CCRN Certification (AACN Certification)
  • Public Health Nurse, State of California
  • Advanced Life Support Provider Certification

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing


  • Hepatology/Liver Disease (NP)
  • Adult Critical Care (CCRN)
  • Adult Primary Health Care (NP)
  • Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Adult/Gerontology (CNS)

Courses Taught

  • UNRS 411 - Advanced Nursing Care of Adults & Aging
  • UNRS 412 - Clinical Residency
  • Selected Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum Courses