Kirsten Jensen, DNP, ANP-BC, AG-ACNP-BC

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About: Kirsten joined the Western Nephrology team in 2004 and has been a nurse practitioner since 2008. In 2018, Kirsten received a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Vanderbilt University.

In addition to providing patient care at the Lakewood and Arvada clinics, Kirsten is Western Nephrology’s Clinical Quality Improvement Manager. In this role, Kirsten implements and maintains effective clinical quality improvement programs that optimize patient outcomes.

Joined Practice: 2008

Primary Office: Arvada

Board Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)


  • Post-Master’s Certificate, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
    Vanderbilt University, 2016
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Adult NP Program
    University of Colorado at Denver, 2008
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    Tennessee Technological University, 1995

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nephrology Nurses Association
  • Colorado Nurses Association, DNA-30
  • National Kidney Foundation Council of Advanced Practitioners
  • American Nurses Association