Kacie Duncan



  • MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, The University of Alabama, 2019
  • BSN, Bachelor Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama, 2013


Kacie Duncan is a full-time clinical instructor at CCN. She is a proud alumni of our program who graduated with her BSN in 2013. She started her nursing career in the Medical Intensive Care Unit and it was here she developed her love for critical care. In addition to critical care, Kacie has also worked per diem in the Emergency Room, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Post Procedure Unit and also practiced as an infusion nurse at a rheumatology clinic. She graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Masters in Nursing Education in 2019. Duncan is a member of the American Nurse’s Association, Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi, Rheumatology Nurses Society, and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Kacie is certified by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses as a critical care registered nurse. Kacie is also the Chair of the Gratitude Committee here at CCN.

Mrs. Duncan is currently working on her PhD in Nursing Science and her research interests include mental health and anxiety in the college student population.

Honors and Awards

  • CCN Board of Visitor’s Rising Star Award
  • Two time Daisy Award Nominee

Areas of Interest

  • Mental Health
  • Nursing Education & Professional Development
  • Self-efficacy
  • Health Promotion & Wellness

Scholarly Highlights

  • Surviving Nursing School: Student Anxiety during the COVID-19 Pandemic, a Qualitative Study (Poster Presentation)