University Cardiology
Kari Self, BSN, MSN, NP

Kari Self, BSN, MSN, NP

Kari received her undergraduate degree in nursing from Lincoln Memorial University. While working as a registered nurse at UT Medical Center, she developed a strong passion for helping patients with cardiac problems. She chose to further her career and received her Master of Science in nursing from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

As a Nurse Practitioner, Kari's greatest satisfaction is helping patient's improve their quality of life. She enjoys educating patients and their family members regarding heart failure. Kari most enjoys the collaboration with the physicians and her co-workers to continue to learn more about cardiovascular diseases and treatments that are available.

In her leisure time, she enjoys being with her husband and two boxers, Bruno and Bella. As a Knoxville native, Kari enjoys hiking her East Tennessee mountains, traveling, and spending time with her family.

  • BS, Nursing - Lincoln Memorial University
  • MS, Nursing - The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Board Certified
Professional Organizations
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society 2016-2017
  • American Association of Heart Failure Nurses
• Reliability • Integrity • Partnership • Compassion • Vision • Clinical Excellence • Academic Orientation •