Keli C. Hansen, ARNP

Keli C. Hansen, ARNP


On staff since September 1997

"The dedication of the transplant team here at Seattle Childrens Hospital, inspires me to provide the highest quality care to patients recovering from organ transplant surgery. It is an honor and a privilege to care for patients and families during a stressful time during their lives. I love seeing patients recover and feel better, and ultimately do things they were unable to do when they had end-stage organ failure."

Keli Hansen, is a pediatric nurse practitioner who provides inpatient care for children that have received liver, kidney, or small bowel transplants. She works closely with the multidisciplinary transplant team. Keli received her graduate education at the University of Washington and Rush University.

Keli is the chair of the abdominal transplant practice council and ensures transplant related guidelines of care, ordersets, policies and procredures, and protocols are up to date. Additionally she participates in local and national committees for pediatric nurse practitioner groups. Her interests are acute liver failure and immunosuppression.


Board Certification(s)

NP Pediatric Primary Care Nurse
NP Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Medical/Professional School

University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Pediatric transplantation, Infectious Disease

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
David Tapper Employee Recognition Award: Employee of the Year Department of Surgical Services 2007


  • Keli C. Hansen, ARNP, Hansen, K. & Waibel, E.M
    Inborn Errors of Metabolism
    Pediatric Acute Care: A Guide for Interprofessional Practice , 2011 : 568-588
  • Keli C. Hansen, ARNP, Ruppel, P. & Hansen, K
    Intestinal Failure (Short Gut Syndrome)
    Pediatric Acute Care: A Guide for Interprofessional Practice , 2011 : 540-544
  • Keli C. Hansen, ARNP, Hansen, K. & Horslen, S
    Liver and Intestinal Transplantation in Children
    Paediatrics and Child Health , 2010 : 20(1)13-19
  • Keli C. Hansen, ARNP, Hansen, K. & Horslen, S.
    Metabolic liver disease in children
    Liver Transplantation, , 2008 : 14(5)713-733
  • Keli C. Hansen, ARNP, Healey, P.J., Hansen, K., & Perkins, J.D
    Daclizumab induction immunosuppression in Pediatric Liver Transplantation
    Liver Transplantation , 2002 : 8(6)C-14


Presentations Title Event Location Date
A Case of Recurrent Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis Fifth Annual Congress of the International Pediatric Transplant Association Istanbul Turkey April 2009
Update on Risks and Complications of Immunosuppression in Solid Organ Transplants International Transplant Nurses Society Seattle, WA Sept. 2004
Pediatric transplant pharmacotherapy Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Seattle, WA March 2004
Daclizumab Induction Immunosuppression in Pediatric Liver Transplantation Eighth Annual Congress of the International Liver Transplant Society Chicago IL June 2002