CREDENTIALS: MSN, APRN, PCCN, CCRN-CSC, CCNS, FCCM
Lisa brings over 18 years of critical care experience to her lectures. She earned her BA from Western Michigan University, her BSN from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and her MSN from Duke University School of Nursing as an Adult Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, where she has been inducted as a Fellow of Critical Care Medicine. She currently serves on the Advanced Practice Nursing & Practice Development board for SCCM and is a member of the Advanced Practice Continuing Education workgroup and CMC®/CSC® Board of Appeals for the AACN.
Her experience includes Trauma/Surgical Critical Care and over 14 years of Cardio-Thoracic Critical Care. She served as the Manager/Clinical Educator for the Cardio-Thoracic/Transplant Critical Care unit at Duke University, worked as the Cardiovascular/Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist for WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, NC, and is currently the Clinical Nurse Specialist for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, VA. Lisa became passionate about teaching during her experience at Duke, and loves to help other nurses achieve their professional goals.
She has presented numerous educational seminars across the U.S. and Canada on a variety of topics related to critical care and has also presented at the National Teaching Institute for the AACN for the last several years.