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Heather Baum


Heather graduated from Alvernia College in Reading, PA, with a BA in psychology in 2004 and continued her education with a diploma in nursing from the Reading School of Health Sciences in 2007. She completed the RN-BSN program at Alvernia University in 2009. Heather has 10 years of critical-care experience in a surgical intensive care unit focused on trauma and neuro-critical patients. Heather is currently employed at the Reading Hospital, a Level II Trauma Center. She obtained her CCRN in 2010 and is a past president of the Greater Reading Chapter of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and a current active member of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the AACN, the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN), the Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners (PCNP), the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the Society of Trauma Nurses (STN). She is currently completing the MSN-FNP program at Widener University in Chester, PA. She has a passion for continued education and has presented on a variety of critical care, trauma and neurology topics at local and regional levels.