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Debra Elmer

Visiting Instructor


Health Sciences Center, CHSE142
1320 W. Lombard St.
Davenport, IA 52804


Office hours

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Other appointment times arranged upon request.

Education and Training

MSN, University of Iowa

BSN, Marycrest College


CCRN, Critical Care
ACLS, Advanced Cardiac Life Suppport
Reiki Therapy, Level 1

Professional organizations

  • American Association of Critical Care Nursing
  • American Association of Neuroscience Nursing

Work experience

  • Staff RN and Clinical Educator for Critical Care, Genesis Medical Center, ICU
  • Staff RN Level IV, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL
  • Education Specialist Critical Care, Good Samaritan Hospital, Covallis, OR

Courses taught

  • Nursing Skills II and III
  • Clinical Applications I and III
  • Nursing the Older Adult
  • Professional Trends & Issues
  • Critical Care Classes

Areas of scholarship and interest

  • Critical Care
  • Nursing Evidence Based Research
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia in the Post Cardiac Arrest Patient

Noteworthy Honors, Awards and Presentations

  • Lectures and Hands on Skills for MEDIC and Critical Care MEDIC Staff, and MEDFORCE staff
  • Nurse of the Month, Genesis
  • Iowa '100 Great Nurses'

Community service

  • Medical Mission , Arequipa, Peru
  • St. John Vianney Church, Bettendorf

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