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Debra Elmer




Health Sciences Center, CHSE152
1320 W. Lombard St.
Davenport, IA 52804


What inspires you?

People who always seem to find time to do more, take on challenges, better the lives of others, challenges me to know I can do more than I think I can!

Debra Elmer, MSN, CCRN, RN

Education and Training

MSN, University of Iowa

BSN, Marycrest College

CCRN, Critical Care Certification
American Association of Critical Care Nurses


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

Professional Organizations

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

Courses Taught

  • Nursing Skills I, II and III
  • Clinical Applications I, II and III
  • The Older Adult
  • Trends and Issues in Nursing

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

  • St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Bettendorf

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