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Heather Louise Dunn, PhD, ACNP-BC, ARNP

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, Quad Cities Campus

Address:

1515 5th Ave., Suite 400, Moline, IL 61265

Office Phone Voice:

(309) 757-9467

Related Sites:

Selected Grants

Select Medical Corporation, Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation Weaning at LTACH’s: Does Mobilization Influence Outcomes?, Principle Investigator

Selected Publications

Dunn, H,Quinn, L, Corbridge, S., Eldeirawi, K., Kapella, M., & Collins, E.  (2017). Mobilization of prolonged mechanical ventilation patients: An integrative review. Heart & Lung: The journal of critical care, 46(4), 221-233.

 

 

Dunn, H,Quinn, L, Corbridge, S., Eldeirawi, K., Kapella, M., & Collins, E.  (2017). Cluster Analysis in Nursing Research: An Introduction, Historical Perspective, and Future DirectionsWestern Journal of Nursing Research.

Dunn, H., Anderson, M. A., & Hill, P. (2010).  Nighttime lighting in intensive care units.  Critical Care Nurse, 30(3), 31-7.

Education

2018 PhD Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL: anticipated
2009 MS Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Illinois at Chicago - Quad Cities Regional Program, Moline, Illinois
1998 BS Nursing, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Interdisciplinary minor in Gerontology

Licensures and Certifications

American Nurse Credentialing Center - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Iowa Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Iowa Registered Nurse

Illinois Registered Nurse

 

Professional Memberships

American Thoracic Society

Midwest Nursing Research Society

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Sigma Theta Tau - Alpha Lambda Chapter

Iowa Nurse Practitioner Society

Selected Presentations

2018    Needham, D. & Dunn, H.  (2018, May). Surviving Critical Illness: Optimizing outcomes in the post-ICU space. Co-chair of scientific symposium session at The  American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Diego, CA.

2018    Dunn H., Laghi, F., Quinn, L., Corbridge, S., Eldeirawi, K, Kapella, M., Steffen, E. Collins, E.  (2018, May).  A Latent Class Analysis of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation Patients at a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital:  Subtype Differences in Outcomes.  Poster Presentation at The  American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Diego, CA.

2017    Dunn, H.  (2017, September).  Pulmonary diagnostic tests and how to interpret their findings.  Podium Presentation at The Cardiovascular Interventions and Practice Guidelines Conference, Davenport, IA.

2017    Dunn, H.,Laghi, F., O’Connell, S., Ryan, C., Park, C., Collins, E.  (2017, May). Differences in physical function after pulmonary rehabilitation training amongst clusters of moderate-to-severe COPD patients.  Poster Presentation at The  American Thoracic Society International Conference, Washington, D.C.

2017    Dunn, H., Laghi, F., O’Connell, S., Ryan, C., Park, C., Collins, E.  (2017, March)..  The relationship of physiologic clusters and symptom clusters as they impact physical function in patients with COPD: A latent class analysis.  Poster Presentation at The Midwest Nursing Research Society 41stAnnual Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

2012    Dunn, H.& Tate, D.  (July, 2012).  Care of the Ventilated Patient.  Podium Presentation at Select Specialty Hospital Professional Development Program, Davenport, IA.