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Melissa Carlucci, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty Director

Department of Biobehavioral Nursing Science

Contact

Building & Room:

718 NURS

Address:

845 S. Damen Ave., MC 802, Chicago, IL 60612

Office Phone:

312.413.0054

About

Dr. Carlucci is a graduate of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Illinois Chicago College of Nursing and is an ANCC board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She joined the UIC College of Nursing as faculty in 2011 and became Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Specialty Director in 2014. She teaches in the AGACNP specialty courses and the DNP project courses. She has an active clinical practice as a nurse practitioner in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy Medicine at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System. Her clinical area of interest is the diagnosis and management of obstructive sleep apnea.

Selected Publications

Sheth, U., Monson, R.S., Prasad, B., Sahni, A., Matani, S., Mercado, T., Smith, M.A., Carlucci, M.A., Danielson, K.K., & Reutrakul, S. (2021). Association of continuous positive airway pressure compliance with complications in patients with type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.9248

Kim, J.S., & Carlucci, M. (2021). Reducing unnecessary head CTs in an adult emergency department. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2020.12.017

Diegel-Vacek, L. & Carlucci, M. (2020). An innovative virtual poster session for doctor of nursing practice student project presentations. Journal of Nursing Education, 59(12), 697-700.

Sahni, A.S., Carlucci, M., Malik, M., & Prasad, B. (2019). Management of excessive sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy and OSA: Current challenges and future prospects. Nature and Science of Sleep, 11, 241-252.

Carlucci, M., & Thanavaro, J. (2019). Early telemedicine to promote continuous positive airway pressure adherence. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 15(3), e57-e59.

Corbridge, S.J., Tiffen, J., Carlucci, M., & Zar, F. (2013). Implementation of an interprofessional educational model. Nurse Educator, 38(6), 261-264.

Corbridge, S.J., Corbridge, T., Tiffen, J., & Carlucci, M. (2013). Implementing team-based learning in a nurse practitioner curriculum. Nurse Educator, 38(5), 202-205.

Notable Honors

2019, Power of Nursing Leadership Pinnacle Award, University of Illinois Chicago College of Nursing

2018, Barbara Berger Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Illinois Chicago College of Nursing

2014, The DAISY Faculty Award, University of Illinois Chicago College of Nursing

Education

Doctor of Nursing Practice: Saint Louis University, 2017
Master of Science in Nursing: University of Illinois Chicago, 2010
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: West Virginia University, 2001

Licensures and Certifications

ANCC board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

State of Illinois Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine

 

Selected Presentations

Carlucci, M. The Nuts and Bolts of Sleep Studies and PAP Devices. American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, 2020

Carlucci, M., & Hiller, A. Use of High-Fidelity Simulation to Evaluate Competency of Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP Students. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, 2020

Carlucci, M. The Diagnosis and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Hospitalized Patients. American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, 2019

Carlucci, M., & Thanavaro, J. Early Telemedicine to Promote CPAP Adherence. Midwest Nursing Research Society 43rd Annual Research Conference, 2019

 

Research Currently in Progress

Medical Residents and Advanced Practice Providers Perceptions in Managing Perioperative Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Multi-Institutional Survey