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Theresa Johnson, MS, RN, NP-C, CCNS, CSC

Theresa Johnson, MS, RN, NP-C, CCNS, CSC

Nurse Practitioner

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  • Sonoma State University, Family Nurse Practitioner Postmasters Program, August 2014- May 2016
  • University of California, San Francisco, California, Masters of Science in Nursing, August 2009- June 2011
  • Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist/ Genomics Minor Program, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, April 2006, Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, Florida
  • Associate of Arts degree in Pre-nursing, May 2004
  • Cardiac Surgery Certification, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, June 2018- October 2021
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification- ​American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, July 2016- July 2020
  • Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (CCNS)- American Association of Critical Care Nurses, October 2011- October 2020
  • Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN)- American Association of Critical Care Nurses, August 2011- August 2016
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • ECLS
  • IABP
  • Impella
  • LVAD

Theresa Johnson, MS, RN, NP-C, CCNS- CSC started out as a telemetry nurse at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. After 5 years at the bedside, she decided to extend her education at UCSF and major in cardiovascular nursing. Upon graduation, she was then invited to join the VA SF neurosurgery program as a clinical nurse specialist managing care for preoperative patients with neurological pathologies.

Theresa still had a passion for cardiac related patient care so she decided further her education as a nurse practitioner. After graduation, she was invited to join the VA SF cardiothoracic surgery program as nurse practitioner. After 11 years at the VA, Theresa decided to expand her cardiac experience by joining the UCSF Cardiothoracic Surgery team providing intensive care to critically ill cardiothoracic patients.

 

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