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Our Nursing Staff

 

Pediatric Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Surgery Nursing

   
Ashley Wann, RN, BSN - Outpatient Fetal/Pediatric Cardiology Nurse Coordinator

Ashley joined the UCLA Pediatric Cardiology team in 2008. Her previous nursing experience includes providing care for infants, children and adolescents with congenital heart disease, both in Pediatric Intensive Care Units and on Pediatric Wards. She has also assisted in the coordination and development of a non-profit medical clinic created to serve uninsured/underserved pediatric patients.

Education: Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Kansas, 2003.

Professional Role & Interests: Providing family-centered, compassionate care for infants, children and adolescents being followed in our outpatient pediatric cardiology clinic; Coordinating our California Children's Services (CCS) Cardiology Special Care Center Program; Coordinating care for patients in our fetal cardiology program, with continuity from prenatal life through delivery and beyond; Participating in a national collaborative to improve care for infants with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and other complex single ventricle conditions; Working with the inpatient team to help provide a smooth transition for patients and families as they are discharged from the hospital and adjust to outpatient care;  Providing an additional informational/emotional resource for patients, parents and staff.

   
Vicky Campbell, RN, MS, CPNP

Education: Master of Science, Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2005; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, 2005; Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 2001
Certifications: Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Professional Experience: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Medical Center: 2008-present; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children's Hospital Los Angeles: 2006-2008; PICU/CTICU RN Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago: 2001-2005; PICU/CTICU RN Traveler 2005-2006.
Professional Organizations: National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

   
Mary Scotti RN, MSN, FNP-C

Education: Master of Science in Nursing, California State University, Dominguez Hills 2007; Family Nurse Practitioner Program, 2007; Bachelor of Science Physical Education, CSU Northridge, 1982.
Certifications: Board Certified American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner
Professional Experience: Pediatric & Adult Cardiothoracic Nurse Practitioner, Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCLA Medical Center: 2008-present; Clinical Cardiothoracic Nurse Coordinator, California Center for Cardiothoracic Surgery 1989-2008; CTICU RN Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center 1985-1990.
Professional Organizations: California Association of Nurse Practitioners; American Academy of Nurse practitioners

   
  Lisa Knight, RN - Nurse Coordinator of Pediatric Arrhythmia Center

Lisa has worked at UCLA since 1981 in various clinical settings, including the Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac procedure. She has extensive experience in the field of electrophysiology, including assisting with invasive procedures as well as coordinating patient care in the clinical setting.

Professional Role & Interests: Coordinating all pre-op education and ongoing support for pediatric arrhythmia patients, including ablation, pacemaker and implantable cardiac defibrillators; Coordinating pre-op electrophysiology procedures in the pediatric cardiac clinic; Manages care of patients in pediatric pacemaker clinic; Ongoing support for children and families of children born with electric conductive disorders; Acts as a liaison and resource for patients, parents and staff; Co-founder and executive director of Camp del Corazon, a nonprofit summer camp for children born and living with congenital heart disease.

   
Stacey Evans, RN, MSN, FNP-BC

Stacey has been an RN for 24 years. She joined our Pediatric Cardiology Program in 2011 as the Pediatric Heart Transplant Nurse Practitioner.   She spent the first 12 years of her career at LA County Medical Center and came to UCLA in 1998. She has worked in many areas including the CTICU, Adult Surgical ICU, NICU, and was a member of the UCLA Pediatric Critical Care Transport Team.

Education: UCLA Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program 2010; Bachelor Science in Nursing, CSUDH 2000; Associate Degree Nursing, Santa Monica College 1978
Certifications: Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner.
Professional Organizations: California Association of Nurse Practitioners

   
  Kristen Ethridge, RN, MSN, CPNP

Kristen began her nursing career at LAC/USC Medical Center and then moved to UCLA CTICU.  She enjoyed the diversity of the adult and pediatric population in the CTICU and went to Children's Hospital Los Angeles as a Nurse Practitioner to work full time in pediatrics in 2001. She recently re-joined our Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Program as a NP in February 2012.

Education: Master Science in Nursing, UCLA, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program 1997; Bachelor Science in Nursing, CSUDH  1995; Associate Degree Nursing, Pasadena City College 1982.
Professional Experience: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Medical Center: 2012-present; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children's Hospital Los Angeles: 2001-2012; CTICU RN UCLA Medical Center 1986-2005, CTICU/Vascular and General Surgery Service LAC/USC Medical Center 1982-1986.
Certification: Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

   
 Rosemary Dearnley, RN