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Brittany Christiansen, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC/AC, AE-C

Education:

  • Post-Master certification in Family Nurse Practitioner, Texas A&M Corpus Christi  
  • Post-Master Certification in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Master of Science in Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin; Alternate Entry and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care track
  • Bachelor of Science in Cardiopulmonary Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; San Antonio, Texas, graduated summa cum laude
  • Emergency Medical Technician certificate, Scott & White EMS Education; Temple, Texas
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Baylor University; Waco, Texas

Licensure and Certifications:

  • 2012 to present:  Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
  • 2011 to present:  Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care- PNCB
  • 2011 to present:  Advanced Practice Registered Nurse w/ Prescriptive Authority- Texas BNE
  • 2011 to present:  DEA certification- U.S. Department of Justice
  • 2008 to present:  Registered Nurse-Texas Board of Nursing Examiners
  • 2003 to present:  Asthma Educator-Certified- National Asthma Educator Certification Board
  • 2000 to present:  Pediatric Advanced Life Support-American Heart Association
  • 1998 to present:  Basic Life Support- American Heart Association

Experience:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Clinical Leadership Preceptorship, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Preceptorship, CommUnity Care at Hancock, Seton McCarthy Community Clinic, Ranch Road Family Medicine
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Team Health, St. David’s Children’s Hospital, Austin, TX;  PediaQ A Q-Care Company, Austin, TX; Emergency Service Partners contracted with Dell Children’s Medical Center ED.
  • Registered Nurse II, Dell Children’s Medical Center

Professional Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Doctors of Nursing Practice
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners
  • Austin Advanced Practice Nurses
  • TANC The Austin NAPNAP Chapter
  • American Nurses Association
  • Texas Nurses Association, District 5
  • Association of Nurses in Graduate School
  • American Association for Respiratory Care
  • Texas Society for Respiratory Care
  • Association of Asthma Educators
  • Asthma Coalition of Texas
  • Central Texas Asthma Coalition
  • Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics
  • Texas Exes Lifetime Member
  • Lambda Beta Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Epsilon Theta Chapter

Professional Interests:

  • Asthma education and reduction of ER visits