Marquessa Fisher, DNP, CRNA

Anesthesia Program Director and Associate Professor

Email: mdfisher@sf.edu

Professional Education

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice – University of Miami , 2013
  • Master of Science in Nursing-Anesthesia – Murray State University, 2005
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Louisville, 1999

Clinical Expertise/Certification

  • National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists; 2015-2017
  • RN/ARNP-Alabama Board of Nursing; October 2015
  • RN-Indiana Board of Nursing, April 2015
  • RN/ARNP-Florida Board of Nursing, July 2014
  • Basic Life Support, January 2016
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, January 2016
  • Advanced Pediatric Life Support, January 2016

Awards and Recognitions

  • Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society; University of Miami, December 2013
  • Magna Cum Laude; University of Louisville, December 1999
  • Charlotte Ann Prewitt Award; University of Louisville, December 1999
  • National Honor Society of College Students; University of Louisville, December 1999

Professional Memberships

  • Indiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Member 2015-Present
  • Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Member 2009-Present
  • Kentucky Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Member 2005-Present; Region 2 Director 2007-2008;     Government Relations Committee Member 2005-2006; Student Member Government Relations Committee 2003-2005
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Member 2005-Present

Publications

  • Fisher, M. (2015). Prevention of surgical fires: A certification course for healthcare providers. AANA Journal.
  • Campbell, Y., Machan, M., & Fisher, M. (In Press). The Jehovah’s Witness population: Considerations for perioperative optimization of hemoglobin. AANA Journal.
  • Vera, C.D., Umadhay, T., & Fisher, M. (In Press). Laundering methods for reusable surgical scrubs: A   literature review. AANA Journal.

 

Presentations/Exhibitions/Performances

  • The Jehovah’s Witness population: Considerations for preoperative optimization of hemoglobin. Poster Presentation at the 2015 AANA Annual Congress; Salt Lake City, Utah by Campbell, Y., Machan, M., & Fisher, M.
  • Laundering methods for reusable surgical scrubs: A literature review. Poster Presentation at the 2015 AANA Annual Congress; Salt Lake City, Utah by Vera, C.D., Umadhay, T., & Fisher, M.
  • Fisher, M. Prevention of surgical fires: A certification course for healthcare providers. Oral Poster Presentation Symposium, December 2013, at the University of Miami, School of Nursing & Health Studies in Coral Gables, Florida. Advisor: Brian McCabe, PhD.

Research

  • Surgical Fire Prevention

Community Service

  • Participation in Nursing Faculty at Large Council; 2016
  • Participation in Nursing Advisory Council; 2016
  • Participation in Graduate Nursing Program Committee; 2016
  • Attendance at Employee Recognition Dinner; 2016
  • Participation in Pinning Ceremony for the Department of Nursing; 2016
  • Established clinical affiliation agreements for student placement; 2016
  • Faculty Affairs Committee (University of Miami); 2014-2015
  • Graduate Nursing Committee (University of Miami); 2014-2015
  • Faculty Search Committee (University of Miami); 2014-2015
  • Admissions Committee-Nurse Anesthesia Program (University of Miami); 2014-2015

Curriculum Vitae

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