Abby Butts, MS, RN, CCNS, CCRN has held the position of Sepsis Coordinator for five years and most recently became the Clinical Educator for the MICU at Georgetown. Additionally, Abby was part-time faculty position at Georgetown University in the role of a clinical instructor for undergraduate nursing students.
Juli F. Daniels, PhD, RN-BC, CCRN, CNE, NEA-BC, LRM has been an executive coach, mentor, and advocate for nurses. Dr. Daniels has been an assistant vice president for patient care, a director of critical care, cardiovascular, and respiratory services, and an administrator, course leader, and nursing instructor for ADN, BSN, MSN, and DNP programs. In addition, Dr. Daniels serves hospitals as a national consultant focusing on clinical/leadership excellence and accreditation readiness.
Donna Elmore, BSN, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CMSRN, CNRN is a Certified Neuroscience Nurse, Certified Critical Care Nurse, Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse, and Certified in Nursing Professional Development. She has over 35 years of nursing clinical experience coupled with a significant experience in nursing education. She has been certified in or been an instructor in the following nursing certification and specialty areas: Neuroscience, Critical Care, Medical-Surgical, Trauma, Staff Development, ACLS, PALS, 12 Lead ECG and Rhythm Strip Interpretation, Cardiovascular, Pain Management, Orthopedics, and IV therapy.
Patti Esmail, MSN, RN, CCRN is currently a Cardiac and Critical Care Clinical Educator at Catholic Health Initiatives St. Vincent. Patti has over 34 years experience as an RN. She serves as coordinator for Little Rock Critical Care (LRCCP) and teaches in the Basic Critical Care Course, CV Module, PCCN Review course, and CCRN Review course. She teaches the Basic Dysrhythmia Course (BDC) and the Rhythm Response class. Patti is the American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center Coordinator for SVHS and is also the ACLS Course Coordinator and Lead Instructor as well as being a BLS Instructor.
Tracey Long, PhD, MS, RN, CDE, CNE, CHUC, CCRN is currently the Director of Clinical Education at HealthCare Partners and adjunct faculty at Nevada State College. She earned two degrees at Brigham Young University in nursing and Spanish. She developed Spanish programs in health education and diabetes for local hospitals in Las Vegas, Nevada. She earned her masters degree in public health education at the California College of Health Sciences.
Reba McVay, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, CCRN is an accomplished Administrator, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nursing Educator with wide-ranging experience in specialty care. She has over 35 years as a nurse, presently serving in a service line development role for the improvement of cardiovascular care to the southern Maryland population. Reba serves as subject matter expert (SME) on numerous nursing topics and assisted in development of training curricula. Reba has presented at numerous national and local events.
Steve Risch, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS is a Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Surgical/Neuro Intensive Care Unit - Progressive Care Unit at Holy Cross Hospital. He is an experienced nursing educator who had been an adjunct clinical instructor, clinical manager, and clinical nurse specialist. He has been a member of mutliple hospital committees and is an experienced presenter. His special interest include neuro-critical care and surgical critical care.