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Megan E.

McCrae, MSN, CRNP, ANP-BC


336 Devonshire Road o Devon, PA 19333
[1]mma27922@westpost.net (267) 254-2052
EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA


Master of Science in Nursing, August 2009
Adult Health Nurse Practitioner Program; Minor in Palliative Care
Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.63
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Cum Laude, December 2006

Senior Thesis: The effectiveness of pain interventions in cognitively


impaired adults
Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.52
Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Prerequisites for Nursing School, 2003-2004
Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.58
American University, Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Arts, May 1999
Public Communication Major, with Graphic Design Minor
Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.03; G.P.A. in major: 3.35
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Penn Care at Main Street, Phoenixville, PA Summer 2009

o Provided primary care to patients greater than 15 years of age in a


family practice
o Treated acute illnesses, such as Lyme disease and Gout; managed
stable chronic illnesses, such as
hypertension, hyperlipidemia, depression, and diabetes
o Developed individualized management plans; performed complete
histories and physical examinations
o Ordered and evaluated diagnostic tests; referred to specialist
providers when indicated
o Incorporated counseling regarding primary preventive health measures
and social health issues
St. Francis Hospital Fast Track, Wilmington, DE Summer 2009
o Provided acute care to adolescents and adults in an inner-city
emergency department
o Performed histories and physical examinations appropriate to organ
systems involved; ordered laboratory
tests and radiographic studies
o Performed laceration care, incision and drainage of abscesses, and
applied temporary castings to
fractures pending orthopedic follow up
o Designed individual treatment plans based on evaluation of
diagnostic data and exam findings, including
medications, consults, and patient education

Gateway Medical Group, West Chester, PA Spring 2009


o Provided primary care to patients ages 15 and older in busy suburban
family practice
o Diagnosed and treated acute illnesses such as bronchitis, strep
throat, and urinary tract infections;
managed stable chronic illnesses, such as hypertension, diabetes,
asthma, and COPD
o Performed complete health histories and physical examinations;
ordered and evaluated diagnostic tests
o Provided counseling regarding primary preventive health measures;
administered appropriate
immunizations for age group and comorbid health factors
Prime Health Network, Havertown, PA Fall 2008
o Provided primary care to patients ages 15 and older in family
practice
o Diagnosed and treated acute illnesses such as rhinosinusitis,
contact dermatitis, and muscle strain;
managed stable chronic illnesses, such as seasonal allergies, asthma,
hypertension, and diabetes
o Performed complete histories and physical examinations
o Refined electronic medical charting skills related to documentation,
prescriptions, and laboratory results
Broomall Rehab, Broomall, PA Fall 2008
o Provided primary care to adult patients residing in the
rehabilitation facility following surgery and
hospitalization secondary to acute illness, stroke, or falls in the
home, etc.
o Performed complete histories and physical examinations; ordered
diagnostic testing
o Titrated anticoagulation medications per indication and INR levels;
titrated or initiated antidepressant or
antipsychotic therapies for depressed or cognitively impaired
individuals
o Performed assessment of wound healing process; performed suture
removal
o Participated in family meetings regarding end-of-life issues
WORK EXPERIENCE
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2007
to present
Clinical Level II Staff Nurse, Medical Telemetry Unit, Founders 12
o Provided direct patient care: wound care, tracheal suctioning,
ostomy care, bladder irrigation;
administered medications and blood products; provided patient and
family education regarding plan of
care, medications, and discharge follow up
o Collaborated with other health care team members in implementing
multidisciplinary care plans and
ensuring positive health outcomes
o Acted as preceptor to new-to-practice registered nurses and mentored
Junior and Senior undergraduate
nursing students during medical-surgical clinical rotations

o Acted as Bloodstream Infection Champion for Founders 12, performed


in-services for coworkers to
reduce bloodstream infections on unit and throughout hospital, and
performed frequent surveillance of
peripheral and central line maintenance within unit
o Participated in National Nurse Residency Program
The Lipid Lab, Biomedical Research Building, Philadelphia, PA
Laboratory Assistant 2005
o Collected blood/serum samples from hospital labs, recorded sample
data, prepared tubes for testing, and
performed data entry of subject information
Mid-North Animal Hospital, Chicago, IL
Veterinary Technician 2002
o Prepared for and assisted during canine and feline surgeries; shot
and processed radiographs
o Drew blood samples, inserted IVs and administered subcutaneous
fluids, vaccinations, and injectable
medications
o Performed urinalyses, white blood cell counts, ear stains, and fecal
tests
Millacres Farm, Mohnton, PA
Caregiver 2001

o Lived with and cared for family member with mid-stage Alzheimer's
disease
o Administered medication, assisted with hygiene, assisted with daily
activities, and coordinated primary
and specialty care
CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS
Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses
Credentialing Center, December 2009
Active Member of the American Nurses Association
Active Member of the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association
BLS certified by the American Heart Association, valid through 2010
Megan E. McCrae
References
1. mailto:mmccrae@nursing.upenn.edu