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Dr. Misty Swendryck, DNP is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Tampa, FL. She graduated from University of South Florida and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, adult cardiology, and more.Read her story
This content was provided by Dr. Swendryck "Dr. Misty Swendryck, DNP, ARNP, AGACNP-BC, CVRN-BC, PCCN-BC Dr. Swendryck is an adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner, specializing in clinical cardiac electrophysiology. She serves patients with cardiac arrhythmias, specifically atrial fibrillation. For more than 10 years she provided care as a cardiac Registered Nurse. During that time she became nationally board certified in the specialties of cardiovascular (CVRN-BC), and progressive care (PCCN-BC) nursing. She also earned certifications as a STEMI, ACLS/PALS/BLS, and NIHSS Stroke provider. After completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Ohio University, she later earned a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, with a concentration in acute care, and finally a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, with a concentration in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, from the University of South Florida. Dr. Swendryck completed a rigorous Doctoral Residency program in clinical cardiac electrophysiology (EP). During which she had the privilege of receiving intensive advanced training, alongside electrophysiologist, Dr. James Irwin, a known pioneer in atrial fibrillation and ablation strategies. During her residency she also completed a Quality Improvement research project which resulted in the implementation of an evidence-based "Standard Nurse Training Protocol for Insertable Cardiac Monitors". "The novel experience I gained in the EP lab, hospital & outpatient clinic with Dr. Irwin was invaluable. His training directly broadened my skillset, enhanced my practice, and constructed my approach to arrhythmia management," said Dr. Swendryck. She is currently an electrophysiology advance practice provider at Baycare Medical Group & St. Joseph's Hospital, working directly with Dr. Irwin. Along with providing patient care, Dr. Swendryck has been instrumental in: assisting with developing a successful Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device program; developing and implementing quality improvement projects and protocols; conducting cardiac clinical staff education; and creating staff and patient education materials for new procedures. Research: Dr. Swendryck strives to remain active in EP research and health outcome improvement initiatives by: participating in clinical trials, device trials, and registries; developing and disseminating quality improvement and evidence-based practice protocols; and acting as an education resource for new clinical practices, programs and procedures. Her continued postdoctoral research focuses on innovative advances in the diagnosis and management of patients with arrhythmias, specifically atrial fibrillation. Her goal is to improve patient care and outcomes, via the use of remote monitoring technologies such as implantable cardiac monitors. Awards & Activities: Founder of: #NPsWhoBrunch Club. The club hosts monthly brunch events and discussion forums for more than 250 Tampa Nurse Practitioners. Members are able to enhance their practice, make connections, share insights, and learn about current practices, in a casual setting. Worldwide Leader in Healthcare & Top Doctor of Nursing Practice in Florida, Recognized and Published in the 2018-2019 edition of Worldwide Leader in Healthcare by the International Nurses Association Annual Nurse Excellence Awardee, Baycare Health Systems, 2013. Additional Training: Boston Scientific Fellow Medtronic Fellow Heart Rhythm Society Allied Health Professional Professional Memberships & Affiliations: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses: Active Member, Certification Holder American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine: Certification Holder American Heart Association: Active Member Doctor of Nursing Practice Network: Active Member Florida Nurse Practitioner Network: Active Member Heart Rhythm Society: Member International Nurses Association: Active Member Preventative Cardiovascular Nursing Association: Active Member, Certification Holder "
This content was provided by Dr. Swendryck ""I want all of my patients to be assured that they have my full attention, and to trust in my commitment to provide them with the very best care possible. I believe in taking the extra time to sit down, carefully explain their condition, treatment options, and address each of their thoughts and concerns.
My patients should be active partners with me in creating their individual treatment plan, therefore I strive to make sure they feel informed, confident, and engaged in their heart health. I treat every patient as I would want my loved ones to be treated.""
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Acute Care Medicine
Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
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