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Alice Poyss, PhD, RN, APRN-BC

Dr. Alice Poyss is our speaker today, here to discuss expanded roles for the Medical-Surgical Nurse. Dr. Poyss received her PhD from the University of PA, and is ANA certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She is co-founder and first president of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN). Moreover, she is the first nurse practitioner in New Jersey to co-own a primary care medical practice. Currently she is an Associate Professor and Clinical Nurse Leader Track Director at Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions in Philadelphia, PA. Her clinical practice is management of frail elders in their home, and her research interests include outcome management of Heart Failure patients.