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Nataliya Omelchenko, DNP SCRN

Glencoe, IL


Loyola University in Chicago,    Sept 2015 - 2017
Doctorate of Nursing Practice: Outcomes Performance Management DNP program

Loyola University in Chicago, IL    Jan 2004 - July 2007
Masters of Science Degree, Adult Nurse Practitioner track
Thesis project: “Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Ischemic Stroke,” under the direction of Dr. DeVon RN PHD, (Published in Advance for Nurse Practitioners 2009).

Clinical Experience: Sherman Hospital Emergency Room, Elgin, IL; Loyola University Wellness Center; Evanston Northwester Healthcare.

Loyola University in Chicago, IL    May 2002 - Aug 2003
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
Selected Achievements: Sigma Theta Tau International. Honor Society of Nursing
Scholarships: Kim Noonan Memorial Fund.

State University in Cherkassy, Ukraine    Aug 1993 - June 1998
Bachelors of Science Degree
Research project “An Evaluation of Physical Fitness Parameters for children-refuges from Chernobyl area.”

Medical College in Cherkassy, Ukraine    Aug 1988 - June 1991
Associate Degree in Nursing with Honors


Netsmart Clinical Excellence Award    2015-2016
Northshore University Annual Nursing Leadership Award    2015
Sigma Theta Tau International. Honor Society of Nursing    Since 2002

Vision for Neuroscience Nursing:

In this boisterous time for the healthcare, neuroscience nurses are holding unique position to lead the change. The key to the future success is in attitudinal transformation towards self as a practitioner that paves the way for the healthcare system progress. Professional competence and respect would bring new level of care to our communities and make hospitals a place, where patients get better, where they feel “cared for”. Some of the best initiatives in medicine were initiated by nurses and today is the best time to carry on traditions of Florence Nightingale.ed.

Vision for the Association:

I see American Association of Neuroscience Nurses  expending its resources to reach new nurses within variety of subspecialties, with organizational focus on supporting innovative nursing research, translational research initiatives, nursing innovation and professional growth.

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses will expand its reach outside of the United States in order to facilitate the exchange of ideas and experiences at the international level.

Accomplishments in Professional Positions:

Supported Northwest Community Hospital during the certification as a comprehensive stroke center including several quality improvement projects focused on improved compliance with Joint Commission Certification requirements.

Supported Skokie Hospital’s initial and continued certification as a primary stroke center including education, reporting and marketing for the stroke program.

Accomplishments in Leadership Positions:

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses; Northern Illinois Chapter President 2015 – Present. Outstanding Chapter of the 2016 was achieved under my leadership.

Stroke Program Coordinator. Supported Skokie Hospital’s initial and continued certification as a primary stroke center including development of clinical policies, order sets, educational program, reporting and marketing for the stroke program. Lead quality improvement committee and several process improvement projects. 2013-2016

Lead Nurse Practitioner, Neuroscience Line, Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights . Implemented several quality improvement initiatives, including educational
programs for nursing and community outreach program in affiliation with American Heart Association.

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