DEBRA S. NETSCH
DNP, APRN, CNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN
Nurse Practitioner: Family practice skills such as management of chronic and acute disease processes, well exams, etc.
Wound: Debridement, punch biopsy, negative pressure wound therapy, suturing, compression wraps, use of arterial and venous/lymphedema pumps, application of skin substitutes (Apligraf, Dermagraft, Epifix, Oasis), etc.
Ostomy: Problem solving difficult stoma and fistula pouching situations, etc.
Continence: Newly acquired skills with pessary fitting, peritoneal tendon nerve stimulation, biofeedback, etc.
Minnesota State University, Moorhead, Moorhead Minnesota. Graduated: June 2009.
Minnesota State University DNP Consortium.
Degree: Doctorate of Nursing Practice.
Mankato State University, Mankato, Minnesota. Graduated: June 1996.
Degree: Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner.
Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Graduated: March l986.
Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Education Program.
Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa. Graduated: May l983.
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Major: Nursing. Minor: Psychology.
Director and Lead Nurse Planner: webWOC CE, Minneapolis, MN. (February 2012-present).
Responsible for development and administration of CE product line, design of CE offerings, and project consultation.
• Incorporate a team approach to the planning, development and evaluation of CE offerings.
Co-Director and Faculty: webWOCnurse affiliated with Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis, MN (April 2001-present).
WOC Nurse Education Program which is Web based featuring both synchronous and asynchronous learning.
• Faculty involved in ostomy course design and revisions. (April 2001-present).
• Co-Director responsible for administration & curriculum design & revision. (February 2012-present).
Responsible for development and administration of new product line, design of CE offerings, and project consultation.
Advanced Practice Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse: Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia, MN. (June 2015-current).
• Provide consultations and management of patients requiring ostomy, wound and continence care. Includes incorporating advanced technologies and hyperbaric oxygen. Oversee hyperbaric oxygen.
Family Nurse Practitioner & Advanced Practice Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse: Mankato Clinic, Ltd. (June 1996-May 2015).
Family practice (1996-2010) incorporated entire scope of family practice. Urgent Care (Occasionally 1996-2015).
Wound Care and Ostomy Clinic: (1999-2015). Developed an outpatient wound care and ostomy clinic based in the surgery department to provide consultation for patients with ostomies and/or wound care needs. Includes inpatient visits to the hospital and area nursing homes and has increased to 2.8 Provider FTE’s.
• Served on numerous committees representing Advanced Practice Providers.
Private Practice: Continence Consulting, LLC (November 2005-February 2012).
Developed a part time private practice and provided consultations in long term care related to continence disorders.
Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurse: Immanuel St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mankato, Mn. (February 1996-January 1997; Casual status 1997-1999).
Temporary part time position providing wound and ostomy services to 3 hospitals. Temporary position while a Wou