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Dr. Debra Netsch DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN

Co-Director and Faculty / NP,WOC Nurse, WEB WOC Education Programs / Ridgeview Medical Center

DEBRA S. NETSCH

DNP, APRN, CNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN

CLINICAL SKILLS

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.

EDUCATION

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.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

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


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