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Nurse Practitioner Management

Lake Barrington, IL
October 04, 2018

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Donna M. Barker

** *****'s Bend Court

Lake Barrington, IL 60010

Cell phone: 847-***-****


Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background:

School Attended Date Attended Degree

North Park University Fall 2003 to 2006 Adult Nurse Practitioner

Post Master's NP Program Certificate 12/05

North Park University 1996-1999 M.S.

Focus in pain management

Illinois Wesleyan University 1973-1977 BSN

Experiential Background:

Institution Date of Tenure

St. Alexius Medical Center 7/24/06 to 1/8/18

1555 Barrington Road

Hoffman Estates, IL 60195


Pain Management Nurse Practitioner

Position Responsibilities

Round on consulted patients daily, altering pain plan to patient needs. Communicate with patient's physician, nursing staff and collaborating physician daily.

Educate staff, serve as pain resource person to the nursing staff.

Work with other team members: MDs, pharmacists, registered nurses, clinical specialists, physical and occupational therapy to provide excellence in pain care individualized to patient requirements.

Write prescriptions within my scope of practice, order lab tests, x-rays, MRIs, CT scans to assist with patient's needs in accordance with collaborating physician.

Other duties as assigned.

Publications and Other Professional Contributions:

September 2012-April 2013 Co-author with Patti Murray, DNP

Revision of Chapter 7: Pain.

Core Curriculum for Orthopaedic Nursing, 7th Ed. 2013. National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Anthony J. Jannet, Inc.

May 2005-September 2005 Co-author with Karen Sikorski, MS, RN. Revision of Chapter 7: Pain Core Curriculum for Orthopaedic Nursing, 5th Ed., 2006. National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Anthony J. Jannett Inc., Publisher

October 2003-April 2004 Co-author/editor with Karen Sikorski, MS, RN

Chapter 22: Clients with Pain: Promoting Positive Outcomes. Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes, 7th ed., Joyce Black and Joyce Hokanson-Hawks, 4/2004

July 2000-September 2001 Co-author with Karen Sikorski, MS, RN, Janet Tompkins, MS, Ed.. MSN, ARBP-C, and Phyllis Lisanti, PhD, RN

Chapter 7: Pain Core Curriculum for Orthopaedic Nursing 4th Ed. 2001 pp. 131-156. National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Anthony J. Jannett Inc., Publisher

Poster Presentations Topic

November 10, 1997 Presented "Pain Awareness Day" for all staff. Games, pain

Morris Hospital bingo, pain jeopardy played to increase staff awareness of pain

Morris, Illinois management.

May 1998 and December 1998 A Survey of Staff Nurses' Pain Management Knowledge

North Park University Poster Presentation

Papers Presented Topic

April 28, 1999 A Survey of Staff Nurses' Pain Management Knowledge

North Park University

Professional Consultations Topic

July 17, 1998 Inservice: Making Pain a Priority: Why Should We?

Good Shepherd Hospital

Barrington, Illinois

Professional Consultations Topic

June 10, 1999 Inservice: Presentation for Continuous Quality Pain Improvement

OSF St. Anthony Hospital Project for 3-South Orthopaedic Unit. Data obtained by chart

audit Rockford, Illinois to monitor staff pain assessment and

management; patient interview in regard to patient satisfaction

with their hospital pain management; and survey results of

orthopaedic nurses' pain management knowledge.

July 1999 Survey of Nurses and MD knowledge of Pain Management.

Good Shepherd Hospital Co-Investigator: Marla Long, MS, RN, ONC

450 W. Highway 22

Barrington, Illinois 60010

July 27, 1999 Presented above data to orthopaedic surgeons at the quarterly

OSF St. Anthony Hospital orthopaedic statistical meeting. Data handouts and power point

Rockford, Illinois slides utilized.

April 2001 Pain Symposium Presentation: Making Pain a Priority

July 2001 "What a Pain! Pain Management Basics" Presented to Health

Good Shepherd Hospital Seniors

Barrington, Illinois 60010

September 12, 2001 Slide Presentation "New Advances in the War Against Pain"

Maggiano's Restaurant Pfizer Pharma.

Schaumburg, Illinois

May 14, 2002 Slide Presentation "Chronic Pain"

Spine Center CME Symposium

September 2017 Poster presentation at ASPMN National Conference, Tucson, AZ

Poster Presentation: Institutional Comprehensive Pain Assessment: WILDA Revised. 2nd Place


Professional Nurse: IL 041-178016 Exp. 5/31/18

Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist: Illinois 209-000588 Exp. 5/31/18

Certified Nurse Practitioner: 209-006034 Exp. 5/31/18

Controlled Substance License: IL 309-000255 Exp. 5/31/18

DEA Number: MB0718544 Exp. 7/31/19

Certified Nurse Practitioner AANP: Certification Number: A0206085 Exp. 1/31/21

Malpractice Insurance: NSO 0286324729-8 Exp. 10/28/18

NPI Number: 115*******

Professional Organizations:

Professional Activities

Membership National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) 1995 to present

Member American Society of Pain Management Nurses (ASPMN) 1997 to present

Member American Pain Society (APS) July 1998 to present

Member Midwest Pain Society April 1997 to present

Member Chronic Pain Association May 2001 to present

Member ISAPN - Illinois Society Advanced Practice Nurses May 2004 to present

Member AANP - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners May 2004 to present

Member American Academy of Pain Medicine May 2015 to present

Skills: Able to draw blood, perform EKG’s, order physical therapy, X-rays and other diagnostic tests.

Able to do comprehensive health assessment, physical exams including basic gynecological procedures.

Professional Goals

I love to learn new things and develop new skills. Pharmacology and outcome studies are two of my interests. I am computer literate, and use Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. At my last position, I used Meditech. I have documented both histories and physicals and follow up notes in SOAP format.

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