Shikha Duwady, FNP-C, RN, BSN
May **18: George Washington University for MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
May 2014: George Mason University for Bachelors - Nursing
May 2013: Northern Virginia Nursing Graduate with Cum Laude
Family Nurse Practitioner, Neurology Integrated Neurology Services
January 2019 – March 2020
Conduct thorough, pertinent history and physical exam appropriate to patient’s acute and chronic neurological complaints
Order and interpret laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies
Formulate assessment and plan including pharmocotherapeutic treatment with consideration to indications, contraindications, interactions, dosages, cost, pregnancy category.
Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including Baclofen pump interrogation/refills and administration of nerve blocks and Botox.
Diagnose and manage variety of sleep disorders including Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Narcolepsy, Insomnia, Hypersomnia, etc.
Provide patient education regarding treatment plan, non-pharmacologic treatment, follow up, side effects, risks and benefits
Encourage health promotion and prevention
Document patient encounters accurately in a well-organized, legible manner through EMR (Intergy).
Nurse, Neuroscience/Orthopedic George Washington University Hospital
April 2014 – January 2019
Manage care of neurological and orthopedic patients including stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal, surgical post ops
Receive patients from PACU and provide care to prevent post-op complications and encourage timely discharge
Set up and maintain various components of orthopedic equipment: cryo cuff, femoral nerve blocks, CPM, traction, and overhead frame on orthopedic patients.
Perform NIH stroke scale, swallow test, neuro checks on stroke patient.
Monitor seizure precautions, maintain safety during seizures episode, and monitor video EEG for seizure patient.
Student Ambassador, Shift Leader Washington Dulles International Airport
January 2011 – April 2014
Supervise a team of 60 student ambassadors at International Arrival Building and Federal Inspection Station with Customs and Border Protection Department
Clinical Hours during MSN Program
Family and Adult Medicine – 350 hours
oSaratoga Medical Walk in Clinic and Urgent Care, Dr. Dilbagh Sidhu, M.D.
Pediatric Medicine – 150 hours
oNelson T Niu, MD
Women’s Health – 150 hours
oAbout Women OB/GYN, Dr. Marc Alembik
Orthopedic and Sports Medicine – 100 hours
oNational Sports Medicine Institute, Dr. Shannon Nicholson
American Association of Nurse Practitioner 2018
Licenses and Certifications
Certified Nurse Practitioner
DEA Number, Drug Enforcement Agency
National Provider Identifier (NPI), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association
Volunteer at the monthly health screening clinic at my religious organization (Durga Temple, Fairfax Station, VA).
Collect health history, medication issues, checking vital signs, cholesterol, blood glucose, and forwarding relevant health information to the physician
Languages: Nepali, Hindi, Urdu.
References available upon request
5917 Raina Drive, Centreville, VA, 20120