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Nurse Practitioner Health

Centreville, VA
April 29, 2020

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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

Professional Experience

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

Academic Affiliation

American Association of Nurse Practitioner 2018

Licenses and Certifications

Certified Nurse Practitioner

Licensures: Virginia

DEA Number, Drug Enforcement Agency

National Provider Identifier (NPI), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association

Volunteer Experience

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


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