Maria Pritchard, FNP

Maria Pritchard, FNP

Education:

  • 1988-1990 Community College of Allegheny County
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Associate Degree in Nursing, ADN
  • 1993-1995 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Bachelors in Nursing, BSN
  • 2003-2006 Western Carolina University
    Cullowee, NC
    Masters in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN-FNP

Employment:

  • April 2007-present Family Nurse Practitioner
    Mountain Kidney & Hypertension Associates
    10 McDowell Street
    Asheville, NC
  • March 2006-March 2007 Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
    Mission Hospitals
    Asheville, NC
  • 2000-2006 Coli ICU Staff RN
    Mission Hospitals
    Asheville, NC
  • 1996-1997 Medical Surgical ICU Staff RN
    Harris Regional Hospital
    Sylva, NC
  • 1992-1996 Respiratory ICU Staff RN
    University of NC Hospitals
    Chapel Hill, NC
  • 1990-1992 Medical ICU Staff RN
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Pittsburgh, PA

Academic Society Memberships:

  • Sigma Theta Tau: 1994-1996
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioner: 1990-2000
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners: 2006-present
  • National Kidney Foundation, CAP-2009

Certifications:

  • CCRN Certified Critical Care Nurse, 1995-2000
  • NC Registered Nurse, 1992-present
  • Certified Geriatric Resource Nurse, 2007
  • Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, AANP, 2006-present
  • CPR Certification, American Heart Association, 1990-present

Awards::

Nursing Departmental Honor Award
Community College of Allegheny County
ADN Program, 1990

BSN Degree Honor Award
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
BSN Program, 1995

Vivien Dietz Student Award

MSN-FNP Program
WCU, 2006