Rachel Keashen, MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC

Rachel Keashen, MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC, is a nurse practitioner in the Cardiac Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Management of anticoagulation therapies
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-4040

  • Education and Training

    Additional Training

    MSN in Pediatric Acute and Chronic Care Nursing - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner- Acute Care (CPNP-AC)
    Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)

    Undergraduate Degree

    BA in Psychology - Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

    Graduate Degree

    BS in Nursing - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Nurse Practitioner

  • Departments and Services
  • Research Interests

    Arterial pulse loss following cardiac catheterizations — prevention,treatment, long term effects

  • Publications

    Posters and Presentations


    Glatz AC, Keashen R,Chang J, Balsama LA,Dori Y,Gillespie MJ,Raffini L,Giglia T, Rome JJ. Evaluation of a clinical practice pathway for the management of pulse loss following pediatric cardiac catheterization. Presented at the SCAI 2013 Scientific Sessions,Orlando,FL, May 8-11, 2013.


    Chang J, Keashen R, Balsama L,Gervasi L, Basu S,Giglia T, Raffini L,Glatz A, Rome J. (2012). From innovation to standardization: Creation of the femoral pulse loss pathway. Presented as a poster at the 28th Annual Pediatric Nursing Conference.