David Drajpuch, MSN, CRNP

David Drajpuch, MSN, CRNP

David Drajpuch, MSN, CRNP, is a nurse practitioner in the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Cardiac transplantation for end-stage congenital heart disease, Psychosocial needs of adults with congenital heart disease, Transition of care
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-615-3388

Education and Training

Additional Training

Post Master Certificate in Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board certified (ACNP-BC)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)
Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (FNP-BC)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Human Biology - Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
BA in French - Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Menachem J, Birati, E, Zamani, P, Owens, A, Atluri, P, Bermudez, C, Drajpuch, D…, & Mazurek, J. (2018). Pulmonary hypertension: Barrier or just a bump in the road in transplanting adults with congenital heart disease. Congenital Heart Disease. 10.1111/chd.12606.

2017

Deng, L. X., Gleason, L. P., Khan, A. M., Drajpuch, D., Fuller, S., Goldberg, L. A., ... & Kovacs, A. H. Advance Care Planning in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: A Patient Priority. International Journal of Cardiology. 2017, 231: 105-109.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.12.185.

2016

Leah A Goldberg, Lacey P Gleason, Emily S Ruckdeschel, Tanmay Bhamare, David Drajpuch, Adi Hirshberg, Sara L Partington, Rachel Rogers, Sindhu K Srinivas, Natalie Stokes, Lynda Tobin, Lisa D Levine, Yuli Y Kim.  Risk Assessment in Pregnant Women With Congenital Heart Disease.  Circulation.  November 11, 2016, Volume 134, Issue Suppl 1.

Deng LX, Khan AM, Drajpuch D, Fuller S, Ludmir J, Mascio CE, Partington SL, Qadeer A, Tobin L, Kovacs AH, Kim YY. Prevalence and Correlates of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. The American Journal of Cardiology 2016; 117: 853-857.

Gilliland J, Donnellan A, Justice L, Moake L, Mauney J, Steadman P, Drajpuch D, Tucker D, Storey J, Roth SJ, Koch J, Checchia P, Cooper DS, Staveski SL.  Establishment of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Advanced Practice Provider Services.  World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2016; Jan; 7(1):72-80. doi: 10.1177/2150135115611356.

2015

Deng Lisa, Khan Abigail May, Drajpuch David, Fuller Stephanie, Gleason Lacey P, Ludmir Jonathan, Mascio Christopher E, Partington Sara, Tobin Lynda, Kim, Yuli, Kovacs Adrienne. (2015). Anxiety is more common than depression in adults with congenital heart disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 65(65) doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(15)60547-2

Deng, Lisa, Gleason, Lacey, Khan, Abigail May, Drajpuch, David, Fuller Stephanie, Goldberg, Leah, Mascio, Christopher, Partington, Sara, L., Tobin, Lynda, Kim, Yuli, Kovascs, Adrienne. (2015). Communication preferences for advance care planning in adults with congenital heart disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 65(10) doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(15)60549-6.

2012

Sameh M. Said, Joseph A. Dearani, Candice K. Silversides, Richard M. Martinez and David B. Drajpuch.  “Longer-term issues for young adults with hypoplastic left heart syndrome: contraception, pregnancy, transition, transfer, counseling, and re-operations.”  Cardiology in the Young, 2012; 21(S2), 93 – 100.

Books

Chapters

Davidson, A., Kim, Y.Y., Fuller, S., and Drajpuch, D. Survival to Adulthood.  In: Gleason, M., Rychick, J., and Shaddy, R., editors. Pediatric Practice: Cardiology. New York: McGraw-Hill Companies; 2012. p. 335-352.

Posters and Presentations

Presentations
2014

Lisa X. Deng, Abigail May Khan, David Drajpuch, Stephanie Fuller, Jonathan Ludmir, Christopher E. Mascio, et al.  “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease.”  24th Annual Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, June 10-13, 2014. Cincinnati, OH.

Lectures by Invitation
2018

Drajpuch DB. Adult Conditions from Childhood Congenital Heart Disease.  WMCHealth Cardiovascular Symposium for nurses and allied healthcare professionals, February 1, 2018, White Plains, NY.

2016

Drajpuch DB. Prematurity and ACHD: Beyond Physiology - Important Considerations for the Hospitalized Adult CHD Patient.  Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society 12th International Conference. December 8-11, 2016, Miami, FL.

Drajpuch DB. Arrhythmia Management in Adult Patients with Congenital Heart Disease: What We All Need To Know.  Definition and Diagrams of the Most Common Lesions (TOF, ASD, TGA) and Repairs.  Heart Rhythm Society 37th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 7, 2016, San Francisco, CA.

Drajpuch DB. Perioperative Surgical and Interventional Management of the Adult with CHD.  Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Right Sinus of Valsalva.  Cardiology 2016, 19th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 24-28, 2016, Orlando, FL.

Drajpuch DB. Sometimes It’s a Zebra!  Presentations of Challenging Cases that Surprised Us!  Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Right Sinus of Valsalva.  Cardiology 2016, 19th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 24-28, 2016, Orlando, FL.

Drajpuch DB. Adults in the Pediatric ICU: Is That the Optimal Place for Care?  Cardiology 2016, 19th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 24-28, 2016, Orlando, FL.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2012-present, Editorial Board Member, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Learning Center

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Adult Congenital Heart Association
International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease