Farzana Shah, MSN, APRN-BC is part of the Cardiac Procedural (Intake/CPRU) Advanced Practice Team.
Farzana graduated from Drexel University with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Subsequently, she attended The University of Pennsylvania and received her Master’s Degree in Nursing: Pediatric Acute/Chronic Nurse Practitioner program. She has received many awards; such as, the Daisy Award, the PENN Pulitzer Crisis Reporting Fellowship Award: Cardiac Care in Iran and was a finalist for Nurse.com GEM Award for Volunteerism and Service.
Farzana brings a diverse skill set to the Cardiac Procedural Area (Intake/CPRU). She has over 7 years’ experience as a CICU nurse, 3 years as a Nurse Practitioner in the Emergency Department & ~2 years as a CICU Nurse Practitioner.
Farzana has a passion for helping children around the world who are less fortunate and has participated in many volunteer missions. (Greece, Lima, Jerusalem, San Salvador to name a few). She is the Founding Co-member for the William Novick Global Cardiac Alliance (NCA). Through this organization, she has organized and participated in many other mission trips (Rashaya, Lebanon, Tehran, Iran and Nizhny-Novorgood, Russia). More recently, Farzana was recognized by Madeline Bell for her efforts in welcoming families this past week from Afghanistan.
Education and Training
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Board Certified (APRN-BC)
BSN - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
MSN, Pediatric Acute/Chronic Nurse Practitioner - The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Departments and Services
Awards and Honors
PENN Pulitzer Crisis Reporting Fellowship Award: Cardiac Care in Iran
Finalist for Nurse.com GEM Award for Volunteerism and Service
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