Jenna Heichel, MSN, BSN, CRNP

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Jenna Heichel, MSN, BSN, CRNP, is a nurse practitioner with the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (CPNP-AC)
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care - University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services





Heichel J. Nursing Management of Neonates and Children with Cardiovascular Disease on ECLS in Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Support in Critical Care, 5th ed. University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA. 2017.

Posters and Presentations


Heichel J. A Case Review: The Evolving World of Ventricular Assist Devices. Presentation at Northeast Pediatric Cardiology Nurses Association Conference. October 2017.


Heichel J. Cardiopulmonary Interactions within Congenital Heart Disease. Poster presentation at Northeast Pediatric Cardiology Nurses Association Conference. October 2015.

Awards and Honors

2009, Magna Cum Laude, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2014-present, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
2013-present, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
2011-present, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Current