Tracey L. Sisk, RN :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
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700 Children's Dr.
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5622
FX: (614) 722-5638
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Biography

Tracey has been employed at Nationwide Children's Hospital since 1994 with extended experience in the cardiothoracic operating room. Working as both an RN circulator and RN First Assist, she has first hand knowledge of congenital heart defects, their vast variations and surgical repairs. She has been involved in research involving modification of the fontan procedure, temperature control elements within the operating room and the hybrid procedure for HLHS. She currently holds the position of nurse clinician on the adult congenital heart disease (ACHD)team. In this role, she coordinates the care of ACHD patients by arranging tests and referrals, providing discharge during clinic visits and discharge planning for hospitalized patients. In addition, she is actively involved in the Transition Program. This educational program prepares the adolescent for transition from pediatric to adult congenital heart provider.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Transition of the adolescent with congenital heart disease from pediatric to adult congenital provider
  • Marfan's syndrome
  • Adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease
  • Medical and interventional management of congenital heart disease patients in heart failure

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Tracking adult congenital heart disease patients - follow up of care
  • Pregnancy and congenital heart disease
  • Modified pericardial extra cardiac fontan procedure

Personal Interests

  • Member of local arts council
  • Youth leader (5th through 8th grade students) in local church

Education and Training

Associate Program

  • Columbus State
    Date Completed: 03/01/1994

Associate Program

  • Columbus State
    Date Completed: 06/01/1997

Certification Program

  • Columbus State
    Date Completed: 03/01/2004

Nursing School

  • Ohio University
    Date Completed: 03/01/2013

Department:

  • Cardiology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 04/04/1994

Professional Experience

2011–2012

  • Nurse Clinician, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Member, Association Operating Room Nurses, 2000-2011
  • Member, Adult Congenital Heart Association, 2011-present
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000