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Andrea Wirt, M.S.N., R.N.
Nurse Practitioner, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine



Andrea Wirt, M.S.N., R.N.

Andrea Wirt, M.S.N., R.N.
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
Division of Geriatric Medicine

University of Texas Medical Branch
700 University Blvd.
Galveston, Texas 77555-1141
Phone: 409.747.5810
Fax: 409.747.5825
Email: anwirt@utmb.edu

Education

Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
Nursing Prerequisites 1983 Texas A&M University College Station, TX
B.S. 1985 University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX
MSN/Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner 1995 University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, TX

Board Certification
Gerontological-ANCC
Adult-AANP

»Curriculum Vitae

The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Orderset
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medicaitons
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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