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Education and Training
BS Hunter College
MS, ACNP SUNY StonyBrook
DNP Columbia University

Elsa Wuhrman, DNP, FNP, ACNP, BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner- Acute Pain Management


Research/Clinical Interests
Pain Management.
Patient Controlled Analgesia.
Authorized Agent Controlled Analgesia.


Selected Publications
Wuhrman, E. and Clark, M. Use of Ephedrine for the Short-Term Treatment of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting: A Case Report, Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 2011, 26 (5), pp 305-309.
Wuhrman, E. and Cooney, M. Acute Pain: Assessment and Treatment, Topics in Advanced Practice Nursing e-journal. Posted 1/3/2011 and obtained at: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/735034.
Arnstein, P., Broglio, K., Wuhrman, E., and Kean, M.B., Use of Placebos in Pain Management,Pain Management Nursing, 2011, 12 (4), pp 225-229.
Arnstein, P., Broglio, K., and Wuhrman, E. Placebos. No place in pain management, Nursing 2011, 2011, 41(1), pp 66-7
Wuhrman, E., Cooney, M., Dunwoody, C., Eksterowicz, N., Merkel, S., and Oakes, L. Authorized and Unauthorized ("PCA by Proxy") Dosing of Analgesic Pumps: Position Statement with Clinical Practice Recommendations, Pain Management Nursing, 2007, 8 (1), pp 4-11.
Honors & Awards
2007 2006-2007 Award for Excellence in Support of Clinical Teaching

Committees
2010 to present HCAHPS steering committee for pain management issues
2008 to 2011 End of LIfe Task Force
2005-present Sedation and Analgesia Committee- NYPH
2005-2007 CT-SICU Multidisciplinary Committee- NYPH

Professional Memberships
2009 to present Sigma Theta Tau
1998- present American Society for Pain Management Nursing (national and NYC chapter)
1987-2007 Nurse Practitioner Association, New York State

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