Christopher Todd Borchers, ACNP
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C. Todd Borchers, MS, APRN, ACNP-BC

Todd is interested in the Member at Large position within the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Chapter Alliance. He is interested in serving the needs of the regional Chapters to promote communication and assist the Chapters as needed.

He has been a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine for several years and attends the annual Critical Care Congress regularly. He is also a certified Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course Instructor and Director. He has been an active member of the Carolinas/Virginias Chapter for several years. He has served on the Board of Directors for his local Chapter and is the current Secretary for his Chapter. Todd is a current board member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Carolinas/Virginias chapter. And he will be presenting original research outcomes at this upcoming Critical Care Congress in Hawaii.

Todd began his nursing career in 2000 at VCU Health. His first RN position was in the Coronary and Coronary Medical ICUs. Todd became an NP in 2003 and joined the division of Trauma Surgery and became the supervisor of the Trauma Nurse Practitioner team in 2006. Todd has managed and supervised the NP clinical operations of the Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Service to develop and maintain strong clinical performance and outcomes that support the practice of high quality, evidenced-based, consistent and effective trauma medicine and advanced nursing care. Aside from leading his own team, Todd collaborated with an interdisciplinary team including surgeons, house staff and nurses to work towards achieving the best outcomes for our patients. Todd has worked as an Assistant Director of Trauma Services at HCAVa Chippenham Hospital where he worked with physicians, nurses, directors and executives to build a Level II Trauma Program in central Virginia. Todd has recently returned to VCU Health as a senior Advanced Practice Provider for the Acute Care Surgical Services Division.

Todd graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1994 where he earned Dean’s List honors. He earned both his Bachelors of Science in Nursing as well as Masters of Science in Adult Health from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is currently enrolled and completing his Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at the University of Virginia. Todd is committed to contributing to the nursing community and continuing to improve his own skills and abilities as well.

He is a past Chair of the Council of Advanced Practice Providers at VCU Health System. This council and position serves to identify and work through advanced practice provider opportunities within the VCU Health System. Todd also serves as Adjunct Faculty at both VCU and UVA Schools of Nursing, teaching and precepting advanced practice nursing students.

Todd was awarded the Order of the Shining Knight for his contribution to protecting and saving lives in Central Virginia. He regularly presents at professional meetings locally, regionally and nationally. He most recently published Deep Venous Thrombosis Surveillance Program in the ICU: Analysis of Cost-Effectiveness in PLOS one. Todd is the current chair of the Clinical Outcomes Committee within his own Advanced Practice Provider work group. Todd’s research interests include critical care, advanced nursing practice and the end-of-life experience.

Todd is married with three children and two dogs and his interests include family, sports, bikes, runs, books, movies and music.