Linda A. Currie, MSN, RN, ACNS, CCRN - CSC, WTA
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 09/29/2021

Linda Currie is a Conical Nurse Specialist in the Cardiac Surgery ICU at VCU Health in the heart of Richmond, Virginia. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s in psychology. Her work in the mental health system led her to pursue a career in nursing, and she earned her master’s in nursing at the VCU Health System School of Nursing. Her patient population includes high-risk cardiac surgery patients in advanced stages of heart failure requiring mechanical circulatory support such as the total artificial heart. During her tenure, glucose management in the cardiac surgery patient population has been her passion. She works collaboratively with her colleagues to ensure safe management of insulin infusions and glucose control while meeting best practice recommendations. Her other interests include pressure ulcer prevention in this same population, with a publication highlighting the work in her clinical unit.