Sara Strnad, ACNP-BC/C-NP
Advanced Practice Nurse - Nurse Practitioner
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA - 2005
Minor in Spanish: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA - 2005
Master of Science in Nursing: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL - 2010
Registered Nurse (RN), Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)
Cardiology, Intensive Care
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute 1-866-662-8467 (toll free)
Sara is an advanced practice nurse in cardiac surgery for the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She brings five years experience in cardiology and intensive care to the team, as well as experience with descriptive research design, implementation, and analysis.
Sara completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2005 at the University of Iowa and later completed Master of Science in Nursing in 2010 at the University of Illinois. She is certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Cardiac Vascular Nurse by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and as a Critical Care Registered Nurse by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Through the University of Illinois at Chicago, Sara received certifications for palliative care and cardiometabolic care. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.