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Emily Eiswirth, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP

Assistant Professor
Dr. Emily Eiswirth - Loyola’s New Orleans University Nursing Faculty Member
Career Highlights
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas
  • Clinical Assistant Professor at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing
  • Adjunct Faculty at Goldfarb School of Nursing

Dr. Emily Eiswirth received her DNP degree from Vanderbilt University, and post masters’ certificates as a Nurse Educator and a Family Nurse Practitioner from Maryville University. Her MS and BS degrees in Nursing were obtained from the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish Hospital. As a nurse practitioner, she works at hospitals and medical centers caring for patients from beginning to end by completing a detailed assessment, providing a diagnosis, and creating a detailed health care plan for either an acute problem or preventative health measures. She provides counseling and education of patients and their families or caregivers regarding preventative health, treatment options and community resources. She also collaborates with physicians, patients, consultants, nurses, ancillary care providers and others as appropriate to the patients’ conditions.

As a nurse educator, Dr. Eiswirth has given presentations on numerous topics including continuing education for the nurse practitioner, nursing residency programs, treating common bites and burns, osteoarthritis, weight management, and end-of-life care differences in races.

Her recent presentations include, “Evaluation of a reminder in the electronic health record to prevent catheter associated urinary tract infections” at Vanderbilt University; “Clinical Case Study: Impetigo” for pediatric and family healthcare practices at Maryville University and “Understanding Risk Management in Primary Care” at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College. Dr. Eiswirth is a current member of the Sigma Theta Tau.

Courses Taught

NURS 812 Advanced Health Assessment
NURS 915 Evidence Based Practice

Education

DNP, Vanderbilt University
Nurse Educator Certificate, Maryville University
FNP Certificate, Maryville University
MSN - Adult Nurse Practitioner concentration, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish Hospital
BSN, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish Hospital