Tisha Barzyk, DNP, AGACNP-BC, CWS®, PLNC

Tisha Barzyk, DNP, AGACNP-BC, CWS®, PLNC's profile

Tisha Barzyk, DNP, AGACNP-BC, CWS®, PLNC, is an adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner, advanced wound care expert, and professional legal nurse consultant. She has a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, Tennessee. She has over twenty-five years of clinical experience in acute trauma, orthopaedic trauma, vascular surgery, and advanced wound care. Dr. Barzyk is certified as a Wound Care Nurse – Advanced Practice through The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society. She works as an advanced wound care provider and is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Clinical Officer for Integumetrix, which she founded in 2016 as a nurse practitioner and physician assistant advanced wound care consultation group practice. Integumetrix provides over 40,000 visits a year to patients with acute and chronic wounds in the acute and post-acute care settings across three states.

Dr. Barzyk also performs expert witness services for wound care malpractice cases. She has reviewed and provided opinions and expert testimony for almost one hundred fifty wound care malpractice cases since 2013. This experience has given her extensive insight and a unique understanding of the standard of care and common breaches in care settings across the United States. She is active in the local and national wound care community and performs work in other aspects of wound care including product research and evaluation, development of wound care policy and protocol, inpatient and outpatient wound care program development and integration, and has participated in and led numerous standard of care initiatives.  


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Tisha Barzyk is the owner of Integumetrix, Nexus Practitioners, LLC., and Nexus Legal and is co-owner of Chateau Industries. She receives compensation as a consultant and educator. She receives a speaking honorarium from Smith + Nephew and is a content expert with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Tisha Barzyk receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Tisha Barzyk is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Nurses Association, the American Professional Wound Care Association, others. For a complete list, please contact info@pesi.com. She serves on the wound care product committee with HCA TriStar Division.