Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC
Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC, has 40+years of nursing experience – 15 years as a bedside nurse in critical care and 25 + years as a cardiac clinical nurse specialist. In her career, she has assessed and managed cardiology, cardiovascular surgery and critical care patients from the prehospital setting as PHRN on the ambulance to patients in cardiac progressive and critical care units. As CNS, she helped develop the Rapid Response Team and Protocols at her institution and was chairman of the RRT committee to analyze and improve outcomes. One of the creative teaching methods to improve outcomes was being involved in biyearly "Preventing a Crisis" sessions for acute care nurses that utilized recent case studies to discern strategies to prevent the crisis. Cheryl has a passion for cardiac nursing and is an advocate for empowering nurses to become experts.
She is a popular presenter for national conferences including the American Association of Critical Care Nurses NTI. Cheryl has been honored with the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Circle of Excellence – Excellent Clinical Nurse Specialist Award.
Financial: Cheryl Herrmann has employment relationships with Carle Health Greater Peoria and Liberty University. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Cheryl Herrmann is a member of the Heart of Illinois AACN, the Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses, the National AACN, and the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.