Alicia L. Culleiton, DNP, RN, CNE
, is an assistant clinical professor at Duquesne University School of Nursing, where she has taught undergraduate pathophysiology and nursing courses. She has published in nursing and educational journals. Her clinical expertise is in emergency/trauma medicine and critical care nursing, where she has gained extensive experience in treating patients with dysrhythmias. Alicia Culleiton has been a practicing clinician for more than 20 years.
Lynn C. Simko, PhD, RN, CCRN, is a clinical associate professor at Duquesne University School of Nursing, where she has taught at the undergraduate, master’s, DNP, and PhD levels. Dr. Simko is a cardiovascular clinical nurse specialist with more than 30 years of clinical nursing experience in intensive care units (ICUs), coronary care units, cardiovascular ICUs, and medical-surgical ICUs. From the University of Pittsburgh, she earned a master’s of public health degree in chronic/cardiovascular epidemiology, as well as a master’s of science degree in nursing. She earned her PhD in nursing from Duquesne University, where her dissertation focused on the quality of life of adults with congenital heart disease. Dr. Simko has widespread experience in caring for patients with cardiac dysrhythmias.