Tiffany K Nielsen

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Assistant Clinical Professor
Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
Alumni Faculty Advisor
Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
M.N., University of California, Irvine, 2013
D.N.P., Brandman University, 2017
Phone: (949) 824-3272
Fax: (949) 824-0470
University of California, Irvine
280 Berk Hall
Mail Code: 3959
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Overcrowding, Ambulance Diversion, Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education, Nutrition, Integrative Health, Healthcare Simulation, Nursing Simulation
Awards and Honors
UCI School of Nursing Dean’s Honoree for Teaching Excellence Award, 2021
AACN Novice Faculty Excellence in Didactic Teaching Award, 2018-2019
UCI Graduate Nursing Faculty of the Year, 2018
UCI Alumni Association Lauds & Laurels Award, 2018
Short Biography
Dr. Tiffany Nielsen has more than 14 years of nursing experience in the Emergency Department, both as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at UCI. She has led many of the graduate level courses in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program and has precepted a number of UCI FNP students at the Anaheim UC Irvine Family Health Center and UCI Student Health Center. Dr. Nielsen previously served as the Simulation Coordinator for UCI’s School of Nursing and has a passion for healthcare simulation, interprofessional education, and clinical teaching. She is currently serving on CANP’s State Board as the Co-Chair of the Educational Affairs Committee and is the Immediate Past President of CANP Orange County Chapter.
DNP Scholarly Project: Implementation of National Emergency Department Overcrowding Score to Analyze Crowding Patterns and Simulate an Ambulance Diversion Protocol
Other Experience
Emergency Nurse Practitioner
Emergency Department 2014—Pres
Family Nurse Practitioner
UC Irvine Family Health Center 2016—2019
Family Nurse Practitioner
UCI Student Health Center 2019—Pres
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