ELSIE CROWNINSHIELD, DNP, RNP, CCRN-NE-BC - Nurse Practitioner Consultant


My professional title is Doctor of Nursing Practice, RNP, DNP, NE-BC. My skills and areas of expertise include Healthcare, Acute Care, Patient Care, Management, Mentoring, Training, Project Management and Cardiovascular Care. I received my M.S.N. from Loma Linda University. I am currently involved with American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Nurses Association and the American Association of Nurse Leaders.

I am a Nurse Practitioner Consultant, specializing in Healthcare & Nursing Leadership and Legal/Expert Witness Consulting. I work with healthcare organizations, lawyers and nurses to help them resolve leadership, operations and management challenges, in the following specialty areas: Executive Management, Clinical Operations, Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiac Nursing, and Acute Care Nursing.

Stengths and Accomplishments


Cardiovascular Service line Nursing Director, Critical Care, Intensive Care, Trauma Services, Telemetry Step Down, Palliative Care, Wound Care & Cath Lab

I am a seasoned professional with 30 years of nursing and successful leadership experience in hospitals ranging in size from 100+ beds to 435 beds with responsibility for as many as 8 units, 360 FTE’s and the Primary Stroke Center & STEMI Receiving Center. Elsie has a strong background both clinical & executive leadership, program management, clinical informatics program lead, business, community outreach and strategic nursing development and the proven ability to deliver results in the areas of patient satisfaction, physician relations, recruitment and retention, meeting budgets and exceeding revenue. She is passionate and dedicated with a strong work ethic and positive attitude. She is flexible and adaptable and possesses a strong track record of improving numerous areas within organizations. Elsie has recently done several interim assignments in the CV Service line to include Cath labs, Specials, EP and Structural heart.

Nurse Executive-Board Certified
Critical Care Certified Registered Nurse
Vice President-Association of California Nursing Leaders

See more details on my "About" page.

Dr. Elsie Crowninshield

Telephone: +1-818-421-0735
E-mail: drelsiec@gmail.com