Erin McLendon, AGACNP-BC

Hospital Affiliations

Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Interventional Cardiology
Education & Medical Training
  • MSN, Walden University
    02/12/2021
  • BSN, State College of Florida
    12/2016
  • ASN, State College of Florida
    05/2010

Clinical Experience

PRECEPTING NURSE, HOSPITALIST ROTATION
TEAM HEALTH

160 Hours: Working with internal medicine, caring for acutely ill patients in the hospital setting. Completed admissions, managed care throughout the hospital course, worked as part of an interdisciplinary team, completed discharge planning.

 

PRECEPTING NURSE, HOSPICE ROTATION
HOSPICE OF MARION COUNTY

160 Hours: Managed care as part of an interdisciplinary team for patients requiring end of life care, identification and management of various end-stage medical conditions, including symptom management and comfort care, as well as providing support for patient family members.

 

PRECEPTING NURSE, INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY ROTATION
CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE

160 Hours: Managing the care as part of an interdisciplinary team of acutely ill patients with cardiovascular issues requiring medication management, interventional cardiology interventions, and cardiac surgery. Care included managing acute issues during hospitalization, as well as discharge and follow up care.

 

PRECEPTING NURSE, CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY ROTATION
FLORIDA HEART AND LUNG INSTITUTE OF OCALA

160 Hours: Providing care as part of an interdisciplinary team for patients requiring cardiothoracic surgical interventions, including management of patients in cardiovascular intensive care and cardiovascular progressive care. Management included invasive hemodynamic monitoring while in the CV ICU, planning follow up care and discharge planning.

 

Erin Cubbage, APRN, is a dedicated healthcare professional with a passion for cardiology and a wealth of experience in critical care nursing. With a career spanning over a decade, Erin has honed her skills in cardiovascular and interventional cardiology, demonstrating a commitment to providing high-quality patient care.

Erin began her journey in healthcare by earning her Associate of Science in Nursing from the State College of Florida in 2010. She quickly progressed in her education, obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2016 and completing her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in February 2021.

Throughout her nursing career, Erin has held various clinical and leadership roles, including positions at prominent healthcare institutions such as Ocala Regional Medical Center and Venice Regional Bayfront Health. As a charge nurse and preceptor in the cardiovascular intensive care unit (CV ICU), Erin provided expert care to patients recovering from cardiothoracic and vascular surgical procedures, including valve replacements, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), and peripheral vascular interventions.

Erin’s clinical experience extends beyond critical care nursing to include rotations in interventional cardiology and hospice care. During her preceptorships, she gained valuable experience managing acute cardiovascular issues, providing end-of-life care, and collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to optimize patient outcomes.

In addition to her clinical work, Erin has served as a mentor and leader within her healthcare organizations, overseeing staff, making patient assignments, and contributing to unit management and bed allocation.

Driven by her commitment to lifelong learning and professional growth, Erin continues to pursue opportunities to advance her practice. As an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner, she aspires to specialize in interventional cardiology, leveraging her extensive clinical experience to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to patients with cardiovascular conditions.

Erin Cubbage, APRN, is dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of her patients and the healthcare community as a whole. With her clinical expertise, leadership skills, and unwavering commitment to excellence, she is poised to thrive in her role as a nurse practitioner specializing in interventional cardiology.