Heather McCracken

Heather Houseman McCracken , MS, WHNP- BC

Instructor - Adjunct Rep

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Proctor Hall
3110 Vine St
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone 513-585-5500
Email mcrachr@ucmail.uc.edu

Professional Summary

Heather McCracken is an Adjunct Instructor in the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing’s Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner program. Although she has enjoyed providing obstetric and gynecologic care to women from all over the world, providing quality, evidence based care to impoverished women of the Cincinnati area is a passion of hers.  She has also enjoyed participating in Centering Pregnancy groups and precepting NP students in the clinic. She is also working toward completing the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. 

Education

Master of Science in Nursing: The Ohio State University Columbus, OH, 1997 (Women's Health)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing: The Ohio State University Columbus, OH, 1993 (Nursing)

Certifications

National Certification Corporation (Certification Date: 08-22-1997 )

Clinical Interests

Nurse Practitioner

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Positions and Work Experience

2017 -To Present Adjunct Instructor, Full time Adjunct Distant Learning Faculty – MSN program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2014 -2021 Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Provide obstetric and gynecologic care in a clinic setting, including: annual exams, contraceptive counseling, nexplanon removal and reinsertion, IUD insertion/removal, problem visits, new pregnancy visits, antepartum and post partum visits in high risk population, centering pregnancy facilitation. , UC Health, Cincinnati, OH

2010 -2013 Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, • Provided routine obstetric and gynecologic care in a private practice setting. Worked closely with solo practicing physician to provide care in office as well as assisted with after hours calls. Responsible for well woman care, annual exams, problem visits, contraceptive counseling, antepartum and postpartum obstetric care. , Dr. Rod Batie, OB/GYN, Springfield, OH

2006 -2009 Substitute School Nurse, • Managed student medications and urgent health related needs on a per diem basis. Volunteered performing vision and hearing screenings. Served as medical chaperone on overnight field trips as well as a mission trip out of the country. , Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, Cincinnati, OH

1997 -2000 Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, • Provided obstetric and gynecologic care in collaboration with solo practicing physician in busy private practice. Also responsible for urodynamic evaluation and management of urinary and fecal incontinence. Implemented biofeedback, dietary and pharmacologic strategies to manage incontinence. , OB/GYN, Ltd., Springfield, OH

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Proctor Hall
3110 Vine St
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45219
Phone: 513-585-5500
mcrachr@ucmail.uc.edu