Dr. Linda A. Briggs

Linda Briggs
Title:
Program Director, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Office:
Foggy Bottom Campus
Address:
1919 Pennsylvania Ave.
Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone:
202-994-6259
Email:
briggs10@gwu.edu

Dr. Linda Briggs has been teaching nurse practitioner students since 1996 and maintains dual certification as both an Adult Nurse Practitioner and an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.

Her leadership roles have included President of the Nurse Practitioner Association of the District of Columbia, President of the Greater Washington Area Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and member of the Cardiovascular Standing Committee at the National Quality Forum. She has served in a variety of practice roles, including as a cardiovascular surgery program coordinator, a hospitalist nurse practitioner, and a nurse practitioner for an interventional cardiology service. She also maintains an active practice in cardiology.

Current Research

  • Nurse practitioner workforce and scope of practice issues
  • Cardiovascular disease in women

Education

The George Washington University School of Nursing, DNP — 2010

The Catholic University of America, Post-Master's Certificate: Adult Nurse Practitioner — 1994

The Catholic University of America, MSN — 1988

The University of Maryland School of Nursing, BSN — 1978

Publications

Leslie, M. S., & Briggs, L. A. (2016). Preeclampsia and the risk of future vascular disease and mortality. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 61, 

Briggs, L. A. (2015). Chapter 18: Acute coronary syndrome. The advanced practice nurse cardiovascular clinician. New York, NY: Springer.

Briggs, L. A. (2015). Chapter 20: Shock states: Cardiogenic and obstructive. The advanced practice nurse cardiovascular clinician. New York, NY: Springer.

Briggs, L. A. (2015). Chapter 22: Pericarditis and infective endocarditis. The advanced practice nurse cardiovascular clinician. New York, NY: Springer.

Briggs, L. A. (2015). Chapter 24: Sudden cardiac death and arrest. The advanced practice nurse cardiovascular clinician. New York, NY: Springer.

Briggs, L. A., & Anderson, K. (2015). Chapter 19: Acute decompensated heart failure. The advanced practice nurse cardiovascular clinician. New York, NY: Springer.

Brown, H., & Briggs, L. A. (2015). Chapter 17: Hypertensive emergencies. The advanced practice nurse cardiovascular clinician. New York, NY: Springer.

Brown, H., & Briggs, L. A. (2015). Chapter 21: Aortic dissection. The advanced practice nurse cardiovascular clinician. New York, NY: Springer

Brown, H., & Briggs, L. A. (2015). Chapter 23: Syncope. The advanced practice nurse cardiovascular clinician. New York, NY: Springer.

Athey, E., Leslie, M. S., Briggs, L. A., Park, J., Falk, N., Pericak, A., El-Banna, M., & Greene (2015). How important are autonomy and work setting to nurse practitioners’ job satisfaction. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

El-Banna, M. M., Briggs, L. A., Leslie, M. S., Athey, E. K., Pericak, A., Falk, N. L., & Greene, J. (2015). Does prior RN clinical experience predict academic success in graduate nurse practitioner programs? Journal of Nursing Education, 54(5), 276-280.

Posey, L., Davis, S., Briggs, L., & Sheingold, B. (2014). Communities of inquiry in online nurse practitioner education. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners,10(10), e77-e86.

Distinctions

Fellow — American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Fellow — Nightingale Society

Award for the Student with the Highest Average in Scholarship — The University of Maryland Alumni Association