Elizabeth Bearden, a Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner, prioritizes involving her patients, and their families, in deciding treatment options. “I emphasize prioritizing patient’s own wishes for their care and involving their loved ones in decision making.”
Elizabeth completed her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at the University of Alabama. After working as a bedside nurse in critical care, she decided to return to school to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of South Alabama to become an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
Elizabeth believes that one of the most important roles she has as a provider is “helping patients achieve a quality of life consistent with their wishes.” She is committed to putting patient care first and enjoys getting to know her patients personally. / When away from her medical practice, Elizabeth enjoys paddle boarding, cycling and camping with her partner, Chassie, and their dog Fiona.
University of South Alabama Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care 2010
American Nurses Credentialing Center, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner