Shamsah Rehmatullah, MS, RN, ACNS-BC
Shamsah Rehmatullah is a Med/Surg Clinical Nurse Specialist at The University of Minnesota Medical Center. Her clinical focus includes preventing delirium, falls prevention, sepsis management, early recovery after surgery, reducing length of stay to name a few. Shamsah was also the clinical lead from Fairview in their partnership with The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare on preventing falls with injury project. Shamsah is also an Affiliate Faculty at University of Minnesota school of Nursing and has been a preceptor for graduating students from University of Minnesota and Winona.
Penny Messner APRN, CNS, DNP
Dr. Penny Messner is an Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist for Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Dr. Messner supports the Cardiovascular Surgery Progressive Care Nursing Practice and has been instrumental in the initial certification and recertification of the Destination Therapy Ventricular Assist Device Program by the Joint Commission. Dr. Messner has also provided CNS support to the Cardiovascular Health Clinic and Nuclear Echo practices. During her career, she has focused clinically on improving pain management for the cardiovascular surgery patient, reducing hospital length of stay, anticoagulation management, improving venous thromboembolism prevention, and anticoagulation management to name of few. She served as adjunct faculty in at Winona State University in teaching Health Care Policy and Finance 2010-2011. Over the years she has served as a preceptor and mentor to several of her CNS colleagues.