Paula Bryant works with cardiologist Dr. Nidal Harb. She assists with the diagnosis and care of CVM patients. Paula's 15 years as an RN at Cardiovascular Medicine and 11 years as a staff RN on hospital cardiac units has afforded her firsthand knowledge of outpatient cardiovascular care.
Paula attended Clinton Community College and received her Associate Degree in Nursing as an RN in 1981. She attended the University of Dubuque graduating in 1988 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She furthered her education at the University of Illinois at Chicago receiving her Master of Science in Nursing and completed the Family Nurse Practitioner Program in 2007.
Paula is Board Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a associate professional of the American College of Cardiology. She is also a member of the American College of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Iowa Association of Nurse Practitioners, QCA APN/PA Alliance, Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Theta Tau.
Paula's professional interests include research in treatment advances as well as patient education concerning cardiovascular disease. In her spare time she is involved in her children's school and extracurricular activities, enjoys reading, music and outdoor activities.