Clinical Instructor in Nursing
David Mercer earned his RN to BSN degree from UVA in 1997 and his MSN with an Acute Care NP focus from UVA in 2006 and is currently pursuing his DNP at Radford University in Radford, Virginia. He is a board certified ACNP and Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse as well as a Foot and Nail Care certified nurse. He currently serves as an APRN II for the Colorectal Division of the Department of Surgery at UVA Medical Center and a clinical instructor for CNL students at UVA School of Nursing.
To evaluate wound care management outcomes and clinical indications for tissue adhesives.
Promoting skin integrity and wound healing among acute and chronically ill patients.
David is dedicated to promoting quality and excellence in nursing practice and nursing education. He is an active member of the Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society and has been a long standing champion to reduce pressure ulcers for the UVA Medical Center’s Professional Nursing Staff Organization. He serves as a frequent presenter and consultant for wound management throughout the state of Virginia and beyond.
Barclay, M., & Mercer, D. (2010). Enterostomal Therapy .In S.J. Bickston (Ed). Handbook of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.