Donna Kerns, APRN,FNP

  • Primary Specialty: Cardiology
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Gender: Female

About the provider

Donna joined Horizon Health in July 2018. She has 15 years of nursing experience. For eight years she worked as a nursing care manager for outpatient telemetry units, a catheterization lab, and an intermediate/stepdown unit at hospitals in Terre Haute. She worked as an emergency department nurse for seven years.

In her spare time, Donna enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and exercising.

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday: 9:30 am to noon

Additional Information

Donna provides education and treatment options for congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat), chest pain, high blood pressure, and cardiomyopathy (enlarged heart). She also offers treatments for high cholesterol and coronary artery disease while working closely with the cardiac rehab program.

Donna also manages the Coumadin Clinic, which is for patients who take Coumadin or other type of blood-thinning medication. At the clinic she monitors lab work and ensures patients are educated on proper dosing instructions.

Additionally, Donna provides coronary calcium screenings to determine a patient’s risk for coronary artery disease. A coronary calcium scoring (heart scan) is performed through a CT scan by the radiology department to determine whether calcium deposits are narrowing the coronary arteries. Donna consults with patients afterward to d

Education
  • College
  • Master Degree in Nursing Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Board Certification
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Organizations
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Coalition of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Indiana