Lauren Willems, DNP, APRN-CNP, works as a nurse practitioner in the electrophysiology department at Oklahoma Heart Institute. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She then went on to earn a doctor of nursing practice in adult gerontology acute care from the University of Tulsa. Lauren has nine years of experience in the cardiac telemetry and cardiac interventional unit at Hillcrest Medical Center. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.