Maureen A. Seckel, MSN, CCRN, FCCM, inducted as fellow of American College of Critical Care Medicine

Maureen A. Seckel, MSN, CCRN, FCCM, inducted as fellow of American College of Critical Care Medicine

Maureen A. Seckel, MSN, CCRN, FCCM
Maureen A. Seckel, MSN, CCRN, FCCM

Maureen A. Seckel, MSN, CCRN, FCCM, was inducted in January as a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, becoming the only nurse from Delaware to hold the credential FCCM. Fellows of the American College of Critical Care Medicine are practitioners, researchers, administrators and educators who have made outstanding contributions to the collaborative field of critical care.

Induction ceremonies were held at the combined American College of Critical Care Medicine Convocation/Society of Critical Care Medicine Awards Presentation in Phoenix, Ariz.

Seckel, a clinical nurse specialist in medical pulmonary critical care, joined Christiana Care Health System in 1988. She also serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Delaware’s School of Nursing, a position she has held since 1999.

She served a three-year term on the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses national board of directors in 2010 – 2013 and a one-year term as secretary. She earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Boston University School of Nursing in 1978 and a Master of Science in nursing and Post Master of Science in nursing in 1994 and 2005, respectively, from the University of Delaware’s School of Nursing.

She is a currently a member of the Center for Disease Control Workgroup on Ventilator Associated Events, the American Thoracic Society Guideline for ARDS, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine Surviving Sepsis Guideline Revision Workgroup. She frequently writes and lectures about pulmonary critical patient care.

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