Chantra Chao

Title(s)Nurse Practitioner, Adult Electrocardiography
Address505 Parnassus Avenue, #M324
San Francisco CA 94117
vCardDownload vCard

    Collapse Biography 
    Collapse Education and Training
    UC Davis, Davis, CaliforniaBS06/2002Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior
    UCSF School of Nursing MEPN, San Francisco, CaliforniaMSN06/2006Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    American Nurses Association member
    American College of Cardiology member
    National Society of Collegiate Scholars, UC Davis
    Sigma Theta Tau

    Collapse Overview 
    Collapse Overview
    Chantra obtained her Acute Care Nurse Practitioner through the Masters Entry Program in Nursing at UCSF. She worked as a registered nurse in the telemetry/ transitional cardiac unit at UCSF for 7 years. She often performed as a charge nurse or resource nurse, and was involved in educating staff, new students, and patient care assistants.

    Chantra has been working in the cardiac stress lab as a nurse practitioner for over 10 years now. Her work consists of performing stress tests, screening for test appropriateness, and helping to mentor new employees or students/Residents. She is involved in quality improvement projects and have presented at the Health Symposium about Reducing Radiation in Nuclear Stress Testing. She was also the primary provider in performing tests for the Explorer/ MyoKardia Trial with HOCM patients.