Meet Gabrielle Garrison MSN, AGACNP-BC, BSN

Meet Gabrielle Garrison, a self-directed and results oriented Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner with over 7 years of experience as an RN specializing in Emergency, Trauma and Perioperative care. Utilizing astute observation, diagnostic and critical thinking skills to ensured excellent prioritization and time management in these fast-paced environments. Excellent communicator with patients, families, physicians and the interdisciplinary team, supports and builds comprehensive plans of care, interventions and education to consistently ensure the highest possible quality outcomes.

Surgical Specialties

Cardiovascular, Neurosurgery, Trauma, Orthopedics, General, Robotics, Organ Procurements, Plastic, Urology, Gynecology, and Pediatrics

Emergency Care, Specializing in Acute Care Delivery

CVA/TIA, MI, CHF, Acute Renal Failure, Sepsis, Shock, Overdose, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, AAA, DIC, Peripheral and Arterial Vascular Diseases and Pulmonary Diseases


● Provides comprehensive health assessments, differential diagnosis, and prescribes treatments for the management of acute and chronic illness and disease based on Evidence Based Practice and protocols.
● Calm decision-making under pressure, professional demeanor, and strong clinical judgment.
● Acute and critical care expertise in intensive care unit at level 1 trauma center
● Perioperative care experience in surgery, anesthesia and outpatient setting
● Detailed and innovative problem solver who takes pride in meticulous work and documentation.
● Continually strives to expand professional knowledge and responsibilities and actively participates in Continuous Quality Improvement
● Dedicated team member who participates in multidisciplinary communication to uphold patient care standards
● Provides relevant patient education and follow up care to decrease avoidable hospital readmissions
● Takes initiative to provide excellent patient care.
● Strong understanding of pathophysiology and pharmacology of critically ill patients.
● Focused assessments to determine patients’ emergent and non- emergent needs, strong communication skills (verbal and written)
● Cares for 4-5 emergent patients by determining priority, teamwork, and personal task list

Proficient In: 

● Intubation and central lines insertion
● Insertion and management of PICC lines, arterial lines, IV, NG and OG
● Evaluating and interpreting Lab results, Chest X-rays, EKG’s and other diagnostics.
● Monitoring patients’ hemodynamic status, implementing pressure support medications that require titrations, administration of appropriate volumes replacers such as: fluids, blood and blood products
● Administering antibiotics per Sepsis Protocol in a timely manner
● NIH Stroke Scale and evaluating the need for Anti-thrombolytic therapy, conducting neurological assessments and, monitoring patients’ responses
● Airway and ventilator management
● Maintaining surgical sterility, conducting surgical prep according to operative area and surgeon preference, strong understanding of procedure with ability to anticipate patient and surgical staff needs
● EKG interpretation and initiating MI protocols
● ABG interpretation and management


● Cardiac pacing and synchronized cardioversion
● Chest tube insertion, management and removal
● Lumbar Puncture
● Administration of conscious sedation
● Surgical scrubbing and assisting


Honor Health Deer Valley, Phoenix, AZ ( 2018-Present )

● Perioperative Nurse
● Trauma-Nurse Level 1 Trauma Center 
● Charge RN/Surgical Board Runner

Banner Thunderbird Center, Glendale AZ ( 2015-2018 )

● ER Nurse – Level 1 Trauma
● Perioperative Nurse
● Charge RN/Surgical Board Runner


Emergency Department Nurse – Level 1 Trauma

Critical thinker responsible for assessing a patient’s health, detecting changes in patient’s condition, and taking appropriate measures. Able to organize and prioritize the care of multiple patients, with different health needs. High performer works well under pressure in fast-paced environments. Strong patient advocate. Excellent clinical and nursing skills with knowledge in all aspects of nursing care, including critical procedures, patient assessment, and pain management. Delivered high quality care, enhancing patient experience and quality of life. Skillfully coordinate with doctors for efficient patient management and delivery of optimal treatment plans.

Perioperative Nurse

Delivered all phases’ perioperative patient care. Assisted surgeons and anesthesiologists in administering patient care pre, intra and post operatively. Monitored patient’s conditioned and implemented pain management protocols. Educated patients’ on health improvement, disease state management, preventive care, medications and overall health management. Monitored patients’ airway and hemodynamic stability. Assisted with rapid sequence inductions, conscious sedations, chest tubes and central lines insertion, emergent intubations, tracheostomies and activated mass blood transfusion protocol. 

Charge RN / Surgical Board Runner

A dedicated leader, responsible for: surgical staff, surgeon preferences, operation of surgical suites and supplies. Managed surgical department staff assignments, surgical case scheduling and supported physicians’ operational needs.  Promoted teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration. 


Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ
● Master of Science in Nursing ( AG-ACNP ), Oct 2020
● Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Dec 2014

American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
● Health Science, Sept 2011 – May 2013

● Emergency Department Education Program, Mar 2017 – May 2017
● AORN Perioperative Program, May 2015 – Aug 2015



● Arizona State Board of Nursing, APRN – RNP, License # 254799
● Arizona State Board of Nursing Registered, Compact License # 190908

Advanced Cardiac Life Support – American Heart Association

● Advanced Pediatric Life Support  – American Heart Association
● Basic Life Support  – American Heart Association


● NIH Stroke Certification
● CPI, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
● Advanced EKG Interpretation
● Triage ( ESI ) AHRQ
● Insertion of Arterial Lines & IV Ultrasound
● Advanced Hemodynamic for ICU and ER Nurses
● Nurse Preceptor



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