A board-certified nurse practitioner, Ashlyn Deachin, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC, is a member of our Hospitalist Team. She works with physicians and other caregivers to manage the care of hospitalized patients based on changes in their medical condition. Originally from Melbourne, FL, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Central Florida, graduating with honors. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner through the University of South Alabama. Ashlyn’s clinical experience includes work as a charge nurse in a cardiac step-down unit and as an RN in cath lab and progressive care settings in Louisiana and Florida. Most recently she was a member of Trinity Health’s team of caregivers in the Progressive Care Unit. She is a member of the American Nurses Association and North Dakota Nurses Association.
A physician with a primary professional focus on hospital medicine is a hospitalist. Hospitalist activities may include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care.