Debra Casper, D.N.P., RN, ACNP, CCRN

Debra Casper
Debra Casper, D.N.P., RN, ACNP, CCRNMarquette University

Clark Hall, 334

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3871

Clinical Instructor and Program Director, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program

Highest Degree and Institution

D.N.P.., Marquette University

Courses Taught

NURS 6340:  Complex Acute Care Problem

NURS 6351:  Advanced Nursing Care of the Acutely Ill – Practicum I

NURS 6352:  Advanced Nursing Care of the Acutely Ill – Practicum II

NURS 6353:  Advanced Nursing Care of the Acutely Ill – Practicum III

Research Interests

My goal is to teach nurses and nurse practitioner students, while also continuing to be a practicing Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.  My practice and teaching are founded on evidence based guidelines, while maintaining high quality and cost-effective care. Special areas of focus include patient/family centered care and end-of-life care in the intensive care unit.

Professional Affiliations

American Heart Association

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Society of Critical Care Medicine

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Sigma Theta Tau International Society


Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)

Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)

Honors and Awards

2019   Recipient of Clinical Practice Nurse of the Year for Marquette University, Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International

2018   American Association of Nurse Practitioners – Advocate State Award for Excellence for Wisconsin

2018   Community Hospital Division, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Spirit of Caring Award