Dea Mahanes

Dea Mahanes, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN, CNRN, HEC-C, FNCS

Division:
General Neurology Appointment
Department:
Neurology
Primary Location:

PO Box 801440

Charlottesville, Virginia 22908-1440

Directions

Expertise

AHP Certification:
American Association of Critical Care Nurses

About

Biography

Dea Mahanes, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN, CNRN, HEC-C, FNCS, has been a neuroscience nurse for more than 25 years. She specializes in neurocritical care, spinal cord injury, and clinical ethics.

Dea completed her Bachelor of Science in nursing in 1994 and her Master of Science in nursing in 2003 from the University of Virginia School of Nursing. In 2018, she received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Virginia Commonwealth University.

She has a special interest in clinician-family communication as a way to support high-quality care and shared decision-making when neuroscience patients are critically ill.

 

Education

Primary:
University of Virginia School of Nursing, 2003