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About Elizabeth McQuinn, MSN, FNP-C
Elizabeth McQuinn, MSN, is a certified family nurse practitioner (FNP-C) who helps provide comprehensive care for people of all ages. She offers treatment for a wide range of conditions and also works with individuals over the long term to maintain their health and wellness, with a focus on preventive care. She has expertise in emergency medicine. As part of UC San Diego Health's Express Care services, Ms. McQuinn provides treatment for minor health care needs, including respiratory illnesses, colds, fever and headache, allergies and sinus infections, asthma, earaches, urinary tract infections, and simple cuts, fractures and sprains. She also provides routine checkups, administers immunizations and screening tests, and performs sports physicals and health screenings for camp or school for children ages 6 and up.
She has presented at conferences on topics including palliative care and communication among intubated/ventilated patients. Ms. McQuinn also cares for ER patients at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego.
Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, she was a registered nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
Ms. McQuinn completed a master's degree in nursing at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif., and a bachelor's degree in biology at UC Santa Barbara. She has certifications in advanced public health nursing (PHN), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), basic life support (BLS) and advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS). She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Outside of work, she enjoys reading, snowboarding and gardening.
- Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
- UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board
Conditions and Treatments
- Back Pain
- Ear Infection
- Neck Pain
- Sinus Infection
- Sports Physicals
- Urinary Tract Infections