Christine Nikolic MSN, ANP-BC graduated with honors, in 1995, with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Nursing from Passaic County Community College in Patterson, New Jersey. In 1998, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah. Christine continued on to pursue her Masters of Science in Nursing, which she received in 2002 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Nursing in Newark.
During her academic tenure, Christine was a member of Sigma Theta Tau, an international honor society for nursing, as well as Phi Theta Kappa, a national honor society for two-year colleges. She was on the Dean’s List while at Passaic County Community College and Ramapo College of New Jersey.
Christine has been a licensed RN since 1995. She has been licensed in Arizona since 2003. Christine has been certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult Nurse Practitioner since 2002. She has been certified by the Arizona State Board of Nursing as an Adult Nurse Practitioner since 2003. From 2002 to 2004, Christine was certified by the New Jersey Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Nurse. In addition to completing a Critical Care course, she is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support.
Christine has been published in Nursing Spectrum.
She has been working as a Nurse Practitioner in cardiology since 2004 managing patients with various cardiovascular diseases with a focus on heart failure and currently running the CHF clinic at CVAM in collaboration with the cardiologists in the practice.