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Professor Andrea McCrink
Department of Nursing


Areas of Expertise:

  • Women’s Health Issues

Andrea McCrink is an expert in obstetrics, gynecology, female pelvic floor issues including urinary incontinence and pelvic floor prolapse, and female sexual dysfunction.

In 2005, she received the National Association of Continence Care Champion
Award from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses and the Vance Caselman Memorial Lectureship Award by the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates. Additionally, she has participated in medical missions to Guatemala to provide obstetrical, gynecological and urologic care to indigenous populations.

Professor McCrink is an assistant professor in the Department of Nursing at Farmingdale State and a nurse practitioner in obstetrics and gynecology at Planned Parenthood in Hempstead. She has worked at Winthrop University Hospital, Georgetown Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Kapiolani Women and Children’s Medical Center in Hawaii, and the Children’s Medical Center in San Diego, CA.

She is a doctoral student at Dowling College and earned her MSN from Stony Brook University, her BSN from George Mason University in Virginia, her AAS from Leeward Community College in Hawaii and her RN from Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn.

Publications:

  • McCrink, A. (2003). Evaluating the female pelvic floor: understanding and treating prolapse, incontinence in women. Lifelines, 7(6): 516-522.
  • McCrink, A. 2003) A New World – Urogynecology. Nursing Spectrum, 15A (19).

Presentation Topics:

  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Floor Prolapse: Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment Modalities
  • Pelvic Floor Prolapse: Assessment, Diagnosis & Pessary Use
  • Pessary Pearls
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction in the Shadow of Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Women’s Health: Innovations in the Diagnosis and Management of Overactive Bladder
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women
  • Conversations for Every Woman Tour

 

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