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Laura Foley
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Kansas City

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CURRICULUM VITAE
LAURA M. FOLEY, R.N., M.A.
Date of Birth: January 18, 1958
Place of Birth: Kansas City, Missouri
Marital Status: Married to David Cimpl
Child – Lauren (6-23-86)
Education and Training:
1980 B.S.N. Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska
1983 M.A. Webster University
St. Louis, Missouri
Distinguished Graduate
Memberships: American Nurses Association
Missouri Nurses Association
North American Society of Pacing and
Electrophysiology
Founder, Kansas City Area
Cardiovascular Nurse Clinician
Association
Co-Founder, “Shockers” ICD Support
Group
Licensure and Certification:
1980 #35685 Nebraska Professional Nurse License
1980 #83945 Missouri Professional Nurse License
1985
Certification, Association of Operating
Room Nurses (CNOR)
1990 #103 Examination of Special Competency-
Cardiac Pacing for Non-Physicians
1995 #14-072603 012 Kansas Professional Nurse License
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Abstracts and Publications:
1.
Steinhaus DM and Foley, LM. Atrial sensing: a continuing problem? PACE,
1988; 11:533.
2.
Steinhaus DM, Piehler J, Margolis PD, Foley LM and Eikenberry. Automatic
Implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Mid America Heart Institute
Experience. American College of Chest Physicians meeting, October 8, 1988.
3.
Margolis PD, Foley LM, Dostalek T and Steinhaus DM. Pseudomalfunction of
The Activitrax pacemaker: an electrocardiography oddity. PACE, 1989,
12:657.
4.
Steinhaus DM, Olson WH, Gunderson B, Bode D, Brown K, Eikenberry P,
Graham L, Calovich J and Foley LM. Consistent chronic sensing in steroid
pacemaker leads. PACE, 1989; 12:654.
5.
Steinhaus DM, Foley LM, Knoll KL and Roberts DJ. Non-thoracotomy
defibrillator systems: who is a candidate? North American Society of Pacing
and Electrophysiology. PACE, 1993; 16:896.
6.
Steinhaus DM, Foley LM, Knoll K, Markowitz T. Atrial sensing revisited – do
band pass filters matter? North American Society of Pacing and
Electrophysiology. PACE, 1993; 16:946.
7.
Steinhaus DM, Bresnahan DR, Handlin L, Foley L, Cardinal D, Moore A, Pool
G, Bennett T. Chronic measurement of pulmonary artery pressures and mixed
venous oxygen saturation using implanted devices. American Heart
Association. Georgia World Congress Center, November 8-11, 1993.
8.
Steinhaus DM, Handlin L, Bresnahan DR, Lemery R, Cardinal D, Foley L,
Moutray K, Moore A, Pool G, Bennett T. Changes in mixed venous oxygen
saturation during routine daily activities in heart failure patients. J Am Coll
Cardiol 1994;400A, 801-5.
9.
Steinhaus DM, Handlin L, Lemery R, Moutray K, Foley L, Davie S, Cardinal
D, Lipke J. Atrial leads following open-heart surgery: active or passive?
NASPE 15th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 11-14, 1994, Nashville, TN.
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10.
Steinhaus DM, Handlin L, Lemery R, Bresnahan DR, Cardinal D, Foley L,
Moutray K, Moore A, Pool G, Bennett T. Ambulatory hemodynamic monitoring
in heart failure: initial results with an implantable device. NASPE 15th
Annual Scientific Sessions, May 11-14, 1994. Nashville, Tennessee.
11.
Handlin L, Lemery R, Steinhaus DM, Cardinal D, Moutray K, Levine R, Foley
L, Lipke J. Clinical and radiographic outcome in patients with coronary sinus
electrodes for non-thoracotomy implantable defibrillators. NASPE 15th Annual
Scientific Sessions, May 11-14, 1994. Nashville, Tennessee.
12.
Steinhaus DM, Handlin L, Bresnahan DR, Lemery R, Cardinal D, Foley L,
Moutray K, Moore A, Pool G, Bennett T. Pulmonary artery pressures in heart
failure: Continuous assessment using implanted devices. NASPE 15th Annual
Scientific Sessions, May 11-14, 1994. Nashville, Tennessee.
13.
Steinhaus DM, Lemery R, Handlin D, Bresnahan Jr D, Cardinal D, Foley L,
Moutray K, Moore A, Poole G, Bennett T. Initial results using a new implantable device for ambulatory hemodynamic monitoring in patients with congestive heart failure. Joint XIIth World Congress of Cardiology and XVIth Congress of the European Society of Cardiology. September 10-14, 1994. Berlin, Germany.
14.
Lemery R, Handlin L, Steinhaus D, Piehler J, Borkon M, Cardinal D, Moutray K,
Foley L, Levine R. Clinical outcome and costs of non-thoracotomy as compared with epicardial implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Joint XIIth World Congress of Cardiology and XVIth Congress of European Society of Cardiology. September 10-14, 1994. Berlin, Germany.
15.
Steinhaus DM, Lemery R, Cardinal D, Foley L, Lipke J, Waters M. Implantable
Cardioverter Defibrillators: Long-term mortality revisited. American Heart Association 68th Scientific Sessions, November 13-16, 1995. Anaheim, California.
16.
Cardinal D, Steinhaus DM, Lemery R, Waters M, Foley L. Implantable
Cardioverter Defibrillators: A cost comparison of epicardial and non-thoracotomy approaches. PACE 1995, 18partII:p828.
17.
Knoll K, Steinhaus DM, Lemery R, Davie S, Foley L, Cardinal D. Atrial lead
performance: Ease of implant and reliability. NASPE 16th Annual Scientific Sessions. May 11-14, 1995. Nashville, Tennessee.
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18.
Steinhaus DM, Lemery R, Cardinal D, Foley L, Lipke J, Waters M. Implantable
cardioverter defibrillators: Long-term mortality revisited. NASPE 16th Annual Scientific Sessions. May 11-14, 1995. Nashville, Tennessee.
19.
Foley L, Steinhaus DM, Lemery R, Davie S, Knoll K, Cardinal D. Atrial steroid
eluting electrodes: Is the steroid important? NASPE 16th Annual Scientific Sessions. May 11-14, 1995. Nashville, Tennessee.
20.
Steinhaus DM, Lemery R, Cardinal D, Foley L, Waters M. Chronic sensing in
implantable defibrillator sytems: Are transvenous active fixation electrodes reliable? NASPE 16th Annual Scientific Sessions. May 11-14, 1995. Nashville, Tennessee.
21.
Connelly DT, Cardinal D, Foley L, Corrigan S, Waters M, Lemery, Steinhaus
DM. Is routine pre-discharge testing necessary for patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators? European Society of Cardiology. August 25-29, 1996. Birmingham, United Kingdom.
22.
Steinhaus DM, Cardinal D, Mongeon L, Mattson L, Waters M, Foley L,
Corrigan S. Atrial Defibrillation: Are low energy shocks acceptable to patients?
NASPE 17th Annual Scientific Sessions. May 15-18, 1996. Seattle, Washington.
23.
Foley L, Cardinal D, Connelly D, Hall J, Steinhaus DM. Cardioversion burns:
Do the pads make a difference? NASPE 17th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 15-18, 1996. Seattle, Washington.
24.
Connelly D, Cardinal D, Foley L, Corrigan S, Waters M, Lemery R, Steinhaus
DM. Is routine pre-discharge testing necessary for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators? NASPE 17th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 15-17, 1996. Seattle, Washington.
25.
Connelly D, Foley L, Corrigan S, Cardinal D, Waters M, Lemery R, Steinhaus D.
Low incidence of lead complications in patients with non-thoracotomy implantable cardioverter defibrillators. NASPE 17th Annual Scientific Sessions. May 15-18, 1996. Seattle, Washington.
26.
Connelly D, Steinhaus DM, Handlin L, Lemery R, Moutray K, Foley L, Davie S,
Cardinal D, Lipke J. Atrial pacing leads following open-heart surgery: Active or passive fixation? PACE October 1997, vol. 20, part I, p. 2429-2433.
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27. Steinhaus D, Cardinal D, Mongeon L, Musley SK, Foley L, Corrigan S.
Internal Defibrillation:Pain Perception of Low Energy Shocks. PACE July 2002, Vol.25, No. 7.
TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS
1.
“Cardiac Surgery: Today’s Progress, Tomorrow’s Challenge”
St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
October 1982
2.
“DRGs: Nursing Outlook”
Association of Operating Room Nurses, Kansas City, Missouri
April 1984
3.
“DRGs: An Overview”
Association of Operating Room Nurses, Kansas City, Missouri
October 1984
4.
“Cardiac Transplantation: An Overview”
Critical Care Nursing Program, Kansas City, Missouri
August 13, 1986
5.
“Cardiac Transplantation”
AACN, Kansas City, Missouri
September 15, 1986
6.
“AICD: Shocking News for Your Heart”
St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
August 29, 1989
7.
“ICD Update – PCD”
St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
November 1989
8.
“New Electrical Devices”
Critical Care Nursing Program, Kansas City, Missouri
August 16, 1990
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9.
“What’s New with Tachyarrhythmia’s?”
Mid America Heart Institute, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
April 24, 1991
10.
“Pace-Cardioverter-Defibrillate”
Kansas City Area Cardiovascular Nurse Clinician Association
January 16, 1992
11.
“Temporary Pacing”
Mid America Heart Institute, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
April 13, 1993
12.
“Basic EP: Intercardiac Electrograms”
NASPE, 15th Annual Scientific Sessions
May 13, 1994. Nashville, Tennessee
13.
“ICD: Education for the Nurse and Patient”
Mid America Heart Institute, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
October 18, 1994
14.
“Caring for the ICD Patient”
Sedalia, MO
November 2, 1998.
15.
“Clinical Utility of Selected Automatic Features: Case Studies.
Clinical Utility of Pacemaker Automaticity: Capture, Sensing and Dual Sensor Algorithms”.
NASPE, 21st Annual Scientific Sessions. May 17, 2000. Washington, D.C.
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COMMUNITY INVOLMENT
Creighton University
Kansas City Alumni Association Co-Chair 1983-1985
Paradise Point Yacht Club
Secretary 1995
Commodore 1996
Brain Injury Association
Board Member 1999
Kate Spade Event Co-Chair 1998
Kate Spade Event Chair 1999
Catholic Charities of KS
Snow Ball President Elect 2002
Snow Ball President 2003
Snow Ball President 2004
Snow Ball Past President 2005
Snow Ball Executive Committee – 2002 - 2008
Rockhurst University Library Guild
Board Member 1999-2006
Board VP 2003-2004
Guild Member 1999 – current
St. Paul’s Episcopal Day School
Live Auction Chair - 1999
DeLaSalle Educational Center
Board Member 2005 – 2008
Marge Durwood Grant Event Committee Member 2004
Marge Durwood Grant Event Co-Chair 2005
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Hands and Hearts – Event Co-Chair 1989
Golf Classic Advertising Sponsor Chair 2004
Golf Classic Corporate Sponsor Chair 2003
Golf Classic Corporate Sponsor Co-Chair 2002
Notre Dame De Sion
Auction Operation Manager - 2003
St. Teresa’s Academy
Annual Golf Tournament Co-Chair 2004
Kansas City Free Health Clinic
Board Member 2000 - 2009
Board Vice President – 2004-2006
Chair Development Committee – 2000 – 2006
Chair Corporate Sponsor Committee – 2005-2007
Assessment Committee member – 2009 – Current Volunteer RN – November 4, 2000 – Current
‘Free for All’ Event Co-Chair, 2002
St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation
Board of Directors – 2005 – Current
Secretary – 2007 - 2008
Vice Chair – 2008 – Current
Fund Raising Committee Co-Chair– 2008 - Current
Little Sisters of the Poor
Capital Campaign Steering Committee 2005-2007
Mission Hills Country Club
Entertainment Committee 2000- 2006
Entertainment Committee Chair 2004-2006
House Committee 2004 – 2008
Theta Phi Alpha Fraternity
National Assistant Treasurer 1982-1984
Provincial Governor 1982-1984
Rockhurst University Colony Advisory Board 2007-2008
Creighton University, Chi Chapter Advisory Board 2007-Current
National Executive Secretary 2008 – Current
Kansas City Alumnae Association – Fund Raising Chair
Kansas City Panhellenic Theta Phi Alpha ‘Woman of the Year’ 2009

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