Craig Nielsen, DNP
Associate Professor of Clinical Practice, Medicine-Infectious Disease

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Graduate Schools :
  • MS, Creighton University (1997)
  • ANP, Creighton University (1998)
  • DNP, University of Colorado Denver (2015)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Nebraska–Lincoln (NE) (1987)
  • BSN, Creighton University (NE) (1991)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Infectious Disease

Professional Titles

  • Adult Nurse Practitioner (Board Certified)

Recognition & Awards

  • Outstanding Preceptor - Adult NP tract, University of Colorado Denver College of Nursing (2020)

Teaching

  • Associate Professor (2001)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    HIV, HIV Primary Care, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Substance Abuse.
  • Clinical Preceptor - Graduate NP students (2005)
    College of Nursing, College of Nursing
    HIV Primary Care
  • Former Director, Anal Dysplasia Clinic (2008)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    2008-2018

Publications

  • Hammond KP, Nielsen C, Linnebur SA, Langness JA, Ray G, Maroni P, Kiser JJ. Priapism induced by boceprevir-CYP3A4 inhibition and a-adrenergic blockade: case report. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jan;58(1):e35-8. PubMed PMID: 24092799

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), Executive Board of Directors Treasurer (2010-2014)
  • Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), Director-at-Large (1998-2000; 2006-2008)
  • Women's Lighthouse Project, Director-at-Large (former)

Practice Locations

UCH - Infectious Disease Clinic
1635 Aurora Ct
7th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0191

ARTS Special Services Clinic
2121 East 18th Ave
Denver, CO 80206
303-355-1014

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Infectious Disease, Board Certification (1998, 2019)
  • NP, License (2020)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Certificate (2015)
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANCC), Board Certification (1998)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Immune System - AIDS / HIV Disease
  • Cancers - Cancer Prevention
  • Primary Care
  • Infections - Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Infections - Viral Infections
  • Infections
  • Cancers
  • Immune System
Clinical Interests
Adult HIV Medicine HIV Primary Care HIV and Substance Abuse Anal cancer screening Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV transmission (able to treat any interested individuals, do not need to be a current patient of the Infectious Disease Group Practice)

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MS, Creighton University (1997)
  • ANP, Creighton University (1998)
  • DNP, University of Colorado Denver (2015)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Nebraska–Lincoln (NE) (1987)
  • BSN, Creighton University (NE) (1991)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Infectious Disease
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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