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Zachary Backlin

Zachary Backlin, DNP, FNP-C, RN

Clinical Instructor
E-mail: zbacklin@lakeviewcol.edu
Phone: 217.709.0786
Employed since 2022


Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Post Graduate Certificate, Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2022, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP), 2019, Arizona State University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2013, Lakeview College of Nursing

Courses/Clinicals Taught: 

Mental and Behavioral Health {Theory/Clinical}
Adult Health I {Clinical}


Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C)
APRN Family Nurse Practioner
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Registered Nurse Practitioner (APRN-RNP), Family Across the Lifespan
DEA- X-waiver for Suboxone
Basic Life Support (BLS)


American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), 2020-current
American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), 2018-current
American Association of Nurse Practitioners  (AANP), 2017-current

Work Experience: 

Noble Health Associates- Clinical Director/Lead Provider
Mid-Illinois Quick Care
Family Care Associates-Psychiatric APRN
HSHS Medical Group, Walk-in Clinic
The Crossroads Inc, HIV/Internal Medicine- Mesa, AZ
Glendale Community College, Adjunct Faculty- Glendale, AZ
Boswell Medical Center, Emergency Department-Sun City, AZ
Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System (SBLHS), Observation Unit/Float Nurse, Critical Care
Advocate South Suburban Hospital, Nurse Clinician, Intermediate Care Unit

Special Project: 

Designed, implemented, and evaluated an outreach program for people with a substance use disorder to facilitate testing and linkage to care for Hepatitis C.