Heather Mecom, MSN, AG-ACNP

Neurology

Highland Clinic Main Campus

1455 E. Bert Kouns
Second Floor, Suite 200
Shreveport, LA 71105
(318) 798-4458
Fax (318) 798-4474

Hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm

Education

  • Masters of Science in Nursing, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana May 2017.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana December 2013. Magna Cum Laude. 

  • Associate Degree in Nursing, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana December 2005.

Heather offers clinical experience with proficiency in complex, acute and chronic health conditions including diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, and neurological conditions.

Heather previously held positions at University Health Systems in Shreveport, Red River Surgical Center, Lifeline Plus, and the Specialists Hospital of Shreveport.

Professional Memberships include:

  • Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners – 2014 - present

  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi – 2012 to present Sigma Theta Tau International - 2017 - present

  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses - 2009 - present

Licensure:

  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing

Quick Reference

Heather originally graduated from Northwestern State University and became an RN in 2005. She began working in the surgical ICU and later the neurosurgical ICU at LSU (now University Health). Heather went back to Northwestern State University and earned her MSN in May 2017 as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP). She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Theta Tau, AACN, and LANP. heather believes in holistic care and integrative medicine

Resources

Recent advances in treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Tremor - (DBS) Deep Brain Stimulation (watch video): Deep Brain Stimulation Video

Multiple Sclerosis:

http://www.mymsaa.org/

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/

Stroke:

www.stroke.org

http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/stroke/stroke.htm

Neuromuscular Disease

www.mda.org

www.alsalouisiana.org/‎

Patient Registration Form

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Neurology Referral Form Neurology Referral Form (44 KB)

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Highland Clinic

Main Campus

1455 East Bert Kouns
Shreveport, Louisiana

Main 318-798-4500 

Physician Referral 318-798-4643

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