Elise Hartranft, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC

Graduate Adjunct Faculty
Nursing Faculty


Dr. Elise Hartranft DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC started her nursing career in 1988 as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She completed her Associates Degree in Nursing and successfully passed the NCLEX-RN in 1996. Dr Hartranft then went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Immaculata University in 2001, her Master of Science in Nursing in the Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Pennsylvania inn 2002 and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Alvernia University in 2020. Dr Hartranft has worked most of her career as a nurse practitioner in cardiology and critical care. She also has experience in clinical research having worked as research director for a clinical site and as a clinical trial educator in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr Hartranft has been teaching graduate nursing courses for the past 4 years.


  • ANCC Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
  • PA State Board of Nursing: Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse licenses


  • NUR-640 Advanced Pathophysiology
  • NUR-641 Advanced Pharmacology
  • NUR-652 Adv Ph'cology Critical Care
  • NUR-740 Adult-Geron Acute Care NP I
  • NUR-741 Adult-Geron Acute Care NP Pra
  • NUR-742 Adult-Geron Acute Care NP II
  • NUR-743 Adult-Geron Acute Care Prac II
  • NUR-744 Adult-Geron Acute Care NP III
  • NUR-745 Adult Geron AC Prac III


  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Alvernia University, 2020
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program, University of Pennsylvania, 2002
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Immaculata Universitym, 2001
  • Associate Degree in Nursing, Harrisburg Area Community College, 1996

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Association of Clinical Research Professionals
Elise Hartranft

Contact Information

850 Greenfield Rd
Lancaster, PA 17601 US

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