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Eileen McCann


Eileen McCann

Title:Clin Nur Ed / Assoc Prof
Office:Warde Academic Center


Dr. Eileen McCann is an associate professor of nursing in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Saint Xavier University. McCann completed her Bachelor of Science in nursing at Northern Illinois University, Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) at Saint Xavier University, and holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Rush University.

McCann is nationally certified as a family nurse practitioner and licensed by Illinois to provide family-centered primary healthcare. She has been active in practice as an FNP for 25 years in various settings, including private practice, community health centers, retail health, and currently at Saint Xavier University Health Center.

As an educator, McCann has taught undergraduate and graduate nursing programs for over 20 years, having joined the SXU faculty in 2010 after many years of teaching at UIC and Rush University.


Doctor of Nursing Practice
Rush University and Medical Center

M.S. in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner
Saint Xavier University

B.S. in Nursing
Northern Illinois University




  • DNP
  • APRN
  • FNP-BC
  • CNE

Chair Specialized Clinical Interests

  • Faculty practice.
  • Nurse-managed health centers.
  • Population-based health care.

Courses Taught

  • Family Nurse Practitioner program.
    • Management courses.
    • Professional role.
    • Clinical practicum faculty.