Paula Robin McAbee, MSN, ACNP, APRN, CCRN is a Nurse Practitioner with Spartanburg Nephrology Associates. Robin began with SNA as a part-time employee in August 2005 and became a full time employee on January 1, 2011. She is originally from Gaffney, SC, where she still resides.
Robin is a 2003 graduate of USC Columbia with a Masters in Nursing/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Her undergraduate degrees are an Associate in Nursing, Baccalaureate in Nursing, and Baccalaureate in Business with a concentration in Management. Undergraduate education was from USC Spartanburg (now USC Upstate).
Robin has 12 years experience in critical care as a staff nurse of the Cardiovascular Recovery Unit at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center from 1991-2003. She also was a faculty member of USC Upstate Baccalaureate Nursing program for 7 years from 2003-2010. She has had Emergency Department experience as a staff nurse as well as manager.
Robin is certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She holds a Certification as a Critical Care Nurse from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She is an ACLS and BLS Instructor.
Robin is an Allied Health Professional of the Medical Staff of:
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Mary Black Health System
Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care
Robin maintains active membership with the following:
American Nurses Association (ANA)
SC Nurses Association/Piedmont District Chapter – current Secretary/Treasurer
American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
USC Alumni Association