Enthusiastic registered respiratory therapist dedicated to achieving superior patient outcomes while participating as a member of a multidisciplinary medical team.
--One of three respiratory therapists soley dedicated and entrusted to helping patients with chronic pulmonary diseases navigate the current complicated healthcare climate, especially after hospital discharge.
--Tasked to help reduce unnecessary and potentially preventable hospital readmissions.
-- Member of a team that cut UMMC's COPD readmission rate from 27% down to 14.7% in just three years.
--Integral component of case management include meticulous medication appropriation and reconciliation--the right combinations of medications, at the right frequency.
--Another important component is frequent community outreach and follow-up--bridging care gaps and ensuring continuity of care. In a way, becoming our patient's "outsiders from the inside."
--Providing comprehensive smoking cessation interventions.
CRT, RRT, BLS, ACLS,NRP, State of MN RCP license
Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist
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