Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner with dual APN certifications and prescriptive authority in the
State of Texas as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist.-Seeking an APN position in a facility that diagnoses and manages both common and complexmedical conditions in patients of all ages.-I am very interested in the impact of chronic disease on the development of psychosocialissues and psychiatric illness.
APN-Brackenridge Specialty Clinics
Endocrinology,Rheumatology,Gastroenterolog,Asthma)Seton Medical Center-Brackenridge Specialty Clinics - Austin, TXAPN- responsibility for direct patient care and case load for patients in fouradult specialty clinics.
Collaborative practice with medical faculty.-case management and triage of referrals received from the Austin City Clinics,Seton Community Clinics and Blackstock Clinic( medical resident clinic).-participation as an APN in weekly clinics, carried a significant case load ofboth new and follow up patients in the AMEP medical program and medicalresidency clinics.-orientation and education of nursing staff and orientation of medical studentand residency staff.-developed a Hepatitis C treatment program in conjunction with the chiefattending gastroenterologist.-developed an asthma education program and worked in collaboration withBrackenridge ED and Austin Community clinics with the goal to reduce andeliminate repetitive ED visits and reduce in-patient admissions for the adultasthma population.
12/2004APN- private practice.
Austin Thyroid and Endocrinology - Austin, TXAPN- diagnosis and treatment for adult patients with Type I, Type 2 andgestational diabetes.
Diabetes education, Insulin initiation and doseregulation, Insulin Pump Therapy, CBGM ,thyroid disease,osteoporosis, weightloss program and smoking cessation education and management.
01/2005 to 01/2011
CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTDell Children's Medical Center
PSYCHIATRIC /MENTAL HEALTH-Initial recognition date: 07/11/1995-Status of recognition: Current through 02/28/2017NURSE PRACTITIONER-FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER-Initial recognition date: 08/19/1997-Status of Recognition: Current through 02/28/2017-prescriptive Authority for this recognition typeRx.
Number 1810Initial Rx.
Auth.: Current through 02/28/2017 DEA- Controlled Substance RegistrationRegistration Expires: 12-31-2016 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)Certification # F1207042Current through November 30,2017 Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 12/2014 to 12/2016Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification 12/2014 to 12/2016Chemotherapy and Biotherapy provider Course-Issue date: 01/1/2014 Renewal date: 12/31/2016 Membership: American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS)Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON).
ACCOMPLISHMENTS APN, sole practitioner, in the CBCC Survivorship Clinic, with supervisionunder the primary pediatric oncologist.-Partnered in the design and development of the Adolescent Young Adult Survivorship Clinic (AYAC).-Actively working with providers and specialist in the Cancer Care Collaborative Program in order to provide a smooth transition from pediatric to adult oncology and adult specialty care.-Actively working with the adult psychiatrist in the Cancer Care Collaborative program in providing psychological services for patients over 18 years of age who are currently in the CBCC Survivorship clinic.-Participated with UT Austin Pediatrics and Internal Medicine on Transition Medicine Clinic.Presentations:-Cancer Survivor Case Presentations-Presentations on Long term Effects of Treatment EXPERIENCE to to to to to Tumor Board case presenter-Passport for Care-Support groups: development of programs and active participation-Program development: developed, implemented and active member of anumber of new programs.
CurrentAPN- Children's Blood and Cancer Program and Cancer Survivorship Clinic TexasAPN-provides direct patient care and advocacy for survivors of childhoodcancer.
Sole practitioner in CBCC Pediatric Survivorship Clinic under thesupervision of the child's primary oncologists.- Duties: physical exams, ordering and interpretation of lab tests, x-rays, scans,echo/ekg and bone density studies and all other tests and studies formonitoring of disease relapse and surveillance of late effects of cancertreatments.
Referrals to specialty clinics, social service and dietaryconsultation, play therapy and child life interventional services, psychologicaland psychiatric services.
Referrals to adult primary care and specialty providersand adult psychiatric services.- Participates,prepares documentation and educates patients and familieson the Passport For Care program.-Follows the off treatment protocols to provide ongoing monitoring of clinicallaboratory and disease evaluations after completion of therapy.-Survivorship Program development: oversees the responsibilities of the clinicteam members which consist of a clinical dietician, clinical social worker,medical assistants and office coordinator.-Adolescent and Young Adult Survivorship Program (AYAC)-works incollaboration with the AYAC nurse navigator to ensure optimal transition ofcare from pediatric to adult cancer survivorship.
APN- Endocrinology Clinic
Austin Diagnostic Clinic - Austin, TXAPN- Diabetes Management Center-diabetes self-management education-insulin initiation and ongoing management-insulin pump therapy education and ongoing management-CBGM-gestational diabetes education, patient monitoring and insulin adjustment and gestational program development.
APN Children's Medical Center - Dallas
Day Surgery program providing P.E.
lab and x-ray interpretation for children to to to to to to to.
Internal Medicine ,Smoking Cessation Clinic,Asthma/Allergy Clinic.
Parkland Health and Hospital System - Dallas, TXAPN- Internal Medicine-Diabetes clinic and Smoking Cessation Clinic- patientcase load, both new and follow up and patient education, and support groupfor the smoking cessation program.
Asthma/Allergy division- developed anacute care asthma management program, developed asthma care plans anddeveloped and implemented an asthma telephone triage program.
Developedan asthma ED program in collaboration with ED physicians, nursing andrespiratory therapists.
Adult Asthma clinic and Smoking Cessation Clinic.
APN-Pediatric Asthma Clinic at Children's Hospital of Dallas.
Developed,implemented and practices in a School-based Asthma Education program inpediatric community clinics.
RN-Nurse clinic coordinator and CNSCook Children's Medical Center - Fort Worth
responsibilitieswere both in-patient and out-patient diabetes education, case management,insulin initiation and ongoing management.
Nursing managementresponsibilities- outpatient endocrinology clinic, staff orientation, treatmentplan design, budget preparation, hiring, evaluations.University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing-preceptor, guest lecturer forBSN and MSN students on the subject of pediatric endocrinology issues anddiabetes patient and family education.Developed and was active in the Pediatric Diabetes Support GroupDesigned and implemented a specific program for parents of young childrenwith diabetes - "POLO"- Parents of Little Ones.Pediatric Diabetes Camp (Camp Discovery) RN coordinator and activeparticipant.
12/1990 to 07/1995
undergoing out-patient surgical procedures.-daily case load was approximately 18-20/shift.
Children's Rehabilitative Services of Phoenix Children's.
HospitalPhoenix Children's Hospital - Phoenix, ArizonaRN, Nurse manager for outpatient services for Children's Rehabilitative Servicesof Phoenix Children's Hospital.
Services included general pediatrics, specialtypediatric services, P.T., O.T.
cast room and lab services.-developed and provided ongoing monitoring of a home care program-case management program-school nurse orientation program-spina-bifida new born program-Teen parenting program-Navajo Field Clinics- member of the traveling team-ASU School of Nursing- coordinated student nurse rotations in the outpatientclinics.
RN-Nurse ClinicianBoston Floating Hospital - Boston
Nurse Clinician in the pediatric urology division, RN responsibilities in theoutpatient clinic, urological radiology studies, urological surgical procedures,urodynamics, enuresis and spina-bifida clinic.Spina-Bifida support group member and participated in Spina-Bifida camp.
NursingE.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
Job Titles Held:
CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST
RN-Nurse clinic coordinator and CNS
Master of Science Nursing- Family Nurse PractitionerUniversity of Texas at Arlington Master of Science : Nursing Clinical Nurse Specialist-Psychiatric Mental HealthUniversity of Texas at Arlington Bachelor of Science RN degree
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