Dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse with over 18 years experience in medical procedures, including sample collection, blood draw, IV and catheter insertion and infection control. Also proficient in non-surgical procedures and other various methods of medication administration, breathing treatments, injections, etc. Meticulous regard for detail and accuracy with strong follow-through and administrative skills. Maintains composure and makes accurate decisions in fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful environments. History of interfacing seamlessly with doctors, specialized support services, patients and families.
48 hours completed
Upon completion of the LPN-C course I was able to:
-Demonstrate a knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the circulatory, pulmonary and renal systems.
-Demonstrate a basic knowledge of fluid and electrolyte balance.
-Explain rationale for intravenous therapy.
-Identify appropriate intravenous equipment, medications and solutions within the scope of LPN-Certified practice.
-Establish peripheral intravenous infusions safely and comfortably for patients, using the equipment correctly.
-Maintain intravenous infusions correctly with comfort and safety for patients.
-Describe pharmacology of approved intravenous medications including potential complications and adverse effects.
-Document appropriately all nursing interventions performed within the scope of the LPN-C nurse.
4 hours completed
Upon course completion, I retained the skills necessary to:
-Perform high-quality CPR for adults, children and infants
-Properly use an AED
-Give effective ventilations when using a barrier device
-Relief of foreign body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
I am currently working on the last general course requirement for the ADN program and hope to begin the nursing courses in Jan. 2021. Upon completion, my goal is to proceed into the BSN program through Excelsior.
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