Associate Degree in Health Science
Registered Nurse , State of Texas, Homestead
Basic EKG Interpretation and Cardiac Monitoring
Certified 12 lead EKG
Certification Beyond the Basics of Myocardial Infarction
Certified Basic Pacemaker Troubleshooting
Certification Course "Congestive Heart Failure"
Certified by American Association or Critical- Care Nurses Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump IABP 10/24/2001-10/21/2005
Training from Southwest Transplant Alliance "Offering the Option"
Certified as a Designated Requester for Organ donation
AHA BLS for Health Care Provider Program (CPR and AED) 10/17/2012 to 10/17/20
ACLS Provider-Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support 4/28/2013 to 4/28/2015
Advocating and providing care to a wide range of patients transferring from a Short Term Acute Care Environment to a Long Term Acute Care environment, requiring more time to heal from infections, wounds , and complications post procedures. I currently work full time in ICU, recently completing ACLS 2013, and attended this years meeting for Hurricane Preparedness., EvacuatingTeam, Annual Inservices.
R.N. working on a 10 bed Unit specializing in "Patient Focused Care" with emphasis on rapid EKG interpretation, managing an AMI, Cardiogenic Shock, Respiratory Insufficiency requiring patient intubation, Multi-system organ failure, dying and death, involving immediate family at the bedside to make decisions as well as providing closure. I also provided Unit Secretary functions in association with being Team Leader,Clinical Ladder Program.
Nurse Technician on Neuro floor prior to Graduating from Nursing School.
Assesment Counselor, Intake Office
Provided support, assessment, and interpretation of Individual and Family crisis. Provide information on clinical and financial viability Skills included knowledge of Emotional and Addictive Disease Processes, Specialty Programs, Knowledge of available Community Resources, Admission Functions, data collection and entry, tours of the facility.
Mental Health Technician
I worked closely with Registered Nurses and Therapists to implement care plans, ADL's, targeting specific behaviors using special programs in Behavior Modification to affect positive changes. Skills included developing rapport, identifying coping strategies and support mechanisms, setting limits assertively, time out and isolation techniques, Show of Force and Take Down techniques. Annual Certification in PMAB Progressive Management in Aggressive Behavior.
Providedhome health care to elderly, obese diabetic with bilateral below knee amputations and poor mobility. I provided early morning hygiene and set up for daily activities, with assistance from family , three times a week while attending college.
Good Samaritan Scholarship
DelMar School of Registered Nursing---ADN
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