Caring, hardworking and service-oriented Registered Nurse with more than 27 years of experience. Well-versed in offering evidence-based, therapeutic care for patients dealing with diabetes and those needing routine medical foot care. Have certification in both: diabetes education (CDCES) and in routine medical foot care (CFCS). Collaborative and motivational leader with expertise in training new nursing staff while providing top-notch service to diabetes, heart failure patient populations.
Provide diabetes and congestive heart failure education to patients, patients families, caregivers, staff nurses, student nurses and other healthcare professionals. Consult to physicians, and nurse practitioners for management of these complex chronic health conditions. Formulation of teaching and learning strategies to effectively educate within the hospital and classroom settings. Coordinate and facilitate the diabetes patients care with staff nurses, dietitians, pharmacists plus outside primary care, community and endocrinology clinics.
I have been a registered nurse for twenty-seven years. I have worked several areas within Washington Regional, during those twenty-seven years.
I have also managed to work part time in other nurse roles outside of Washington Regional.
Recently acquired certification as Certified Foot Care Specialist,(CFCS) through American Foot Care Nurse Association,(AFCNA).