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Languages

Fluid in reading, writing, and speaking English and Spanish

Interest

Health promotion and disease prevention; public health, especially overweight, obesity, hypertension, and diabetes; new technology, on-line education (distance education). Reading, traveling, and learning. 

Licenses

  • Advance Registered Nurse Practitioner (State of Florida) - 2009 to present

Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International - Jan 2005 to present
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioner (AANP) - JAn 2007 to present
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA) - Jan 2013 to present

Trainings

  • Comprehensive Dermal Filler for Primary Care 
  • Comprehensive Botox, Dysport Training Program
  • Sclerotherapy & Laser Solutions for Primary Care
  • Clinical Research: Investigator Role and Responsibilities
  • Informed Consent Process and Forms
  • HIPAA Regulations and Clinical Trials
  • Conducting Clinical Trials
  • Collaborative IRB Training Initiative (CITI)

Honors

  • FIU Honor Student, Dean's List - Dec 2004  to 2008
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Nursing Society - Jan 2005
  • Golden Key International Honor Society - Mar 2008
  • Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society - Feb 2008

Projects

Integrative Literature Review: Factors Related to Overweight and Obesity Among College Students.

Members: Belarmino Parra, DNP student; Dr. Alice March. 

  • This project is in progress. It has the purpose to critically appraise current recognized risk factors documented in the literature that are associated with overweight and obesity among college students. Finding may be used to develop awareness program specific to the group addressed to reduce weight gain in college students. 

Summary

I am proud of being part of the health care system of our community. Nursing is a career that has fulfilled both my personal and professional life, and also it has given me the opportunity to grow and learn. 

Skills

Microsoft Office
Proficient in office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
Leadership
Education
Clinical Research
Primary Care
Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Work experience

Aug 2011Present

ARNP-BC

Internal Medicine

  • Interview patients, obtain and record health histories, perform physical exam, order appropriate diagnostic test, diagnose health problems, initiate treatment, provide health teaching and counseling, and maintain health record. 
Oct 2010Present

ARNP-BC; Faculty Staff

SABER College/Wellness Center

  • RN program coordination. Faculty Staff. Nurse Practitioner - Wellness Center. 
Jan 2011Dec 2012

Sub-investigator

School of Clinical Research, Inc
Jul 2009Oct 2010

ARNP-BC

Gastroenterology

  • Specialized Gastrointestinal care to hospitalized patients. 
Apr 2007Apr 2008

Home Health Registered Nurse

A.A. Advanced Care
Jun 2006Apr 2007

Registered Nurse

Mercy Hospital

  • Arrhythmia and Syncope Center. Competency in critical care, BCLS-C, ACLS, 12 lead EKG, and EPS-related procedures. 

Education

Jan 2012Present

Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP)

University of Alabama
Jan 2007Dec 2008

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Florida International University (FIU)
Aug 2004May 2006

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Florida International University (FIU)
May 2002Jun 2004

Associate in Arts (AA)

Miami Dade College
Sep 1989Aug 1993

one year short to obtain a MD degree equivalent

Facultad de Ciencias Medicas (Medical Science Faculty) - Cuba

Certifications

Jan 2013Jan 2015

Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

AHA
Jul 2012Jul 2014

Basic Life Support (BLS)

AHA
Apr 2009Apr 2014

Advance Nurse Practitioner

American Academy of Nurse Practitioner (AANP)