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To work as a nurse practitioner utilizing acquired skills and knowledge to contribute to quality patient care outcomes and health in the Internal Medicine and Urgent Care Setting

Advanced Clinical Practicum and Nursing Career 


Nurse Practitioner- Clinical Provider Supervisor

Quality Urgent Care & Wellness, Quality Primary Care

Resource nurse practitioner with knowledge in acute care, chronic care, and emergency care. Expected to accept and adapt to changing schedules and assignments. Responsible for diagnosis and treatment of both acute and chronic condition patient populations.Wound care, IV fluid initiation, laboratory interpretation, physical examination, diagnostic testing and evaluation of EKG and Radiology results.


ELITE ICCU/SINU/ER Registered Nurse Resource 

Baptist Hospital, Pensacola, FL

Resource nurse with knowledge in acute care, chronic care, and emergency care. Expected to accept and adapt to changing schedules and assignments. Experience with hypothermia, trauma, stroke, MI, post open-heart surgery, IABP, CRRT, cardiac/respiratory arrest, neurological trauma, and emergency care. 


House Supervisor, NSICU Charge Nurse, Resource Nurse

CHI St. Vincent, Little Rock, AR

Utilized critical thinking skills, triage training, and specialty knowledge to place, evaluate, and    update inpatient intensive care status.  Served as leader RN, preceptor, and education resource for the neuro-surgical intensive care unit. Cared for populations with acute/chronic illness, multi-system interventional needs, respiratory compromise, hemodynamic compromise, neurological compromise, recent MI or ischemia, postoperative state, renal and metabolic issues, gastrointestinal trauma and disease. Provided care for patients with camino bolts, EVD, artlines, Swan-ganz catheters, chest tubes, lumbar drains, JP drains, wound V.A.C., and titrating multiple infusions.

Sep 2014Dec 2014

ADVANCED PRACTICUM: Neurosurgery and Neurosurgical Clinic 

Arkansas Neurosciences Institute-CHI St. Vincent, Little Rock, AR

Conducted history and physical assessments of new, established, and post--surgical patients.  Reviewed patient presentation, complaints, and testing to develop diagnosis and treatment of patients. Researched and coordinated care for patients with spinal trauma, vascular disease, cranial nerve abnormalities, infections of the brain, infections of the spinal cord, degenerative diseases of the spine, stroke, and tumors. 

Aug 2014Oct 2014

ADVANCED PRACTICUM: Emergency Medicine and Trauma 

CHI St. Vincent, Little Rock, AR

Performed focused physical histories and assessments. Ordered and reviewed diagnostic laboratory values, electrocardiograms, X-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans, and MRIs. Led advanced cardiac life support situations. Initiated advanced airways and chest tube insertions with supervision.  Developed knowledge and treatment plans for patients with head trauma, ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, spinal trauma, CHF, HTN emergency/urgency, back pain, headaches, cardiovascular arrhythmias, COPD, asthma, pneumonia, respiratory failure, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, UTI, altered mental status, renal failure, DKA, burn, dislocated shoulders/hips, anaphylaxis, Multiple Sclerosis, Bell's Palsy, sickle cell anemia, fractures, open wounds requiring suturing, and other acute conditions.

Jan 2014Apr 2014

ADVANCED PRACTICUM: Hospitalist Group 

CHI St. Vincent Hospitalist Group, Little Rock, AR

Performed new patient consult and comprehensive admission assessments. Ordered and reviewed laboratory results and EKG tests. Treated patients with community acquired pneumonia, hospital acquired pneumonia, cellulitis, chronic pain, acute pain, diabetes, anemia. Reviewed patients who had multiple diagnosis to promote the best healthcare interventions.

Jun 2014Jul 2014

ADVANCED PRACTICUM: Lung Cancer and Cardiothoracic Illness 

Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, UAMS, Little Rock, AR

Observed removal of thoracic cancer and esophageal cancer in the surgical setting. Assisted with initial evaluations of candidates for surgery through history and physical assessment, and by preparing patients for an ECG, P/F testing, Spiral CT, and laboratory draws. Discussed with patient pre-operative requirements and post-operative condition. Rounded on patients' and performed in-hospital assessment, assessment of pain management, assessment of discharge criteria, assessment of discharge medications. Interviewed candidates for free tobacco cessation treatment program through UAMS.

Jan 2013Apr 2013

ADVANCED PRACTICUM: Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Education 

Jack Stevens Heart Institute, CHI St. Vincent, Little Rock, AR

Assisted with IABP, cardiovascular medications, and cardiac rhythm inservices. Served as a supervised instructor for ACLS Provider Course, novice nurse rhythm course, basic dysrhythmia course, and the Little Rock Critical Care Course. Developed a course to train technicians how to read a 12 lead EKG. Developed a cardiovascular learning module for orientation purposes. 


Burn Registered Nurse

Vanderbilt Burn Center, Nashville, TN

Provided direct specific burn oriented patient care. Member of hydrotherapy team. Served as unit team leader. Assisted with thermoregulation, burn resuscitation,  CRRT treatment, rotoprone therapy, rapid blood transfusions, external lead monitoring, non-pharmacologic pain interventions, pharmacological administration, hydrotherapy treatment, and acute stabilization of the burn patient.



Masters of Nursing Science Credentialed Program

University of Arkansas Medical Science, Little Rock-AR

Masters degree, focus in Adult and Geriatric Acute Care. Minor degree, focus in nursing education and evidence based research. President's List, Dean's List, Sigma Theta Tau. 12th Street Free Community Clinic nursing preceptor and clinic volunteer.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Mississippi University for Women, Columbus-MS

National Student Nursing Association Hall of Fame, Mississippi Association Student Nursing Foundation Scholar, President’s List, Dean’s List, Slated for President and Chairperson of Fundraising of the MASN organization, Slated for Vice President of National Student Nursing Association, National Scholars Honor Society, Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholar, Outstanding Clinical Leadership Award. MUW Student Nursing Association Member. MUW Nursing Grievance Committee.


Pre-Healthcare Focus Major

MUW and Millsaps College, Jackson-MS

Delta Delta Delta Vice President of Finance and Secretary, Beta Beta Beta Outstanding Student Member, President’s List, Dean's List, Student Government Association Freshman Representative, Community Outreach Leader and Volunteer, Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honorary, MUW Anatomy and Physiology Tutor, MUW Microbiology tutor.

License and Certifications


Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP-BC) Florida, Arkansas

American Nurses Credentialing Center

Educated at the graduate level to provide advanced nursing care across the continuum of healthcare services to meet the specialized needs of the adult-gerontology acute care patient population. To include but not limited to Internal Practice, Emergency Medicine, and Critical Care Fields with focus in Preventative care, Evidence Based practice. Renewal 2019. 


DOT Medical Examiner Certification

National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

Conduct appropriate physical examination as regulated by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration federal guidelines for certification of drivers wishing to obtain DOT.  Assess vision, hearing, blood pressure, and diabetes associated risk and determine appropriate DOT certificate. Remain knowledgeable regarding changes, surgical interventions, diagnosis and their limitations on certification based on  


Advanced Cardiac Life Support for the Experienced Provider (ACLS-EP)

American Heart Association

Certified to improve outcomes in complex cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, and toxicology emergencies by expanding on core ACLS guidelines and utilizing critical thinking skills and decision-making strategies.


Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (BLS)

American Heart Association

Certified to medically assist victims with life-threatening illness or injury, through CPR, activation of the emergency response team, and the utilization of an AED.


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

American Heart Association

Certified in pediatric assessment, BLS, treatment algorithms, and the systematic approach to pediatric resuscitation. 


Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

Emergency Nurses Association

Certified in rapid identification of life threatening injuries and comprehensive patient assessment. Improved knowledge regarding traumatic health care interventions. Knowledge about patients with diagnosis of shock, airway difficulty, pain, brain or cranial trauma, thoracic or neck trauma, abdominal trauma, spinal cord trauma, burns, and musculoskeletal injury.


Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Specialty certification reflecting dedication to direct bedside care of the acutely/critically ill patient.


Registered Nurse, Level 5

CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, Little Rock AR

Recognized as an RN II, III, IV, and V during employment at this facility. Excelled in clinical expertise, professional growth/development, volunteer service, and research/education.

National Memberships and Certifications

Sigma Theta Tau- Gamma Xi Chapter,  American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Neurosurgical Nurses, American Association of Critical Care Nurses