Colleen Schrant

Colleen Schrant

Work History

Work History
Jun 2010 - Present

Registered Nurse

Tucson Medical Center, Ambulatory Surgery Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Provide care to surgical patients coming out of anesthesia. Maintain patient airway with removal of endo-tracheal and naso-tracheal tubes as patient progresses from anesthesia. Promote patient comfort through comfort and pain measures. Educate patient for home care and prescriptive measures. Maintain patient record for status, interventions and outcomes.

Jul 2008 - Jun 2010

Registered Nurse

Tucson Medical Center, Pediatric Emergency Room

Work to promote the health of the pediatric community in Tucson through intervention and education in the Emergency Room setting. Responsibilities included triage of patients for acuity assignment, preparation of family and patient for various diagnostic measures and interventions, education of family and patient to patient care plan, nursing interventions and therapies such as patient assessment,  medication administration, IV therapy and phlebotomy.

Jan 2008 - Jul 2008

Registered Nurse

Tucson Medical Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Provided nursing care to the Pediatric Intensive Care patient population including care of mechanically ventilated patients. Provide nursing interventions such as medication administration, placement and care of various lines, tubes and drains, care of surgical and medical patient, management of infectious disease, and education and support of family members.

Sep 2004 - Jan 2008

Patient Care Technician

Tucson Medical Center

Promote patient comfort through measures such as bathing, feeding and linen changes. Monitor patient vital signs and intake and output. Report changes in patient status to Registered Nurse.

Education

Education
Apr 2010 - Present

Masters of Nursing Science, Family Nurse Practitioner

Grand Canyon University

Study the ethical principles and theories guiding advanced practice nursing. Learn health care policy and economics that guide the practice of the advanced practice nurse. Study advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology and advanced patient assessment as it pertains to caring for applied patient population. Completed over 600 hours in clinical settings such as Pediatrics, Family Practice, Woman's Health and Geriatrics.

Aug 2008 - Aug 2009

Bachelor of Science

Arizona State University

RN to BSN program with a focus on community health, leadership activities and health care policy and finance.

Jun 2006 - Dec 2007

Associates of Science

Rio Salado Community College

Nursing education with general requirements in biology, pathophysiology and chemistry. Studies included pharmacology, basic patient assessment, documentation and nursing interventions.

Skills

Skills

Documentation

Care of Lines, Tubes and Drains

Medication Administration

IV therapy and Phlebotomy

Patient and Family Education

Plan of Care Coordination

Patient assessment

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2012

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

American Heart Association
Aug 2012

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

American Heart Association
Jul 2012

Basic Life Support (BLS)

American Heart Association
Jan 2008 - Apr 2012

Registered Nurse

Arizona State Board of Nursing