- Olathe US-KS
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BCLS - CPR BCLS Instructor
ACLS - Advanced CPR Instructor
NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program
Stable – Neonatal Stabilization & Transport
EFM – External Fetal Monitoring
Advanced Fetal Monitoring
CEU Class Child Abuse
CEU Class Meditech
Class ACMA Case Management Conference
EKG Dysrhythmia Class
Magnet Professional Portfolio Development
Finance for non-financial leaders
APCM Leadership Critical Knowledge for Critical Episodes
SuperUser Training for Cerner Powerchart
Nursing Operations Council
Conference on Suicide, Treatment & Prevention
Certified Legal Nurse Consultant
AHWONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Certification
AHWONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification
Served as both a practicing physician as well as within several nursing positions, often with management responsibilities.
Possesses multiple advanced degrees and residencies in the areas of medicine, nursing, and behavioral health—in addition to numerous professional certifications and training courses.
Served multiple years with positive contribution in the areas of Triage, Labor/Delivery, ICU, NICU, High Risk Antepartum, Mother/Baby units, inpatient Behavioral Health/Psychiatric Units, and more.
Contributed over 20 years of service in nursing and 5 years as a practicing physician. Served as Clinical Instructor for psychiatry for the University of Columbia, providing leadership and educating students and residents with distinction as Chief Fellow for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Held role as Patient Care Manager for inpatient behavioral health unit.
Completed residency in Psychiatry at the University of Missouri @ Columbia.
Worked within prison for the criminally insane, including intensive work with five antisocial and sex offender patients which were recommended for discharge or for transfer to a lesser facility.
Engineered the turnaround of a hospital unit at risk of being shut down by the state to an exemplary unit with no negative marks and high praise within 45 days.
Managed 150 staff members and 60 beds, building a loyal and efficient team through committed staff advocacy.
Applied leading-edge technologies and kept staff apprised to current practices. Created a Communication Book to update unit on patient statuses, improving the speed and quality of care.
Worked collaboratively with team members to decrease psychiatric unit restraints by 50%.
Achieved approval from insurance company after initial denial for medication for a dying patient, saving her life.
BS in Pre-Med, Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS.
Certified Legal Nurse Consultant, Medical-Legal Consulting Institute, Houston, TX.
RN, Johnson County Community College, Lenexa, KS.
MSN in Nursing Administration, University of Mary, Bismarck, ND.
MBA in Public Health, University of Mary, Bismarck, ND.
Doctor of Osteopathy, University of Health Sciences, Kansas City, MO.
Internship in Medicine, Charles E. Still Osteo Hospital, Jefferson City, MO.
Psychiatry Residency, University Hospital, Columbia, MO.
Child/ Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, University of Missouri @ Columbia, Columbia, MO.