Sarah Canterbury

  • 1624 Poplar Street Kenova, WV

RN, Family Nurse Practitioner

Summary

Enthusiastic and personal Family Nurse Practitioner with 8 years experience as a registered nurse.

Highlights

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners member

  • Sound Judgment
  • Patient-centered care
  • Mental/Behavioral health experience
  • Pain Management experience

Certifications

  • Certified through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Work History

Work History
Sep 2012 - Oct 2014

Pain Management RN

HIMG

Coordinated with physician to assess individuals with acute/chronic pain. Assisted in pain management procedures including trigger point injections, ultrasound guided joint injections, spinal injections, facet radiofrequency ablations, and temporary spinal cord stimulator insertions. Administered IV fluids, IV/oral sedation, and monitored post-procedure vital signs. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

May 2006 - Sep 2012

RN

KDMC

2 years experience on an Oncology unit. Evaluated patient care needs and prioritized treatment. Administered blood and blood products and chemotherapy. Provided palliative care for terminally ill individuals.

4 years experience on a Mental Health unit. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for individuals. Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, and coping skills. Held group sessions with patients on education of medications, self-management, and coping strategies. Assisted with intake calls.

Education

Education
May 2015

Masters in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

Frontier Nursing University

Coursework in acute/chronic care over the lifespan.

605 clinical hours in a busy rural family clinic providing care to individuals across the lifespan, many with multiple chronic illnesses.

70 clinical hours in a busy women's health clinic. Clients included women of all ages, antenatal care, prenatal care, acute/chronic care, and preventative care.

2006

Associate Degree in Nursing

KCTCS