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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Naples, Florida, United States
November 11, 2017

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Obtain a position in advanced wound care as an advanced practice nurse.


Master of Science in Nursing Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program from South University in Primary Care April 2017

Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania May 1992

Successful completion of an accredited 320 hour program in Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing at the Cleveland Clinic Foundations' RB Turnbull, Jr School of Enterostomal Therapy Nursing January 1997.

Successful completion of 160 hour critical care course taught by Dr. Jay Paul M.D., Specialist in Critical Care Medicine at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital September 1993.



Dr. Marissa Rocourt Brevard Healthcare Internal Medicine

Dr. Esther Clayton Dulce Cura & Wellness Women’s Health Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Danny Berk Medical Associates of Brevard Internal Medicine


07/26/17 to current-ARNP for Wound Centrics

12-15 to 03-16 Certified Wound, Ostomy Nurse for Arnold/Winnie Palmer Hospital

Pediatric and Neonatal Hospital in Orlando, Florida as a travel CWON. Duties including evaluation and treatment of wounds including trauma, pressure ulcers, immune system related skin disorders, incisional dehiscence, as well as ostomies including duodenostomies, jejunostomies, ileostomies, colostomies, ureterostomies, and device related skin issues.

07-10 to 07-13 Certified Wound, Ostomy Nurse for Health First Hospitals

Duties including; Clinical consultations for physicians and staff caring for patients with complex wounds, fistulas, alterations in skin integrity related to tube management as well as incontinence and ostomies. Identifying the educational needs of patients and family and implementing individualized teaching and care plans. Orientation of new staff members including graduate nurses. Serve as a community resource for related support groups in order to promote continuity of care after discharge from the hospital. Function as a member of the WOCN committee within the hospital system to contribute to the development, implementation and review of standards of care, policies/procedures and clinical pathways related to patients with wounds, ostomies, fistulas and incontinence related alterations in skin integrity. Chair of skin/wound resource committee which is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team with the goal of evaluating new products, performance improvement, education, and financial stewardship. Serving as clinical ostomy expert/resource nurse at the hospital owned wound/ostomy clinic for patients with difficult to manage ostomies/stomas.

03-04 to 07-10 Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse for Convatec Professional Services

Duties including; functioning as a clinical/product expert by answering medical and technical questions to align with the company’s overall strategic goals, recommending and sampling

appropriate products for wound/ostomy/skin/NPWT as well as upgrading, cross selling and conversions of products, collecting data for FDA submission on all product adverse events, expert on reimbursement/regulatory issues related to entire product line, resource for entire marketing/sales team on product usage issues, interacting with medical/clinical key opinion leaders, and implementation of the preferred retailer program

08-03 to 03-04 Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse for Orlando Regional Medical Center

07-02 to 07-03 Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse for Barberton Citizens Hospital, Barberton, Ohio.

All previously listed duties, as well as outpatient wound clinic consultant.

10-01 to 07-02 Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse for Somerset Hospital and Home Health Care

Duties including; care of patients with ostomies, wounds, drains, and incontinence, functioning as Chair for the Skin/Wound Committee, member of the Value Analysis Committee, the Clinical Council of Multidisciplinary Standard Development, and the patient Safety Committee. Functioning as educator for all staff on topics related to wounds, ostomies and incontinence. Nurse Consultant to local Skilled Nursing Facilities in the areas of education, patient consultation and product specialist.

07-99 to 10-01 Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse for the Visiting Nurses Association of Western Pennsylvania. Duties including; all of the above as well as Director of Enterostomal Therapy Nurses, Director of the Wound Committee, Educator and Preceptor for Enterostomal Therapy students, functioned in role of Clinical Consultant to Butler Memorial Hospital and Sunnyview County Nursing Home with duties including policy/procedure development, education of staff, formulary revision and outcomes measurement.

06-98 to 06-99 Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse for Integrated Health Services. Duties including all of the above as well as physician marketing and education, community healthcare education, acted as liaison with respective wound care and medical equipment companies.

03-97 to 06-98 Certified Enterostomal Therapy Nurse/WOCN for Community Nursing Service. Duties including: Care of patients with abdominal stomas, preventing and treating stomal complications, care of patients with fistulae,care of patients with incontinence, care of tubes and drains, treatment recommendations for arterial, diabetic, venous, surgical and pressue wounds. Functioned as a member of the Skin and Wound Committee, duties including writing policies/procedures related to wounds, ostomies and continence.

05-95 to 01-97 Staff nurse at Community Nursing Service Home Health Care.

Duties including: all aspects of patient care including case management

09-92 to 05-95 Staff nurse on telemetry unit at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital with cross training as a critical care nurse in the ICU/CCU.

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