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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Cleveland, Tennessee, United States
April 12, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae

Dean L. Bowen, MS, ACNP-BC

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Jan., 2015-May, 2018 Master of Science with an Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Concentration, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN magna cum laude

Jan. 2012-May 2014 Bachelor of Science, Nursing at Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN, magna cum laude

Sept. 1991-Dec. 1994 Associate of Science, Registered Nursing at University of the State of New York, Albany, N.Y.

Professional Experience:

December 2015-Present Registered Nurse, Cardiac Short-stay Erlanger Medical Center, Chattanooga, TN.

Cardiac Short Stay Unit. Working with outpatient

admissions for short term procedures such as cardiac catheterization, cardiac ablations, bronchoscopy patients, and other mostly vascular procedures. Skills employed include advanced physical assessment, EKG monitoring, critical medication administration, and related procedures. Additional responsibilities include monitoring of critical medication drips and responding to vascular emergencies. Sep. 2014 – Dec., 2015 Registered Nurse, Cardiac Stepdown Unit at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital New London, CT.

Telemetry RN in Cardiac Step-down Unit. Monitor vital signs manage post op patients, set up and manage PCAs monitor critical drips, monitor EKGs, and other critical care nursing processes. Also care of patients for

medical/surgical needs for adults and pediatrics.

June 2005- July 2014 Registered Nurse, Cardiac Stepdown Unit at Parkridge Medical Center Chattanooga, TN.

Telemetry RN in Cardiac Step-down Unit. Monitor vital signs manage post op patients, set up and manage PCAs monitor critical drips, monitor EKGs, and other critical care nursing processes.

June 1999 – August 2005 Supervising Registered Nurse II at Corcoran State Prison, California Dept. of Corrections, Corcoran, CA 5 years as a Supervising Registered Nurse II with

supervision of emergency room, a lock-down psychiatric unit, a team of outpatient psychiatric technicians, staffing coordinator, coordinate tuberculosis control, and other management duties. T-4-T certified trainer teaching staff on medical and correctional issues. ACLS/ BCLS trainer and acting American Heart Association Affiliate Faculty for ACLS. Special projects design and software

development for court-mandated programs. Participation in inter-prison task forces.

Mid to late 1990s Dialysis Nurse, part time with various dates– Fresno Community Hospital, Fresno, CA.

Dialysis in a ten +/- bed dialysis center using high flux dialyzers. Prior 5 years’ experience with dialysis at a 24- bed dialysis center as a dialysis technician enabled me to quickly orient to this position.

April 1993 – June 1999 Registered Nurse, CF at Corcoran State Prison, California Dept. of Corrections, Corcoran, CA

Correctional Nurse in a maximum-security prison.

Positions included med surge, emergency room, infection control, and tele-medicine. Training included lethal injection. Promoted to Supervisor II

Feb. 1993 - Mar. 1993 Registered Nurse – Tri-State Convalescent Hospital, Clarkston, WA

Registered Nurse in skilled nursing facility part time on night shift administering medication and supervising team of nurse’s aide in the care of 104 patients.

Oct.1992 – Feb. 1993 Registered Nurse - Grays Harbor Community Hospital Aberdeen, WA

Registered Nurse in Emergency Department in an acute care hospital.

Oct. 1990 – Oct. 1992 Registered Nurse – Fresno Community Hospital, Fresno, CA

Nursing Intern followed by Medical Surgical Orthopedic nursing for one year and Emergency Room Nursing for a year. Duties involved starting and monitoring traction, CPM devices, and other care procedures for orthopedic patients before transferring to the Emergency Department. While in E/R, care of a wide range of emergency patients including trauma and cardiac care.


2005-Present Registered Nurse, Tennessee #149030

2014-2016 Registered Nurse, Connecticut # 121331

1991-2007 Registered Nurse, California, #RN462008

1992-1994 Registered Nurse, Washington, #RN00111659 1993-1995 Registered Nurse, Idaho, #22792


1990-Present Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

1993-2005 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor 1980-Present Basic Life Support (BLS)

Professional Affiliations:

2018-Present Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society Continuing Education Courses:

Date CEUs Course Title

2/16/2018 0.0 Annual Training Clinical (FY2018V)

2/16/2018 0.0 Pure Wick Catheter

9/18/2017 0.0 Inpatient Nurse Adult, ICU, Pediatric, NICU 9/18/2017 0.0 IPRN102 Inpatient Nurse 102

9/15/2017 0.0 IPRN100 Inpatient Nurse 100

8/31/2017 0.0 Neuro Stroke (Stroke Program News Update 2 2017.08) 8/31/2017 0.0 JointCommission Vocabulary (Stroke Program Update 2 2017.08)

6/30/2017 0.0 001.FY17V_MANDATORY Compliance Curriculum (Clinical) 3/9/2017 2.0 Elopement Risk 2017

3/9/2017 0.0 001.FY17V MANDATORY Clinical Curriculum 3/9/2017 0.0 Antimicrobial Stewardship 2017

3/9/2017 0.0 Stroke in Women (Stroke Program News Update 2017.01) 3/9/2017 0.0 Strokes can happen at any age (Stroke Program News Update 2017.02) 3/9/2017 0.0 Strokes and Brain Health (Stroke Program News Update 2017.03) 3/9/2017 0.0 Heatstroke vs Stroke (Stroke Program News Update 2017.04) 3/9/2017 0.0 Healthy Kid Diet Reduces Stroke Risk (Stroke Program News Update 2017.05)

3/9/2017 0.0 Afib and Stroke Risk (Stroke Program News Update 2017.06) 3/9/2017 0.0 Annual CLABSI Education 2017

8/21/2016 0.0 ACLS Part 1 (Online 2017)

8/17/2016 0.25 CBT BLS Online HeartCode Part 1

4/6/2016 0.0 Bedside Handoff

3/7/2016 0.0 Cardiac FemoStop Gold Product Demo Video 3/7/2016 0.0 EXAM 2015 i-STAT Credentialing

3/7/2016 0.0 i-STAT Credentialing

3/7/2016 0.0 Clinical Alarm Fatigue Management

1/27/2016 0.0 ILT 30 Day Follow-Up Orientation

12/23/2015 0.0 Cardiac Sheath Management

12/23/2015 2.0 Patient Protection Devices

12/23/2015 0.0 001.FY16NE - MANDATORY Clinical Curriculum 12/23/2015 0.0 ILT Orientation - Nursing - Day 2

12/23/2015 0.0 ILT Orientation - Nursing - Baxter Pump 12/22/2015 0.0 ILT Orientation - Nursing - Medication Calculation 12/22/2015 0.0 ILT Orientation - Nursing - Day 1

12/21/2015 0.0 ILT Orientation - Hospital

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