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Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Melbourne, Florida, United States
Posted:
September 13, 2018

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TERESA M. IMPERIALE-WESTERFIELD, MSN, FNP, ARNP-BC, RNFA

PERSONAL:

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ARNP Licensure: New York, Florida

EDUCATION:

National Institute of First Assisting, Denver, Colorado

R.N.F.A., March 2005

Pace University Pleasantville, New York

M.S. Degree Nursing, Family Health Nurse Practitioner, January 2001

SUNY New Paltz New Paltz, New York

B.S. Degree in Psychology, August 1986

Dutchess Community College Poughkeepsie, New York

A.S. Degree in Nursing, May 1984

A.A. Degree in Psychology, May 1984

PERTINENT WORK EXPERIENCE:

June 2013 to Present:

Instructor: Advanced Practice Education Services, Sterlington, LA.

Responsibilities: Instruct physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in proper joint and trigger point injection technique.

September 2013 to Present:

Professional Malpractice Case Reviewer: MedQuest, New York, New York

Responsibilities: Review malpractice cases for attorneys to determine case merit. Assist attorneys in the development of strategies to pursue these cases. Court testimony as a professional witness on an as needed basis.

March 2017 to April 2018:

Nurse Practitioner, RN Surgical First Assistant: Steward Medical Group, Vero Beach, Florida

Responsibilities: Assess, diagnose, and treat patients who present with orthopedic concerns. Perform casting, read radiographs, provide general orthopedic care. Assist in Orthopedic Surgery including ORIF, adult reconstruction, and spine. Development and management of Osteoporosis Treatment and Prevention Program. Evaluate and treat patients with Osteoporosis, Work with patients in the development of personalized osteoporosis treatment or prevention regimen.

TERESA M. IMPERIALE-WESTERFIELD, MSN, FNP, ARNP-BC, RNFA

October 2008 to January 2016:

Nurse Practitioner, RN Surgical First Assistant: Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, New Windsor, N.Y.

Responsibilities: Assess, diagnose, and treat patients who present with orthopedic concerns. Perform casting, read radiographs, provide general orthopedic care. Assist in Orthopedic Surgery including ORIF, adult reconstruction, and spine. Development and management of Osteoporosis Treatment and Prevention Program. ResponsibResponsible for maintaining Employee Health Service for staff of 90 employees, evaluating and treating ill and injured employees while at work .

March 2008 to December 2012:

Speaker/Educator: Warner Chilcott Pharmaceuticals, Rockaway, New Jersey

Responsibilities: Presentation of current and updated information regarding bone health, diagnosing osteoporosis, and treatment modalities available, to physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

May 2003 to September 2008:

Nurse Practitioner. RN Surgical First Assistant: Warwick Valley Orthopedics, Warwick, N.Y.

Responsibilities: Assess, diagnose, and treat patients who present with orthopedic concerns. Perform casting, read radiographs and evaluate patients for surgery. Assist in Orthopedic Surgery including ORIF and adult reconstruction. Development and management of Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Program. Guide patients in the development of their personalized osteoporosis treatment or prevention regimen.

February 2002 to November 2006:

Nurse Practitioner: Arden Hill Hospital Emergency Department, Goshen N.Y.

Responsibilities: Assess, diagnose, and treat patients presenting to ED. Develop plans of treatment, order and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe medications and treatments for patients. Perform minor orthopedic and surgical procedures, OB/GYN assessment.

August 2002 to August 2003:

Nurse Practitioner, Park Avenue Health, White Plains, N.Y.

Manage healthcare for patients in a skilled nursing facilities, including routine monthly assessments, medication management, assessing, diagnosing, and treating ill or injured patients, wound care, and emergency evaluation and care.

April 2001 to August 2002:

Nurse Practitioner, PhyAmerica, St. Francis Hospital Emergency Dept, Poughkeepsie and Beacon, N.Y.

Responsibilities: Assess, diagnose, and treat patients presenting to ED. Develop plans of treatment, order and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe medications and treatments for patients. Perform minor orthopedic and surgical procedures, OB/GYN assessment.

TERESA M. IMPERIALE-WESTERFIELD, MSN, FNP, ARNP-BC, RNFA

SPECIALIZED EDUCATION:

SonoSite Cadaver Ultrasound Lab. Irvine, California. August 2017.

International Society of Clinical Densitometrists Health Care Provider Training Boston, Massachusetts, August 2012.

Biomet Oxford Partial Knee Course, Atlanta, Georgia, January 2011.

Stryker Latest Advancements in Joint Replacement, Montclair, New Jersey, November 2010.

Zimmer Trabecular Metal Reverse Shoulder System Surgical Training Program, Parsippany, New Jersey, October 2010.

Stryker Triathlon Primary and Revision Knee Surgical Training Program, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 2010.

Stryker Rejuvenate, ADM X3 Mobile Bearing Hip and Restoration Modular Surgical Training Program, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 2010.

Stryker Anterior Hip Course, Mahwah, New Jersey, November 2009.

AFFILIATIONS:

National Association of Orthopedic Nurses.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

The National Osteoporosis Foundation.

The New York State Nurse Practitioner Association.

The Central Florida Nurse Practitioner Association

TERESA M. IMPERIALE-WESTERFIELD, MSN, FNP, ARNP-BC, RNFA

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:

Volunteer for the Brevard County Zoo Women of the Wild Program. 2/2016 to 3/2017.

Member of the Women of Excellence Brevard County 2/2016 to 3/2017.

Volunteer Clinical Preceptor for Nurse Practitioner Programs at SUNY Stony Brook University and Western Connecticut State University 2003-2005, the Physician Assistant Program at Merrywood College 2006-2008, the BSN Program at SUNY Delhi College 2008 to present, and the Nurse Practitioner Program at Mount St. Mary College 2010 to 2016.

Volunteer for the Society for Hospitals and Resources Exchange 2007 to 2016.



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