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Winter Haven, FL
October 22, 2018

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Cynthia A. Brown, MSN, APRN, NP-C, CRNI

*** ******* ***** ******, **, Winter Haven, Fl. 33881



Highly qualified, board-certified Gerontological Nurse Practitioner driven to build strong relationships with patients and their families while advocating best outcomes within the patients goals of care.

10 plus years experience in variety of care settings, including inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, home and remote connection. Experienced in primary & acute care management along with pulmonary, cardiology, urology, sleep medicine, oncology, infusion therapy. Adult education teaching in graduate and undergraduate nursing programs with local colleges. Certified in Interact Educator for identification, documentation and communication of changes of status to allow for timely interventions.

Looking for career opportunity to utilize current skills while learning new or advanced skills to enhance care and outcomes.

Work History:

8/2008 - present ARNP @ Haley Center

Volunteer ARNP @ free primary care center providing medical care and education to underserved/uninsured. Participates in clinical training for NP/PA students. Coordinates with clinic director to develop disease management protocols for improved care and patient engagement.

12/2014 - 9/2018 Nocturnal ARNP @ Lakeland Regional Health

(Position Eliminated)

Provide on call clinical coverage to SNF/ALF/HHC, office patient, along with inpatient coverage for all issues related to care. Goal of improved quality of care, prevent admission or re-admission to hospital. Provide HEIDIS audits to assist with quality care standards & documentation.

Development & education to SNF/HHC staff on major disease protocols to improve timeliness and quality of care and prevent unnecessary admission or


4/14 - 11/14/2014 ARNP@ Trident Mobile Clinical Services

Provide Acute & Chronic Disease Management for residents of SNF, ALF and Independent setting to improve quality & timeliness of care with decreased complications, admissions or readmission to higher level of care. Provide clinic hours for independent residents at Florida Presbyterian Homes

ARNP @ A.G.S. Healthcare Services

2/2014 - 4/2014

(Company left area) Provided medical care for patients of SNF/ALF to improve quality of care and prevent avoidable admissions or readmissions. Provided clinic hours for independent residents of Florida Presbyterian Homes.

***Subcontracted position with AGS & Trident to provide continued services at Florida Presbyterian Homes and be available as business established in Polk County.

3/2012 - 2/2014 ARNP/Director of Clinical Quality @ Florida Presbyterian Homes

Primary ARNP for SNF, ALF, independent residents/employees. Develop

and implement tools & staff education with improved clinical quality and reduction

of unnecessary re-hospitalizations to 0%.

520/11 - 2/2012 ARNP @ Central Florida Health Care &

5/2009 - 7/2009 ARNP @ CFHC via contract w/ Maxim Healthcare

Primary care ARNP serving the underserved and underinsured population in rural healthcare office. Developed language specific patient education material

for all served.


720/09 - 4/28/2011 ARNP @ Lakeland Regional Cancer Center

Urology/Oncology & Cancer Screening/Prevention

Provided office & hospital based care for urology/oncology patients.

Performed mobile cancer prevention screening in the community setting. Developed patient education for new Prostate Cancer of Excellence.

orthopedic surgery/recovery 3/09 - 7/09

11/2008 – 3/2009 ARNP @ Bond Clinic Pulmonary/Sleep/Critical Care

Provided inpatient & outpatient evaluation, care and management to specific pulmonary disease/critical care patient population.

2/2004 – 11/08 ARNP/Rounding Nurse @ Pulmonary Disease Specialist

Evaluate patients in hospital and clinic setting for critical care, pulmonary/sleep or other related illnesses.

Rounding on hospital based patients prior to MD to assure diagnostic results available & initiate progress note. Communicate & educate patient & family, collaborate with interdisciplinary team to assure needs met. Initiate diagnostic procedures with follow up.


8/2006 – 5/2008



Recipient of John A. Hartford; Creating Careers Geriatric Advanced Practice Nursing Scholarship 1/2007 – 5/2008

Life Long Learning Scholarship 8/07 – 5/2008

Geriatric Leadership Initiative Participant 11/07

Golden Key International Honor Society 10/2007 – Present

Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society 2/2008 - Present


Bachelor of Arts/Organizational Management 5/1990 – 8/1991


Associate of Science, Nursing 8/1986 -5/ 1988 Fl. License 1988 - present

Paramedic Program 1/1983 – 6/ 1983 Fl. License 1983 - 1990

Emergency Medical Technician 6/1980 – 8/1980 Fl. License 1980 – 1990


American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Gerontological Nurse Practitioner 2008 - present #1953522

DEA License 2017 - present

BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification 1979 - present

CRNI (Certified Registered Nurse Infusion) 1997 - present

CCRN (Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse) 2004 - 2014

(Alumnus status)

ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) 1983 - 2012

CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) 1989 - 1993

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