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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Memphis, TN
October 27, 2018

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Abdul-Karim Sesay, DNP AGACNP - BC

**** ****** **** ** *******, Tennessee 38119


Board-certified in Adult Gerontology Acute Care

Licensed nurse practitioner in the state of Tennessee


Emergency Department - St. Francis Park Hospital Memphis, TN

Fall, 2016

Duties: interviewed, assessed, evaluated, and examined levels I to III patients, presented patients back to physician or nurse practitioner, discussed possible differentials, labs, diagnostics, and treatment; reviewed x-rays, performed full head to toe exams, suturing, stapling, I&D, pelvic exams, fluorescent eye exams, prescribed antibiotics and pain management, attempted intubations on trauma bay, collaborated with nurses, RTs, and ancillary staff

Hospitalist Group - Methodist North Hospital Memphis, TN

Spring, 2017

Duties: accessed daily patient list assigned to my physician, read on new patient’s H&P, pre-rounded on new patients, interviewed, assessed, and examined new patients, rounded with physician and presented patients, discussed possible differentials, labs, diagnostics, and treatment; admitted new patients from the ED when on call, wrote SOAP notes, and H&P, went over notes with physician

Medical ICU - Department of Veteran’s Affairs Memphis, TN

Fall, 2017

Duties: trained as part of a team of a fellow, residents, fourth-year medical students, and physician assistant students; assigned patients at beginning of shift, read H&P, assessed and examined assigned patients, presented patients to fellow, attended imaging sessions of all patients prior to rounding, gave a brief report of assigned patients during imaging sessions, presented patients to attending physician during grand rounds, gave suggestions on differentials, labs, diagnostics, and treatment, examined patients together with physician, presented assigned readings to group during rounds, attended lectures in the afternoon, wrote SOAP notes and H&P

Neuro Stroke Team/Mobile Stroke Unit - UT Neurology Department Memphis, TN

Spring, 2018

Duties: trained as part of a team of fellows, residents, and medical students; assigned stroke patient, assessed and examined patient, presented patient during CT/MRI imaging session, attended grand rounds, performed NIHSS assessment during rounds, wrote progress notes, rode in mobile stroke unit, assessed clients using NIHSS, examined CT/CTA with attending provider, discussed whether client was tPA candidate or not, administered Cardene drip to clients in hypertensive emergency, transported hemorrhagic patients to nearest ED stroke center, observed thrombectomy in OR once, sat in on extensive imaging sessions with radiologists, neurologists, neuro-intensivists, fellows, nurse practitioners, residents


University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis, TN

Degree: DNP, May 2018

Specialty: Adult Gerontology Acute Care

Jefferson College of Health Sciences Roanoke, VA

Degree: BSN, December 2013

Major: Nursing

Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA

Degree: BSc, December 2007

Major: Chemistry


Float Pool RN, MICU/Stepdown 11/2016 - Present

St. Francis Bartlett Hospital

Memphis, Tennessee

Staff Registered Nurse, SICU 08/2015 - 10/2016

Methodist University Hospital

Memphis, Tennessee

Staff Registered Nurse, Medsurg Telemetry 04/2014 - 07/2015

Inova Fairfax Hospital

Falls Church, Virginia

Charge Nurse, Skilled Nursing Facility 04/2014 - 07/2015

Burke Health and Rehab Center

Burke, Virginia

Chemistry Patent Examiner 04/2008 - 11/2008

Patent & Trademark Office

Arlington, Virginia


EHR: Epic, Cerner

Procedures: Central line, Arterial line, Dialysis Vascath, Chest tube, Intubation, Lumbar puncture, Sutures, Staples etc.


Tennessee Nurse Practitioner License - Pending

DEA Registration Number - Pending Employment

Tennessee Registered Nurse Compact License- Current

AHA ACLS Certified

AHA BLS Certified

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