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Nurse Practitioner Medical

Chicago, Illinois, United States
April 30, 2019

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Laura Friedrich



North Park University

Masters of Science in Nursing, Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner August 19, 2016

National Lewis University

School Nurse Type 73 Education Endorsement,

completed July 1, 2013

Loyola University Chicago

Bachelors of Science in Nursing, graduated May 10, 2010

John Felice Rome Center

Semester Abroad in Rome, Italy, completed in August 2009


• IL APN/nurse practitioner license 2016- Present

• IL Registered Nursing License 2010- present

• Family Nurse Practitioner Certification AANP 2016- present

• IL DEA license 2016- present

• National Orthopedic Nurse Certification 2012-present

• Fracture Liaison Service Certificate of Completion 2018

• Professional Educator License in School Nursing 2013- present

• Basic Life Support CPR

• IDPH vision and hearing screening, including audiogram conduction 2013- present

Nurse Practitioner Experience:

Illinois Bone and Joint Institute Libertyville Division 2016-Present

• Cared for patients with spinal conditions, arthritic conditions, and sports injuries

• Evaluated post-operative spine, post-op total joint, and post-op sports medicine patients.

• Evaluated and treated acute back pain patients

• Conducted hospital rounds on post-operative patients

• Performed nerve conductions studies and evaluated patients for carpal tunnel syndrome

• Evaluated and treated patients with osteoporosis

• Conducted pre-operative history and physical exams

• Administered joint injections

• Interpreted X-ray images

• Interpreted Spinal MRI imaging

Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Rotations:

Adult Health Rotation: Ravinia Internal Medicine Clinic

• Supervised by Janet Davis APN from

• 225 hours completed

• Saw and treated patients with chronic illnesses, such as, diabetes, long term anticoagulation use, alcoholism, and hypertension.

• Worked with patients suffering from psychiatric conditions, including anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia.

• Evaluated patients for acute conditions such as URI, abdominal pain, and musculoskeletal injury.

Pediatric Rotation: Sahara Medical

• Supervised by Waheeda Iqbal MD

• 90 hours completed

• Evaluated pediatric patients with common acute illnesses such as: acute otitis media; URI; and strep throat.

• Evaluated pediatric patients with chronic illnesses such as: heart murmur and asthma.

• Performed wellness exams and school physicals

• Administered immunizations and performed blood draws Women’s Health Rotation:

• 90 hours of practice under Yvonne Wolny MD/Ph.D.

• Evaluated and treatment woman’s health conditions including but not limited to, STDs, vaginal infection, well woman exams, pregnancy, fertility, and vaginal rejuvenation

Family Nurse Practitioner Residency: Logan Square Medical Group

• 180 hours of practice under Dr. Finley Brown Jr.

• Conducted physical exam

• Diagnosed and treated common viral and bacterial infections

• Treated patients with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia

RN Experience:

Logan Square Medical Group, Practice of Dr. Finley Brown Jr. 2016

• Assisted the physician in physical exams

• Drew and processed labs

• Conducted follow up phone calls

• Provided patient education on medications

School District 69 Skokie Morton Grove 2012-2016

• Title: District Nurse

• 2014-2016: District Nurse Position created in 2014. Float between three building in district to provide supervision and support to building nurses. Organize district vision and hearing screening. Responsible for special ed/504 caseload. Responsible for Individual Health Care Plans for life-threating allergies. Develop and maintain school health care plans for chronic health conditions. Collaborative member with community groups including Youth Organization Umbrella and Skokie Health Department. Coordinate and assist with onsite dental, pediatrician, and immunization services. Responsible for all state health reporting.

• 2012-2013: Building nurse for junior high, Responsible caring for students and staff in the building

• 2013-2014 Building nurse for elementary school, held special education/504 caseload.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital 2011-2012

• Orthopedic Staff Nurse

• Provided post-op and trauma care to patients with orthopedic conditions involving hip, knee, shoulder, and ankle joints

• Also floated to other general medical-surgical unit Rush University Medical Center 2010-2011

• Orthopedic Staff Nurse

• Provided post-op care to patients that had spinal and joint surgeries

• Provided care to patients that experienced orthopedic trauma Nursing Assistant Positions:

Rush University Medical Center 2009-2010

• Orthopedic student nurse assistant

• Conducted vitals, helped patients with bathing and toileting, and measured inputs and outputs

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago 2009-2009 (summer extern)

• Spinal Cord Rehab nurse extern

• Conducted vitals, inserted straight caths, suctioned, conducted bowel training, showered, and transported patients. Honors:

• Sigma Theta Tau, inducted in 2009

• Alpha Sigma Nu, inducted 2010

• National Collegiate Scholars, inducted 2009

• Golden Key Honor Society, inducted 2009

Professional Organization Memberships

• Sigma Theta Tau

• National Association of Orthopedic Nurses

• National American Spine Society

Nursing Service Trip

• Lourdes France May 2009 (10 day service trip)

• Loyola University Nursing School trip

• Assisted in Spiritual Baths in St. Bernadette’s grotto to help people experience physical, emotional, and/or spiritual healing

Additional Information/ Positions:

Mundelein Park District Hip hop Dance Teacher 2017- 2018

• Taught two hip hop classes for 6-8 year old and 9-11 year old boys and girls

Lincoln Jr. High Poms Coach 2013

• Coached the 6th-7th grade Poms team that performed at Boys Basketball Games

St. Ignatius College Prep Dance Coach 2010-2012

• Coached the Dance Team that performed at Boys Basketball Games and IDTA competitions. State Qualifying team two years in a row.

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