Mary A. Browne
MSN, RN, CS, FNP-BC
Kissimmee, Florida 34746
Sept. 1995-May 1997 Master of Science in Nursing. School of Nursing, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee
Program of study included Advanced Physical Assessment (1, 2, 3); Clinical Pharmacology; Holistic Nursing and Pharmacology; Nursing Theory; Nursing Research; Nursing Informatics
Aug. 1985-May 1988 Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California Program requirements included Advanced Critical Care Nursing; Community Health Nursing, Care of the High Risk Neonate; Fundamentals of Public Health; Interviewing and Counseling; Parent/Infant Physical Assessment; Advanced Nursing
Sept. 1984-May 1985 Riverside City College, Riverside, California. Took prerequisites and general education requirements towards the nursing program Experience
July 1997-May 2015 Family Nurse Practitioner, Presurgical Testing. North Shore LIJ Health System, Manhasset, New York
Responsibilities include performing physical exams, health history, ECG, phlebotomy; Patient teaching/health education; Counsel and instruct patients and their families about their health decisions, the management of diseases; Evaluating laboratory values; Referring abnormals for further screening; Conducting patient testing prior to surgery. Perform physical assessment; Make recommendations for services; Review Medication profile, and discuss care options.
Preceptorships. Been a preceptor for students in the Nurse Practitioner programs at Adelphi University and Stony Brook University, and Molloy College
Jan-May 2008 Nursing Supervisor, Fulton Common, East Meadow, New York Supervised RNs, LPNs, Nursing Assistants, Consulted with Patients’ physicians, Wrote reports about patients’ conditions, Called physicians-in- charge for orders to transfer patients who needed further care to acute care facilities or local hospital
June 1997-Aug. 1999 RN Supervisor (Part Time, Forest Manor Nursing Home, Glen Cove, New York
Supervised LPNs, Nursing Assistants, Consulted with Patients’ physicians, Wrote reports about patients’ conditions, Called physicians-in-charge for orders to transfer patients who needed further care to acute care facilities or local hospital
Oct. 1998-Mar. 1999 Instructor. Patient Care Associates, Winthrop Hospital, Mineola, NY Prepared students for skill in Phlebotomy, performing 12 Lead EKG and Patient Assessment
Sept. 1995- June 1997 Clinical Experience. Over 700 hours of clinical experience as part of the MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner program. Volunteered at the Exchange Club Family Center, conducting parenting classes for chemically-dependent mothers
April 1994-June 1997 Critical Care Nurse. Operating Room, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville
Circulated, Scrubbed on surgery cases
Oct. 1990-Mar. 1994 Registered Nurse. Medical Center Hospital, Huntsville, Alabama Critical Care Nurse in Operating Room/Open Heart Surgery. First Assistant to Surgeons on open heart cases
Home Healthcare Consultant/Nurse. Experienced in the care of the critically-ill patient, administering medications, and carrying out physicians’ orders, etc. Feb. 1985-Aug. 1990 Staff Nurse. Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California Worked with high risk Labor and Delivery patients, Newborn Nursery, Worked with pregnant diabetics (pregnancy-induced Hypertension (PIH); Premature Rupture of Membrane (PROM); Pre-term labor; Teenage pregnancy patients; and as Resolve Through Sharing Counselor (for mothers who had lost babies through childbirth; or illnesses); Lactation consultant; Assessed adult patients and newborn infants; Managed high-risk mothers and infants (Diabetic mothers, Pregnancy-induced-hypertensive patients); Scrubbed and circulated on cases
Relief Charge Nurse. Supervised other RNs on duty
June 1987-June 1990 RN Charge Nurse (Part Time), Highland Part Nursing Home, Highland, California
Supervised LPNs, Nursing Assistants, Administered IV meds; Charted patients’ condtions and consulted with their primary physicians Nov. 1985-May 1987 Srub Technician. Scrubbed on Gynecology cases involving hysterectomies, laparascopies, laparatomies, etc.
Certifications Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Commission on Certification, American Nurse Credentialing Center, Washington, DC State of Florida, Department of Health, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
Certificate in Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support Community Health Nursing (California); Fetal Monitoring, and Neonatal Advanced Life Support
Gathering patient information from databases has required extensive online training in the use of computers and in collecting, collating, and synthesizing crucial healthcare assessment tools for making decisions on the best interventions for patients.
Scholarships and Awards
Health Professionals Association Scholarship Award (LLU) Fellow, National Health Service Corps (National Health Service Corps) Professional Organizations
Member, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Member, National Nursing Honor Society (Sigma Theta Tau) Conference Presentations
Presented at various professional conferences and local gatherings, using Powerpoint.
Interests Work with mothers, infants, and children as a health-care professional to promote community health; work with Women’s Ministry and Women’s groups; Co-sponsor of children’s prayer groups; Gardening; Reading References Furnished upon request