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Nurse Practitioner

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
October 27, 2016

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Teena Harrison, DNP, FNP-BC

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West Palm Beach, Florida 33411



Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (ANCC)

Advanced Wound Care Management

Internal Medicine/Family Practice

Nursing Education/Lecturer


Patient/Customer Service Development


Touro University Henderson, NV

2009 -2013 Doctorate in Nursing Practice

Barry University Miami Shores, FL

1996-1998 Master of Science in Nursing

Winston-Salem State University Winston-Salem, NC

1990-1994 Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Development and Implementation of a Collaborative Multidisciplinary Approach to Wound Care in a Community Based Health Setting. (2013) Touro University

The level of patient satisfaction when primary care in delivered by a nurse practitioner as opposed to the physician within the same primary care setting. (1998) Barry University

Professional Experience:

2008- 2016 Healthcare and Education Services

Position: Nurse Practitioner

Provided primary care services including acute and chronic conditions to residents in nursing homes, LTACs, assisted living facilities and group homes.

Provided advanced wound management and educational services to individuals and healthcare facilities including sharp debridement and other modalities.

Provided assistance to healthcare facilities regarding: accurate wound staging, clinical diagnosis of wounds, and appropriate documentation/follow up to meet or exceed CMS guidelines.

Collaborated directly with primary care providers and other specialists to enhance positive patient outcomes.

2004-2008 Flagler Medical Group

Position: Nurse Practitioner

Provided Internal Medicine services to patients in a variety of settings including: ambulatory care, skilled care and rehabilitation facilities.

Managed care for both acute and chronic conditions, wound care and nutritional deficiencies.

2001-2004 Prison Health Systems

Position: Nurse Practitioner

Provided preventive, acute and chronic care to an inmate population of 1500 inmates.

On call and emergencies services including daily infirmary rounds for up to 25 inmates.

Provided emergency services such as suturing and wound care.

Managed 5 specialty clinics including STD clinic, women’s health, TB clinic and emergency

Managed inmates in the infirmary for acute condition including detox protocols

1994-1999 West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

Position: RN and ARNP

Began employment at the Rivera Beach clinic before the new hospital opened. Worked in triage as an RN until the hospital opened.

Transitioned to the new VA Medical Center and worked in outpatient primary care.

Implemented efficient workflow designs for primary care.

Managed nursing staff and ancillary staff in outpatient care area.

Mentored new nursing staff in team approach, protocols, organizational missions and goals, and participated in staff evaluations and clinical skill competencies.

Educational Presentations and Programs:

Safe and Effective Care Environment

Management of Care

Safety and Infection Control

Health Promotion and Maintenance

Human Growth and Development

Prevention and Early Detection of Disease

Physiological Integrity

The Three D’s (Delirium, Dementia and Depression)

Lecture and Case Study: Hypertension and Stroke

ABG Interpretation Made Easy

Handling the Difficult Patient

Your Role in Wound Care: Nursing Staff Focused

A Client Care Module: How Wounds Heal & How You Can Help

Development and Implementation of a Collaborative Multidisciplinary Approach to Wound Care in a Community Based Health Setting

Professional and Honorary Awards/Accomplishments:

Manchester Who’s who Among Executives and Professionals in Nursing/Health Care

Sigma Theta Tau

Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society

Clinical Instructor of the Year

Spirit of Nursing Award

Hypodermic Publication Award

North Caroling State Legislative Award (2)

Development and distribution of the Washington Watch Newsletter

Awarded for research on Shaken Baby Syndrome which was used for induction of a new bylaw for the American Nurses Association.

Entrepreneur Spirit Award 2012 by Nevada Nurses Association

Professional Affiliations:

American Nurses Association

Nevada Nurses Association APG

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Sigma Theta Tau International

Volunteer for Special Olympics

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