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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
October 05, 2016

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Curriculum Vitae *

Ginger Shullanberger, M.S.N., F.N.P., A.P.N.-B.C.

P.O. Box 1080,

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Port Aransas, Texas 78373


Professional Goals:

• Work in a specialty solo or group practice, internal medicine/primary healthcare; or in another medical specialty practice, or surgical practice in collaboration with one or more health care providers to further enhance medical knowledge and clinical skills.

• Network with nurse practitioners, physicians and others medical specialists in order to provide optimal patient care.

• Participate in medical research when there are opportunities in order to increase medical knowledge, and through evidence-based practice hopefully assist in improvement of patient outcomes. Educational Background:

August, 1998-May, 2000, Northern Illinois University School of Nursing, DeKalb, Illinois. Master of Science, Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner.

September, 1996-May, 1997, California State University, Bakersfield, Bakersfield, California. Master of Science, Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner, pending. June, 1983-June, 1986, Loma Linda University School of Nursing, Loma Linda, California. Bachelor of Science, Nursing.

June, 1983-June, 1985, Loma Linda University School of Nursing, Loma Linda, California. Associate of Science, Nursing.


Nurse Practitioner- Marianne Geiger, M.D., Clinic of Psychiatric Care, Rockford, IL, November, 2010- May, 2015 . Assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education and referral to other healthcare specialists and/or other community resources, where appropriate, of patients with psychiatric concerns. Clinic Coordinator, Nurse Practitioner- Take Care Health System, Rockford, Illinois, October, 2008- November, 2010: Assessment, diagnosis, treatment and education of patients in a retail clinic setting. Ordering of supplies and general organization of the clinic. Orientation of new nurse practitioners. Ongoing clinic-related training of clinic nurse practitioners regarding company programs/updates. Curriculum Vitae 2

Nurse Practitioner- Brain and Spine Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Rockford Health Physicians/ Rockford Health System, Rockford, Illinois, January, 2005-October, 2008. Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric and adult patients with brain, neck and spinal concerns in inpatient and outpatient settings in collaboration with neurosurgeons. Assisting neurosurgeons with surgical procedures. Family Nurse Practitioner - TriCounty Community Health Services/ Northern Illinois University, Malta, Illinois. August 25 and 26, 2004. Preschool physicals for the Head Start program. Nurse Practitioner- Ear, Nose. and Throat Department, Featherstone Clinic, S.C. Rockford, Illinois.: January, 2003-May, 2004. Assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and education of pediatric and adult patients with upper respiratory tract concerns. Preoperative work-up of surgical patients in collaboration with otolaryngologists in a private practice/ multi specialty practice/corporation. Family Nurse Practitioner -Glennetta Coleman, M.D., Rockford, Illinois: July, 2000-November, 2002. Assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and education of adolescent and adult patients in collaboration with an internal medicine physician in private practice.

Registered Nurse-Rockford Memorial Hospital, Ask A Nurse, Rockford, Illinois: August, 1998-July, 2000. Telephone triage of callers' symptoms with referrals per company protocol. Class registration for Rockford Memorial Hospital programs and community resource referrals. Physician referrals for Rockford Memorial Hospital based doctors.

Graduate Research Assistant-Northern Illinois University School of Nursing, DeKalb, Illinois: August, 1998-May, 1999. Assisting one of the nursing school professors in the collection of research data regarding the historical public image of the trained nurse in the United States. Registered Nurse -Rockford Public Schools, Rockford, Illinois: April, 1998-May, 1999. Assisting certificated school nurses with medication administration, first aid, skilled assessments, and treatment of school-aged children at several school sites. Served as school nurse at one site during the summer, 1998 session.

Public Health Nurse-Best Care Home Health Agency, Porterville, California: May, 1997-August, 1997. Home visits to perform health assessments, monitor medication(s) and patients' and their families' understanding and compliance with medical treatment plans. Patient education regarding disease processes and related therapies and preventive care; performance of skilled nursing procedures. Public Health Nurse-Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency, Porterville and Tulare, California: April, 1992-January, 1997. Immunizations, prenatal client education and assistance; tuberculosis diagnostic and screening clinics; patient education, follow-up, epidemiological and medical treatment and surveillance; sexually transmitted disease counseling, adult health and California Health and Disability Program clinics; communicable disease and tuberculosis follow-up, high risk prenatal clients, high risk infants and toddlers; children and adults with elevated blood lead levels. Registered Nurse-Family Birth Center, Tulare District Hospital, Tulare, California: June, 1991-April, 1992. Care of obstetrical and newborn clients; performed non-stress tests and managed clients during their labor, delivery, and postpartum hospital stays. Curriculum Vitae 3

School Nurse/ Technical Assistant for Tobacco Use Prevention Education-Tulare County Department of Education, School Health Programs, Visalia, California: November, 1990-April, 1991. Developed a cross- age teaching program in which eighth graders would teach fifth graders nonuse of tobacco. Registered Nurse-Family Birth Center, Sierra View District Hospital, Porterville, California: 1989-1990. Equivalent duties to those above under Tulare District Hospital, except that I served as charge nurse the majority of the time.

School District Nurse-Earlimart School District, Earlimart, California: November, 1988-May,1989. Registered Nurse. Private Duty-Family Care Services, Loma Linda, California: 1987-1988. In-home private duty nursing care for pediatric and chronically ill adult patients. Registered Nurse/Team Leader-Orthopedic Surgery Unit-Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California: 1985-1987. Supervised and assisted licensed vocational nurses and nurses' aides in providing care for patients undergoing preoperative procedures and postoperative recovery from surgeries involving the neck, back, hips, and extremities. Certificates and Special Skills:

Registered Nurse License, Texas.

Family Nurse Practitioner License, Texas.

Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber License, Wisconsin Formerly/currently inactive due to compact state regulations both Texas and Wisconsin are compact states and a nurse practitioner may only be licensed in one compact state at a time.

Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate, American Nurses Credentialing Center, since 2000. Registered Nurse First Assistant, Fall, 2005.

CPR Health Care Provider Certificate, July 2015-renewed. Multilingual: Spanish (fair); French (limited).

Professional Activities:

Active Member, Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing. Active Member, Texas Nurse Practitioners

Former Member, NP/PA Council, Take Care Health System Former Co-investigator for Research Study: Access to Neurosurgical and Neurological Care, University of Illinois, School of Medicine at Rockford, Rockford, Illinois. Former Director of Quality Improvement, Rockford Health Physicians, Brain and Spine Center, Neurosurgery Division, Rockford, Illinois.

Former Morbidity and Mortality Reporter, Rockford Health Physicians, Department of Neurosurgery, Brain and Spine Center, Rockford, Illinois.

Secretary, Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Omega Chapter, May, 2004- January, 2006. Recipient, Northern Illinois University Outstanding Woman Student Award, 2000. Published article: Nurse staffing decisions: an integrative review of the literature, in Nursing Economics, Curriculum Vitae 4

Professional Activities, continued:

May/June 2000, volume 18 (3): 124-32; 146-48.

Member, Rockford Health System Research and Review Committee, 2008 As a Public Health Nurse: Precepted and oriented new nurses. Served on the nursing forms committee for Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency, Tulare, California. Graduate Courses Completed:

At California State University, Bakersfield, Bakersfield, California: Accounting 500, 5.0 quarter units, Winter, 1990.

Business Administration 520, 5.0 quarter units, Spring, 1990. Management 500, 5.0 quarter units, Spring, 1990.

Nursing 586, Advanced Health Assessment, 4.0 quarter units, Fall, 1996. Nursing 590, Development of Theory/ Model of Nursing, 4.0 quarter units, Fall, 1996. Nursing 584, Pharmacotherapeutics, 3.0 quarter units, Winter, 1997. Nursing 625, Nursing Research: Advanced Methodology, 4.0 quarter units, Winter 1997. Nursing 615, Roles in Advanced Practice Nursing, 3.0 quarter units. Spring, 1997. At Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois: Educational Psychology 521, Educational Statistics, 3.0 semester units, Fall, 1998. Nursing 517, Pathophysiologic Concepts in Nursing, 4.0 semester units, Fall, 1998. Nursing 602, Conceptual Basis for Family Health Nursing for the Family Nurse Practitioner, 3.0 semester units, Fall, 1998.

Nursing 513, Scientific Inquiry, 3.0 semester units, Spring, 1999. Nursing 515, Diversity Within Community Health Nursing Systems for Advanced Practice Nursing Practice, 3.0 semester units, Spring, 1999. Nursing 516, Advanced Practice Nursing in the Health Delivery System, 3.0 semester units, Spring, 1999.

Nursing 518, Pharmacology, 4.0 semester units, Fall, 1999. Nursing 574, Primary Care: Infant, Child, and Adolescent, 3.0 semester units, Fall, 1999. Nursing 577, Family Nurse Practitioner Internship I: Infant and Child, 4.0 semester units, Fall, 1999.

Nursing 575, Adult Primary Care, 3.0 semester units, Spring, 2000. Nursing 578: Family Nurse Practitioner Internship II: Women, 4.0 semester units, Spring, 2000. Nursing 579, Family Nurse Practitioner Internship III: Adult, 4.0 semester units, Spring, 2000.

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