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Myrtle Beach, SC
February 26, 2020

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Maria Miceli Nichols NP-C

**** ******* *****, ****** *****, SC 843-***-****

NPI 144******* APN.RX 22629

DEA – upon need AANP Cert No. F01191594


Engaged and energetic AANP Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner degree and license in South Carolina. Desiring work in the primary care field as well as the ability to do procedures. Currently have experience working with Veterans and doing Disability and Compensation exams for the VA. Up to date on BCLS and ACLS. I will be taking the DOT exam within two weeks.


Master of Science: Francis Marion University December 15, 2018

Florence, SC

Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner

Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society

GPA 3.8

Nurse Educator Certificate December 15, 2018

Masters of Secondary Education January 2007

University of Arkansas at Little Rock August 2012

31 hours- did not complete internship due to moving to South Carolina

GPA 3.9

Bachelor of Science in Nursing December 1989

Louisiana State University for Medical Sciences

New Orleans, Louisiana

GPA 3.1

St. Mary’s Dominican High School May 1985

New Orleans, Louisiana

High School Diploma


Nurse Practitioner

Logistic Health Incorporated August 2019- current

Surfside Beach, South Carolina

●Disability and Compensation Exams on Veterans contracted by Logistics Health Incorporated for the

Veterans Administration.

●Ordering diagnostic tests as needed to complete the Veteran’s exam

●Strong knowledge of objective and subjective information as well as proper techniques of Health Assessment.

●Detailed completion of Medical Opinions for the Veterans Benefits Administration.

●Ability to deal with difficult people and employ empathy and quick thinking as needed to keep appointments running smooth and ensuring HIPPA compliance.

Family Nurse Practitioner March 2019- August 2019

Homestead Hospice and Palliative Care

Myrtle Beach, SC

In home palliative care assessments and management of medical conditions of adults greater than 18 years of age in home, skilled and custodial facilities.

Determination of patient for appropriate palliative or hospice care as well as establishing medical diagnosis for short term and chronic conditions.

Ordering and interpreting laboratory, diagnostic and radiological studies.

Plan and initiate a therapeutic regimen for patients

Pronounce and sign death certificates, issue an order for hospice, and certify a patient for homebound and handicapped certificate.

Family Nurse Practitioner February 2019-April-2019 Mercy Medical Free Clinic Florence, SC

Provided care to patients up to age 65 in a free clinic.

Assessed, diagnosed and managed patients with acute and chronic diseases

Temporary until their permanent practitioner came on

Family Nurse Practitioner Student, Internship I and II

CPG- Myrtle Trace Internal Medicine, Conway, SC August 2018- November 2018

Preceptor- Pansy Cooper -FNP

Provided competent evidence-based care to internal medicine patients

Assessed, diagnosed and managed patients with acute and chronic diseases

Educated patients on disease processes, disease management, and preventative services for best outcomes

Collaborated with interprofessional team members

Performed minor office procedures

135 supervised hours

Minute Clinic, Conway, SC August 2018- November 2018

Preceptor- Beverly Trotter- FNP-BC

Treated patients over 18 months of age with a variety of minor illnesses and injuries

Performed sports physicals and vaccine scheduling

Diagnosed and treat patients for minor acute illnesses

135 supervised hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student, Primary Care of Geriatric

CPG- Myrtle Trace Internal Medicine, Conway, SC May 2018- June 2018

Preceptor-Beverly Trotter- FNP-BC

Provided compassionate, high quality care to adults over 65 for acute and chronic health conditions

Counseled patients and families on disease processes, medication and medication safety, lab result analysis, home safety and advance directives.

45 supervised hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student, Primary Care of Infants, Children, & Adolescents

CPG Pediatrics, Conway, SC January 2018- April 2018

Preceptors- Dr. Marwan Aswad & Ashley Gibbs-FNP-BC

Conducted well-child examinations, sports physicals, and complete health histories for pediatric patients of all developmental stages.

Patients aged newborn to 21.

Provided anticipatory guidance to pediatric patients and families regarding safety, growth and development, and nutrition.

Educated and provided regarding complete vaccine scheduling with parents.

90 supervised hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student, Primary Care of Women

Carolinas Medical Alliance OB/GYN, Florence, SC January 2018-March 2018

Preceptor- Dr. Stephen Coker

Provided gynecologic care and primary care to women of all ages.

Assessed, diagnosed, and developed treatment plans for women experiencing gynecologic issues with an emphasis on aging gynecological changes.

Obtained comprehensive health histories and physical examinations.

Procedures- pap smears, vaginal cultures, punch biopsy, urine catheter cultures, and pessary care

49 supervised hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student, Primary Care of Adults

Mercy Medical Free Clinic Florence, SC August 2017- November 2017

Preceptor- James Grzech-FNP

Provided care to patients up to age 65 in a free clinic.

Assisted patients with limited to no resources to get high quality medical care in a compassionate setting.

56 supervised hours

CPG- Myrtle Trace Internal Medicine, Conway, SC

Preceptor-Beverly Trotter- FNP-BC August 2017- November 2017

Provided care to patients in a fee for service clinic.

Collaborated with the interprofessional team to formulate evidence-based treatment plans.

62 supervised hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student, Advanced Physical Assessment and Health Promotion

United Healthcare, Optum Home Health July 2016

Preceptor- Kathy Burniston-FNP

Performed thorough physical assessments and health histories on patients aged 65 and older.

Average 10-14 patients per day.

45 supervised hours


Registered Nurse -Guest Lecturer November 2018-present

South Carolina Fathers and Families Columbia, SC

Marion and Darlington counties

Delivering lectures on health, and sexually transmitted diseases, and substance abuse.

Registered Nurse January 2018- May 2018

South Carolina Fathers and Families, Columbia, South Carolina

Marion and Darlington counties

Completing health assessments and working with clients in the program to get medical care.

Delivering lectures on health, and sexually transmitted diseases, and substance abuse.

Making appointments for clients of the program and assisting them to get to those appointments.

Registered Nurse-Camp Nursing May 2009-July 2012

The Pines, Big Sandy, Texas

Leadership of staff meeting to keep them abreast of who was ill and monitoring of illnesses in the camp and distribution of fanny packs to counselors containing camper Epi-pens. Responsible for ensuring the medications were stored properly and medical records kept, and documentation of medications given.

Supervision of the campers with complex medical needs, including daily monitoring, clinic appointments and hospital admissions.

Twenty-four-hour camp coverage.

Registered Nurse- Step-Down ITU/Infant-Toddler Unit November 2007- May 2009

Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas

Registered nurse on the Infant-Toddler Unit in a 370 bed children’s hospital.

Served as a member of interdisciplinary team caring for ventilator dependent patients.

Responsible for teaching parents post-surgical care for the patient three years and under.

Caring for ward dependent children, two 8-bed wards.

Caring for child abuse cases as well and the complexities and the legal ramifications.

Floating responsibilities to different units including oncology and CVICU

Registered Nurse August 2005- May 2007

Arkansas School for Math and Sciences, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Coordinated care for one hundred and fifty juniors and seniors at a residential high school located in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Responsible for medical, dental and psychological appointment coordination as well as informing parents and staff of issues in accordance with HIPPA guidelines.

Registered Nurse February 1991-January 1993

Charity Hospital of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Head nurse responsible for the Cardiac Catheterization Lab.

Responsibilities included surgical table set up, assisting fellows during catheterization procedures.

In charge of all pre-operative assessments, intravenous insertions, medication administration, and charting.

Registered Nurse May 1989- December 1992

Ocshner Foundation Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana

Registered nurse in the nursery/ step down nursery, and post-partum and gynecologic unit.

Responsibilities included assessing newborns, caring for post-partum patients, teaching newborn care skills.

Caring for gynecologic patients, and monitoring patients with pre-term labor.


Expiration Date

Registered Nurse South Carolina- Multistate 04/30/2020

AANP certified No. F01191594

BLS, American Heart Association 07/2021

ACLS, American Heart Association 07/2021

Nexplanon insertion certification 04/2018


Advanced Practice Prep Course Training- Three-day hands-on course covering:

Suturing, basic biopsies, cryotherapy, joint injections, trigger point injections, basic casting and splinting, foreign body removal from eyes and corneal abrasions, removing foreign bodies and cerumen from ears, treating basic nosebleeds, IUD and contraceptive implant insertion, ganglion cyst aspiration, trigger finger injection, drainage of subungual hematomas, plantar fascia injections, plantar fascia injections, management of olecranon bursitis, digital blocks and toenail removal (partial and complete).

Practices evidence -based care

Coding and Billing Course

Electronic Medical Record systems proficient – EPIC, Cerner, Athena


Member – American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2018 to present

Member- American Nurses Association (ANA) 2016 to present

Member -Grand Strand Advanced Practice Nurse Association 2017 to present

Member- NEDA-Legislative Advocacy 2013 to present

Member- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 2018 to present


University of Washington and the National STD Curriculum 2018- February

Self-Study STD Modules

Grand Strand Advanced Practice Nurse Association 2017- November

Lecture at the Beach

Advanced Practice Prep 2017- August

American Academy of Pediatrics 2017- March

Practical Pediatrics Course

Hollier Family Nurse Practitioner Review 2016- December

UpToDate- current subscription 320 continuing education hours as of 01/09/2020



Nichols, M.M. (10-30-16). Submission to the Association of Camp Nurses for the

upcoming symposium. Submitting- How to Spot an Eating Disorder in a Camper, What a Counselor Should Look for.


Nichols, M.M. (6-08-10). Type 1 Diabetes and the Camper. Camp Counselors Summer 2010. Round Building. The Pines Catholic Camp. Big Sandy, Texas.

Nichols, M. M. (10-02-13). How to Spot an Eating Disorder in a Teen. LMS Parent’s Association. Tampa, Florida

Nichols, M. M. (11-12017) When Weight Loss Stalls in Pre-Diabetes. PowerPoint and Pamphlet for the Mercy Medicine Free Clinic, Florence, South Carolina


Hayn, Judith. (2010). Biology on the trail of tears. Chapter Contributor: Nichols, M.M. Trail of tears curriculum guide. Little Rock, AR: Sequoyah National Research Center.

Collins-Lyster-Mensh, L., and Bevan, C. (2013). Throwing Starfish Across the Sea: A pocket-sized care package for the parents of someone with an eating disorder. Editor: Nichols, M.


Public Health Reserve Corps 2017- current

Volunteer- Man2Man 2016- 2018

Substance Abuse Lecturer

Red Cross Volunteer Horry County 2015- 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner


Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing February 2018

ANEW Scholarship August 2018-December 2018


Judy Hughes- FNP Logistics Health Incorporated 843-***-****

Robin McLean- FNP Hospitalist 843-***-****

Dr. Elwood Owens Cardiology Associates 843-***-****

Dr. Steven Coker OB-GYN Associates 843-***-****

Ashley Gibbs -FNP-C IT Department Conway Medical Center 843-***-****

Beverly Trotter- FNP-C Minute Clinic Conway, SC 843-***-****

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