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Nurse Practitioner Mental Health

December 31, 2020

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Curriculum Vitae

Hope Watson Meador MSN APRN-FNP

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Flint, TX 75762



Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Graduation Date: 2/25/2018 Chamberlain College of Nursing 3005 Highland Pkwy Downers Grove, IL 60515

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) July2013 -August 2015- Chamberlain College of Nursing 3005 Highland Pkwy Downers Grove, IL 60515

Associate of Science in Nursing -May 2006 - Angelina College 3500 S. First St Lufkin, TX 75904

Licensed Vocational Nurse Program- August 2015 -Angelina College 3500 S. First St. Lufkin, TX 75904

Professional Employment:

April 2018 – Present Kidney Center of Walker County APRN-NP with collaborative/supervising physician Dave Khurana, MD: Responsible for rounding in various dialysis units and maintaining history and physicals, prescription needs, access flow review, appropriate referrals, medication prescribing, etc.

Diagnosis and treatment of nephrology and family practice (acute and chronic) needs of ESRD patients including elderly and correctional patients

Referrals to specialists and collaboration with inpatient hospitalists

Actively working in rural settings with predominantly Medicare, Medicaid, and Advantage plan patients to provide needed resources such

as food banks and pharmaceutical discount programs

Maintenance of chronic conditions including ESRD through physical assessments and monitoring of medication refills to prevent hospital re-admissions

Ability to obtain specialty referrals for indigent and Medicare/Medicaid patients

Use of community resources to provide needed services for the patient outside of the clinics

EMR Charting, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.

July 2011 – Present Fresenius Kidney Care Dialysis Float RN: Responsible for inpatient acute and outpatient chronic dialysis and floats to Dallas/Fort Worth, East Texas, and Houston Texas markets. CRRT experience. Charge nurse duties and expert cannulator title held. Served as manager role one year and then resumed float role.

Hemodialysis treatments in inpatient and outpatient settings

One to one ICU bedside treatments including CRRT

Hemodialysis in correctional facilities

Titration of specialty drips and blood transfusions

Identification of arrythmias and interventions

Administration of specialty infusions and blood products

Chronic outpatient floater

Clinical manager role

Collaboration with the physician/provider, dietician, social worker, bio-med, and clinic manager

Authorized to call in medication orders as prescribed by the physician

Compliance with hepatitis and isolation regulations

Ensuring appropriate staffing within Texas regulations.

EMR Charting, EMR Charting, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.

October 2009 – July 2011 Core Med Network Agency RN: Duties included floating to various departments including M/S, Stepdown, ICU, Pediatrics, Psychiatric, LTC, and some ER shifts to fulfill staffing voids

Infusion Nursing

Titration of Medications and IV Drips

ACLS and Participation in Codes

All aspects of care associated with pertinent units

EMR Charting

Care of the correctional patient

August 2008 – October 2009 University of Texas Maternal Branch Correctional Inpatient Infirmary at UT Tyler - Correctional Hospital RN: Duties included charge nurse over 20 bed infirmary unit on correctional floor while caring for inmates with various medical and mental health diagnoses

De-escalation techniques

All aspects of inpatient care of the correctional patient.

Charge Nurse Role

Collaboration with correctional staff

EMR Charting

June 2006 – March 2008 Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital – Medical Surgical /Telemetry Charge RN: Duties Included promotion to charge nurse in six months over 12 bed stepdown unit

Management and care of a shift assignment ranging from 4 to 10 patients dependent upon MS or Stepdown

Identification of cardiac rhythms

Staffing delegations and assignments

Management of hospice patients

EMR Charting

October 2005- June 2006 The Arbors Assisted Living LVN: Duties included nursing management and emergency intervention for long term care residents.

Management of healthcare needs of LTC population greater than 80 residents

Medication administration

Management of emergency situations


Licenses and Certifications

FNP AP137433

RN 730939 Texas/Compact States

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Basic Life Support (BLS)

DEA MM4777720

RUG Certification


May 2017 – February 2018 Family Practice clinicals with Dr. Wilburn Furniss as preceptor, seeing pediatric and adult patients in the office

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