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Howell, MI
December 26, 2020

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Elizabeth R. Derkin, MS, RN, ANP-BC

Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

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Howell, MI 48843



Secure a part-time clinical position to maximize patient care outcomes in the role of Adult Nurse Practitioner


General Medicine, Novi, MI - Adult NP — March 2010 - March 2020

(furloughed due to Covid-19)

Geriatric/long-term care and short-term rehabilitation care for assisted living and skilled nursing residents. Provide primary care-type services for independent living residents in clinic setting. Assess, diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic illnesses. Provide holistic care to residents with multiple co-morbidities. Implement appropriate preventive care services, perform H&Ps. Collaborate with teams of physicians, nurse practitioners, staff nurses, hospice nurses, therapists and staff to provide care for residents. Provide education and support to residents and their families. Coordinate care, perform medication reviews, annual wellness visits, and quality initiative reports for residents. Precept students.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - Lecturer — January 2012 - May 2014

Lecturer for N456, Community Health Nursing. Supervised groups of baccalaureate students in approved clinical sites (i.e., Michigan Visiting Nurses, Livingston County Public Health Department, Emeritus Retirement Community, Hartland Meals on Wheels), clinical workshops, and off-site field trips. Didactic instruction in the area of community health for clinical students. Created, scheduled and coordinated clinical sites, experiences, workshops, field trips, and group projects for students. National Diagnostic Services, Novi, MI - Adult NP — April 2013 - December 2016

Provided annual wellness visits to employees of various agencies and organizations as well as care for patients in a primary care office setting. Performed detailed history and physicals, screening, review of lab results and initial EKG interpretations. Provided education to clients on preventive health screenings. Made referrals for further diagnostic testing.

Howell Family Care, Howell, MI - Adult NP — January 2006 - February 2010 Family Practice - provided direct client care using a health promotion/risk reduction model and medical model to adolescents through geriatric patients. Assessed, diagnosed, and treated common family practice conditions and provided education and support to clients. Gynecologic care, H&Ps, acute/chronic illnesses, sports physicals, mental health counseling, lab/diagnostic testing interpretation. Collaboration with other members of health care team. Precept students.

Washtenaw County Public Health, Ypsilanti, MI - Adult NP — Dec 2005 - May 2006

HIV/STD program. Assessed, diagnosed, and treated common STDs/STIs. Provided education, counseling and support to clients.

Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI - RN, Unit Charge Nurse - June, 1999 - August, 2003

Women’s Health Unit. Cared for female clients in the areas of postpartum, gynecological, and general medical-surgical. Preceptor for newly hired RNs. EDUCATION

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI — Master of Science (Honors), August 2005. Community Health Nursing, Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Master’s Thesis - “Evaluation of Care in Nurse Managed Centers: Cervical Cancer Screening.”

Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Honors), May 1999


American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, November 2005

Current Registered Nurse/Registered Nurse Practitioner (License # 470-***-****) Basic Life Support Certified, American Heart Association, August 2019 HONORS

Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honors Society - present member 2004 American Business Women’s Association Scholarship ACTIVITIES

Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners - member since 7/07 Participation in MICNP Annual Conferences

Participation in MICNP Advocacy Day, 10/7/20

Planning & implementation of Detroit Day field trips for N456 — Coordination of volunteering days with Cass Community Social Services Activity Center, Green Industries, and Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice - April, 2013; December, 2013

Planning and implementation of new clinical sites - Michigan Visiting Nurses in Ann Arbor - Fall, 2012; Livingston County Meals on Wheels - Fall, 2013 Meeting with local Representative to discuss SB2 (NP Scope of Practice) in Lansing, MI - Winter, 2013

Coordination of volunteering day with clinical students - work with developmentally disabled participants at Cass Community Social Services Activity Center, Detroit, MI - June 2012

Coordination of community blood pressure screening for new clients at VINA dental clinic, a low-incomer clinic; Brighton, MI - May, 2012 Attended Senate Health Policy Public Hearing on SB 481 (NP Scope of Practice), Lansing, MI - June 2012

Presentation - “Cholesterol Matters” - Grace Church Health Ministry, Howell, MI, 4/30/06

Camp Nurse, Beulah Beach Camps, Vermilion, OH - 8/7/05 - 8/12/05 Poster presentation, “Breastfeeding Trends in a Multicultural Population” - 2004 Creation & implementation of “Fetal Movement” brochure - Fall, 2003 COMMUNITY SERVICE

Volunteer at First Presbyterian Children’s Care Center, Southwest Elementary SKILLS

Holistic patient care, care coordination, thoroughness, patience, active listening, communication, computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, EMRs), interpersonal skills, leadership, problem solving, strong work ethic, detail-oriented, empathy, team work, adaptability, peer review


Denise Cooper, DNP, RN, ANP-BC

Associate Professor in Nursing, University of Michigan Flint Professional Colleague


Linda Slabaugh MSN, FNP-C

Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Clinical Supervisor, General Medicine


Rebecca Coccia, ANP

Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (Retired)

Clinical Supervisor, General Medicine


Heidi Enders

Wellness Director, National Diagnostic Services

Former Supervisor


Dr. Bhikam Mehta, MD

Professional Colleague, General Medicine


Dr. Donald Lawrenchuk, MD

Medical Director, Livingston County Public Health Department (Retired)


Rosemary Ziemba

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan (Retired) Former Colleague/Supervisor at University of Michigan


Dr. Mark Snider, MD

Collaborative Physician with General Medicine, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, MI 905 N Macomb St # 4, Monroe, MI 48162

734-***-**** - office

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