Billie M. Stewart, RN, BSN

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    Job Title :
    Director of Nursing and Geriatrics

    Areas of Treatment :
    Gerontological Nursing

    Specialties :
    Nurse

    Hospital Affiliation :
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, White Plains Hospital, Vencor Hospital, Albert Einstein Hospital, Misericordia Hospital

    Practice Name :
    Home Instead Senior Care

    Location :
    Fredericksburg, 22408 United States

    Years in Practice :
    1971

    Description of Practice :

     

    Currently, I am the Director of Nursing for a home healthcare agency, Home Instead Senior Care, of Fredericksburg, VA.  I establish policy and procedures for the acute care of clients requiring assisted or complete care.  As per the Virginia Department of Health, I am responsible for the program development and Alzheimer's training of 57 Personal Care Caregivers, who provide care across a three county region.  

    Areas of Expertise :
    40+

    Education/Degree :
    Bronx Community College, College of New Rochell

    Year Graduated :
    AAS 1972, BSN 1982

    Board Certification :
    Registered Nursing

    How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?

    Through education. The informed patient is a prepared consumer.

    Professional Society Memberships :
    Sigma Theta Tau

    Professional Affiliations :
    Sigma Theta Tau

    Honors and Awards :

    • Sigma Theta Tau
    • Vencore Award for Service to Southeast Specialty Hospital
    • Vencor Award for Deficiency-free Survey

    What made you choose a career in nursing?

    As long as I can remember, caring for others had been a passion.  Caring for my grandmother to my mother and others in the family.

    Research Interests :

    The Elderly Homebound Patient and the Development of Decubiti

    What motivates you at the start of each day?

    The need of the elderly in our community. The struggles they must make just to maintain a quality of life that everyone wants and deserves.

    Attributes Success To:

    My passion for Nursing, and the support of my family.

    Languages :
    English

    Place of Birth :
    New York City, NY

    Gender :
    female

    Favorite Medical Journal :
    American Journal of Nursing, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

    Favorite Vacation Place :
    Hawaii

    Hobbies/Sports :
    Sewing, Movies, Reading, Bible Study

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