Job Title :
Licensed Practical Nurse
Areas of Treatment :
Geriatrics, Dementia, Home Health
Practice Name :
Maxim Home Health Care
Fort Wayne, 46806 United States
Years in Practice :
Medtech College School of Nursing
Year Graduated :
Treasurer of Student Advisory Board at Medtech College
Board Certification :
BLS (Basic Life Support), CPR, HIPAA, Geriatrics, Dementia
Faculty Appointments :
- Mentoring for new nursing students
How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?
I help to make my patients feel like a person, not a diagnosis, by using their name, looking in their eyes, holding their hand and not talking about them, but by talking to them.
Professional Society Memberships :
Indiana Practical Nursing Association, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Medtech College Student Advisory Board
Honors and Awards :
- Associate's of Applied Science Practical Nursing
- Graduate Speaker at Medtech College for the Class of 2012
- Outstanding Performance at Work
What made you choose a career in nursing?
I wanted the feeling that at the end of each day, I made a difference in the life of at least one person. I feel the rewards of Nursing are priceless.
What motivates you at the start of each day?
Giving my family a better life, Seeing my Resident's Faces light up when I Enter the Room
Attributes Success To:
Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills, Her Ability to show Flexibility and Respect to each Patient. She is emotionally stable and shows compassion and empathy to each patient.
Place of Birth :
Favorite Medical Journal :
American Journal of Nursing, Nursing 2012
Favorite Vacation Place :
In front of a TV with Sportscenter
Football, Reading, Sewing