Job Title :
Areas of Treatment :
Practice Name :
Bayshore Home Health
Ottawa, K1V 1A4 Canada
Years in Practice :
Description of Practice :
As a Wound Care Specialist in the community, I am trained to determine the presence of vascular disease in lower legs by using devices and performing a thorough physical exam and family history analysis. I create care plans and write treatment orders based on the results I get from my assessments.
I work very closely with a large interdisciplinary team; referring patients to specialist and linking patients to resources like social work and different types of therapy.
Areas of Expertise :
Wound Care, Palliative Care
Ottawa University in Collaboration with Algonquin College
Year Graduated :
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Board Certification :
CPR, Hematology and Oncology Examiner, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?
I try to bring hope, happiness and laughter into their lives
Professional Society Memberships :
Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, Canadian Association of Wound Care, Canadian Nurses Association
Honors and Awards :
- Honours-Algonquin College, 2005
- Scholarship-Ottawa University, 2005
Published in Registered Nurse Journal and Ottawa Citizen
What made you choose a career in nursing?
I love helping, teaching, and educating people about health, how to improve health and prevent illness.
Research Interests :
I am hoping to do more research once I complete a master's program.
What motivates you at the start of each day?
Knowing that everyday she is helping someone in her community get better one day at a time and helping them access health care more easily.
Attributes Success To:
Her mentor, K. Lorimer, for guiding her and teaching her everything she knows today about being a wound specialist. Thank you! :)
Place of Birth :
Favorite Medical Journal :
Community Nursing Journal
Favorite Vacation Place :
Anywhere warm, but my exception is Sudbury :)
Irish dancing, Triathlons, Snowboarding, Spinning, Hot Power Yoga and Running