University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, ME 04103 Master of Science in Education in Career and Technical Education August 2015
Courses taken: EDU 600 Teacher as Leader EDU 610 Differentiation Theory and Strategies EDU 615 Motivational Theory & Class Management EDU 759 Preparing Students for College, Career & Citizenship EDU 753 Working with Special Needs Students EDU 755 Utilizing Literacy Strategies in CTE Learning Environments EDU 690 Action Research EDU 757 Health and Safety Implementation in CTE EDU 751 The Application Model of Learning Curriculum Development EDU 695 Portfolio
Rush University, 600 S. Paulina St., Suite 1080, Chicago, IL 60612
Bachelor of Science of Nursing 1977- 1979
Lewis University, One University Parkway, Romeoville, IL 60446 Nursing Prerequisites 1975-1977
Registered Nurse with 36 years of experience in diverse settings CNA instructor for an IDPH Basic Nurse Assisting Program Provided nursing care to students in a school setting Administered hemodialysis for patients in an outpatient setting Managed a case load of home care clients Performed inpatient hospital case management and discharge planning Cared for patients on an acute care surgical unit
Wilco Area Career Center, 500 Wilco Blvd., Romeoville, IL 60446 08/2012 to Present
Fulfill requirements as a CNA instructor for an Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Basic Nurse Assisting Training Program (BNATP)
Maintain adjunct faculty status at Joliet Junior College Responsible for adhering to the standards set forth by IDPH in regards to information and skills provided in
the classroom Instruct students in American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR certification Provide theory instruction as well as hands-on lab and nursing home clinical rotation supervision Support students with IEPs and other educational requirements Provide informational presentations to prospective incoming students
Silver Cross Hospital, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL 60451 05/2004-10/2012 Provided nursing care to outpatient hemodialysis patients Adeptly handled all aspects of patient care before, during and post dialysis treatment Maintained communication with physician regarding patient condition Communicated with dialysis staff concerning patient tolerance to treatment Updated care plan according to patient needs Minooka Community High School, 301 S, Wabena Ave., Minooka, IL 60447 08/2000-06/2012
Conducted mandated health screenings, physicals and special education assessments in a high school with 1300
students. Ensured external follow-up where required for student medical concerns Provided first aid and assessment for students as necessary Communicated with parents regarding student conditions and needs Communicated with appropriate faculty regarding student medical conditions Maintained student records in accordance with ISBE standards. Submitted state reports to IDPH as required. Reported and documented student and staff injuries to appropriate administration. Communicated with workman's compensation company as needed. Provided CPR certification classes for faculty and staff. Developed and implemented a first day exclusion policy for incoming students. Developed and implemented an AED policy for the school district.
Provena Home Care, 1060 Essington Road, Joliet, IL 60435 08/1990- 08/2000
Provided care management to a case load of home care patients. Coordinated care between health disciplines. Reviewed patient charts for Quality Improvement. Accepted the position of nurse liaison which required patient contact in the hospital, physician contact for home
care orders and coordinating nursing schedule for implementation of care. Attended discharge planning meetings on nursing units with nurses and social workers to ensure timely discharge
and smooth transition to the home setting.
Provena St. Joseph Hospital, 333 N. Madison St., Joliet, IL 60435 06/1979-08/1990
Cared for patients on Medical/Surgical unit with diverse disease processes and surgeries. Communicated patient condition to physicians and other staff as necessary Accepted charge nurse responsibilities as assigned. Worked in Utilization Review as a review nurse for Medicare and insurance companies.
State of IL Registered Nurse license, 081-XXXXXXX American Heart Association BLS, Instructor IDPH CNA Instructor and Approved Evaluator, instructor code XXX6
Certified Nurse Assistant Educators Association, CNAEA Illinois Association of Career and Technical Educators, IACTE Illinois Health Occupations Association, IHOA - Treasurer HOSA: Future Health Professionals - Advisor IL HOSA Advisor of the Year - 2015 Heartland Blood Center 10 Gallon donor INSPRA Award in the Student Services Division - 2003