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EDUCATION:   

Facial Specialist Diploma                                                                                                                       

2013

Fashion Focus Hair Academy

Sarasota, FL

 

Master of Science Degree with Nursing Minor                                                                    

1990

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

 

Bachelor of Science; Biology & Nursing Minor                                                                  

1985

University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

 

 

Undergraduate                                                                                                                           

1981

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

 

High School Diploma

Naples High School, Naples, Florida                                                                                     

1980

 

 

EXTERNSHIP: 

Pediatric Multi-Specialty Externship – 163+ hours                                                             

1996

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS/SPECIAL TRAININGS:

Certified Micro-Dermabrasion Training                                                                               

2013 – Present

 

Certified Facial Sculpting                                                                                                                       

2013 – Present

 

Certified Dermalogica Skin Care                                                                                            

2013 – Present

 

Certified Candela/Syneron Ematrix Technician                                                                  

2011 – Present

 

Pallete Aesthetic Technical Expertise Trainings – Injectable Botulism Toxins & Fillers            

2009 – Present

 

Certified Obagi Skin Care Specialist                                                                                     

2008 – Present

 

Certified Syneron Emax & Velashape Technician                                                              

2008 – Present   

 

Advanced Toastmaster Bronze (ATM-Silver), Toastmaster’s International Organization          

2001 – Present

 

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, American Nursing Credentialing Center                          

1991 – Present

 

Certified Basic Cardiac Life Support Instructor, (BCLS & AED)                                     

1987 – Present

 

Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C), National Asthma Educator Certification Board    

2004 – 2011

 

Certified Asthma Care Training for Kids Instructor (ACT), Asthma & Allergy FOA    

2005 – 2011

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES:

Florida Facial Specialist                                                                                                         

2013 – Present

 

Florida Real Estate Sales Associate             Licensure #SL3203317                                                

2009 – Present

 

Florida RN/ARNP Dual Licensure #1737082                                                                      

1986 – Present

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

McDonnell Dermatology                                                                                          

September 2014 – Present

                                                                                                        

The Ritz Carlton of Naples                                                                                                      

March 2014 – April 2015

Position was eliminated

when out with fractured foot

 

The Kent Center for Life                                                                                                          

January 2014 – September 20                                                                                                                

Took full time position locally

 

Sarasota Neurology, PA  

August 2012 – September 2014

 

Healthy Lynks, LLC                                                                                                  

July 2012 – Present

As needed

 

Community Health Education

 

Charlotte Regional Medical Center                                                                                                       

January 2012 – Present

As needed

 

Moonlighters Realty, Inc.                                                                                                                       

January 2010 – Present

Independent Referring

 

 

Joyce Vein & Aesthetic Institute                                                                                            

November 2008 – February 2012

                                                                          

Florida Department of Health                                                                                                 

November 2007 –April 4, 2013

Restructuring of HD: eliminated positions

 

 

Women’s Lifestyle Magazine                                                                                                 

July 2007 – February 2008

              

 

Sarasota Technical Institute                                                                                                    

April 2007 –Present

Per Diem                                           

 

Paintpros USA, LLC: Home Renovations                                                                             

January 2007 – July 2007

 

Mobile Health Network                                                                                                           

July 2006 – November 2007         

Per Diem

 

Legal Nurse Consultant                                                                                                            

September 1996 –Present              

Per Diem

 

 

 

Professional Medical Public Speaker                                                                     

February 1995 – Present                

Local & National Conferences     

Per Diem

 

Florida, Georgia & California

 

Bayside Pediatrics (formerly Kiddy Clinic 1993)                                                               

August 2002 – April 2007             

 

Community Title & Escrow Services, Inc.                                                                            

February 2006 – March 2007       

 

Vista Community Clinic                                                                                                          

March 1999 – April 2002              

 

Complient (Formerly CPR Prompt)                                                                                                       

December 1999 – December 2001              

Health Educator/CPR Instructor

San Diego, California

Maxim Health Systems                                                               

 

Jackson & Coker Temporary Placement Agency                                                                 

August 1998 – August 2002

 

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

 

Kaiser Permanente SE Medical Group       

March 1998 – July 2001 

 

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Atlanta, Georgia

 

Gwinnett Medical Center Pediatric Clinic                                                                            

January 1998 – July 1998             

 

National Healthcare Alliance Placement Agency

 

ASR Computer Equipment Corporation                                                                                

November 1997 – August 1998

 

Diagnostic Clinic                                                                                                                      

July 1996 – September 1997

 

 

Kiddy Clinic (DBA Bayside Pediatrics 2000)                                                                      

April 1993 – April 1996

 

 

Hillsborough County Health Department                                                                             

1991-1993

 

 

Humana Women's Hospital                                                                                                     

1988-1993

Neonatal Intensive Care Registered Nurse,                             

 

Hop A Jet                                                                                                                                    

1987-1988

Pediatric & Neonatal Air Transport

 

Doctor’s General Hospital                                                                                                       

1986-1987

 

 

Children’s Eye Clinic:  G.S. Guggino, MD                                                                            

1985-1986

 

James Haley Veterans Hospital                                                                                              

1983-1985

 

(PLEASE NOTE MULTIPLE EXPERIENCES OVERLAP WITH DATES)

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners                                                    

2014 – Present

 

Associated Skin Care Professionals                                                                                                      

May 2013 – Present

 

American Cancer Society                                                                                                                       

September 2012 –Present

Advisory Board for Southwest Florida       

 

Southern Gulf Coast Nurse Practitioners Council                                                               

February 2012 – Present

 

Florida Elks Member                                                                                                                

June 2012 – Present

 

Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador                                                     

November 2008 – Present

 

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners                                                                                         

1993 – Present

 

Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce                                                                                     

January 2010 – February 2010

 

Englewood Chamber of Commerce (Network @ Noon Co-Chairman)                                           

February 2006 – February 2008

The Englewood Executive Networking Club, Secretary                                                     

February 2006 – February 2008

 

CHIP (Community Health Improvement Partnership):                                                       

May 2006 – February 2008

Englewood CHAT Volunteer, public relations & special projects      

              

Charlotte-DeSoto Builders Industry Association                                                                

April 2006 – May 2007

Chairmen for 2007 Sporting Clays Classic Shoot

 

Women’s Council of Realtors – Englewood Chapter                                                                         

February 2006 – March 2007

 

Englewood Board of Realtors                                                                                                 

February 2006 – March 2007

Special Events Committee:  Golf                 

 

Community Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics                                                  

August 2005 – 2010

 Affiliate Member            

 

Toastmasters International                                                                                                      

January 1999 – 2010

VP of Public Relations (July 2000 – December 2000)

 

American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants                                                             

June 1996 – July 2007

              

National Association for Female Executives (NAFE)                                                                        

1995 – 2010

 

 

HONORS: 

American Cancer Society                                                                                                                       

December 2012 – 2014

Nominated Board Member

 

Ambassador of the Year                                                                                                          

February 2009

Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce  

 

Master of Ceremonies, Nursing & the Law Seminar                                                           

October 1999

Sponsor:  J. Alexys Kalafer, Attorney at Law

Sharpe Hospital, San Diego, CA

 

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE)                                 

1995 – 1998

Nominated Advisory Board Consultant & National Conference Speaker

 

FNA Nurses Week Employer Recognition, Nominated                                                      

May 1995

 

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, Member                                                             

1984 – 2004

 

Preceptor for ARNP Students                                                                                                  

1991 – 2014

University of South Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University 

              

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

American Cancer Society                                                                                                                       

2011 – Present

Marketing Chair for Punta Gorda Relay for Life &

Captain for Team McDonnell                                                                                                 

2014 – 2015

Luminaria Chair for Punta Gorda Relay for Life                                                                 

2013 – 2014

Sponsorship Chair for Punta Gorda Relay for Life                                                             

2012 – 2013

Sponsorship Chair for the Punta Gorda Cattle Barons’ Ball                                              

2011 – 2012

 

AHEC Volunteer Guest ARNP Presenter                                                                              

2009 – 2012

Middle & High School Student Health Career Students

 

Charlotte Desoto Building Industry Association (CDBIA) &                                                           

August 28, 2007

The Future Builder’s of America   (Fundraiser profit $8000.00)        

 

Volunteer Chair, 2008 Sporting Clays Classic

Sarasota Trap & Skeet Club, Nokomis, FL

 

YMCA Tropical Nights                                                                                                            

April 2007 & April 2008

Volunteer, Fundraiser Committee Member

Englewood, FL

 

The Children’s Home, Inc.                                                                                                                     

March 2005 & March 2006           

11th & 12th Annual Sporting Clays Classic

Volunteer, Fundraiser Committee Member

 Pine Creek Sporting Clays, Tampa, FL

 

Chrysler Golf Championships – Volunteer for Hospitality Services                               

October 2003, 2004, 2005

Westin Innisbrook, Palm Harbor, FL

 

World Golf Championships – Hospitality Services                                                            

February 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

LaCosta Golf Resort, Carlsbad, CA

 

Buick Invitational Golf – Special Services Committee                                                      

January 2002

Torrey Pines Golf Resort, LaJolla, CA                                                    

 

Kids Care Fair – Immunization Booth Representative                                                                      

April 1998

Promina Gwinnett Health System, Lawrenceville, GA

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Available Upon  Request

 

Groups

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