I am a conventionally trained Registered Nurse, who now specializes in Alternative/Holistic health approaches.
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I have a good grasp of Anatomy and Physiology, which gives me the ability to think through cause and effect, and delineate between proper and improper alternative treatments, as well as to determine if a recommended treatment option is appropriate.
My traditional medical experience includes employments at Mayo Medical Center, Rochester, MN, Penn State/Hershey Medical Center, in Hershey, Pennsylvania and Lutheran Home Health...
I have extensive experience using word processing programs, and have excellent typing skills. On a good day, I can type as much as 60-75 wpm, with few errors.
My editing skills are also excellent. In addition, I have a good grasp, of English and grammar, which allows me to also be good with proof reading, of other's work.
I have worked with many different computer systems, and with some training am able to learn new systems, if not too complex.
My areas of concentration, are in herbal medicine, with a holistic approach using herbs, supplements and a natural dietary approach, as opposed to conventional medical/pharmaceutical approach. I also have a considerable knowledge base, regarding methods of detoxifying the body, through diet, herbs, supplements, sauna, ionic foot soaks, etc. I am also familiar, to a certain extent, and supportive of Homeopathic, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and Ayurvedic (Middle Eastern) approaches.
I am passionate about educating others, on ways to improve their health naturally, without the use of pharmaceutical drugs.
For examples of my work, you can visit my Holistic Health Blog, at: www.blueprintforholistichealth.com.
In addition to my interest in the alternative health field, I have a huge knowledge base, with interests that range from organic gardening, farming, cooking, raw lifestyle, non-toxic lifestyle, art history as well as a variety of studio art, history, sewing, travel, etc. Having moved many time, I am familiar...
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Lutheran Home Care, York, PA
Registered Nurse - Public Health Nurse
2004 - 2005
This position entailed visiting patients, in their home, to educate, provide medical services, such as dressing changes, administer IV medications and assist with prescription management, as well...
Mayo Medical Center, Rochester, MN
Registered Nurse - Area Internal Medicine Clinic
2000 - 2003
Worked in a large Internal Medicine Outpatient Clinic, with adult patients. This clinic had 24 M.D.'s on staff, of which I worked with six.
In this position, my duties included interacting with...
Mayo Medical Center - Rochester, MN
Registered Nurse - Infusion Therapy Nurse
1997 - 2000
Worked in Inpatient Infusion Therapy Department, at both Mayo Clinic Hospitals - Methodist Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital, as well as the Outpatient Infusion Therapy Clinic in Methodist Hospital,...