Get to know Registered Nurse Catherine Messenger, who serves patients in Fairbanks, Alaska.
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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, Jun 4, 2020 (Issuewire.com) – Catherine is a registered nurse who works at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska. Her areas of specialization include occupational health, cardiology, case management, neuroscience, pediatrics, and medical/surgical nursing.
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital opened its doors in 1972 thanks to the voluntary efforts and monetary contributions of the citizens of Fairbanks. The 152-bed hospital serves patients from throughout the Interior of Alaska and provides care in more than 27 specialties. As part of Foundation Health Partners, its mission states “People First. Community Focused. Excellence Every Time.”
Back in 2007, Catherine earned her Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) from Casper College in Wyoming. Years later, in 2012, she went on to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree in Leadership and Management from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
To advance her professional development, she remains a member of several professional organizations, including the American Organization for Nursing Leadership and the American Nurses Association. She is a certified ergonomic assessment specialist and safe patient handling, as well as, certified in Basic Life Support (BLS – not intended for postnominal use) to be able to provide her patients with the best care possible.
Among her faculty appointments, Catherine has taught new graduate nurses at Wyoming Medical Center. For her clinical and academic excellence, she attributes her success to her resilience, drive, and work ethic instilled by her parents.
A Registered Nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to their primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include leadership, research, performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.
In her personal life, Catherine is married.
Learn More About Catherine Messenger:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4145956/info/
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