My road in life has been direct.
Husband was diagnosed with cancer.
Parents divorced after 34 years of marriage.
Mother moved into my home.
Sister divorced and needed financial and emotional support for her and her two sons.
Mother had a stroke.
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Staff Development Coordinator

I serve as a leader for staff development instructors across a regional healthcare system.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Teaching / Mentoring

Day to Day

This morning I assisted our staff development specialist with strategies and insights into coaching a peer later in the day. I also shared my knowledge related to interprofessional student placements for our system and assisted with our organization's job shadow process. I was excited to share a presentation of research findings to nursing directors and chief nursing officers for our regional system.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for professionals

Determine what your personal philosophy of nursing is and begin to align your knowledge, skill, and ability with this direction.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

"Why would you want a don't need it!"

Challenges I Overcame