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Capra Dalton, Registered Nurse, has more than 26 years of experience in infusion therapy and the instruction of licensed nurses in infusion therapy continuing education. Her experience comes from multiple infusion settings: acute care, ambulatory infusion centers, home infusion, long term care continuing education provider, and long term care pharmacy quality assurance consultant.
Long Term Care, Infusion, Education, Continuing Education, Author
RN, BSN, MSN, Certified Life Coach
Aila Accad, RN, MSN, “Your Stress-Busters Coach” is an award-winning international speaker, best-selling author, and certified well-being coach with Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in nursing. Aila specializes in quick ways to release stress and reclaim that energy to live your fullest life and achieve your highest purpose.
Stress, communication, wellness, health promotion, conflict resolution...
Angil Tarach-Ritchey RN, GCM is a national eldercare expert, best-selling author, speaker, consultant, and writes CEU courses for Pedagogy Inc.
Senior Care and Advocacy, Eldercare
Ann Catlin, OTR, LMT is an acknowledged expert in the field of massage therapy in eldercare and hospice.
Massage Therapy in Eldercare
Massage Therapy in Hospice
Dr. Chris Wolf is a clinical and neuropsychologist with over 20 years experience helping people change and achieve their goals in the public and private sectors.
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology, Geriatric Psychology
RN, MSN, MSEd
Coleen has over 30 years of nursing experience within the military and corporate healthcare setting as well as more recent experience as an adjunct nursing instructor with specialties in leadership, management, nursing education and medical/surgical and intermediate care.
Leadership, Management, Medical/Surgical, Intermediate Care, ACLS
As CEO and President of LTCS Books, Inc., Debra maintains a knowledge base and writes weekly articles on long term care and home health care federal regulatory changes.
Donald Wood attended Florida Junior College, graduating in 1973 with an Associate Degree in Nursing. This was the start of a lifelong career in nursing that continues to the present. Donald trained as a nurse anesthetist in Columbia, South Carolina, from 1975 to 1977. Since then, he has administered regional and general anesthesia in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings with patients from 3 days to 104 years old.
Dr. Segal is the Deputy Director of Internal Medicine "T" at the Tel-Aviv Medical Center; a specialist in internal medicine; and is also co-founder, CEO, and Medical Director at Medidactic, Ltd., a company dedicated to the science and application of e-learning programs for health care professionals.
Clinical Nephrology, Metabolic Derangements at the ICU
PhD, MPS, MSN, MA
During her 24 years of teaching in a Baccalaureate Nursing Program at McNeese State University, Dr. Tradewell developed a Transcultural Nursing course and brought students to Yucatan, Mexico.
Spiritual and Cultural Needs
NP-R, RN, CDE
After an enjoyable 13 years working as a registered nurse in positions ranging from staff nurse to director of nursing services, I returned to school and received my family nurse practitioner credentials.
PhD, JD, MPH
Julie Reagan, PhD, JD, MPH, holds a PhD in Management, Policy, and Community Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health in Houston, Texas. She completed a Master's of Public Health degree from the same university. Dr. Reagan is also an attorney licensed to practice law in New Mexico and Texas (inactive status). She has been practicing law since 1993. She also holds degrees in health education and dental hygiene.
Infection Prevention and Control, Healthcare Associated Infections...
MBA, BS, RN, VA-BC
Kevin Stansbury, MBA, BS, RN, VA-BC, is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years experience in the medical field including critical care, emergency medicine, and infusion therapy.
IV Therapy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine
RN, BSN, CEN, CDE
Maureen has over 25 years in Emergency and Trauma nursing, including nursing positions as the Emergency Department Manager, Director of Staff Education, Trauma Coordinator, and Stroke Program Manager.
Emergency, Trauma and Critical Care, Staff Education, and Diabetes
MS, RN, CIC
Leah owns the consulting firm Infection Prevention Consultants, LLC, providing infection prevention mentorship and program development services to for-profit and not-for-profit health care providers nationwide.
Infection Prevention and Control, Environment of Care...
RN, BSN, CRNI
Pamela Clark, CRNI, is a Nurse Supervisor for Accredo, a leader in specialty pharmacy care. She has more than 28 years of experience in infusion therapy and infusion education with both licensed nurses and patients. Her experience spans multiple infusion settings including: acute care, long-term care, home infusion, and ambulatory infusion care. She also has experience in oncology and oncology research.
Infusion Therapy, Education
Pat originally graduated from a diploma program and later went on to earn her BSN and eventually her MSN while continuing to practice critical care nursing. Currently she is a faculty member in the ADN program at Reading Area Community College in reading Pennsylvania. She is the author of a newly published book (Jones and Bartlett): Introduction to Concept Mapping: Critical Thinking in Action
Nursing Wisdom Mentor
Rein Tideiksaar, PhD, PA-C, or Dr. Rein as he is commonly referred to, is the president of Fall Prevent, LLC, Blackwood, New Jersey, a consulting company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services related to fall prevention in the elderly.
Fall Prevention, Mobility, Safety Technology
Souraya is a Registered and Certified Phlebotomy Technician who brings forth 18 years of experience.
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AAS in Fire Science
Mr. Szpytek is a former deputy fire chief and fire marshal with a Chicago area fire department having served for 26 years and honorably retired in 2003. He is the president of Fire and Life Safety, Inc. (FLS) and the Life Safety / Disaster Planning Consultant for the Arizona Health Care Association (AzHCA) and the California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF). FLS is a consulting firm that provides loss control, fire safety and emergency preparedness programs for healthcare providers of all types with special focus on skilled nursing facilities, assisted living communities and other long-term care properties. Stan has also worked as a Disaster Planning Consultant for the Colorado Health Care Association (CHCA), Utah Health Care Association (UtHCA), Texas Health Care Association (TxHCA) and Rhode Island Health Care Association (RiHCA).
Life Safety Compliance, Fire Safety, Fire Prevention
B.S. Biology, Chemistry
Steve Koontz has been in the medical device industry for over 35 years. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from Missouri State University in 1973. Steve is the Midwest Region Manager for ARC Medical with additional duties including sales training and marketing. Steve is beginning his 11th year with ARC Medical.
Anesthesia, Respiratory Critical Care
Theresa Younis, Registered Respiratory Therapist, has been a practicing registered respiratory therapist in the city of Worcester, Massachusetts, since 1986, with the bulk of her experience in acute care. She earned a certificate in web design from Clark Career Institute and holds a BA in Communication from the University of Massachusetts.
William Storey is the Director of Education for Pro Hospice Solutions, LLC, and has been a professional educator for over 20 years to traditional and non-traditional students in secondary and post-secondary education. William’s expertise lies in the areas of research and curriculum development, and he uses these two skills to help make Pro Hospice Solutions a dynamic force in palliative and hospice education.
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