Christina L. Amendolare
Chesapeake, Va., 757-572-9223
To serve society through a holistic, evidence-based practice that is founded in nursing theory, humanities, and a sociopolitical awareness.
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.
August 2017 – Present (Graduate May 2019)
AGPCNP (Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner)
Current GPA 3.89
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va.
May 2016 – August 2017
Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, Va.
Jan 1991 – May 2016
Associates in Social Science
Magna Cum Laude
Sentara College of Health Professions, Chesapeake, Va.
January 2007 – October 2008
Registered Nursing Diploma
Jewish Family Services (Home Health Case Manager), Virginia Beach, Va.
June 2014 - December 2015
Case manager and coordinator with multidisciplinary team
Disease, treatment, medication and community resource educator
Patient population: Stroke, A-fib, CHF, HTN, Cardiac and Vascular Disease, PF, COPD, Juvenile and Adult Diabetes, CKD, Cancer, OA, ALS, Dementia, Alzheimer, Palliative care and hospice consultation
Aftercare Joint replacements, CABG, Cardiac valve repair, PEG/ G-tube, orthopedic fixator, tracheostomy, surgical wound, pressure ulcer, wound vac., PICC, Med port, phlebotomy
OASIS, insurance, Medicare and general computer proficiency
Virginia Beach Public School (School Registered Nurse), Virginia Beach, Va.
Jan 2011– June 2014
Manage school clinic operations
Supervise clinic assistant and delegate medical/clerical tasks
Member of school Crisis Response Team
Staff health education
Manage OSHA, State and School division safety protocols
Administer health screenings, triage school-related injuries and assessment for chronic and acute illness
Maintain SYNERGY electronic school health records and state regulated immunizations
Develop individual health care plans and daily medication administration
School Wellness Ambassador
Field Day/Health Recognition organization manager
Jewish Family Services (Per Diem Home Health Case Manager), Virginia Beach, Va.
Feb 2010 – Jan 2011
Case manager and coordination of care
Virginia Beach Public School, (Substitute nurse) Virginia Beach, Va.
March 2010 – Jan 2011
Student assessment, planning and treatment
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, Va.
Nov 2008 – Nov 2009
Step-down / Med Surg (Neuro, Trauma, Ortho, Burn)
Patient population: Head trauma, cervical/spine trauma, crush injury, amputation, paraplegic, fractures, gun shot and stab wounds, pneumothorax, alcohol/drug withdraw, obtunded
Chest, NG, PEG tube, lumbar drain, craniotomy, tracheostomy, telemetry, skin graft and wound care, IV electrolytes, Heparin and insulin, PCA and general medication management
HAWK (Volunteer Hickory Area Wrestling Club) Chesapeake, Va.
Nov 2013 – Sep. 2016
HAWK Executive Committee
Athletic and Health RN consultant
Bon Secour in Motion Team Training liaison
Sponsorship, marketing, membership, financial budgeting, gear management,
Tournament and camp management
Volunteer / Membership
Va. Medical Reserve Corp
Old Dominion University: School of Nursing
Remote Area Medical- Emporia
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
ODU-Governance Committee Chair (Epsilon Chi Chapter)
American Nurses Association
Virginia Nurses Association
National Society of Collegiate Scholars