Contact

Christina Amendolare BSN, RN

Christina L. Amendolare

 Chesapeake, Va., 757-572-9223

E-mail Personalcarenursing@gmail.com

 

Objective

To serve society through a holistic, evidence-based practice that is founded in nursing theory, humanities, and a sociopolitical awareness.

 

Education

 

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

BSN, RN

GPA 3.98

 

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

Cum Laude

 

Professional Experience

 

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

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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

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