Nursing Clinical Experience
St. Elizabeth Hospital, Lafayette, IN Summer 2015
Emergency Department Capstone Experience, 90 hrs
Provided routine, acute, and trauma care to patients across the lifespan under the supervision of
Educated discharged patients on disease management and reasons to follow-up, resulting in increased
understanding and patient satisfaction.
Collaborated with doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to recommend plans of care.
Performed IV starts, blood draws, catheter insertions, EKGs, and CPR chest compressions, contributing
to rapid diagnosis and treatment.
Medical/Surgical Clinical, 180 hrs Fall 2014-Spring 2015
Delivered comprehensive care through thorough assessment; developed and implemented care plans to
establish and progress towards patient goals.
Utilized central venous pressure monitoring along with urinary output and vitals to track patient
hemodynamic status, resulting in adequate cardiac output and kidney perfusion.
Interpreted blood gases and recommended interventions to healthcare team to correct imbalances.
Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, Indianapolis, IN Summer 2015
Pediatric Clinical, 90 hrs
Cared for children on the general pediatric floor, PICU, and ED with age appropriate assessment and
communication techniques resulting in holistic family-centered care.
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN Summer 2015
Public Health Clinical, 90 hrs
Comprehensively evaluated veterans for medical and psychosocial needs in a variety of settings,
including home visits, primary care clinics, outpatient clinics, and through telehealth.
Recommended resources available for veterans including fall risk prevention devices for the home and
River Bend Hospital, West Lafayette, IN Spring 2015
Psychiatric Clinical, 90 hrs
Utilized therapeutic communication to assist clients in identifying feelings and goals for positive growth.
Ensured patient safety by assessing for thoughts of harm towards self or others and implementing
IU Health, Lafayette, IN Fall 2014
Obstetrics Clinical, 90 hrs
Assessed women and infants during labor and postpartum to determine physical and psychosocial
Interpreted fetal monitoring strips, administered newborn medications, monitored fundal height, and
educated on breast feeding.