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NEW YORK, NY, September 12, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The American Health Council's Board of Nurses is proud to welcome Ms. Claire Byrd, a 12-year healthcare professional currently located at CVS' Minute Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida and former Registered Nurse for Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville. Ms. Byrd brings with her a wealth of expertise in Neuroscience and Holistic Nursing.
Clair Byrd is nationally certified as an MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, and a CNRN, receiving her Associate's in 2005 from Florida State College of Jacksonville, her Bachelor's in Nursing from Jacksonville University in 2010, as well as her certification as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in 2016 from South University (graduating with a 3.9 GPA).
Always knowing she would become a nurse along with her lifelong dream title of Nurse Practitioner, Byrd honed her interests as a young child by watching the Discovery Channel and voraciously reading medical journals.
At her current workplace, Byrd participates in day to day responsibilities, including empathy-initiated patient care and holistic approaches to Medicine.
Ms. Byrd has been garnered with numerous awards throughout her career, including The Nursing Education and Scholarship Award in 2015, the Caring Healer Award in 2013, the Private Communicator Award in 2014, and the Glenda Taylor Huston Scholarship of Compassion and Courage in 2015, and graduating with High Honors in 2016.
Professional associations include The American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honors Society for Nursing, founded in 1922 with over 135,000 active members. Ms. Byrd has also donated her time to The Hubbard House, a non-for profit domestic violence shelter in Florida.
Ms. Byrd's goals within the next 5 years include pursuing a professional advancement into the Epilepsy field. She cites being married for 3 years, and being a mother to her 5-year-old (including one "dog-child"), as personal achievements.
In her spare time, she enjoys working out, DIY projects, spending time with loved ones, working on cars, and riding her motorcycle.
About the American Health Council:
The American Health Council is the nation's only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers -- from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org
Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients' lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring "America's Best Doctors and Nurses," as well as the nation's best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council's "Best in Medicine" and "Best in Nursing" awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.
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