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NEW YORK, NY, August 31, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Laura Garrido, High Risk Antepartum Staff Nurse at Barnabas Medical Center, has been elected into the American Health Council's Board of Nurses. With 6 years in the healthcare industry, including 2 years in her current role, Ms. Garrido will be sharing her knowledge and proficiency in High Risk Maternity, Post-Partum Mothers, and Medical Surgical-Telemetry Nursing.
Graduating in 2011 with her BSN from Seton Hall University, and later in 2017 with her MSN from Rutgers University, Ms. Garrido became involved in her current profession at a young age while bringing her grandmother to the hospital. Inspired by the kindness and interactions between the doctors and nurses, Laura decided to pursue a Nursing degree and career.
At Barnabas Medical Center, Ms. Garrido engages in day to day responsibilities, including monitoring mothers and their newborn babies, along with providing care to post-partum mothers and recovering women post-gynecological surgeries. Prior Staff Nurse experience included 4 years in Post Cardiac Care Telemetry. Other Clinical experience includes: Internal Medicine at CarePoint Health, Medical Weight Management at IMMC Health, and Internal Medicine at FQHC Mary Eliza Mahoney Health Center.
As of Fall 2017, Garrido will be a full-time Nurse Practitioner in a Primary Care setting focused on Internal Medicine, seeing to patients in both clinical and nursing home settings. Wanting to utilize her Master's degree in two different ways, Ms. Garrido will also be educating future nurses at Trinitas School of Nursing.
Citing her professional accomplishments as her continuous expansion of knowledge and compassion, Ms. Garrido has been awarded a Gamma Nu Chapter Academic Scholarship from Sigma Theta Tau International. She is professionally affiliated with the American Nurses Association and is a Delegate Member of the New Jersey Nurses Union CWA 1091.
After her completion of her MSN with a focus on Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP and obtaining Board Certification, Ms. Garrido's goals within the next 5 years include practicing, in addition to, expanding her knowledge as an Adult Nurse Practitioner.
Ms. Garrido is newly engaged and excited for future events to come. She dedicates charitable time for the New Jersey Nurses Union and donates locally during the holiday season in her spare time. She also enjoys traveling to major U.S. cities and internationally as well.
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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