Born in Iran, studied Nursing in India, living in US since 1986. I am married with two daughters. In nursing profession for last 25 years and nursing education for 10 years.
Majority of nursing experiences has been in Critical Care area. Currently working as a Project Manager at St. Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, managing Heart Failure program. This is a nationwide collaborative initiative among Trinity Health organization. Joined National University in 2010 as an adjunct faculty and then full time faculty as of Feb 2012.
A 30 minutes professional DVD developed, teaching nursing staff with pain assessment tools for verbal and non verbal patient and evidenced based pain management practices. This DVD is utilized during orientation to all new staff.
Central Valley RN of the year in 2011 in education category
In nursing school setting- Specialized in advanced med Surg, teaching Clinical labs.
In hospital setting- Pain management, Heart education classes to all nursing staff, Cardiovascular Intervention, and care of Open Heart Surgery patient to ICU and Telemetry staff.
Chair of Education and Research Council in St. Agnes Hospital
Faculty Advisor for National Student Nurses Association
Northern California Pain Initiative
Alliances of State Pain Initiative
American Association of Critical Nursing- (AACN)
2010 - Master of Science in Nursing- Nurse Educator/ Clinical Nurse Specialist, California State University—Fresno, CA
2002 - Curriculum and Instruction, Nursing, California State University- Fresno, CA
2001 - Legal Nurse Consultant, University of California—San Diego, CA
1986 - Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Mumbai, India