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Lisa Stewart

Lisa Stewart

RN, AGACNP-BC, CWON
Arlington

Summary

Intelligent Advanced Practice Registered Nurse versed in conducting in-depth clinical and health assessments and providing consultation for Acute and Chronic illnesses. Experienced in providing quality care which focus on disease prevention and health promotion.

Overview

3
3
Certifications
7
7
years of post-secondary education
28
28
years of professional experience

RN, CWON

Texas Health Resources Fort Worth
2011-03 - Current
  • Instructed patients and caregivers on how to clean and dress wounds and how to prevent infections.
  • Designed pouch systems to assist in wound draining and recovery.
  • Offered emotional support to patients and family members experiencing trauma.
  • Treated and carefully tended to vascular and diabetic ulcers.
  • Documented and examined patient recovery and reported progress to doctors for effective management.
  • Maintained comprehensive understanding of genitourinary, gastrointestinal and integumentary systems and provided treatment for wounds impacting them.
  • Prevented skin deterioration against formidable odds using ground-breaking technology.
  • Assessed and treated draining of wounds and burns.
  • Advised patients on proper nutrition and offered holistic solutions to severe conditions.
  • Maintained impeccable hospital cleanliness and sanitation for most effective treatment of wounds.
  • Implemented plans to prevent pressure ulcers and other wound developments.
  • Provided consultation, education and counseling to patients, staff and physicians regarding wound and ostomy needs.
  • Provided post-surgery treatment and care for patients with ostomies.
  • Disseminated instructions for primary home caregivers and patients in preparation for discharge from hospital.
  • Collaborated with healthcare team to implement interventions for wound healing and skin breakdown prevention.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.

RN, CCRN, CWON

Medical Center of Arlington
1997-01 - 2011-01
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Counseled patients and families on treatments and care options, including discharge and home care instructions.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Operated critical care equipment to keep patients stable and promote recovery.
  • Administered medications to treat patients' symptoms and address underlying disease progression.
  • Documented work in Meditech and updated patients' charts with orders and observations.
  • Managed needs of chronically ill and acute patients with well-coordinated treatment strategies.
  • Delivered top-notch care exceeding department, hospital and Joint Commission standards.
  • Personalized bedside care and interactions based on cultural backgrounds of different patients.
  • Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tubes.
  • Trained and coached new employees on protocols and best practices to promote ideal patient outcomes.

RN, CCRN Medical Respiratory Intensive Care Unit

Parkland Memorial Hospital
1991-01 - 1995-01
  • Observed patients' vital signs and administered physician-prescribed medications and treatments.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Maintained respectful treatment environment that honored patients' and families’ cultural and religious traditions and preferences.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.

Work History

MSN - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

University Of Texas Arlington
2018-01 - 2020-08

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Texas Women’s University
1989-06 - 1991-05

Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing

University Of Texas Arlington
1982-05 - 1984-08

Education

Skills

Teaching

Patient-focused care

Patient Assessments

Wound care specialist

Patient Management

Inpatient care

Chronic disease management

Certification

AGACNP-BC 2020

CWOCN 2005-2025

CCRN 1992-2012

University Of Texas Arlington - MSN, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
2018-01 - 2020-08
RN, CWON - Texas Health Resources Fort Worth
2011-03 - Current
RN, CCRN, CWON - Medical Center of Arlington
1997-01 - 2011-01
RN, CCRN Medical Respiratory Intensive Care Unit - Parkland Memorial Hospital
1991-01 - 1995-01
Texas Women’s University - Bachelor of Science, Nursing
1989-06 - 1991-05
University Of Texas Arlington - Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing
1982-05 - 1984-08

CCRN 1992-2012

CWOCN 2005-2025

AGACNP-BC 2020

Timeline

Lisa StewartRN, AGACNP-BC, CWON