Produtos por autor | Cathleen Opperman/Kathleen Cassandra
Cathleen Opperman MS, RN, CPN
Education Nurse Specialist, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Kathy is a creative, organized professional with an energetic, enthusiastic ability to positively motivate others, offering strong ability m many areas. At Children’s Hospital, Inc., Kathy served as Education Nurse Specialist. She assessed educational needs of all levels of nursing staff. Developed, implemented and evaluated orientation, in-service and continuing education programs for staff. Administered continuing nursing education (CNE) program through Ohio Nurses Association and Ohio Board of Nursing. As an Assistant Professor at Capital University, she served as clinical instructor for senior students in management/leadership course and conducted weekly seminars on relevant issues related to professional nursing practice. She worked at Kingsdale Pediatrics, Inc. as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. There she provided well-child care to pediatric and adolescent patients. Managed acute minor illnesses and chronic illnesses in certain types of patients. She also conducted hospital and home visits on selected patients. Developed written patient teaching materials. Conducted patient education classes. Provided counseling to families and individuals. Collaborated with physicians, school nurses and other health care providers. Hired, educated and managed office staffs and served as Vice president of corporation. Currently, she is a Nurse Recruiter at Children’s Hospital. Inc., where on of her main functions is recruiting and hiring professional nursing staff and assistive personnel for in-patient and out-patient health care organization.