Get to know Registered Nurse Alicia L. Sillman, who serves patients in Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania.
With over 30 years of experience, Alicia is a registered nurse (RN) who is currently serving patients at St. Luke’s University Hospital. Located in Fountain Hill, a suburb of Bethlehem, the staff members at St. Luke’s University Hospital are dedicated to providing patients and visitors with easily accessible services and excellent quality care delivered with outstanding customer service. The St. Luke’s Care Network – an evolving clinically integrated network – comprises of 153 St. Luke’s-owed practices with 1,156 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants; as well as 117 independent, community practices with 467 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Alicia specializes in geriatrics. Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.
Alicia is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, which is the second-largest nursing organization in the world with approximately 135,000 active members. Sigma’s mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.
Alicia received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wilkes University in 1985. Thereafter, she went on to earn her Master of Health Administration in Health/Health Care Administration/Management at the University of St. Francis.
Alicia chose to pursue a career in the nursing field due to her love of caring for patients and her desire to help them improve their health and well-being.
A registered nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to the primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.
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