Barbara Gallagher Berkovsky, RN, Registered Nurse (retired)

Get to know Registered Nurse, Barbara Gallagher Berkovsky, who served patients in Melbourne, Florida.

Barbara is a registered nurse who is retired from practice. During her active years as a nurse, Barbara specialized in operating room nursing. Operating room nursing is a specialized field in which nurses provide quality care to patients before, during, and after surgery. An operating room nurse must have the same knowledge and skills as other registered nurses, but certain skills are even more invaluable during surgical procedures.

Barbara earned her nursing degree from Northern Virginia Community College in 1996. Barbara is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives. Barbara attributes her success to her mentors, her drive to succeed, as well as her willingness to work hard. She currently resides in Melbourne, Florida. 

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 their primary role of 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, as well as assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up. 

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