Barbara L. Barnette, RN, BSN, CCRN, a Registered Nurse who is retired from practice

Get to know Registered Nurse Barbara L. Barnette, who served patients in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Attributing her success to her love of being a nurse and doing missionary work, Barbara is retired from practice. She worked in the intensive care unit at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a nationally recognized, fully integrated academic medical center and health system located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 

Before embarking on her professional journey, Barbara earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Gardner–Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. She also obtained her CCRN certification, which is a specialty certification for nurses who provide direct care to acutely/critically ill adult patients regardless of their physical location.

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 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 leadership, research, 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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