Get to know Registered Nurse Chelsey B. McAleer, who serves patients in Dallas, Texas.
Chelsey is a registered nurse & certified critical care nurse. She currently works as a private duty registered nurse for a pediatric patient. She held the role of Charge Nurse of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Medical Center Dallas.
Children’s Medical Center Dallas is a nationally ranked pediatric acute care teaching hospital located in Dallas, Texas. The hospital has 496 pediatric beds and is affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.
At the start of her academic career, Chelsey graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Texas Tech University in 2014. She is currently enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington, studying to complete her Master of Science in Nursing degree (Family Nurse Practitioner Program).
A member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, she holds certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS – not intended for postnominal use), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Due to her outstanding work, Chelsey is the recipient of the 2016 Daisy Award. She attributes her success to knowing how important it is to treat others as if they were family. Her father had stage 4 cancer and she was so inspired by the nurse practitioners and the care they provided him. She became a nurse so that she could help others, providing the same excellent care her father received.
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.
A Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCCN) is trained to use their skills and experience to care for patients who are critically ill and at high risk for life-threatening health problems. They may also care for pre- and post-operative patients. To do the job properly, a CCCN must have the ability to think and work quickly in stressful conditions and stay alert after many hours of intensive work.
Learn More About Chelsey B. McAleer:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4146782/info/