Get to know Registered Nurse, Florastine Mack, who serves patients in Fort Worth, Texas.
Florastine is a registered nurse who is affiliated with Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) in Fort Worth, Texas. Since its inception in the 1950s, TCPH has been a valuable local resource by providing services aimed at promoting, achieving, and maintaining a healthy standard of living to Tarrant County residents. The mission of TCPH is to use its expertise to advance the community’s health through accountability, quality, and innovation.
Florastine specializes in several areas in her field, including public health, health education, program development, program management, and grant writing. Florastine had asthma as a child and she still remembers the nurses, including Miss Dolores, who took care of her. Ever since then, she became interested in nursing. At a time when she was considering a career in journalism, Florastine was encouraged to enroll in nursing school by her mother.
Florastine has always wanted to give back and she plans to continue to help as a nurse even after she retires. She will advocate for the geriatric population, stay busy volunteering, and helping out at her church. Florastine was on the Committee for Suicide Prevention. She also used to train and do public speaking when she was a State Adolescent Health Coordinator.
Florastine received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Louisiana Monroe in 1986. She then went on to earn her Master of Science for Health Professionals from Texas State University in 1997. Florastine is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Great Commission Baptist Church in Fort Worth.
Florastine has been honored with several awards throughout her career, including a National Public Health Information Coalition award, an Outstanding Young Women in America award, as well as nominated Mentor of the Year by the Austin Independent School District.
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.
Learn More about Florastine Mack:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4144342/info/