Get to know Registered Nurse Ingrid Stringa, who serves patients in Waterbury, Connecticut.
Ingrid is a registered nurse (RN) who is currently serving patients at Saint Mary’s Hospital, located in Waterbury, Connecticut. Saint Mary’s Hospital is a Catholic, not-for-profit, community teaching hospital that has been serving patients in Waterbury and the surrounding communities since 1909. The mission of the Hospital is to serve in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within the community.
Ingrid specializes in oncology, which is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. She is also certified in chemotherapy/biotherapy education.
Ingrid earned her nursing degree from Naugatuck Valley Community College in 2014. She then went on to receive her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Western Connecticut State University in 2018.
Ingrid is certified in Basic Life Support (BLS – not intended for postnominal use).
In order to stay up to date in her field, Ingrid maintains professional memberships with the American Nurses Association, the National Society of Leadership and Success, the Oncology Nursing Society, and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.
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.
Ingrid’s passion and desire to help people are what inspired her to get into the nursing field. She works with compassionate people who are a constant support system to her, as is her family.
Even though she has a very busy schedule, Ingrid always finds the time to volunteer within her community, as well as around the globe. One of her goals is to learn another language.
Learn More about Ingrid Stringa:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4143551/info/