Joann Hydeman, RN, Registered Nurse (retired)

Get to know Registered Nurse Joann Hydeman, who served patients in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

With over 40 years of experience, Joann is a registered nurse (RN) who is retired from practice. She was affiliated with Unity Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota

During her active years in the nursing field, one of Joann’s areas of expertise was OR care and was a Scrub Physician’s Assistant with an expertise in open heart surgery. Her experience in that field began in Abbott Northwestern.

When asked why she chose to become a nurse, Joann responded that she wanted to be an advocate for her patients. Joann graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Mary.

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.

In her spare time, Joann enjoys doing crossword puzzles.

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