Get to know Registered Nurse Michele M. Siegel, who serves patients in Edison, New Jersey.
Michele is a registered nurse (RN) who is currently serving patients at Hackensack Meridian Health – JFK Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey. JFK Medical Center, an affiliate of Hackensack Meridian Health, is a 499 bed full-service, acute care hospital, and the home of the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.
Michele has experience working in the stroke unit. A stroke unit is an organized in-hospital facility that entirely (or next to entirely) is devoted to care for patients with stroke. It is staffed by a multidisciplinary team with special knowledge in stroke care.
One of Michele’s areas of specialization is neurology, which is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and disease involving the central and peripheral nervous systems, including their coverings, blood vessels, and all effector tissue, such as muscle.
Michele received her Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) from Middlesex County College in 1989. She also received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Regis University in 2012 and is currently studying to receive her Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN) from the same university (expected to graduate in 2019).
Michele attributes her success to the support she has received from her many mentors over the years, family members, as well as other nurses and physicians.
Michele is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, which is the second-largest nursing organization in the world with approximately 135,000 active members.
Michele holds certifications in neuroscience nursing, stroke nursing, emergency neurological life support, and medical surgical nursing.
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.
Learn More about Michele M. Siegel:
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