Nelia Gonzales, RN, a Registered Nurse with The Moorings of Arlington Heights

Get to know Registered Nurse, Nelia Gonzales, who serves patients in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Nelia is a registered nurse currently serving her patients at The Moorings of Arlington Heights, an affiliate of Presbyterian Homes. She specializes in long term care and infection control.

Back in the early days of her academic career, she earned her nursing degree in the Philippines in 2005. After relocating to the United States, she received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Mercy College in 2011. She is an active member of the American Nurses Association.

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.

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