Get to know Registered Nurse Nan Ann Seidel, who serves patients within Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.
Nan graduated with her Nursing Degree from the York College of Pennsylvania, where she also completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1992, giving her over two decades of experience in her field. She is a board certified Registered Nurse. In 2016 she became certified in Legal Nurse Consulting and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. To stay up date in her field she remains a professional member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Nan currently practices with the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. In 2011 she was awarded Employee of Year with that institute. She holds an expertise in mental health and critical care.
The main role of a registered nurse is to assist physicians in providing treatment to patients suffering from various medical conditions. While their primary responsibilities will involve caring for patients, their specific job duties will vary depending on your employer and specialization. While a majority of registered nurses work at hospitals they are not limited to that setting, they can also work in in clinics, schools, assisted living facilities, homes, schools and more. They must also stay up-to-date with new tools and technology to help provide the best care to patients and families, and the best support to doctors and other healthcare professionals. Registered nurses must possess excellent communication, emotional intelligence, teamwork, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
Nan attributes her professional success to her continuing education, experience, and flexibility. When she is not working she enjoys sailing and hiking.
Learn More about Nan Ann Seidel:
Her online profile, http://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4142344/info/, she can be reached through the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute site http://www.ppimhs.org/ or contacted at 717-782-6420, and is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.