Sandra Lea Aratow, RN, BSN, MSN, a Registered Nurse with San Mateo Medical Center

Get to know Registered Nurse, Sandra Lea Aratow, who serves patients in San Mateo, California.

Sandra, a registered nurse, has more than two decades of experience in the field of nursing. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Indiana University Bloomington in 1990, followed by her Master of Science in Nursing degree from American Sentinel University in Denver, Colorado in 2013. Currently, she tends to patients at San Mateo Medical Center in San Mateo, California. 

San Mateo Medical Center is a public hospital and clinic system fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The medical center operates outpatient clinics throughout San Mateo County and an acute-care hospital in San Mateo. The mission of San Mateo Medical Center is to “partner with patients to provide excellent care with compassion and respect.” As part of San Mateo County Health, the medical center serves the healthcare needs of all residents of San Mateo County, with an emphasis on education and prevention.

For the purpose of remaining up to date in her field, Sandra holds membership status with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and the Emergency 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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