Susan Buckland Johnson, RN, a Registered Nurse Who Is Retired From Practice

Get to know Registered Nurse, Susan Buckland Johnson, who served patients in Virginia.

A retired registered nurse currently residing in Eagle Rock, Virginia, Susan’s areas of specialization included hematology, oncology, operating room nursing, as well as long-term care. 

Throughout her career, she trained many graduate nursing students at various hospitals where she worked over the years. Also, her patients would come back to the hospitals to visit her and see how she was doing.

Back in 1971, Susan began her nursing career as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). She then went on to graduate from Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital with her nursing degree in 1976, after which she obtained certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Attributing her success to her desire to help her patients and provide them with the care they needed, she volunteered her services with The Red Cross, Blood Mobile.

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.

On a more personal note, Susan is most proud of her children and grandchildren.

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