My road in life has taken me all over.
Worked as a "nursing assistant" until I became an RN.
Worked nights in dialysis until I got my BSN and MSN.
Worked in dialysis as an educator until I got my NP.
Volunteered on an Approver board and worked as an NP in dialysis.
Became an Administrator -and still worked as an NP at the same facility.
Became a Quality Improvement Director for Medicare.
Became a Nursing Instructor while I worked on my doctorate.
Director of CE for several nursing associations -and now Director of CE for Walden University.


Director of Continuing Nursing Education

Provide contact hours on different subjects for nurses.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Problem Solving

Day to Day

Get up and check out emails. Review all of the educational activities scheduled for the week; make sure all documentation is completed and that the software program is functional for the CE activity. Attend meetings about new ideas and new educational activities.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for professionals

I think volunteering in the field - there are many positions where you can do this - is helpful. You can see if you like it and are interested in CE and get a really great knowledge base.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:


The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

"It will take you years to complete your doctorate."

Challenges I Overcame

Juggling Career and Personal Life