Norfolk, VA (August 2013) – Angela Blackman, RN, MS, ACNP-BC, has joined Sentara Hospital Medicine Physicians in Norfolk.
Mrs. Blackman earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree, with a focus on adult acute care, at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing in Richmond, VA, in 2011 and was the recipient of the Temple Memorial Award. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing at VCU in 2005. While an undergraduate, she was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
As a nurse practitioner in a hospital setting, Mrs. Blackman is highly trained to care for patients with heart failure, COPD episodes, respiratory failure requiring ventilator support and multi-organ failure, as well as those requiring dialysis, surgical care and cardiac and airway monitoring. Previously, she served as a nurse practitioner at an outpatient care center for the elderly and as a nurse practitioner at Camp Lejeune's Interventional Pain Management Center. Mrs. Blackman was also a nurse at Portsmouth Naval Hospital ICU. She works in collaboration with physicians to provide high quality managed care for patients by conducting examinations, performing various procedures and counseling patients. Mrs. Blackman has a special interest in cardiovascular and intensive care units involving cardiac monitoring and airway management for patients on mechanical ventilations.
Mrs. Blackman is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.
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