Company: St. Luke’s School of Nursing
Location: Fountain Hill, PA
FOUNTAIN HILL, PA, September 1, 2011, Carol Warner, Nursing Instructor and Nurse Practitioner for St. Luke’s School of Nursing, has been recognized by Elite American Nurses for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pediatrics.
“Be open to change,” Ms. Warner advises her fellow nurses. With nearly five decades of experience, she has realized that those four words have driven her to achieve her goals. Not only is she passionate for helping others regain their health, but she is ever determined to give emerging nurses the tools that have guided her career so they too can give the gift of health stability to their patients. “The most gratifying aspect of my career is aiding people in pain management,” she says.
During the course of her 47-year career, Ms. Warner has been an emergency medical technician for 22 years, school nurse for two years and a teacher. She was invited to teach the emergency medical training course before moving into teaching CPR. Her own education has been the foundation for her success. In 1985, she earned a Master of Science in nursing from Villanova University after obtaining a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Penn. in 1983, a Bachelor of Science in school nursing and public health from East Stroudsburg University in 1974, and a diploma in nursing from the School of Nursing at WCA Hopsital in 1964. She continued her education to keep abreast of new advances and technologies in the field; she obtained a post-master’s ceritfication as a family nurse practitioner from the Allentown College of St. Frances DeSales University (Now DeSales University).
In her current position, Ms. Warner assists nursing students in passing their board examinations by supervising student clinical rotations and giving additional support and on how to answer exam questions for practice and education. She also works with St. Luke’s sister school, the Moravian School of Nursing at Moravian College, to assist its students as well.
Never one to end her work at the end of the week, she continues to help others by working part time as a nurse practitioner going into schools where children have not had a physical and providing physicals. She is a member of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the National League for Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, the American College of Nurse Practitioners, and the Pennsylvania League for Nursing, for which she was formerly a board member.
For her vocational excellence, Ms. Warner was recognized for the design of the new nursing program at Moravian College in 2003, and named Instructor of the Year by the Nurse’s Aide Program of Northhampton Community in 1980.
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