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Paula Loats

Paula Loats
RN,BS, CCDS

Maitland, FL

Specialties

Acute Care, Adult, Gerontological

Clinical Subspecialties

Cardiovascular, Emergency, Palliative


Details

Professional Achievements:
Certified Cardiac Device Specialist. Developed educational programs for Electrophysiology. I have been a Certified Emergency Nurse, Certified Trauma Nurse, and Certified Critical Care Nurse in the past. I taught ACLS and Critical Care Courses for many years, and am currently the Clinical Educator for Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative care. I am an active member of the FNA, and present to many healthcare organizations, professional groups, and hospitals on a variety of topics which relate to healthcare. I hope to continue my education and look for opportunities to expand and grow.
Favorite Thing About My Profession:
Is helping educate others on Advanced Care Planning, Palliative, and Hospice Care with a cross clinical perspective following 33 years of nursing. To change the paradigm and improve the conversation. I also feel that I am an advocate for improved patient care across the healthcare continuum.
Virtues:
I enjoy meeting new people and collaborating on improving health care delivery. I am eager to get involved in healthcare reform to better serve our community and population health systems. I am active in attending NCAPP meetings, FHCA, Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Conferences, and communicate with CTAC and IHI to stay current with issues.

Work History

Cornestone Hospice and Palliative Care in Orlando, FL
Clinical Educator — August, 2015 to present

Education History

University of St. Francis


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