About

Education

2009-2010: Miami Dade College; Miami, Florida
Associate of Science in Nursing

2000-2002: Miami Dade College; Miami, Florida
Associate of Science in Web Design and Internet Technology

1998-2000: Miami Dade College; Miami, Florida
Associate of Arts in Graphic and Commercial Arts

1993-1994: Instituto Superior de Diseño Industrial (ISDI); Universidad de la Habana, Cuba
Master’s Degree, Graphic and Commercial Arts

1989-1993: Instituto Superior de Diseño Industrial (ISDI); Universidad de la Habana, Cuba
Bachelor’s Degree, Graphic and Commercial Arts

1986-1989: Instituto Superior Vocacional en Ciencias Exactas Carlos Marx; Matanzas, Cuba
High School Diploma

Licensure/Certification

Active Registered Nurse License #RN9320286
Issued: 02/11 Expires: 07/12

Basic Life Support (BLS) (American Heart Association)
Issued: 03/11 Expires: 03/13

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (American Heart Association)
Issued: 03/11 Expires: 03/13

Advanced Telemetry for Nurses
Issued: 04/11

Clinical Training

Professional Nursing Leadership Clinical
11/10 – 12/10 Jackson Memorial Hospital, ER-C

Obstetrical Nursing Clinical
9/10 – 11/10 Jackson North Health System, Labor & Delivery, Postpartum, Nursery

Psychiatric Nursing Clinical
7/10 – 9/10 Jackson Memorial Hospital

Pediatric Nursing Clinical
5/10 – 7/10 Jackson Memorial Hospital

Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical
3/10 – 5/10 Palmetto Hospital, Medical-Surgical Unit (Telemetry)

Medical-Surgical Clinical
1/10 – 3/10 Palmetto Hospital, Medical-Surgical Unit (Telemetry)

Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical
10/09 – 12/09 Villa Maria Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Language and Other Skills

English and Spanish. Fluent in oral and written forms of both. Proficient in all major computer operating systems (Windows 7, Mac OS X) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite)’

Work Experience

Miami Children’s Hospital | 2011-Present

Miami Dade College | 2000-Present
School of Entertainment and Design Technology (web and graphic design courses, photography)
School of Community Education (web and graphic design courses, photography)

International Advertising, Inc | 1996-2009
Art director, graphic and web designer

Catalog-makers | 1994-1996
Graphic designer

Professional Memberships, Awards, and Honors

Florida Nurses Association (FNA)
Active Member

National Students Nurses Association (NSNA)
Board Member and Graphic Designer for Miami Dade College’s Chapter

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK)
Active Member

Graduated with highest honors from Miami Dade College School of Entertainment and Design Technology
(GPA 4.00)

Graduated with highest honors from Miami Dade College School of Nursing
(GPA 3.91)

About the Author

Graphic and web designer, art director and photographer. Registered Nurse (at Miami Children's Hospital). College professor (Miami Dade College). Bilingual (English and Spanish)