Ferguson

Lee C Ferguson, ACNP

EXPERIENCE
1998 – Present Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi Oxford, MS
Nuclear Medicine Technologist/Registered Nurse

Provide specialized treatment to patients with many cardiac disorders, including cardiac rhythm disorders, coronary heart disease, and congestive heart failure

Expertly perform professional nursing duties to assist physicians and staff with daily coordination of patient care

Meticulously document all activities/interventions in the electronic medical record including all patient/family
responses, medication prescribed, and other patient information

Maintains strictest confidentiality

Licensed as a registered nurse in the state of Mississippi

Appointed as safety officer and responsible for enforcing common safety hazards and precautions to maintain a safe work environment

BLS/ACLS CPR certified

Skilled in applying the principles of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care

Proficient interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients, families, physicians and staff

Focus on teamwork as well as the ability to work independently

Practiced in cardiovascular disease prevention, health promotion, and lipid disorders

Competent in the use and administration of cardiovascular drugs

Extensive knowledge of cardiac arrhythmias and ability to recognize and treat serious arrhythmias·
Competent in knowledge of electrocardiography and changes in the EKG that may result from exercise, ischemia, conduction disorders, and drugs

Proficient in Microsoft, Power point, Word, Excel, and Outlook

Attended “Mastering the 12 lead ECG” symposium in 2012
1996 –1998 Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis, TN
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Performed all quality control on nuclear camera systems throughout the nuclear medicine laboratory
Performed all patient and processing protocols in nuclear medicine and nuclear cardiology
Maintained optimum safety standards and respects rights, privacy and confidentiality of patient information

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Approximately 220 Internal Medicine hours in the hospital setting with documented assessment results,interventions, medications, patient responses and treatment changes in patients with a variety of disorders including
o Pneumonia
o Cerebrovascular Accidents
o Acute Renal Failure
o Altered Mental Status
o Electrolyte Disorders
o Pancreatitis
o Upper and lower GI bleeding

Approximately 60 cardiovascular hours in the hospital setting with a variety of disorders including
o Acute coronary syndrome
o Heart Failure
o Rhythm Disorders
o Valvular Disorders
o Over 100 EKG’s interpreted

Approximately 60 pulmonology hours in the hospital setting with a variety of disorders including
o Pneumonia
o Acute Respiratory Failure
o Lung Neoplasm
o Asthma/COPD
o Pleural Effusion
o Approximately 40 chest X-rays interpreted
o Mechanical Ventilatory management

Approximately 40 neurology hours in the hospital setting with a variety of disorders including
o Cerebrovascular Accident
o Seizures
o Migraine Headache
o Parkinson’s Disease

Approximately 40 nephrology hours in the hospital setting with a variety of disorders including
o Acute/Chronic Renal Failure
o Hemodialysis
o Electrolyte Disorders
o Hyperkalemia/Hypokalemia Disorders

Approximately 40 Infectious Disease hours in the hospital setting with a variety of disorders including
o Sepsis
o Fever Unknown Origin

Approximately 40 Emergency Room/Critical Care hours in the hospital setting with a variety of disorders
including
o Seizures
o Meningitis
o Narcotic Overdose
o Acute Coronary Syndrome
o Lacerations

Approximately 40 Endocrinology hours in the hospital setting with a variety of disorders including
o Hyperthyrodism
o Hypothyrodism
o Thyroid Cancer
o Diabetes type I and II
o Insulin management

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
2012- 2014 University of South Alabama Mobile, AL
Master of Science in Nursing
Specialization: Acute Care
2010 –2011 University of North Alabama Florence, AL
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Summa Cum Laude
2007 – 2008 Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia, MS
Associate of Science in Nursing
1995 – 1996 Baptist College of Health Science Memphis, TN
Certificate of Nuclear Medicine
1994 – 1995 University of Mississippi Oxford, MS
1992 – 1994 Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia, MS
Associate of Science