Practiced as staff Nurse for 25 years in Cardiology/ Critical care
Employed at Jefferson Community College, Hillsboro, MO, as Director of Nursing Program for 20 years, and nursing educator for 5 years. She retired from Jefferson College in 2012.
Adult Nurse Practitioner for 12 years
Michele is employed by the University of Missouri-Columbia, and is free to Festus Manor Nursing Center for the next 3 years.
Research Project- Mo Quality Improvement Program with the use of INTERACT communication tools. The MOQI study is funded by the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid and being implemented through University of Missouri.
Purpose of the study is to prevent acute care hospital transfers of residents in long term care facilities.
With the utilization of the Interact tools, staff can be educated to communicate, assess and provide better care in long term care facilities.
Diploma in Nursing from the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing in St. Louis, Mo.
Bachelors in Science of Nursing (BSN)-St. Louis University
Master in Science in Nursing (MSN)-University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Certificate as Adult Nurse Practitioner-University of Missouri-St Louis
She has lived in Arnold for the past 25 years. Loves cats, and currently has four sharing her home.
Her free time is spent gardening, reading and swimming for exercise. In her next retirement would like to start quilting again and belong to a book club, and gardening club.