I have been an RN for 13 years, prior to that I was a nutritionist. I have 2 associate degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree. I have worked at SwedishAmerican Health System for 13 years as an RN in orthopedics and neurology, critical care, stroke unit and the medical unit. My MSN is in nursing education. I have been part of the nurse educator group now for 1 1/2 years. I have helped plan the annual education day, annual nursing skills and unit skills. Additionally I have presented at the annual education day and to nursing students. I have also helped to develop the nurse residency program that is being implemented this years at SAH.