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Tammy Chesson
LVN, WCN-C 

About Me

"Achieving a Tranquil Mind Together"

As an LVN with a wealth of experience, my qualifications include:

  • Board-Certified Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN): This certification attests to my professional competence and adherence to the highest standards in vocational nursing.

  • Board-Certified Wound Care Nurse (WCN-C): Holding this certification reflects my specialized expertise in wound care nursing, demonstrating a commitment to providing quality care in this critical area.

  • U.S. Army Disabled Veteran: Having served as a U.S. Army Disabled Veteran, my background includes a unique blend of discipline, resilience, and dedication to service.

  • 24 Years of Patient Care Experience: With over two decades of hands-on experience, my journey in patient care spans a significant period. This extensive background speaks to my dedication, competence, and the valuable insights gained throughout my career.

Tammy Chesson LVN WCN-C

My Mantra: 'Embrace life's beauty like a butterfly, with the courage to attempt new things and add meaning to my journey,' resonates deep within. It guides me to welcome life's beauty, face challenges with courage, and infuse purpose into every step, enriching the tapestry of my life."

My Story

With over 22 years of dedicated service as an LVN, my journey in healthcare has been characterized by a commitment to safe and effective patient care. Throughout my extensive career, I have honed my expertise in various healthcare settings, with a particular focus on skilled nursing facilities. This diverse experience has equipped me with the skills to consistently deliver exceptional care to the patients I serve.

A significant aspect of my skill set lies in case management, where I am dedicated to providing assistance to those who need it the most. This commitment is rooted in a genuine passion for nursing, a driving force that motivates me to love and excel in my work every day.

Currently, I find immense fulfillment in working with the elderly population. Being there for them when they need assistance the most brings me joy and a sense of purpose. My passion extends to end-of-life care, where I am dedicated to providing high-quality nursing support to individuals navigating this crucial phase of their life cycle.

In essence, my extensive experience, coupled with a genuine love for what I do, defines my approach to nursing. It is a journey marked by unwavering dedication to patient well-being and a heartfelt commitment to making a difference in the lives of those I have the privilege to care for.

As an LVN, my approach to patient care is deeply rooted in core values and ethical principles that guide my practice. I believe in fostering and encouraging human well-being by embodying kindness, empathy, compassion, and humility in every interaction with individuals under my care.

My patient care philosophy revolves around the integration of evidence-based practices and theoretical knowledge to achieve optimal health outcomes. I view patients as whole individuals, recognizing the interconnectedness of their physical, emotional, and mental well-being. This holistic approach allows me to address their needs comprehensively.

Advocacy is a cornerstone of my commitment to patient care. I actively champion for my patients, ensuring their voices are heard and their preferences considered. Additionally, I strive to assist them in maintaining balance in their lives, recognizing the importance of overall well-being.

In essence, my patient care philosophy is a blend of compassion, evidence-based practices, holistic approaches, and unwavering advocacy. It reflects my dedication to providing comprehensive and patient-centered care that goes beyond addressing immediate concerns, aiming for the long-term well-being of those entrusted to my care.

My Foundations
& Philosophy

Fun Facts

It's great to get to know the person behind the Licensed Vocational Nurse! Here are some fun facts about me:

  • Reality TV Enthusiast: When I'm not in caregiver mode, you can catch me enjoying reality TV shows. It's my way of unwinding and indulging in some entertainment.

  • Family Time: Quality moments with my family are precious to me. Whether it's sharing laughs, making memories, or simply being together, family time is something I cherish.

  • Furry Friend Bentley: My four-legged companion, Bentley, adds a lot of joy to my life. Playing and spending time with him is a delightful way to relax and appreciate the simple joys of companionship.

  • Thrift Store Explorer: I have a knack for hunting unique thrift items. Exploring thrift stores and finding hidden treasures is a hobby that combines the joy of discovery with a love for unique, one-of-a-kind pieces.

These fun facts offer a glimpse into the person behind the nurse's uniform, showcasing a blend of relaxation, family, furry companionship, and a touch of adventure in the form of thrift store finds. It's all about finding balance and joy outside the caregiving real

My Education 

My educational journey has been a comprehensive and evolving one, contributing to my proficiency in healthcare:

  • Advanced Health Institute, Farmers Branch, TX:

    • January 2024: Wound Care Nurse Certified (WCN-C). This recent certification demonstrates my commitment to advancing my expertise in wound care nursing.

  • Beaufort County Community College, Beaufort, NC:

    • August 2007: Licensed Practical Nursing. This marked the beginning of my formal nursing education, providing me with the foundational knowledge and skills for my nursing career.

    • April 2000: Certified Nursing Assistant. My early certification as a nursing assistant laid the groundwork for my future pursuits in the healthcare field.

These educational milestones reflect a commitment to continuous learning, from foundational certifications to specialized qualifications in wound care nursing. Each step has contributed to my overall proficiency and dedication to providing quality patient care.

My Qualifications

My professional journey is marked by key certifications and licensures:

  • North Carolina Board of Nursing:

    • September 2007: Licensed Practical Nurse Board Certification. This certification marked the beginning of my nursing career, laying the foundation for my subsequent endeavors.

  • Texas Board of Nursing:

    • August 2010: Licensed Vocational Nursing Reciprocity. Expanding my licensure to Texas through reciprocity allowed me to broaden my professional reach.

  • Organization of Wound Care Nurses & Allied Health Professionals:

    • January 2024: Wound Care Nurse Certified (WCN-C). Achieving certification in wound care nursing demonstrates my commitment to specialized knowledge and expertise in this critical area of healthcare.

These certifications and licensures reflect my dedication to maintaining a high standard of professional competence and staying abreast of specialized areas within the nursing field.

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