Special Interest and Research: Adult Critical Care Nursing, Imaging Modalities, and Cardiovascular disease with surgical and non-surgical options. Research focus is currently on pain management and the differences and similarities between provider decisions regarding opioid prescription administration.
Professional Experience: Ms. Ramirez is currently certified in Adult Critical Care Nursing, (CCRN) Adult Progressive Care Nursing (PCCN) and holds numerous providers certifications and instructor certifications from the American Heart Association. Focus has included prevention of Central-line associated blood stream infections, and development of innovative methodologies to prevent same in a hospital setting. Clinical experience includes Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Cardiac Cath Lab, Emergency Department, Special Procedures-Radiology, and Neonatal transport.