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APRN, BSN Eduviges M Puentes 
Eduviges M Puentes
Prof. Barry University
     Eduviges M. Puentes, MSN, RN, APRN, FNP-BC, OCN, ONS/ONCC  
        Homestead, FL 33033  
         Fax:  +1 (305) 400-2341 - marlen@edupuentes.com

 
  

    PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

       Compassionate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience in pediatrics, gerontology, oncology, and bone marrow transplant at one of the top five hospitals in Florida. Skilled at conducting physical assessments and managing treatment for diverse patients with chronic and life-threatening diseases. Responsive to dynamic patient needs and environmental conditions. Emphasis on providing culturally-sensitive and patient-centered care. Clinical educator with experience in multiple nursing courses including health assessment, medical-surgical nursing, fundamentals, simulation, and skills day in acute care centers and academia.  
 
    Skills  
  1. Clinical Educator
  2. Simulation & Skills Day Facilitator 
  3. Preceptor – Bone Marrow Unit/Pediatric Oncology
    1.  
  4. Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy Certification (ONS/ONCC)  
  5. Medication Reconciliation & Counseling 
  6. Super User – Cerner
  7. C Diff Task Force  
  WORK HISTORY 
 
   01/2021 to Current  Registered Nurse, Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Baptist Hospital — Miami, FL

 Managed care from admission to discharge including patient assessments, care planning health education, and discharge support 
 Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures, and safety protocols 
 Monitored patient condition including interpreting and tracking EKG readings and updating team members on changes in acuity 
 Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with oncology, pre and post-bone marrow transplant, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and other conditions 
 Participated in nursing simulation activities, evidence-based practice project implementation and competency development to further nursing education 

    06/2023 to Current    Faculty / Nursing Program  Keiser University — Miami, FL

 Trained students in the proper techniques, care standards, and safety protocols to optimize performance 
 Oriented and supervised students at clinical sites and provided constant feedback and support during clinical rotations 
 Used low-fidelity task trainers to teach students how to insert peripheral lines, assess prostate enlargement, and palpate breasts for lesions or tumors 
 Examined, verified, monitored, and confirmed clinic policies and procedures 

    02/2020 to 12/2022    Clinical Supervisor Barry University — Miami, FL

 Assessed students’ knowledge and coached underperforming students to help them achieve clinical objectives 
 Implemented active learning strategies such as games, virtual simulations, ATI modules, and patient scenarios to improve students’ nursing skills 
 Utilized mid-fidelity mannequins to teach students how to auscultate for respiratory, cardiac, and abdominal bowel and vascular sounds 
 Guided simulations, supervised, and tested students enrolled in NUR 343 –Patient Centered Care: Adult/Elderly Nursing II 

    09/2015 to 01/2021   Registered Nurse, Pediatric Oncology Jackson Memorial Hospital — Miami, FL

 Administered oral, IM, and IV medications and monitored for adverse reactions and effectiveness 
 Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures, and safety protocols 
 Reviewed post-operative orders and monitored patients' post-operative vitals, input and output, patient controlled analgesic equipment, and fluids 

   EDUCATION

  12/2024 Master's in Nursing: Acute Nurse Practitioner West Coast University - Dallas, TX (In Progress)
  05/2019 Master's in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner Barry University - Miami, FL 
  08/2014 Bachelor's in Nursing Barry University - Miami, FL 
  07/2012 Associate of Arts Miami Dade College - Miami, FL 

  COMMUNITY SERVICE 
 Presidential Service Award from President Obama 
 Miami-Dade College:175 service learning hours 
 Miami Children’s Hospital: 200 volunteer service hours 
 300 community service hours 


 
  

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