Jenny Elizabeth Claudette St. Jean, BSN, RN

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    Job Title :
    Registered Nurse

    Areas of Treatment :
    Wound Care

    Specialties :
    Nurse

    Practice Name :
    Bayshore Home Health

    Location :
    Ottawa, K1V 1A4 Canada

    Years in Practice :
    4 Years

    Description of Practice :

    As a Wound Care Specialist in the community, I am trained to determine the presence of vascular disease in lower legs by using devices and performing a thorough physical exam and family history analysis.  I create care plans and write treatment orders based on the results I get from my assessments. 

    I work very closely with a large interdisciplinary team; referring patients to specialist and linking patients to resources like social work and different types of therapy.

    Areas of Expertise :
    Wound Care, Palliative Care

    Education/Degree :
    Ottawa University in Collaboration with Algonquin College

    Year Graduated :
    2009

    Internships :
    Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

    Board Certification :
    CPR, Hematology and Oncology Examiner, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?
    I try to bring hope, happiness and laughter into their lives

    Professional Society Memberships :
    Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, Canadian Association of Wound Care, Canadian Nurses Association

    Honors and Awards :

    • Honours-Algonquin College, 2005
    • Scholarship-Ottawa University, 2005

    Articles/Publications :
    Published in Registered Nurse Journal and Ottawa Citizen

    What made you choose a career in nursing?

    I love helping, teaching, and educating people about health, how to improve health and prevent illness.

    Research Interests :

    I am hoping to do more research once I complete a master's program.

    What motivates you at the start of each day?

    Knowing that everyday she is helping someone in her community get better one day at a time and helping them access health care more easily.

    Attributes Success To:

    Her mentor, K. Lorimer, for guiding her and teaching her everything she knows today about being a wound specialist.  Thank you! :)

    Languages :
    French, Spanish

    Place of Birth :
    Ottawa

    Gender :
    female

    Favorite Medical Journal :
    Community Nursing Journal

    Favorite Vacation Place :
    Anywhere warm, but my exception is Sudbury :)

    Hobbies/Sports :
    Irish dancing, Triathlons, Snowboarding, Spinning, Hot Power Yoga and Running

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