NURS 6003: Transition to Graduate Study for Nursing – Academic and Professional Success Plan
Resume: Week 5 | Part 5: Professional Development
Sample CV | RESUME


Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience conducting comprehensive patient assessments, diagnosing mental health disorders, and developing personalized treatment plans. Skillfully designs follow-up strategies to ensure optimal patient recovery. Integrates evidence-based practices and clinical expertise to deliver high-quality, efficient patient care. Adeptly analyzes and interprets data to inform appropriate treatment planning. Leverages pharmacological knowledge to prescribe medications safely and evaluate potential drug interactions. Builds rapport with patients and families through effective communication and a collaborative approach. Thrives in team-based environments, supporting colleagues in achieving positive patient outcomes.


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Master of Science in Nursing, 2020
GPA: 3.9/4.0

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2018
GPA: 3.8/4.0


Centerstone Community Mental Health Center, Nashville, TN

Centerstone is a patient-centered, community-driven nonprofit organization providing accessible mental health services to underserved populations. The facility offers culturally-sensitive care to address the unique needs of minority groups and vulnerable individuals. Since its establishment in 2003, Centerstone has significantly improved access to mental health services for local residents. The organization provides comprehensive care, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing support for individuals and families.

Registered Nurse Case Manager
– Conducts assessments, diagnoses mental health conditions, and develops treatment plans
– Coordinates follow-up care and facilitates community reintegration
– Provides care coordination and support services for patients and families
– Offers referrals and connects patients with appropriate resources


Tennova Healthcare, Knoxville, TN

Tennova Healthcare delivers a wide range of services, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and support, to improve patients’ overall quality of life. The facility operates 24/7, ensuring accessibility for community members seeking care.

Registered Nurse
– Performed comprehensive physical examinations and patient assessments
– Administered medications and provided wound care
– Documented symptoms and monitored patient progress
– Developed interventions and collaborated with healthcare teams and families


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