Amanda has been in nursing for the past 25 years. She spent nine years as a direct care nurse in many clinical settings and in 2005 she entered into infection control and prevention, where she found a passion for all things related to preventing avoidable HAI’s. She became certified in infection control through the CBIC, and worked as a front line Infection Preventionist until she advanced to be the Chief Clinical Officer of a 68 bed LTAC in Denver Co.
Amanda is a clinical educator and was an instructor for the LPN and C.N.A. programs through the Unitah Basin Applied Technology College, where she taught the Med-surg, pharmacology, C.N.A. and infection control courses for students.
Certification Board of Infection Control (CBIC) – CIC
Certification Association for Vascular Access – VA – BC
Education & Contact Information
Master of Science in Nursing – Emphasis in Infection Control and Epidemiology American Sentinel University, Aurora, Colorado
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BSN University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado
Areas of Expertise
Infection control and prevention, Environmental disinfection, Ventilator Care, Vascular Access, Long term care, Long term acute care, Dementia care, Infection surveillance technology, Education, Leadership
Why I do what I love
When I recognized that I could touch many more lives by preventing infections through becoming a Certified Infection Preventionist, I jumped at the chance. Seeing the impact I can have with patients, families, and staff through sharing my knowledge of infection control has been a highlight of my career. Joining the team at PDI has allowed me to expand my reach even further.