Kathleen C. Flynn, RNC, WHCNP
Currently employed as a Woman's Health Care Nurse Practitioner at Advanced Specialty Care for Women, P.A. This is a private clinic specializing in the care of women with special emphasis on well woman visits, birth control issues, pelvic pain, urinary incontinence and abnormal pap smears.
Also serving as a Nurse Practitioner at Planned Parenthood of Minnesota. Providing care and education to patients of both genders, ranging from adolescence to middle-age. Continuously involved in urban and rural communities, emphasizing health care and education that is provided through clinics, home care and outreach programs. Active participant in community pilot programs for blood pressure and cholesterol screenings of residents. I do not participate in any abortions but counsel patients on alternatives.
Former coordinator of Planned Parenthood of Connecticut's Outreach program and Public Health Nurse for Chisago County Health Department. Extensive clinical experience at several hospitals which also included the development and production of patient teaching videos.
Possess strong theoretical knowledge based on solid nursing research. Exemplify excellent organizational skills with the ability to quickly recognize and respond to unforeseen events that require positive action and decision making. Able to develop and maintain an excellent rapport with patient's.
1997 Nurse Practitioner Program
Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Planned Parenthood of Minnesota
1994 Bachelor of Science-Nursing
Fairfield University, Fairfield Connecticut
Graduated with Magna Cum Laude distinction
Outstanding Scholastic Achievement in Nursing Award, May 1994
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
Norwalk Hospital Grace Cole Jones Nursing
Fairfield University Alumni Association
Alpha Sigma Lambda
Connecticut League of Nursing
1/97 - Present Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Specialty Care for Women, P.A.
Providing a wide range of services with emphasis on well woman visits and treating minor problems like bladder infections and vaginitis. Assist with Ultrasounds and surgery. Provide patient education and risk assesments.
2/95 - Present Nurse Practitioner, Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, Mpls. MN
Providing education and counseling of patients regarding birth control and reproductive health care. Performing patient assessment, planning of care, monitoring and evaluation of plan implementation, referral and follow-up when indicated. Interface with physicians, other nurse practitioners, clinic and lab staff, management, political lobbyists and educators, to monitor and improve patient service. Develop and maintain network relationships that are relevent to the needs of a patient. I do not help with abortions but instead counsel patients on alternatiatives.
2/95 - 6/95 Public Health Nurse, Chisago County Health Dept. Center City, MN
Performed comprehensive skilled nursing care to individuals and families, in the home. This resulted in accomplishing case findings, on-going assessments, implementation of care plans, management, education, follow-up, consultation and referrals.
1/95 - 2/95 Nursing Assistant, Chisago Health Services, Chisago City, MN
Provisioned dietary, hygienic, physical and psychological care to the geriatric and rehabilitative unit.
Medical Surgical, Cardiac Stepdown, Oncology, Pediatrics
Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut
Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Connecticut
Stamford Hospital, Stamford, Connecticut
Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut
Hall-Brooke Hospital, Fairfield, Connecticut
West Haven V.A., West Haven, Connecticut
United Home Care, Fairfield, Connecticut
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