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Anita Thomas

 PMHNP-BC

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION


Professional Experience:

NORTH POINTE PSYCHIATRY, LEWISVILLE, TX
PMHNP (Psychiatric Nurse Practioner)Dec 2014 onwards

  Conducting initial psychiatric patient evaluations to determine medication
  needs.

  Prescribing medication.

  Meeting with patients on a monthly or bimonthly basis in order to monitor
  their progress and to make any necessary changes to their medication regimen.

  Providing care which takes into account patients’ age-specific safety needs.

  Documenting evaluations of and interactions with patients, including
  medication and treatment administered.

Parkland Hospital, Dallas, Texas United States
RN III Acute Dialysis unit, Nov 2005 – present.

  Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health
  education, disease prevention, and develop health improvement programs.

  Work in the Acute Dialysis unit, am responsible for staff education,
  precepting of new employees and helping with managerial duties as needed.

  Direct or coordinate infection control programs, advising or consulting with
  specified personnel about necessary precautions.

  Perform administrative or managerial functions, such as taking responsibility
  for a unit's staff, budget, planning, or long-range goals.

  Provide or arrange for training or instruction of auxiliary personnel or students.


Renal Care Group, Phoenix, Arizona United States
Charge RN Chronic Dialysis Unit, Oct 2003 – Sep 2005

  Worked as charge RN in a 16 station dialysis unit

  Responsible for making sure that dialysis sessions are run well during the
  assigned shifts.

  Doing dialysis for chronic patients with Endstage renal disease.

  Supervision of technicians and other staff in the unit.


King Abdul Aziz Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Acute Dialysis RN, Sep 1997 – Jun 2003

  Worked in a Acute dialysis unit with 6 beds.

  Performing dialysis treatment on acute and chronic renal failure patients
   in the hospital.

  Performing continuous renal replacement therapies on patients in the
  hospital in the ICUs


College of Nursing, St. Johns Medical COLLEGE, Bangalore, India
Clinical Instructor, Dec 1995 – Jan 1997

  Supervision of nursing students in the hospital during clinicals.
  Teaching theory classes for general nursing students

St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka India
RN Surgical unit, Dec 1994 – Sep 1995

  Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  Worked as RN in a 70 bed surgical unit with patients with multiple surgical
  conditions


Education:

UTA College of Nursing, Arlington, Texas United States
  Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner
  APRN License no: AP126797
  Date of completion: 8/13/2014

: Worked with Dr. Syed Quadri and Dr. Talat Tayaba (Child and adolescent)
  Texas Psychiatry Associates,
  1029 Long Prairie Road, Suite # D, Flower Mound, TX 75022.

: Worked with Dr. Howard Cohen,(adults)
  Pride Clinic, 5701 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75235.

: Worked with Marcia Harris, DNP,(adults)
  MHMR clinic, 3330 S Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216


: Worked with Marguerite Addison PMHNP- BC,(child and adults)
  Dr. Grant’s office, 1604 Hospital Pkwy, Bedford, TX , 76022.


: Worked with Kimberly Colon PMHNP-BC ,(child and adults)
  Dr. Fenton’s office, 3710 Rawlins St #1370, Dallas, TX 75219


College of Nursing, St. John's Medical College, Karnataka India
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Dec 1994

St. George College, Aruvithura, Kerala India
Pre Degree, Apr 1990

St. Joseph High School, Kanjirapally, Kerala India
High School Diploma, Mar 1988


Additional Skills:

Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN) since 2009:expires March 2015
ACLS: expiry Dec 2014
BCLS: Dec 2015
Member of ANNA : American Nephrology Nurses Association since 2008.