Beatriz Sazon, MS, NP-C, RN-BC

President, 2010-2012

“Diversity Making A difference in Global Health”

Emphasis on cultural diversity  and understanding of how culture impacts the health of individuals, families, community and the world.

Programs provided:

  • Health screening promoting health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Partnering with other health care professional groups
  • Host of the 2012 Eastern Regional Conference.

Professional accomplishment

Palliative Nurse Practitioner,  Bon Secour Hampton Roads Health System

  • Provided education pertaining to Palliative Care services.
  • Support to patients and families to discuss treatments and non beneficial treatments in the end of life care.
  • Pain Management. Prescribe drugs as necessary and appropriate in accordance with the State and Federal law.
  • Collaboration with other interdisciplinary team to deliver quality patients care.
  • Physical assessment to identify patients immediate and health care needs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Performs therapeutic and corrective measures that are appropriate for the long term and primary care facility.
  • Participates in family conferences and crisis intervention.
  • Participates in utilization management process                                                                                                                                                                                    for palliative care patients along with care management.
  • Modifies the plan of care, as needed in collaboration with the attending/consulting physicians.