Title: Registered Nurse
Company: Duke Raleigh Hospital
Location: Morrisville, North Carolina, United States
Patricia L. Scammon, RN, CNOR, Registered Nurse at Duke Raleigh Hospital, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Nurses for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health care and operating room nursing.
Since 2021, Ms. Scammon has found success as a registered nurse with Duke Raleigh Hospital. With expertise as an operating room nurse, she garnered experience at Cooper Hospital from 2012 to 2019. From 2019 to 2020, she employed her knowledge as a traveling nurse.
In preparation for her career, Ms. Scammon earned an Associate of Science in Nursing. She holds a bachelor’s degree in medieval English and graduated from Western Governors University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2019. Alongside her formal degrees, Ms. Scammon is a Certified Operating Room Nurse and is credentialed in CPR. She contributes to her discipline as an instructor of basic life support and CPR.
Prior to working as a professional nurse, Ms. Scammon served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1979 to 1981. To keep abreast of her field, she has maintained affiliation with the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. She attributes her success to her refusal to limit herself to the operating room.
Ms. Scammon initially hoped to pursue a career as a surgeon, but after deciding against it for financial reasons, she returned to medicine later as a nurse. She considers her operating room demeanor and ability to make new team members comfortable her greatest achievement. In the future, Ms. Scammon hopes to travel the world as a CPR instructor.
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