Lorenzo Begay

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Education

M.S.N. Nurse Educator and Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult-Gerontology 
2015  |  California State University, Fresno 

B.S.N. Nursing, Magna Cum Laude 
2013  |  California State University, Fresno 

B.A. Anthropology 
2010  |  University of California, Los Angeles 

Professional Experience

7/18 – present:  RN Practice Coach 
Nurse Residency Program, Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Illinois 

12/17 – 7/18: Staff Nurse Level III 
Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit, St. Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, California 

12/17 – 7/18 Staff Nurse Level II 
Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno, California 

9/16 – 12/17 Staff Nurse Level II 
Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno, California 

9/14 – 9/16 Staff Nurse Level II 
Neuroscience Advanced Care and Telemetry Unit, Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno, California 

 

Licensure

2018 – present  |  Registered Professional Nurse, State of Illinois 

2014 – present  |  Registered Nurse, State of California 

 

Certifications

2018 – present  |  Critical Care Registered Nurse 

2015 – present  |  Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Gerontology

2017 – present  |  Emergency Neurological Life Support

2014 – present  |  Advanced Cardiac Life Support

 

Teaching Experience

Carle Foundation Hospital 

2019 – present  |  Carle Nurse Residency Skills Class 1 & 2: Policies, Procedures, Foundational RN Practice, Lecturer 

2018 – present  |  Patient Care Orientation Skills Class, Laboratory co-instructor 

2018 – 2020  |  Carle Nurse Residency Class 106: Codes and Emergencies, Simulation and debrief, instructor & content co-development

Carle Nurse Residency Class 111: Differentiating Types of Hemodynamic Shock including Sepsis Protocol, lecturer & content development 

Carle Nurse Residency Class 113: Optional Special Topics in Insulin Infusion Protocol for Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Differentiating SIADH vs CSW in Neurological Patients, & Advanced Focused Assessment Techniques, lecturer & content co-development 

 

California State University, Fresno 

2014 – 2015  |  Nursing Resource Laboratory, Graduate Assistant 

 

Professional Memberships

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, 2018 – present 

Member, San Joaquin Valley Critical Care Nurses Chapter, 2017 – 2018 

 

Community Outreach

2018 – present  |  Grupo Salto, UIC LEND affiliated family and education outreach to Spanish speaking families of a child/young adult with autism, Event Volunteer

 

Honoraries

2019  |  Emerging Leader Nominee & Recipient, Carle Foundation Hospital   |  Urbana, Illinois

2014  |  Health Professions Graduate Scholarship, Navajo Nation  |  Tuba City, Arizona 

2014   |  Deloras Jones Nursing Scholarship, Kaiser Foundation Hospital  |  Oakland, California 

 

Presentations

10/19  |  Evidence Based Practice Conference. Knowing where I stand receiving standardized feedback, Poster Presentation, Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Illinois 

8/19  |  Leadership Development Institute. Knowing where I stand receiving standardized feedback, Poster Presentation, Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Illinois 

4/15  |  Central Valley Nursing Research Symposium. Inter-assessor scoring reliability and variability of the national institute stroke scale assessment, Poster Presentation, St Agnes Hospital, Fresno, California