5 Nursing job hazards that every nurse should know about and avoid. Every job has its dangers, and the nursing profession is no different. As a nurse, you’ll want to be on guard for things that could jeopardize your health.
Sarah McGill DNP, FNP-C Biography Sarah McGill is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in Virginia. She began her career as a Registered Nurse in 2005 receiving her Associates Degree in Nursing from Blue Ridge Community College. Continuing her education she graduated from Eastern Mennonite University’s adult degree program with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2007. In 2009 she obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia where she focused on the dual Community and Public Health Leadership and Family Nurse Practitioner program tract. Finally she completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Alabama in 2013. She has had a variety of experiences as a Registered Nurse and as a Family Nurse Practitioner. As a Registered Nurse she has worked on a telemetry unit, in the Endoscopy suite, and in Occupational Health. As a Nurse Practitioner she has worked in Occupational Health, Bariatrics and General Surgery, College Health, Convenient Care, Pediatrics, and most recently has started with a Vascular and General Surgery group and is also working as a contract provider performing health risk assessments. She loves to teach and educate patients as well as colleagues believing that we can all learn from each other. She believes that if the communication and relationship is there with patients then their health can be promoted and bonds formed to bring patients back for future care. She hopes to be a source of encouragement to her patients and is dedicated to treating them with the best evidence based care she can possibly provide.