Louvenia Ringuette, RN BSN CLNC
Over the years Louvenia proved her commitment to the care & safety of patients. With over 30 years nursing experience she has had the privilege to touch lives in many areas of nursing. Her work as a bedside nurse in long term care, skilled nursing, labor and delivery, women's health, med-surgical care, and as a hospice nurse assisting patients with end of life care while supporting their loved ones, Louvenia has gained a well-rounded experience. This experience had lead to a deep understanding of the many complexes of patient care and how the staff, and facility leadership work together to provide optimal safe care whether in the home or within a facility.
After many years of bedside nursing Louvenia moved into teaching and management positions within organizations to help promote better care & safety for patients and staff. As a An administrator of a 50 bed Alzheimer's facility, her most cherished memories were made, she also developed a keen sense of the regulatory side of running a health care facility and how to ensure safe care with dignity throughout the facility.
As a Nursing instructor at Skagit Valley College supporting and educating those around her about health conditions, providing caring nursing care, and how to protect the rights of patients, and how to protect themselves as a nurse. As a Nurse Consultant for WA State Louvenia gained further experience and knowledge regarding our health care system include Medicare and Medicaid regulations through inspecting skilled nursing facilities, licensing Adult Family Homes, and investigating nursing home patient complaints.
Commitment to ensure safety and care with dignity is deeply engrained in Louvenia's heart. Her vast & varied nursing experience throughout her career makes her the ideal candidate for looking beyond what is written. She has walked the walk and has made a career out of providing care. She brings with her the increased knowledge regarding the types of errors that are made in health care, and the many barriers medical facilities & staff face when providing patient care.