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Brittney Wilson

Brittney Wilson, RN, BSN is a patient, nurse, and technology advocate.


Brittney Wilson, RN, BSN, also known as The Nerdy Nurse, is a Clinical Informatics Specialist practicing in Georgia. In her day job she gets to do what she loves every day: Combine technology and healthcare to improve patient outcomes. She can best be described as a patient, nurse and technology advocate, and has a passion for using technology to innovate, improve and simplify lives, especially in healthcare. Brittney blogs about nursing issues, technology, healthcare, parenting and various lifestyle topics at thenerdynurse.com. You can also connect with her on twitter@TheNerdyNurse.
 

Brittney Wilson's Background

Brittney Wilson's Experience

Clinical Informatics Specialist at Not-For-Profit Hospital

August 2011 - Present | Georgia

Clinical applications analyst specializing in Maestro, a home health application with a parent company of Meditech. Project Management.

Owner at TheNerdyNurse.com

January 2010 - Present | Atlanta, Georgia

"Patient, Nurse, and Technology Advocate" Using the internet as a tool to connect with and share with nurses, healthcare providers, parents, technology lovers, and more, TheNerdyNurse.com started as a soapbox against lateral violence in nursing, and a forum for personal rants and raves, and has evolved into a social media force utilized by nurses, and non-nurses alike. Resources for lateral violence available, including personal struggles to overcome challenges faced when starting as a new nurse and almost simultaneously losing a mother and gaining a husband and. Insights and opinions about working as a nurse with a passion for innovation in healthcare a true love for technology. Nursing Informatics and several occasions of being nerdy (general gushing about gadgets and the wonders of sci-fi becoming realities) can be found. Connecting with others, and facilitating the connections of people who faces similar dilemmas and and looking for understanding, coping, and to know they are not alone. Social media is a wonderful tool for the sharing of information and the confirmation that we never have to be alone in this world. I would like to think that TheNerdyNurse.com is a screwdriver in that toolbox - Flat Head... because it's more adaptable!

Registered Nurse at Private Hospital

May 2008 - August 2011

· Providing acute, bedside care nursing on a medical/surgical floor. Specializing in the treatment and care of post-operative general surgery, gastroenterology, urology, and gynecology patients. · Coordinator of patient care and interdepartmental communications. · Collaboration with interdisciplinary medical teams to facilitate the recovery and discharge of patients with an emphasis on holistic nursing care, while applying nursing theory and evidence based practice.

Technology Product Specialist at Circuit City

August 2003 - July 2007

· Sales and Technical support of consumer electronics · PC repair, inventory management, rebate processing, consumer relations · Informed and educated on advances in technology with a focus on excellent customer service and advocacy of technology to innovate in solving problems and simplifying lives.

Brittney Wilson's Education

University of West Georgia

2010 – 2011

BSN


o Georgia Highlands College

2003 – 2008

Associate of Science

Concentration: Nursing


Brittney Wilson's Interests & Activities

healthcare, nursing, social media, wordpress, blogging, parenting,

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