Pam Collins & Robin Gilbert
PAM COLLINS, MSN, CMSRN, RN-BC
Pam Collins has more than 30 years of extensive nursing experience which includes work as a staff/charge nurse for medical-surgical and pediatric units, nurse manager/nursing administration, nursing faculty and Education/Medical/Legal Consultant. Pam currently works as an Independent Education and Medical-Legal Consultant, and maintains her skills by working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for Medical-Surgical Nursing in Charlotte, North Carolina. She maintains dual certification in medical-surgical nursing through the Academy for Medical Surgical Nurses and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Pam also consults with Schools of Nursing for the purpose of enhancing NCLEX success rates with an emphasis on medical-surgical nursing. She additionally has extensive experience with the Legal aspects of Nursing Practice/documentation to include providing litigation support in medical malpractice.
Pam speaks nationally on clinical and legal topics for the healthcare professional with a passion that is evident through her energy, presentation style and ability to engage the audience. She was previously awarded the Outstanding Educator of the Year Award by the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium.
Financial: Pam Collins is the owner of Consultation On-Call, LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Pam Collins is a member of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
ROBIN GILBERT, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN
Robin Gilbert has over 25 years' experience in emergency nursing. She is both a certified emergency nurse and certified pediatric emergency nurse. Robin has experience as an emergency department manager, manager of cardiac & pulmonary rehabilitation and, currently, as the regional manager for staff development at Central Maine Medical Center. She instructs the NCLEX review class for Kaplan and tutors nursing students online for a local college of nursing. Her experience also includes having been an item writer for the Board Certification of Emergency Nursing and a former Chairperson. In her current role, Robin is able to remain current in the trends and best practice standards for care in emergency nursing. Robin received her BSN from Curry College, Massachusetts and her MSN from Saint Joseph's College, Maine. Robin is an active member of the Emergency Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine, and is a reviewer for the ANCC's Pathway to Excellence.
Financial: Robin Gilbert has an employment relationship with Central Maine Medical Center and Rumford Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Robin Gilbert has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.