Registered Professional Nurse with more than 27 years experience in various fields: OR, DR, OB-Gyn, Dialysis, ICU, ED and Long Term Care. I received my Bachelors of Science in Nursing in the Philippines in 1994 and had various acute care experience x 10 years in a military hospital setting. Worked as a Nursing Clinical Instructor for 4 semesters in the Operating Room. In 2004, I started work in the US as a staff nurse in a Long Term Care facility and Assisted Living in Bronx, New York. Worked as a Nurse Manager from 2009 up to the present. I was a member of the Joint Commission Team at the Veterans Affairs. I am a volunteer nurse for the DEMPS (Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System) of the Veterans Affairs. Currently a Nurse Manager of a Geriatric-Psychiatric Unit (one of the firsts in the US) at the Veterans Affairs in New Jersey and currently leading the COVID-19 screening/monitoring and support for the Long Term Care setting at the VA NJ.