Articles by Maureen Sullivan RN, BSN, MS, CEN, CDE

Maureen Sullivan RN, BSN, MS, CEN, CDE (3 Articles)

Maureen Sullivan-Tevault has over 25 years in Emergency and Trauma nursing, including nursing positions as the Emergency Department Manager, Director of Staff Education, Trauma Coordinator, and Stroke Program Manager. In addition, she has also been certified as both a BLS and ACLS instructor, and adjunct faculty for an LPN nursing program. Maureen has also written nursing articles for the following journals: Nursing Spectrum, ADVANCE nursing magazine, and The Journal of Emergency Care, Rescue, and Transportation.

 

Approximately 5 years ago, she began doing stand-up comedy and now performs for many corporate events, fundraisers, and health conferences. Her unique background enables her to deliver both entertainment and education from the stage.

 

In 2011, Maureen became a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and began facilitating several diabetic support groups and giving diabetic community lectures.

 

In January 2012, Maureen and her spouse began a weekly internet based health radio show, The Health and Humor Hour.

 

In July 2012, the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) showcased Maureen and her diabetic efforts in their July Partner Spotlight http://ndep.nih.gov/whats-new/posting.aspx?id=86.

 

In July 2012, Maureen also published her first book Never Again: From horror to humor, my life as a nurse, available on her website, www.MaureenSullivanRN.com/book.

 

Healthy Aging and Staying Active

January 19, 2016

Health and well-being are the focus of healthy aging. “Good health” might be defined differently by different people, but I think everyone would agree the goal is to “feel good, sleep well, eat well, and engage in meaningful activity.” Getting older doesn’t have to mean a decline in quality in life. With the right lifestyle habits, everyone should be able to enjoy good health and healthy aging. [...]

Diabetic friendly shopping: Costco wholesale warehouse stores

July 14, 2015

Diabetes is often a costly chronic disease to manage. Medications and special dietary restrictions can cost a lot of money. Therefore, I really enjoy finding healthy bargains to share with colleagues as well as my community. I was recently given the unique opportunity to spend the day at my local Costco to see how the members-only wholesale warehouse can provide nutritious, as well as cost effective items relevant to the diabetic population. I was quite impressed with the store and the variety of healthy options available. [...]
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