Cecilia is a graduate of Chamberlain College of Nursing where she received her Masters in Nursing and successfully completed the Advance Practice Nursing Program while graduating with distinct honors. She completed her undergraduate from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign with a major in Allied Health with a focus on community health. Cecilia gained vast experience working as a registered nurse in a variety of medical units over the past 10 year while working at various hospitals. She has gained experiences in the medical surgical, spinal cord and brain injury, oncology, psychiatric, geriatric, and hospice units.
The positive feedback in her bed side care she received from patients inspired her to pursue her nurse practitioner certification so that she could take the level of care one step further. Today her dual focus is in Psychiatric and Family Care. Cecilia’s practice philosophy is to help her client’s achieve optimal health by educating and promoting a healthy lifestyle. To provide high quality, compassionate care through open communication. She is passionate in what she does and hopes that her empathy and unique bedside manner will help achieve her client’s health goals.
Cecilia is able to speak Spanish with clients when applicable.