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This week’s webinar welcomes Tangeca Wells, an infectious disease nurse practitioner with Nod Specialists who is also wound care certified. Her dual expertise gives her a keen insight into how often some wound conditions get overlooked in facilities and how that can cause significant issues for patients.
Tangeca will show you simple ways to help with wounds for patients with comorbidities and how to monitor bruises for Deep Traumatic Injury (DTI)
About Tangeca Wells
Born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Tangeca Wells grew a passion for the medical field very early in life. In the last 28 years, she emerged from a Certified Nurse’s Assistant to a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Within this time, she was getting experience from all corners of the medical industry. In 2003, she graduated from Daytona State in Florida with her nursing degree, magna-cum laude. During her career as a registered nurse, Tangeca established and launched another division of a home health company and maintained full leadership and operations. Furthermore, she owned and operated her own non-medical caregiver company. Tangeca performed exceptionally as a registered nurse with adopting some techniques as a nurse practitioner. She used her platform as an RN and decided to advance her skills and complete her degree as a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated Summa-Cum Laude in 2015 from Walden University. At Walden, she was inducted into National Honor Society and Golden Key International Honor Society for Academia.
After her children graduated from high school, she relocated to Arizona where she defined her leadership skills by directing the Pediatric and Women’s unit in Tuba City Indian Health Services Regional Center. For the last five years, Tangeca has continued to perfect your craft by committing to learn and certify herself with different departments or the medical industry. She taught graduate-level courses at Northern Arizona University and has served as a sports medicine provider, treating NAU athletes medically and with sports-related injuries. Aside from her own education and teachings, Tangeca is driven by educating her patients to build relationships and confidence with them as well as provide quality care. She completed internships and has been employed and several specialties settings such as:
- Wound care
- Infectious disease
- Women’s health
- Family medicine
- Home health
- Urgent care
- Sports medicine
With Tangeca’s experience and intelligence, she continues to challenge herself to be a phenomenal provider with much to offer her patients.