Kathleen Ann Opsitnick


University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA

  • Master of Science in Nursing- Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Cumulative GPA 3.92
  • August 2010

Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Cumulative GPA 3.93
  • May 2009


Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center, Akron, OH

  • Nurse Practitioner, Orthopaedic Spine
  • Current responsibilities include: Managing patient care in inpatient, outpatient, and perioperative settings. Acting as a first assistant in the operating room. Preforming focused neurological exams, ordering and interpreting diagnostic testing including MRI scanning and X-Ray interpretation. Formulating treatment plans focused on patient well-being including prescribing treatments, medications, and establishing interdisciplinary referrals. Providing follow-up for postoperative care through inpatient rounding and outpatient clinic visits.
  • May 2012-Present

Humility of Mary Health Partners- St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, Boardman, OH

  • Nurse Practitioner, Plastic and Reconstructive Services
  • Managed patient care in outpatient, inpatient, and peri-operative settings. Preformed physical exams, ordered diagnostic tests, formulated plan of care in collaboration with physician, prescribed treatments and medications, preformed patient consultation and follow-ups. First assisted in the operating room, and preformed minor procedures including wound debridement, local anesthesia, and steroid injections.
  • March 2011-May 2012

Mollen Immunization Clinics, National, Based in Scottsdale, AZ

  • Registered Nurse
  • Set up, open, ran, and closed immunization clinics in local retail locations. Educated patients about influenza and pneumonia vaccinations per CDC guidelines, administered vaccinations, and completed insurance paperwork.
  • August 2010-November 2010

Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, OH

  • Nurse Tech
  • Provided basic nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse. Preformed tasks such as taking vital signs, checking blood sugars, and preforming patient hygiene.
    June 2006-May 2009


  • Registered Nurse, State of Ohio
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, Certificate of Authority, State of Ohio


  • Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Ohio Certificate to Prescribe
  • RN First Assist Certification, Lakeland Community College
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers


  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Bolton Scholar Award for Academic Excellence
  • Frances Payne Bolton Nursing Scholarship
  • Fairview Hospital’s Grafted Hearts Award for Nursing Education
  • Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future Scholarship
    Administered by the Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association


  • Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Mu Chapter
  • North American Spine Society, Affiliate Member

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