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Bethann Mendez


Dr. Bethann Mendez is a highly knowledgeable RN with over 20 years of experience in the acute care setting and who is passionate about inspiring excellence in the nursing profession. She has a diverse critical care background, which includes trauma, neuro and surgical ICUs as well as rapid response teams. Her professional interests include: program development and implementation, professional practice, education and communication. She is certified in critical care as a clinical nurse specialist, is an ATCN course director and holds professional membership with the ANA, AACN, ACCN and STN. She is currently employed as a CNS/trauma educator at Inova Fairfax Hospital’s Level I trauma center in northern Virginia. Bethann lectures frequently on a variety of critical care, trauma and professional practice topics. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member at Shenandoah University. She believes that successful education begins with a positive attitude and challenges her audiences to share that mind-set through humor and by ensuring that her lectures remain interactive and relatable to practice.