Toni Ryan is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She started her nursing career in central Oklahoma after obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at East Central Oklahoma University in Ada, OK. Shortly thereafter, she transferred with her husband to Louisiana. Ms. Ryan became adept at handling critical situations while working in intensive care. She later transferred to a large emergency department and was a flight nurse for many years.
After years of critical care, emergency nursing, and flight nursing, she sought a more grounded practice. At approximately the same time, her husband relocated the family to Chattanooga. Ms. Ryan obtained a Masters of Science in Nursing, at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga. While graduating with honors, she was Affiliate Faculty at the UTC School of Nursing.
Since 2004, Ms. Ryan has served patients at Advanced Surgical Concepts, providing top care in vein treatment and non-surgical facial rejuvenation. Ms. Ryan has extensive training and experience in the treatment for varicose veins, concentrating on the medical aspects of treatment. In addition to her extensive training in vein and skin lesion treatment, Ms. Ryan is a certified Sclerotherapy, Botox and Dysport injector with years of experience and training in cosmetic medicine. She has received special training from world-renowned experts in non-surgical facial rejuvenation
On a more personal note, Ms. Ryan is married and has two children and six grandchildren. She has called Ooltewah her home since 1994.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
H. Clay Evans Johnson Nursing Scholarship for Clinical Excellence
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
Surgical Specialists – Nurse Practitioner
Bradley Memorial Hospital- Registered Nurse & Shift Leader
Erlanger Medical Center-Orating Room Coordinator
Assisted in orientation and teaching of new nursing personnel
Shumpert Medical Center, Shreveport, LA – Flight Nurse/EMT, Life Air 1
Flight Nurse/EMT for prehospital and interfacility air medical transport. Emergency department triage nurse. In addition, assisted in orientation and teaching of new nursing personnel .
DeSoto Regional Hospital, Mansfield, LA – Critical Care Nurse/House Supervisor
ICU and emergency department registered nurse and Assisted in orientation and teaching of new nursing personnel.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga- Affiliate Faculty, School of Nursing
ABSTRACTS PRESENTED AND PUBLISHED:
Ryan, T. and Keatley, V., Compassion Fatigue m Registered Nurses in a Local Tertiary Care Center: Integrality Dissonance. Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, February 2001.
• MSN, Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
• EMT-NR East Central Oklahoma State University, Ada, OK
•BSN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
American Nurses Credentialing Center : Commission on Certification Family Nurse Practitioner
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATES:
Advanced Practice Nurse
Certificate of Fitness
SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS:
American Nurses Association
Tennessee Nurses Association
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American College of Nurse Practitioners
Chattanooga Area Nurses in Advanced Practice
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society