Claudia D. Salinas, MSN, AGNP-C is a Board Certified Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner. Her certification allows her to treat adolescents through adults and into advanced age (13 year olds and up). She began her career in healthcare in 1997 as a Certified Nurse Aide by working for a private Obstetrics and Gynecology clinic in Eagle Pass, Texas. She has 22 years of experience in the medical field and in various areas of patient care. While employed, Ms. Salinas completed the Licensed Vocational Nurse Program through Southwest Texas Junior College. Soon after, she decided to pursue her career and completed the Associate Degree Registered Nurse Program through San Antonio College. In addition to her clinical experience, Ms. Salinas has an academic background that includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing obtained through South University in Savannah, Georgia and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from the Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Program of Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is licensed by the Texas Board of Nursing and Board Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Currently, she is enrolled in the American Society of Clinical Oncologist Certification program for Nurse Practitioners.
Throughout the years, she has observed and learned each component of patient care. She learned how important it is to treat the patient as a whole. Therefore, her ethical foundations as a practitioner include the incorporation of the holistic care approach into the plan of care which includes the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspect of each person.
Her goal is to treat each and every patient on an individual basis and provide high quality holistic care on a timely manner.
“Our team at Maverick County Hospital District celebrates National PA Week by highlighting our Physician Assistant members, whose dedication has been key to our goal of bringing the best primary care to the citizens of our community,” commented Alma Martinez, Chief Executive Officer of Maverick County Hospital District. “We are proud of the exceptional work they deliver on a daily basis and are honored to have them as part of our great organization.”
National Physician Assistants Week also serves as an opportunity to raise awareness and visibility of the profession, and encourage future leaders of the community to consider careers in the healthcare field and join MCHD in their mission to bring the best care to its citizens.
“As our community continues to grow, so will our organization. We’re committed to raising awareness to how important every setting and specialty of healthcare is. We hope to welcome new members and leaders to our team at Maverick County Hospital District that assist us in giving our patients the exceptional service and care we are recognized for.”
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