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Sauer Heads Up the APRN Program at Westview

Date
December 26, 2017


     Westview Health Care Center is proud to announce that Kerri Sauer, APRN-BC, WCC has returned to the facility in a full time capacity as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Although Sauer has been part of the Westview Health Care Center team in different capacities since she graduated nursing school in 1997, up until recently she has remained on staff as per diem Wound Care Specialist while she continued to further her professional interests and medical accreditations.

     Within the last 20 years of her career, Sauer has earned numerous degrees including: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, a Nursing Degree from Becker College in Worcester, Massachusetts and a Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Phoenix. She is a board certified Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and received a post-graduate certificate in Adult and Geriatric Health from the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Aside from also being certified in Wound Care through the Wound Care Education Institute, she is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society and the National Nursing Honor Society.

     Her new role and duties at Westview will be integral to the continuing quality of care that Westview’s reputation is built upon. Working collaboratively with the facility’s Medical Director, Dr. Joseph Botta and local physicians, Kerri’s expertise will help provide the best suitable outcomes for the patients and residents entrusted in the care of Westview. With advanced practice experiences in primary care, internal medicine and orthopedics, she’s able to offer an array of assessments, treatment modalities and referrals within the community.

     “I most enjoy the camaraderie and mutual support of Westview staff and administration,” stated Sauer. “I find the home-like feeling of the facility to be very therapeutic and I’m looking forward to supplementing the Westview team with all that my prior experience, training and education has to offer.”

     Kerri is a lifelong member of the northeast community. When not working Kerri enjoys golfing and spending precious time with her family and friends and continuing her professional education.

     Administrator David T. Panteleakos stated, “We are all truly excited that Kerri has returned home to Westview on a full time basis to implement and oversee our Advanced Practice Registered Nurse program. Having her level of expertise available to our professional nursing team, therapists and medical staff is invaluable to our patients’ and residents’ best outcomes. Kerri also happens to be a perfect fit in the Westview World of dedicated and hardworking professionals.”



Westview Health Care Center is a 103-bed inpatient skilled nursing facility, which includes a distinct and self-contained 28-bed sub-acute short-term rehabilitation unit and outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapies including: Sports Medicine, Adolescent/Pediatric, Adult and Aquatic Outpatient Centers, all dedicated to providing outstanding quality health care services. The facility is located in Dayville, Connecticut and is ranked among the top nursing facilities in the nation according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service; and U.S. News and World Report for the past 10 years.



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