Family Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Anderson was born and raised in the Chicago, Illinois area. After completing her undergraduate degree, she worked as a charge nurse in the spinal cord ICU, the Medical Intensive Care Unit, and the Emergency Department – all at Northwestern. She then went on to work at the Memorial Hospital in Chicago where she was a charge nurse, preceptor, and researcher.

In 2004, Nurse Anderson graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with Masters of Science. (Her Masters Degree research project was titled The effects of black cohosh, ginseng, and dong quai on vasomotor symptoms in menopause.) She went on to work at Illinois Masonic Medical Center where she was responsible for running the Fast Track, Level I, Trauma Center. In addition, Nurse Anderson has worked as researcher collecting data, and co¬wrote the article Factors effecting pain sores during female urethral catheterization which was published inAcademic Emergency Medicine in 2004.

Jill moved to Naples in 2006. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Nurse’s Credentialing Center.

RN, BSN Concordia University, River Forest, IL – 1997
a Surgical Intensive Care Fellowship, Washington Hospital – 1991
MS University of Illinois at Chicago – 2004

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
ARNP Florida

ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
a Registered Nurse
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) since 1996
ACLS (Instructor) since 2002
PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) since 2006
TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course) since 2001

Professional Affiliations
American Academy of Nurses Practitioners
a American Association of Critical Care Nurses
a Collier County Council of Nurse Practitioners