Missy Moore was born in Philadelphia, PA, and is a resident of Washington D.C. Her wealth of experience and knowledge in nursing spans over 30 years. She currently is the Staff Development Specialist for the Deanwood Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, a 296 bed long term care facility in Washington, DC. Prior to this position, she was the Director of Staff Development at the Capitol Hill Nursing Center. She is a master when it comes to business development, mentorship, and networking. Missy also owns a consulting agency that provides conference planning and trainings to include leadership, Certified Nursing Assistance training, and various topics.
Missy’s dynamic contributions to the nursing field are remarkable. She travels extensively throughout the United States training nurses. Missy collaborates with national organizations such as the National Alliance for Wound Care, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care and the National Black Nurses Association to provide educational seminars and trainings on nursing topics such as mental health first aid, wound care, hospice, care of the aging, IV therapy and scope and regulation of practical nursing. Dedicated to growing professional and competent nurses, Missy hosts CEU workshops and meetings for RNs and LPNs throughout the year. Missy is a pioneer. She taught gerontology review classes to 3 cohorts of LPNs licensed in the District of Columbia who were the Nation’s first Group of LPNs certified in gerontology.
Missy serves on numerous national boards and is a member of dozens of professional organizations. She is the immediate past president of the National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, 2008-2012. She has also served as a board member for the District of Columbia State Board of Nursing since 2005. In 2011, she was a member on the PN NCLEX Item Selection Committee of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. She was appointed to the LPN Standards Committee of the Commission of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools and to the National League for Nursing Licensed Practical Nurse Ad Hoc Committee. Missy is a Lifetime Member of the National Black Nurses Association, where she also actively serves on numerous committees.
Ms. Moore has been honored with numerous national awards for her contributions to the nursing field, to include the 2014 Hospice LPN of the Year from Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, the 2012 Community Nurse of the Year from the National Black Nurses Association, as well as the 2012 Lillian Kuster Award from the National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses. She earned her LPN degree from Atlantic County Vocational School and a Bachelor’s in Science from Medical Universities of America.
Missy is certified in wound care, IV therapy, gerontology, hospice care, and staff development in long term care. Ms. Moore's experience and background in nursing and healthcare will serve Jibbr's board well.