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Linda

Linda Barreras, DNP, FNP-BC


EDUCATION:
Lutheran General Hospital School of Nursing - Diploma in Nursing
Loyola University, Chicago – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Barry University - Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Alabama at Birmingham – Doctor of Nursing Practice

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Over 30 years diverse experience in the nursing profession with over 20 years as a nurse practitioner in family and pediatric practice. Children’s Medical Association Employee since December, 2012.

CERTIFICATIONS:
Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
American Nurses Association
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
Member, NAPNAP Special Interest Section on Pediatric Obesity
Member, NAPNAP Task Force for updating the Position Statement on Childhood Obesity
Florida Nurses Association
South Florida Council of Advanced Practice Nurses
Florida Nurse Practitioner Network
Member, Special Interest Section on Obesity – American Academy of Pediatrics

AFFILIATIONS:
Adjunct Faculty Florida Atlantic University School of Nursing, Nurse practitioner preceptor

LANGUAGES:
English
Conversational Spanish

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
Spending time with family and friends
Outdoor activities