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FIU nursing professor joins Florida Board of Nursing

Derrick Glymph, DNAP, RN, CRNA, clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology nursing in the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences of Florida International University in Miami has been appointed to the Florida Board of Nursing by Gov. Rick Scott, according to a news release.
The board, composed of 13 members drawn from nurses in practice, education and administration as well as three consumer representatives, plays an integral role in healthcare regulation and provides oversight of the practice of nursing in Florida, according to the release. The governor appointed three new members and reappointed three continuing members to the board. Glymph’s term began Feb. 9 and runs through October 2017.
“It is a profound honor and privilege to serve the State of Florida and its citizens in this capacity,” Glymph said in the release.
With more than 20 years of experience in nursing, Glymph started his career as a LPN and continued his education and experience becoming a critical care RN. Glymph received his associate and bachelor of science degrees in nursing from Norfolk (Va.) State University, and his MS and doctorate degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond.
Glymph teaches in the classroom, simulation center and in clinical practice in the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing department of nurse anesthetist practice, according to the release. Glymph also holds a clinical staff appointment at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he is engaged in anesthesia practice with Miami Beach Anesthesiology Associates, according to the release. In addition, Glymph holds the rank of lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves and serves as Chief Anesthetist-4224 U.S. Army Hospital, USAR, Des Moines, Iowa.

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