Worked as a registered nurse for over a decade in a busy pediatric intensive care unit.
Has written health and wellness content for five years.
As a nurse, I'm dedicated to providing accurate and up-to-date health information. When you have the right knowledge, you can make the best healthcare decisions for yourself and your family.
Patty Weasler, BSN, RN is a nurse with 15 years of experience. The majority of that time was spent working in a PICU (pediatric intensive care unit). She has also worked for local pharmacies administering COVID-19 vaccines. Her desire to provide accessible healthcare education led her to a career in freelance health writing.
Patty received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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