ACM, Chamber to Celebrate Heart Health Month

ACM, Chamber to Celebrate Heart Health Month

In recognition of National Heart Health Month, you are invited to get heart healthy with the Bedford County Campus of Allegany College of Maryland Associate Degree of Nursing students on Friday, February 16th from 11:30 to 2:30. Led by their instructors, Sherry Obert and Melanie Madey, the nursing students will offer free health and wellness screenings and information to community members. Health and wellness activities including blood pressure screenings, nutrition label reading, hands on CPR demonstrations, and exercises for heart health will be provided at the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Russell House.

Meet Our ACM Faculty Partner:

Name: Sherry (Mills) Obert
Location of Residence: Hometown: Loysburg, PA Current Residence: Bedford, PA
Education: Northern Bedford High School
Initial Nursing Degree: Penn State University – BSN
Graduate Nursing Degree: University of Maryland at Baltimore – MS in Nursing
Clinical Track: Medical/Surgical Nursing Role Track: Nursing Education
Certification from Pennsylvania Department of Education as School Nurse
Certification from American Nurses Credentialing Center as Nurse Executive
Certification from American Heart Associate: BLS Instructor, BLS Training Center Faculty, ACLS Provider

Work Experience:

  • Acute Care Medical/Surgical Unit, Telemetry Unit
  • Long Term Care: Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation – Nursing Supervisor
  • Staff Development Acute Care
  • Infection Control/Employee Health Acute Care

Current Position(s)

  • Professor of Nursing at Allegany College of Maryland Bedford County (PA)
  • Campus Associate Degree Program
  • Adjunct Faculty Mount Aloysius College RN to BSN Program
  • Adjunct Faculty Penn State Altoona Continuing Education and Training – Nursing Assistant Program
  • Substitute School Nursing – All Bedford County School Districts
  • Past Chair, PA State Nurses Association Continuing Education Committee

Hobbies: Running and Racewalking – my husband and I participate in 40 – 50 5k’s and ½ marathons per year; attend sporting events (Football, Baseball, Hockey, Track and Field); Love animals (we have a very spoiled cat named Willy) and Spending time with family and friends.

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