Johanna Galyen is a Registered Nurse and is passionate about helping others increase their understanding of their medical illnesses. She began working as a CNA in college and then received a B.S. in Nursing. Johanna has obtained a Compact RN license with 17 years of experience in the medical field. She has worked in Neuro-Trauma Med-Surg, Pediatrics, Labor & Delivery, and three different Adult Emergency Rooms, including a Level 1 Trauma Unit. Johanna is certified in NIH stroke scale, PALS, STABLE, ACLS, and EKG monitoring.
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