Lisa Jeffers published on STD's in patients over 50
Lisa A. Jeffers, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, CWS, a nurse practitioner at
Atlantic General Hospital’s Wound Care Center, was recently published
in the MEDSURG Nursing Journal; the article is titled “Raising Health
Care Provider Awareness of Sexually Transmitted Disease in Patients Over
The article, co-authored by Mary C. DiBartolo, PhD, RN-BC, an associate
professor of nursing at Salisbury University, sheds light on a growing
misconception: not only are more people over 50 having sex, but more of
these individuals are getting the sexually transmitted diseases to prove it.
Jeffers started her career at Atlantic General Hospital in September 2002
as a nursing scholarship student. She has also held positions since including
nursing tech and registered nurse in the Medical/Surgical Department.
She received a Masters degree in nursing and was then offered the Outreach
Wound Care position, where she currently is working as a certified registered
Jeffers was honored in 2011 as Nurse of the Year for living and working
the mission and vision of Atlantic General Hospital.
More on this Jeffers’ article can be found at www.medsurgnursing.net.