BSN, RN, PCCN
Programs: Patient Education
Affiliation: Health System
Professional Governance: Evidence-Based Practice Council, New Knowledge and Innovation Council, New Knowledge and Innovation, Professional Development Council, Research and Innovation Council, Unity in Diversity Council
Mastering Sepsis: Strategies to Impact Sepsis Outcomes Across Patient Populations. Collaborative Healthcare Patient Safety Organization National Round Table. Los Angeles, CA. June 2018. (Podium)
Mastering Sepsis: Strategies to Impact Sepsis Outcomes Across Patient Populations. Atlanta, GA. May 2019.
Mastering Sepsis Outcomes. Los Angeles, CA. October 2018.
Sepsis From an NP Perspective. Los Angeles, CA. March 2019.
UC Collaborative: COVID-19 Induced Sepsis. Los Angeles, CA. September 2021.
Gaspar, J. (2017). A three year journey to save our patients from sepsis. The Investigator.
UCLA Patient Advocacy Award
UCLA Transferor of Knowledge Award
Sepsis initiative outcomes accepted for multiple UCLA Magnet exemplars and ANCC Reaccreditation exemplars
Featured in UCLA 2019 Exemplary Professional Practice Annual Report
UCLA Good Catch Award
Recognition for zero patient falls for over 17 years of employment at UCLA Health
Team recipient of the Healthy Work Environment Award
Team recipient of the Drivers of Change Award
Team recipient of AACN Gold Level Beacon Award for Excellence
Team recipient of the Quality Department Zero Harm Award
- 2022 Created the Solve the Clinical Problem virtual education series to improve outcomes surrounding Nurse-Sensitive Indicators
- 2022 Created the new mandatory Literacy & Readability Patient-Facing Review Process to improve patient outcomes and reduce readmissions
- 2021 Received the Creative Health Care Management (CHCM) Facilitator Certification, co-facilitating Re-Igniting the Spirit of Caring (RSC) programs to benefit systemwide nurses