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Clinical Faculty

Victoria Labruzzo, MSN, APRN, ANPVictoria LaBruzzo, MSN, APRN, ANP
Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Biography
Victoria LaBruzzo received a Bachelor of Arts & Science Degree from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1991. In 1997, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Barry University in Miami, Florida. In 2008, she earned a Masters of Science in Nursing – Adult Nurse Practitioner Track degree from Loyola University in New Orleans, LA. Mrs. LaBruzzo’s certifications include: RN, NP-C,,ACLS, and Preceptor for new graduates. CBLS

Mrs. LaBruzzo began her nursing career in 1997 at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, Louisiana where she served as Staff R.N and Preceptor in the Hematology/Oncology, Telemetry, and Medical/Surgical units. Her duties included administering chemotherapy, assessing patient health, and planning/implementing individualized care. She worked closely with a multi-disciplinary team. She was also responsible for the training of new staff.

Mrs. LaBruzzo spent several years serving as a Traveling R.N. Her assignments took her to California, Colorado and Florida where her responsibilities included invasive and non-invasive patient care and bedside nursing services for adult, geriatric and pediatric patients. Her duties consisted of preparing patients for planned and emergency surgeries and post-op patients.

From 2002-2008, she served in the Bone Marrow Transplant/ Oncology care unit at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic evaluating and assisting in determination of the proper course of treatment for patients,, She coordinated medical orders, plans patient care with staff, trains and supervises aides and new employees while promoting an environment that supports team work, planning and implementing individualized care communication and encourages self-sufficiency and independence in staff and patients. and working closely with a multi-disciplinary team.

In 2009, she re-joined Tulane University Health Sciences Center faculty as an Instructor of Clinical Medicine to assist Dr. Hana Safah with care of outpatients in the Tulane Cancer Center

Mrs. LaBruzzo is a member of the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is also a former member of the Louisiana Oncology Nursing Society.

 

 

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