Leslie Gervase MSN, BA, RN-BC, OCN, CMSRN

Patient Care Leader, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital

Leslie Gervase serves as an Advanced Patient Care Leader on the Progressive Care Telemetry unit for Morton Plant North Bay Hospital in New Port Richey, Florida. In this role, she has witnessed first-hand the complexities of substance misuse and abuse and how it has impacted the patients, families, and hospital team members on her unit, as well as in her community. Leslie has 33 years of experience, all of which have been dedicated to the medical-surgical setting, with sub-specialization in oncology, cardiology, and pain management.She is the founding member and past president for the Florida Gulf Coast AMSN Chapter #223 and served as a member of the AAACN/AMSN Care Transitions Hand off Tool Task Force.