May 30, 2023
Samantha MacMillan, MSN, RN, CMSRN is a Nursing Education Specialist in the inland northwest specializing in medical/surgical nursing. The first four years of her practice were spent bedside on a busy ortho/neuro unit where she found her passion for newly graduated RNs, interdisciplinary collaboration, and professional governance. is an unwavering advocate for medical/surgical nursing as a specialty and enjoys helping nurses prepare for specialty certification.
Laura Johnson, MSN, RN, CMSRN has been a nurse since 2008 with a background in Med/Surg and Oncology. She has held many positions throughout my career including management and leadership. Laura obtained her MSN in nursing education in 2018. Since then, she has worked as a bedside educator with both experienced staff and nurse residency with specialties in end of life and mentorship. She is currently working as an NPD practitioner for oncology and bone marrow transplant units.
Neil H. Johnson, RN, BSN, CMSRN, is a native New Yorker that has settled in North Carolina for the last 24 years. He has worked his way up the Nursing ladder from a C.N.A to achieving his BSN, and is in pursuit of his MSN in Nurse Education. He has worked in Oncology, Palliative, Behavioral Health, but his heart always brings him back to Medical-Surgical Nursing, where he holds his certification.He is currently a FLEX pool Med/Surg night nurse for Moses Cone Hospital System, floating to 4 facilities.
Maritess M. Quinto, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CMSRN is a Clinical Educator currently leading a team of educators who is passionately helping healthcare colleagues, especially newly graduate nurses. She was born and raised in the Philippines and immigrated to the United States with her family in Florida. Her family of seven (three girls and two boys with her husband who is also a Registered Nurse) loves to travel, especially to Disney World. She loves to share her experiences about parenting, travelling, and, of course, nursing!