Joins staff at Rutherford Regional

Sep. 21, 2013 @ 05:06 AM

Casey Southards, RN, FNP, has joined the staff at Rutherford Children’s Care.

Southards received her bachelor of science in Nursing in 2006 from East Carolina University and her MSN/Family Nurse Practitioner from Winston-Salem State University in 2012. Previously she worked as a registered nurse at Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Mountain Regional Cancer Center, ProMed Minor Emergency Center and Haywood Regional Medical Center. 

Southards is a certified cardiac monitor technician and has advanced cardiovascular life support and basic life support certifications. She is a member of the North Carolina Nurses Association, American Nurses Association and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. 

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Stocks joins emergency room staff

  FOREST CITY — James “Adam” Stocks, FNP, has joined Rutherford Regional Medical Center as an emergency medical midlevel providers in the emergency department. 

Stocks received his family nurse practitioner degree in 2011 and his nursing degree in 2004, both from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. He previously worked in emergency medical care and as a flight nurse in Spartanburg, S.C., and has achieved several advanced stroke and trauma certifications.