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Matthew Doritty, RN, BSN

Pediatric Emergency Nurse, Children's Hospital of Colorado, Adjunct Nurse Educator, Denver College of Nursing

Matthew Doritty has been working in healthcare for the last 13 years. Having recently relocated from sunny South Florida to Denver, CO, he is currently working as a pediatric emergency nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Colorado, a Magnet™ accredited facility. He is also working at the Denver College of Nursing as an Adjunct Nurse Educator, working as a clinical instructor as well as in simulation labs. Matthew took a long road to become a nurse, starting his career in high school as a Certified Nurse Assistant, and then shifting to healthcare administration until earning his Associate of Science in Nursing in 2013 from Keiser University in West Palm Beach, Florida. Soon after, he went to train as an Emergency Room Nurse, including certification training in Trauma. His career as an Emergency Room (ER) Nurse focused in Pediatric emergency care, working in the Emergency Rooms of Lawnwood Medical Center in Fort Pierce, Florida, a Level II trauma hospital, and at Jupiter Medical Center, a non-profit community hospital in Jupiter, Florida. Soon after, he earned his Certification In Pediatric Emergency Nursing (CPEN™) from the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN). He has since earned his Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Indian River State College, in Florida, an ASPEN education awardee. Presently, he is working on his Masters of Science in Nursing with an emphasis on Education, and hopes to attend a Doctorate of Nursing Practice program and become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the near future.