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Kimberly Colvin Blend MS ARNP-BC
The Blend Institute
1911 manatee ave east, suite 102

bradenton, fl 34208
941-722-5600
E-mail: kblend@theblendinstitute.com

 

Education:

University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Masters of Science in Nursing – MSN, ARNP, August 2002
Psychiatry/Mental Health

University of Vermont, Burlington Vermont
Bachelors of Science – Human Nutrition, May, 1978
Associate of Science – Nursing, May, 1978

 


Professional Experience:

2010
Cofounder
The Blend Institute
Bradenton, Florida

2008-Present
Private Practice- Psychiatry/Mental Health
Bradenton, Florida

2005–2008
Private Practice – Holistic Psychiatry/Mental Health
Integrated Healing Arts
Bradenton, Florida

2003–2005
Private Practice – Psychiatry/Mental Health
Integrative Medical Group
Bradenton, Florida

2002-2006
Instructor
Clinical Collaborative: Bayfront/All Children’s Hospital Team Coordinator
Bachelors Program
College of Nursing
University of South Florida

2002
Adjunct Faculty
College of Nursing
University of South Florida

2002
Psychiatric/Mental Health Direction and Medication Management
Faulkenburg Academy - Juvenile Detention Center


2002
Psychiatric Medication Management
Manatee County - Juvenile Detention Center


2001
University of South Florida Graduate Teaching Assistant
Psychiatric Department – St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa, Florida

1987-1988
Peer Review Organization of New Hampshire
Medicare Case Review

1983-1986
New York University Medical Center, New York, New York
Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse – Open Heart Recovery ICU

1980-1983
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse – Trauma/Vascular Surgical ICU

1979-1980
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Staff Nurse - Neurosurgical/Neuromedical Floor

 

Professional Presentations:

NPACE Primary Care Conference, How Neurotransmitter Testing Can Improve Patient Outcomes? Disney Coronado Springs Resort, April 15-17, 2010

Neurotransmitters & Hormones in Psychiatric Disorders and Adrenal Fatigue: Clinical Applications; Harbor Health Seminar, Hilton Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC; September 17, 2009

Clinical Application of Neurotransmitter Assessment, Grand Hyatt, Atlanta GA; August 7, 2009

Case Reviews an Interactive Discussion featuring Kim Colvin Blend, MS, ARNP-BC, Bradenton, FL; April 25, 2009

Beginning with the Basics of Neurotransmitter Testing and Treatment, West Palm Beach, Fl; April 5, 2009

The Next Steps of Neurotransmitter Testing and Treatment, Neuroscience Webinar presentation for Life Stages for Women Clinic, Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, OH; February 2, 2009

Beginning with the Basics of Neurotransmitter Testing and Treatment, Neuroscience webinar presentation for Life Stages for Women Clinic, Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, OH; December 1, 2008

Case Reviews an Interactive Discussion featuring Kim Colvin Blend, MS, ARNP-BC, Double Tree Guest Suites, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL; November 20, 2008.

Neurotransmitters, Hormones and Psychiatric Disorders: Clinical Applications, From the Bench to the Trench: What Works, Washington, D.C. November 15, 2008

Clinical Application of Neurotransmitter Assessment, Marriot Atlanta Century Center, Atlanta, GA; November 1, 2008

Nationally broadcast webinar for NeuroScience, Inc. Anxiety and Depression: Balancing and Tapering Medications; October 2, 1998

Clinical Application of Neurotransmitter Assessment, American Institute of Healthcare and Fitness, Raleigh, NC; June 28, 2008

Basic Neurotransmitter Testing and Balancing: Whole Life Care Clinic, Durham N.H.; June 16, 2008