Rosina Brown, R.N.
Rosina received her A.D.N. from Yavapai College in 1978. She has been a staff nurse and worked every department in Yavapai Regional Hospital, Gila Regional Medical Center, Bob Stump VAMC, and Sunnyside General Hospital.
“Rosie” has worked as a shift supervisor, hospital house supervisor, flight nurse, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advance cardiac life support, charge nurse, head nurse med/pediatric ward, home health administrator and staff nurse, pool nurse for ambulance transport services, administrator of Grayson House assisted living facility. She also owned and worked in her adult care home for 10 years.
Rosie’s passion is teaching. She has taught C.N.A. classes for the American Red Cross, as well as C.P.R. classes. She has been a dietetic instructor and pioneered the courses at Yavapai Regional and the VAMC. Her vast experience in the nursing field has equipped her with the knowledge and wisdom to teach others in this exciting field.
Julie Rasmussen R.N.
Julie earned a B.S.N. from Winona State University in 1993 and received her B.A. in Psychology with an emphasis on business from St. Olaf College in 1990. She has been a staff nurse on medical/surgical and renal units since 1993 and worked on telemetry, pediatrics and obstetrics at Banner hospitals in Phoenix. Julie developed antigens as the Allergy Program Manager and guided patients as a First Line Therapy Practitioner at the AZ Center for Advanced Medicine, a preservative-free and holistic clinic.
As a nursing assistant and practical nursing clinical instructor with East Valley Institute of Technology, Julie was selected by students to give the Practical Nursing graduation keynote speech in 2014. In addition to instructing and coordinating nursing assistant and practical nursing students in clinical settings, she led daily pre and post conferences, devised daily plans, and conducted classroom simulation labs while encouraging students to experience their joie de vivre.
As a holistic compliment to her nursing experience, Julie has also been a Kundalini Yoga Teacher since 2000. Bringing together her knowledge of both Eastern and Western modalities, she has managed a 30 person staff wilderness camp first aid each summer since 2005 at the annual Summer Solstice Kundalini Yoga event in New Mexico. Additionally, Julie is an accomplished teacher and performer of poi spinning, an ancient dance from New Zealand and has performed throughout Arizona and France.
Dan received his BA in business management from ASU. He coordinated the CPR and First Aid program for the Sun City Fire Department for a number of years and has worked as a firefighter paramedic since 2001.
Dan is an Arizona State certified Caregiver