Real Life Experiences of an Emergency Department Nurse - View the video

Kelly Borelli

Kelly Borelli
Emergency Department Nurse
UW Hospital and Clinics

600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792


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Kelly Borelli grew up in Verona, Wisconsin where she graduated from high school before attending UW-Milwaukee for two years. Kelly transferred back to Edgewood College and completed the Bachelors of Science in Nursing Program there. Upon graduating in spring of 2011, Kelly started working at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in the Emergency Department the following June. She completed the Nurse Residency Program offered at UWHC and has continued to work in the Emergency Department. Kelly is a Registered Nurse (RN), holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) and is a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN).

Emergency Department nurses are often the first line of care for patients facing serious health conditions. Being an ER Nurse means being able to respond with a high level of medical skill, along with a great deal of care and compassion. Kelly Borelli shares her real life experiences as an Emergency Department Nurse and offers tips to future nursing students. (Running Time 21:52)