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Bridgett Nelson, BSN

Medical Coordinator at Entrada

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435.674.9310

Bridgett Nelson, BSN

Medical Coordinator at Entrada

Bridgett oversees the health and medical well-being of the participants, visits the field regularly, and provides on call support to the field staff by phone. With the collaboration of and under supervision of the medical director, Dr. Scott Barton, Bridgett implements and carries out treatment plans and evacuations, should an injury or medical issue arise in the field. She also provides regular medical instruction to staff. Bridgett collaborates witht the entire treatment team to ensure and follow an individualized plan of care for each participant.

Bridgett obtained her LPN in 2012 at UBATC. She earned her Associate of Applied Science in Registered Nursing at Utah State in 2015, and later Associate of Science at Utah State in 2017. In 2018, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing through WGU. During her nursing career she has worked in obstetrics/gynecology, public health, home health, long-term care, and rehabilitation. Her favorite thing about nursing has always been building relationships with those she is caring for.

Growing up, she lived in California, Oregon, and Northeastern Utah. She and her family moved to Southern Utah in 2018 and has never felt more at home. Bridgett has a deep love for people, animals, music, and the beauty of being outdoors. In her free time, she enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, reading, a good movie, and spending time with her family and friends.