Melissa CardineMeet Melissa Cardine, MSN, RN, WOCN, BCPA

Melissa has been a nurse 25 years. She enjoys listening to patients, families, and caregivers and collaborating with healthcare professionals.

In October of 2015, Melissa took this passion and the ideas she developed in her master’s program and founded The Bridge RN Patient Advocates. She has found tremendous success as a private patient advocate and helped numerous clients on their healthcare journey.

In 2019, Melissa co-founded The Bridge Health Advocates in which she provides health advocacy and business training for those interested in learning more about professional advocacy work.

Melissa served as the President of the Patient Advocacy Certification Board (PACB) from November 2020 – 2021. Her passion for advocacy is evident in her interactions with all those she meets.

Melissa will speak Friday.
Complex Patient Advocacy Case: Client with a New Traumatic Brain Injury