Margaret Rowell, R.N., B.S.N., O.N.C.

Certified Orthopaedic Nurse

Margaret Rowell manages pre and post-op care for Dr. Saul Trevino’s patients and assists him in surgery. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Vermont. She has been an orthopedic nurse for more than 30 years. She is a member of the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses and is also certified as a perioperative nurse. Margaret has worked with the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society for more than 20 years, presenting at their national meetings on diabetic wound care and lower extremity casting techniques. She has also been an invited speaker on these topics for the Australian Foot and Ankle Society and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, UK.

+ Education & Clinical Experience(click to expand)

EDUCATION
Major in German, Middlebury College
Bachelor of Science, Professional Nursing, University of Vermont

Licensure: Orthopaedic Nurse (O.N.C.)

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Nurse Clinician, Universtiy of Missouri, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Staff Nurse IV, University of Texas Medical Branch, Dept. of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Staff Nurse/Office Manager, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Supervisor, Staff Nurse, University Orthopaedics, Burlington, VT
Nurse’s Registry, Professional Nurses Service, Burlington, VT

+ Publications

Panchbhavi, V.K., Rowell, M., Trevino, S.G.; Technique Tip: Bivalving a Below Knee Cast with a Stable Notch in the Cut & Ankle International 2006; 27 (1) 64-6.
Castro-Aragon O, Trevino, S.G., Jo J, Rowell M: The “Kick-Off” Position: A New Sign for Early Diagnosis for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Foot & Ankle International 2007, 28(1), 92-95.

SELECTIVE PRESENTATIONS
AOFAS Complete Foot Care Course, October 1-2, 2010
“Wound Care for the Diabetic Patient,” “Vacuum Dressing Application & Wound Care Products,” “Total Contact Cast Application.”

AOFAS Complete Foot Care Course, October 3-4, 2008
“Treatment of Neuropathic Foot Wounds”

AOFAS Complete Foot Care Course, September 14-15, 2007
“Treatment of Neuropathic Foot Wounds,” “Total Contact Casting,” “Networking for the Orthopaedic Nurse.”

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Complete Foot Care Cousre, Stanmore, UK, June 26-27, 2006
“Treatment of Neuropathic Foot Wounds,” “Total Contact Casting,” “Nursing Protocols for Foot and Ankle Surgery.”