Joellan Mullen MSN, RN, CCRN-K is the Clinical Specialist for the Progressive Care Unit. She began her career at Texas Children’s Hospital as a staff nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. She then held a leadership role serving as the Nursing Administrative Coordinator/House Supervisor for the hospital. In her current role as Clinical Specialist, she leads quality initiatives in her unit and serves as the clinical expert on several quality cohorts. She just published her first journal article which addressed a quality improvement project related to pressure ulcers in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biomedical Science and then pursued her Bachelor’s in Nursing from Houston Baptist University. She furthered her education obtaining her Master’s in Nursing from the University of Houston at Victoria.