A registered nurse, Alain Chica has served since 2009 as part of the critical care team at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He provides direct care to adult and elderly patients in the intensive care unit, where patients often present with multiple complex concerns and may have psychiatric in addition to medical illnesses. To provide thorough care to all patients in the unit, Alain Chica works to carefully document all observations of patient presentation and provides care interventions as needed.
Alain Chica comes to his work following three years as a nurse at the Blue Ridge Health Care Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. He accepted this position after obtaining licensure as a practical nurse through the ECPI University College of Nursing. He has since received his associate degree in nursing from Excelsior College and is currently working toward his bachelor of science in nursing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.