– The FreshRN Team –

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Kati Kleber, MSN, RN

Kati Kleber MSN RN is the founder and owner of FreshRN. You can find a detailed bio for Kati on the press page. You can also find additional information about Kati, including the mission and vision of FreshRN, on the about page.

Laila Abul-Mani is the Executive Assistant to the FreshRN team

Laila Abdul-Mani

Laila Abul-Mani is the Executive Assistant to the FreshRN team.


Kate Knight

Kate Knight is the FreshRN Social Media Manager.



John Russell, DNP APRN FNP-BC CCRN RNFA works in cardiothoracic surgery and teaches at multiple universities. John owns the nursing education company, Skills on Point. John is an advisor and editor of FreshRN.

– Course Authors & Contributors –

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Ashley Adkins, MSN RN CCRN

Ashley is a practicing critical care nurse, nurse educator, and nurse behind the popular YouTube Channel, Ashley Adkins, RN.

Co-author of Breakthrough ICU.

Jeannie Cisney

Jeannie Cisney, MSN/ED RN CCRN

Jeannie is a cardiac critical care nurse at a Level 1 Trauma Center. She is an experienced CVICU Nurse Educator.

Co-author of Cardiac Confidence.

Melissa Stafford

Melissa Stafford, BSN RN CCRN SCRN

Melissa is a highly experienced neurocritical care bedside nurse and nurse educator.

Co-author of Neuro Wise

Crystal griest

Crystal Griest, MSN RN CMSRN

Crystal is a highly experienced cardiothoracic and vascular med-surg nurse, unit educator, charge nurse, and preceptor.

Co-author of Med-Surg Mindset.

Amber nibling

Amber Nibling, MSN RN-BC

Amber is the Senior Director of Clinical Learning at Orlando Health in Orlando, Florida.

Co-author of Interviews & Resumes for New Nurses.

Elizabeth fields

Elizabeth Fields, MSN FNP ACNP RN

Elizabeth is a Family Nurse Practitioner at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois for inpatient orthopedic surgery.

Co-author of Ortho STRONG.

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William Kelly, MSN, FNP-C

Will is a former ER nurse turned nurse practitioner. He runs an educational blog  called Health and Willness, which focuses on clinical content and skills.

Author of The ECG Rhythm Master 

– Guest Authors & Contributors –

Hannah Schlake, BSN RN CMSRN CCRN is a practicing acute care trauma ICU nurse who graduated nursing school in 2018. She is an advisor and consultant for FreshRN® providing the freshest new nurse perspective, and currently in CRNA school!

Nacole Riccaboni, MBA MSN APRN, AGACNP-BC FNP-BC CCRN-CMC is a critical care advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) in Orlando, Florida and owner of NurseNacole.com.

Sean Dent, MSN ACNP-BC CCRN is an ICU nurse practitioner and owner of The Daily Sean YouTube Channel.

Whitney Daum, MPH MSN RN CPN PIP is a nurse with over a decade of experience, working in infection prevention.

Brianna Babienco, BS RN RNC-OB has been a nurse for over 7 years and specializes as both a nurse and clinical instructor on Labor and Delivery.

Charlotte Minnema, BSN RN CLC is a registered nurse in a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Michigan.

Danielle LeVeck, DNP ACNP CNS RN is a CVICU Nurse Practitioner and owner of the Nurse Abnormalities website and Instagram.

Lynn Sayre Visser, MSN RN CEN CPEN CLNC PHN is an author and nurse with over 25 years of nursing experience, including pre-hospital care, emergency department, intensive care unit, post-anesthesia care unit, and organ procurement.

Nick Angelis, MSN CRNA RN is the author of How to Succeed in Anesthesia School.

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Founder of FreshRN

The founder and educator behind FreshRN® is a nurse educator, author, national speaker, host of the FreshRN Podcast, and owner of FreshRN® – an online platform created to educate, encourage, and motivate newly licensed nurses in innovative ways.