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Eugenia M. Brandenburg, B

Eugenia M. Brandenburg, BSN, RN, CCTC

Lives in  Virginia United States ·
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Nursing Title
Registered Nurse
Job Title
Renal and Pancreatic Transplant Coordinator
Current Nursing Specialization
Renal Nursing, Pancreatic Transplant, Intensive Care Unit, Transplant Coordinator, Kidney Coordinator
Work Name (Hospital, Practice, Clinic, etc...)
Sentara Norfolk General Transplant Center
Years in Nursing
since 1979
Work Description / Areas of Expertise / Job Duties
Certified Clinical Renal/Pancreas Transplant Coordinator. I am primarily responsible for Waitlist management of persons waiting for transplant. I am also on call for admitting patients at the time of organ offers.
Brief summary of your nursing background
I have had multiple areas of experience. Urology and plastic surgery post operative care. Plastic surgery reconstruction post operative care. Transgender reassignment post operative care. Burn Trauma Stepdown. GYN - oncology. Long term ventilator care and weaning from ventilator. Intensive care experience over 17 years, including general intensive care, burn trauma, medical cardiac intensive care and 16 years in Cardio-thoracic intensive care; including heart and lung transplant care, LVAD, RVAD, BIVAD care. CCVHD and thoracic aneurism repair post operative care. I transitioned to Heart/Lung Transplant clinical Coordinator for three years and then additional eight years in renal/pancreas transplant clinical coordinator.
What made you choose a career in nursing?
I decided as a very young person that I was meant to be in this field.
What Do You Attribute Your Success To?
I have had some of the strongest nurse leaders and mentors in my life. I aspire to reach my goals that teachers in my early life and college years have helped me to plan for.
What motivates you at the start of each day?
Being a mom! I have always wanted to be a mom and provide my 3 daughters an example to reach for their truest self.
How do you make a difference in the lives of your patients?
I listen and I care. I want to provide them the best education that I can to help them make choices to engage in their health care and be ready for surgery.
Research Interests
I love to learn all kinds of new things, medical, photography and people related. I love seeing the world in pictures. I have not traveled much
1 - Faculty Appointment
Regional Public Speaking
2 - Faculty Appointment
Nancy Pratt --provided me the opportunity to speak at Sharp hospital in San Diego Talk on Medicatoin Error, HH2 Quality Board, 2007
High School Name
Granby High
High School Degree
Nursing School Name
Vocational School; Tidewater School
Nursing Degree In
licenced practical nurse
Grad Date - Nursing Degree
University - Associate's
Tidewaater Community College
Associate's Degree In
Applied Science of Nnursing
Grad Date - Associate's Degree
University - Bachelor's
Jacksonville University
Bachelor's Degree In
Grad Date - Bachelor's Degree
CCTC - Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator
1 - Professional Society Membership
Virginia Nurses Association
2 - Professional Society Membership
Champion and Chairperson of Magnet
3 - Professional Society Membership
International Transplant Nurses Society
4 - Professional Society Membership
American Nurses Association
1 - Honor / Award
Medical Faculty Scholarship Recipient, X2, Hospital Medical Board
2 - Honor / Award
Nursing Excellence Award, 2006
3 - Honor / Award
PTK Honor Society Award Recipient 1990
4 - Honor / Award
VNA nominee for Clinical Nurse Excellence 2015 for Sentara Norfolk General
Volunteering and Causes - Charitable Organizations
Episcopal Church of the Ascension past Vestry member
Favorite Medical Publication
Transplant International Journal
Hobbies / Sports
Photography, Reading
More About Me
M. Bradenburg, RN, BSN, CCTC, is a leading Registered Nurse currently serving
patients as Certified Clinical Renal/Pancreas Transplant Coordinator at Sentara
Health Systems in Norfolk, Virginia. Throughout her thirty-eight years in the
nursing arena, she has accrued extensive expertise in renal nursing,
pancreatic transplant nursing, intensive care nursing, and as a transplant
coordinator. After earning her practical nursing degree in 1979, Eugenia
completed her nursing degree in 1990 at Tidewater Community College and her
Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing in 2016 at Jacksonville University.
Additionally, in order to stay up to date on all medical advancements in her
field, she maintains a professional membership with the Virginia Nurses
Association and the International Transplant Nurses Society. Due to her
outstanding achievements, she has earned recognition for her dedication to
excellence in her field, including being named Coach and Chairperson of Magnet,
receiving the Nursing Excellence Award in 2006, and earning two medical