Ms. Dickey has worked as Registered Nurse at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Cheyenne, WY since 2013. Her prior work experiences include employment at a variety of well-known medical facilities including: Shriners Burns Hospital Boston, Tufts Medical Center (Boston), and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She was educated and completed clinical training in Boston, Massachusetts, graduating in 2005 Magna Cum Laude from Regis College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Presently, Ms. Dickey has begun compiling research on the impact of violence and trauma on overall health outcomes. Additionally, she has begun graduate work toward her Masters of Science in Nursing Leadership at the University of Colorado, Anschutz School of Nursing.
Ms. Dickey has enjoyed a variety of skilled nursing experiences throughout her career, including: Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric Emergency Care, Medical Surgical Nursing, Skilled Burn Care Nursing, and Emergency Nursing. She completed extensive training in forensic analysis, assessment, and intensive care nursing of burn injuries during her time at Shriners Burns Hospital Boston. Additionally, she served on a team of nurses who assisted in the assessment and evidence collection for pediatric victims of sexual assault while working at Children’s Hospital Wisconsin. In late 2015, she completed training specific to allow her to practice in Forensic Nursing and to become a SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner), and in 2018 she became a Certified Specialist in Forensic Nursing. In 2017, she began serving on the Human Trafficking Task Force, through the Office of the Attorney General, Division of Victims Services for Wyoming.
In her current practice as a Forensic Nurse, SANE, Ms. Dickey has cared for numerous victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking. She is committed to providing a high standard of nursing care and forensic assessment with her main focus being the best care and outcome for each individual patient. Apart from her role in patient care, Ms. Dickey enjoys teaching and she has presented at various engagements on the topics Burn Injury Analysis, Childhood Trauma, Forensic Nursing, and Human Trafficking.