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Zulay H. Ritrosky, DNP, CRNA

Zulay RitroskyAssistant Professor & Director - Nurse Anesthesia Program
Phone: (239) 590-7520
Office: Marieb Hall 323

Current Teaching Assignments:

  • Pharmacology of Anesthetic Agents
  • Pharmacology of Adjuvant Agents
  • Advanced Principles of Anesthesia 2
  • Clinical Practicum I-VII

Zulay Ritrosky is an Assistant Professor of nursing and teaches in the nurse anesthesia program.  Her basic nursing education was obtained at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Campus where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1993.  She served in the United States Army, both in the Military Police from 1990-1993 and in the Army Nurse Corps from 1993-1996. 

After working as a nurse in surgery, labor and delivery, the emergency department and the cardiac care unit, Ms. Ritrosksy matriculated at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Science Campus where she graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing degree in 1999. 

Ms. Ritrosky worked after graduation at Auxilio Mutuo Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico until 2000 when she moved to Fort Myers and practiced anesthesia at HealthPark Medical Center, specializing in cardiothoracic and pediatric anesthesia.  

Ms. Ritrosky teaches Pharmacology I and II and Advanced Principles of Anesthesia II.  Her research interests include the use of patient simulators for education. 

Outside of work, Ms. Ritrosky enjoys playing classical guitar, reading and cooking.

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