Dennis Manzanades

Dennis has been a lecturer for NCLEX-RN and CGFNS Test Preparation classes in the Philippines for ten years before he migrated to the United States. He graduated with honors in Bicol University College of Nursing, Legazpi City, Philippines.  He continues to take pride in the spirit of education and learning as he teaches medical-surgical nursing theory and practice at private colleges around San Francisco Bay Area.

His clinical experience spans 15 years in the area of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgical Critical Care.  He has trained and worked at the Cardiothoracic ICU at UCSF Medical Center and is currently serving as a staff and charge nurse at the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Stanford University Medical Center.  He is an active member of unit-based committees and hospital-based initiatives focused on staff development and education.

He recently completed his MSN and is now working on his MBA while he serves as the Executive Officer for DND Nursing Educators Inc.

Students enjoy his ability to elaborate on the pathophysiology of disease processes at the level that is easy to understand. He teaches Physiological Nursing content and exam review for the NCLEX.