Caesar Rangel

MSN, RN , Masters (Alumni)

Caesar Rangel, MSN, RN, is a second-year Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) student at Walden University School of Nursing, in  Minneapolis, MN. Mr. Rangel is dedicated to working with intergenerational and culturally diverse groups, with an emphasis on advocating for individuals in underserved communities. He is determined to be a transformational leader and make positive changes within the mental health community and healthcare profession. It is Mr. Rangel’s mission to be a lifelong learner, provide exceptional patient care, and to become the best Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner he can be.

Mr. Rangel made the decision to explore psychiatric nursing after previously working in medical-surgical, telemetry, and trauma Intensive Care Units (ICU). Here he discovered his passion for the mental health and substance use community. He currently serves on an interdisciplinary team as a F/ACT (Forensic Assertive Community Treatment Care) bilingual nurse in Phoenix, AZ.

Prior to his enrollment at Walden University, Mr. Rangel completed his certified nursing assistant (CNA) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs. Most recently, he completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Grand Canyon University, earning Deans and Presidents list recommendations, allowing for induction into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Mr. Rangel previously served as the Nominations Chair on the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), Phoenix chapter board of directors. Serving in this leadership role has allowed him to further his commitment in helping to close the gap in healthcare disparities. Mr. Rangel has also had the privilege of using his musical talent to perform the National Anthem at several Major League Baseball spring training games and opened NAHN’s Annual Conference, in 2017, in Phoenix, AZ.