Victoria Weeks Baskett
About this Hero
In June 2013, Victoria visited 5 health care providers in three days before being placed in emergency surgery and off life support. After recovering from Ludwig’s Angine, a deep neck space tissue infection, she has devoted her time while in college to engaging, engaging and empowering patients on the importance of taking an active role on their health care team. Posted 2015.
Victoria is a preliminary title holder in the Miss NC Scholarship Organization as Miss Goldsboro 2015. She also volunteers her time as as a patient advocate on the NC Quality Center Patient Family Advisory Committee organized by the NC Hospital Association. Victoria is also on the working group for the Patient Safety Movement Actionable Patient Safety Solution (APSS) Hand Off Communication committee. She has developed a web page sharing materials in English, Spanish and Japanese the importance of Speaking up on their health care. As well as coloring book pages for children to learn the importance at a young age. Educating on partnering with your provider to better understand your health.
Mishelle Black Baskett