Barbara Resnick, RN, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore, has been elected to the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellences Board of Directors. She is one of four new members the board has installed.
Resnick will serve as the boards director-at-large. In this role, she will help the board facilitate the ongoing work of NHCGNE. The board implements and sets the direction of NHCGNEs strategic plan, formulates policy to be recommended to NHCGNE, approves the annual budget and advises NHCGNEs president on appointments to NHCGNE committees and task forces. The board also promotes activities related to NHCGNEs vision, mission and goals.
I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the staff and leaders in the Hartford Centers of Nursing Excellence, Resnick said in a news release. It is an exciting time as we begin the new process of maintaining and disseminating the work that has been developed through the centers and other Hartford related projects.
The NHCGNE seeks to enhance and sustain the capacity and competency of nurses to provide quality care to older adults through faculty development, advancing gerontological nursing science, facilitating adoption practices, fostering leadership and designing and shaping policy.