Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Cookeville Nurse On "Expert" Panel

Melissa Geist, Tennessee Tech University assistant professor of nursing, has been selected to serve on the American Nurses Credentialing Center Content Expert Panel for the national Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certifying exam. In this position, Geist will work with leaders in pediatric nursing from across the country to review content and develop the test plan for certifying exams. In order to be considered for the position, Geist submitted evidence of involvement in academic nursing as well as active participation in pediatric nursing practice. Geist also works with Volunteer Medical Group as a family and pediatric nurse practitioner as well as in the emergency department at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.