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Oklahoma City University Nursing Professor Honored
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University Nursing Professor Linda Cook received national recognition this month for achieving 30 years of continuous critical care nursing certification. She is one of 244 critical care nurses being honored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Cook is an associate professor at OCU’s Kramer School of Nursing and serves as chair of the school’s two doctoral programs. CCRN certification is an expert credential reserved for those who meet rigorous practice, continuing education and testing requirements in their specialty. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is the largest specialty nursing organization in the world, representing more than 500,000 critical-care nurses. The AACN Certification Corporation provides comprehensive credentialing for nurses who establish and maintain standards of excellence in acute and critical-care nursing and who contribute to the achievements of optimal health outcomes for persons experiencing acute and life-threatening illness.