The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety is pleased to recognize 26 individuals who achieved the Certified Professional in Patient Safety(CPPS) credential during January 2017.
They include nursing professionals, pharmacy professionals, health quality professionals, and others, and they represent 18 states and one country outside the US.
Individuals who earned the CPPS credential during January 2017 are as follows:
Aphreikah Duhaney-West, FACHE, CPPS
Mary Ann Lazaara, CPHRM, CPPS
Daisy Diaz, RN, CPPS
Sandra Weiss, MBA, RN, CHRM, CPHQ, CPPS
Jaclyn Whelen, RN, BSN, MS, CPPS
Daniel Ross, MD, DDS, FACEP, CPPS
Elizabeth Carlton, CCRN-K, CPHQ, CPPS
Katy Hedge, MBA, CPPS
Joseph Koch, MHA, CPPS
Joanne Luke, RN, MHA, CPHQ, CPPS
Lisa Gallagher, RN, BSN, JD, CFE, CPPS
Caroline Keogh, MS, RN, CPPS
Lynn Thornton, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, CPPS
Lee Varner, MS, CPPS
Gina Champion, RN, MSN, CEN, CPPS
Kelle Franzen, BA, RN, CPPS
Paula Gruccio, RN, MSN, CWOCN, CPPS
Michelle Sanders, RN, CPPS
Kathy Albert, DNP, CPPS
Joe Melucci, RPh, MBA, CPPS
Lori Moore, BA, BSN, RN, MPH, CHES, CPPS
Tracy Wyant, MSN, RN-BC, AOCN, CHPN, CPPS
Joseph Sabella-Heinemann, RRT-NPS, CPPS
Rachel Vandemark, BSN, RN, CPHQ, CPN, CPPS
Sue Semrow, RN, BSN, MSOLQ, CPPS
Wael Siam, CPHQ, CPPS - Kuwait
To see the full list of Certified Professionals in Patient Safety click here.
About the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety
The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) was established by, but is a separate organizational entity from, the National Patient Safety Foundation, and was created to advance, standardize, and promote patient safety knowledge competencies for health care professionals. To this end, successful completion of the rigorously-designed Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) exam attests to candidates’ knowledge of essential patient safety competencies, upon which time the board confers the CPPS credential. Those attaining the CPPS designation represent a group of committed professionals from across health care who are determined to advance the patient safety field and make the health care system safer for all. To learn more, go to www.cbpps.org.