BarnesCare nurse practitioner Karen Moore, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, FAANP has been honored as a fellow by the American Academy of Nursing. Moore is one of 231 inductees from around the world recognized in the 2019 class of Academy fellows. The Academy’s fellows are nursing leaders in education, management, practice and research.
“We are proud of Karen’s recognition as a leader in the American Academy of Nursing,” said Diane Palmer, RN, MPH, BarnesCare director of clinical operations. “Karen’s amazing dedication to nursing and education has benefitted her BarnesCare patients and colleagues for more than 24 years. She is deserving of this prestigious honor.”
Achieving fellowship is a competitive and rigorous process that is considered a significant milestone in a nurse leader’s career. Fellows are selected based on their impressive contributions to increase access, reduce cost, and improve quality through nursing theory, practice and science. Currently the Academy is comprised of 2,600 nurse leaders.
“BarnesCare has been such a wonderful place to practice and grow," said Moore. "I have been given opportunities to further my education, encouraged to innovate in ways that will benefit our patients and provided with a wonderful group of professional colleagues that truly support each other in the work we do. It is truly more than a workplace, it is my home.”