The American Nurses Association (ANA) recently reappointed a prominent leader of the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College to the board of American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Michael D. Ward, PhD, RTR, FASRT, vice dean for student affairs and diversity and professor at Goldfarb School of Nursing, will serve as a public member on the ANCC Board of Directors.
“I am honored to continue to serve as a public member on the ANCC board and contribute to the growth and advancement of their programs,” says Dr. Ward. “I’ve enjoyed meeting so many wonderful nurse leaders, many of them I now count as friends.”
ANCC, a subsidiary of ANA, is the world’s largest nursing credentialing organization. ANCC has both organizational and individual programs including: ANCC Accreditation Program, ANCC Certification Program, Pathway to Excellence® Program, and the Magnet Recognition Program®. ANCC is the only nurse credentialing organization to successfully achieve ISO 9001:2008 certification