Providence Alaska Medical Center nurse named to national nursing board

July 27, 2016

Clinical nurse specialist named director of largest
specialty nursing organization in the world

rosemary_timmermanANCHORAGE, Alaska –  A clinical nurse specialist at Providence Alaska Medical Center has been elected to a three-year term as director on the national board for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Rosemary Timmerman, DNP, RN, who works at PAMC as a clinical nurse specialist for the Intensive Care Unit, Cardio-Thoracic ICU, Cardiac ICU, and Intermediate Medical Care Unit, began her board tenure on July 1 and she will continue in this role through June 30, 2019. Timmerman has certifications for acute/critical care clinical nurse specialists, cardiac medicine, and cardiac surgery.

The AACN is the largest specialty nursing organization in the world with more than 100,000 members. As a member of the AACN Board of Directors, Timmerman will be responsible for ensuring effective planning and management of resources to support the vision and mission of the organization.

“Throughout my career, AACN has provided me with the resources necessary to develop as a professional nurse and deliver care to critically ill patients and their families,” said Timmerman. “I am truly honored to be a member of this community of exceptional nurses and to be selected to lead the organization into the future.”

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About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Alaska Medical Center, a nationally recognized trauma center, is part of Providence Health & Services, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities. For more information about PAMC, visit: www.providence.org/alaska.

About the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Founded in 1969 and based in Aliso Viejo, California, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is the largest specialty nursing organization in the world. AACN represents the interests of more than 500,000 acute and critical care nurses and includes more than 225 chapters worldwide. The organization's vision is to create a healthcare system driven by the needs of patients and their families in which acute and critical care nurses make their optimal contribution. For more information about AACN, visit: http://www.aacn.org/