UCH nurse named practitioner of the year

By Staff


Tracey Anderson, MSN, CNRN, FNP-BC, was named Nurse Practitioner of the Year for 2010 at the recent National Conference of Nurse Practitioners (NCNP) in Chicago. Anderson is a critical care nurse practitioner and director of neurocritical care program development at University of Colorado Hospital.

The award "honors excellence in clinical expertise, leadership, community service, and education."

In nominating Anderson for the award, Mary Tierney, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, nurse practitioner in neurovascular interventional radiology, wrote, "(Anderson) has a true gift for caring and exemplifies all the attributes that this award represents.... She is respected by patients, families, physicians, staff, students and peers and is known as the 'go to person' when clinical advice or direction is needed."