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Janice Beitz, a professor in the Rutgers-Camden School of Nursing, has been named a fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP). She will be inducted in March at an annual meeting for NAP, an interprofessional, national organization that advises governmental bodies on health care delivery in the United States.
Beitz stated in a press release, “The fellowship in the National Academies of Practice will provide an opportunity for me to influence quality patient care for the future. I am honored to be able to influence decisions based on my clinical expertise and scholarship regarding safe, effective patient care.”
Beitz is an expert in wound, ostomy, and continence care, with more than 40 years of nursing experience in acute, sub-acute, and outpatient care settings. She is the director of the graduate-level Rutgers University‒Camden Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Education Program and board certified as an adult clinical specialist in medical-surgical nursing, and as a nurse of the operating room.
As a nursing educator, Beitz has also created wound/ostomy/continence and perioperative nursing care programs that have been recognized with awards from the Pennsylvania League for Nursing, the WOCN Society Northeast Region, and the American Professional Wound Care Association. Beitz is also a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) and a member of the Academy of Nursing Education Fellows (ANEF) for her innovations in improving clinical practice and patient safety through education, practice, and research.
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