President Elect:Jared Johnson
, Wendy Rusin
Jared Johnson- Candidate for President Elect
Jared Johnson, APRN, ACNP-BC
VA Medical Center
Jared Johnson, MS, APRN, ACNP is a board certified acute care nurse practitioner.
He attended Brigham Young University, where he graduated cum laude with dual degrees in Russian Language & Literature, and Nursing.
While at Brigham Young University, Jared was a leader among his peers and was a member of the first group of undergraduate students to pilot a program where senior students taught entering nursing students in fundamentals of communication.
also worked closely with various faculty members as a teaching assistant in Research and Ethics courses and as a tutor for the University's Intensive Care Nursing course.
was also invited to speak at the College of Nursing Convocations as part of graduation.
Following graduation, Jared's professional experience as a Registered Nurse included Emergency & Trauma Nursing where he was recognized early as a leader and took on leadership roles within a few months of graduation.
He then continued to expand his knowledge and skill set in Critical Care Nursing, taking positions in Intensive Care Units.
Jared worked in Utah prior to working as a travel nurse in emergency and critical care.
Following his experiences in travel nursing, Jared enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania in the nationally top-ranked Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program where he graduated in 2009 at the top of his class.
In addition to continuing his professional work in the Critical Care Units at Pennsylvania Hospital, Jared accepted an invitation to work as a graduate teaching assistant for the Advanced Pathophysiology course during his final year.
Following graduation, he
returned to Utah and has since practiced at the George Whalen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
in Salt Lake City as the sole full-time Nurse Practitioner in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit.
Jared has participated in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner's Healthy Policy Leadership Fellowship Program and is currently an adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah in the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.
He is also enrolled at the University of Utah in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, where he will graduate December 2012.