The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) today announced the appointment of Loressa Cole, DNP, MBA, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, as its new chief officer/executive vice president. As the leader of ANCC's full portfolio of credentialing programs, she will guide the organization to fulfill its strategic vision of nursing excellence, quality care and improved patient outcomes.
Additionally, ANCC also announced the appointment of Jeffrey N. Doucette, DNP, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, CENP, LNHA, as vice president of the Magnet Recognition and Pathway to Excellence® Programs. He is responsible for vision, governance and operations of the Magnet Recognition Program®, the Pathway to Excellence Program and any future credentialing programs recognizing nursing excellence at the organization, department or unit level.
Dr. Cole will join the organization on Oct. 24 and Dr. Doucette will begin his new role on Dec. 5.