ARNA’s 2015 Convention Keynote Speaker
Angela Louise Penry Green, PhD, APN, NNP-BC, FAHA

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Dr. Angela Green is Vice President of Performance Improvement at Arkansas Children’s Hospital with an adjunct faculty appointment in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing. In addition, she is a certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) and a 2013 recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow award.

Dr. Green is a nurse leader with over 25 years of experience in children’s healthcare. She has held a variety of roles including staff nurse, advanced practice nurse, academic faculty, Director of Nursing Research, Director of Professional Practice and interim Chief Nursing Officer. She has extensive leadership in organizational change, evidence-based practice, and performance improvement. Some of her accomplishments include leadership for campus wide error prevention training, implementation of the organization wide Clinical Practice Council, development of a highly successful evidence-based practice mentoring program, and implementation of numerous evidence-based practice changes focused on issues such as pain management and hourly rounds.

Dr. Green is active in research with a focus on psychosocial outcomes after pediatric heart transplantation and evidence-based practice implementation. She received the Society of Pediatric Nurses Excellence in Nursing Research Award in 2012 and an online version of her team’s evidence-based practice mentoring program received the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Staff Development that same year. Her work has been published extensively and she serves as Editorial Board Member and Reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Nursing and Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, and serves as reviewer for numerous other journals. Dr. Green is active in many other professional organizations including the Society of Pediatric Nurses and the Southern Nursing Research Society.

Please join us October 22, 2015 at The Embassy Suites Hotel, Little Rock, to hear Dr. Green.