Dr. Palmieri Represents Peruvian Nursing in Historic Nursing Summit.
February, 2015: Dr. Patrick Albert Palmieri, President of the Asociación Peruana de Enfermería - APE, (Peruvian Nurses Association) participated in the XXII Congreso Internacional (22nd International Nursing Congress) and Primera Cumbre Centroamericana de Enfermería (First Central American Nursing Summit). The theme for the event was "The contribution of nursing to the governance of healthcare, nationally and regionally. The event was sponsored by the National Nurses Association of El Salvador and was held in San Salvador, El Salvador, February 22-23, 2016
Dr. Patrick Albert Palmieri - Nursing Scholar and Health Care Leader
Dr. Palmieri is the leading health system and evidence-based practice expert in Peru. He is an accomplished leader driven by persons and communities, creating vision, building good-will, and developing capabilities of many – in particular nurses. Serving across multiple systems levels, he has raised the will for change by re-shaping the capability of the Peruvian health sector and health sciences education. Notably, Dr. Palmieri organized and implemented a national patient safety and quality improvement project that resulted in the first three international hospital and ambulatory health care organization accreditations in Peruvian history. And, he developed and directed the first funded clinical practice fellowships for nurses in South America.
Dr. Palmieri is a Watson Caring Science Scholar and Virginia Henderson Fellow. He holds faculty appointments as Professor in the Doctoral Program at the School of Nursing, Walden University; Professor and Director of the Institute for Health Services Research at the Universidad Privada del Norte; Adjunct Professor at the College of Nursing at Texas Woman's University; and Adjunct Professor in the Doctoral Program at College of Graduate Health Students at A. T. Still University. In addition, Dr. Palmieri is an Accreditation Surveyor for the Accreditation Association; and the President of the Peruvian Nurses Association. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing; Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives; and Fellow of the International Society for Quality in Health Care. Dr. Palmieri holds dual Peruvian and American citizenship. He lives between Lima, Peru, La Paz, Bolivia, and Houston, Texas with his wife Sara and their daughter Vanessa.
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