Ross to serve as Georgia’s AANP rep
One local nurse practitioner is set to represent her counterparts on the state level for the coming year after she was elected to be Georgia’s representative to the AANP.
Janet Ross began her term RI RI¿FH RQ -XO\ IROORZLQJ the Annual Membership Meeting at the American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference in Denver, Colorado.
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As AANP Georgia State Representative, Ross joins a distinguished list of nurse practitioner leaders who are committed to raising awareness of the exceptional care NPs provide and advocating for legislation that improves patients’ access to that care.
“This is a wonderful opportunity to not only provide me with experience on the national level in my field, but also to serve the men and women of Georgia who strive to keep our patients healthy and happy on a daily basis,” Ross said.
Ross continues a career in the health care field that VSDQV RYHU \HDUV 6KH serves as a nurse practitioner at Redmond’s office in Cedartown.
She graduated from Valdosta State College with her bachelor’s degree in nursing. When her son went off to college, she went back to Kennesaw State University for her Masters in Nursing as a nurse practitioner.
Ross has worked in many areas of heath care, including a stint along the way through nursing school as an EMT. She served in the United States Air Force as an officer in the Nurse Corp. She has worked in the hospital setting in all areas with the exception of the operating room during surgery.
She has also worked in correctional heath and occupational health.
Ross and her husband Russell moved to Polk &RXQW\ DOPRVW \HDUV ago. She has one grown son, Jeremy. He and his wife blessed them with a granddaughter a little over a year ago.