Patricia Baxter

Patricia BaxterPatricia Baxter
Department of Nursing/Division of Health and Natural Sciences
Hired: January 2008

B.S.N., William Paterson University
M.S.N., Seton Hall University

Professor Baxter has over 20 years experience in health care. She began her career as a Registered Nurse working in the acute care setting. In 1998, she obtained her MSN and began employment as an Advanced Practice Nurse / Nurse Practitioner. She has worked in various specialties during her career including wound care, infectious disease, and hospitalist medicine. In addition to her full-time faculty position at CCM, Professor Baxter currently functions as a Research Coordinator at a local acute care facility on a National Institute of Health awarded trial.

Professor Baxter is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. She is also recognized as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. She has written a published article entitled “Evolution of Nursing Research Committees” and was a contributing author on an article entitled, “Clues to Care: RNs Use Research to Improve Patient Care” at Morristown Memorial Hospital, New Jersey.