YON 2020 Day 3: Rebecca M. Patton, DNP, RN, CNOR, FAAN
If you had it to do all over again, would you still become a nurse?
Rebecca M. Patton, DNP, RN, CNOR, FAAN, is the chair of the Lucy Jo Atkinson Professorship in Perioperative Nursing at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Patton has spent her career teaching and researching health policy, leadership, management and nursing workforce issues. She is also a past president of the American Nurses Association, a professional organization dedicated to advancing and protecting the profession of nursing.