Erlanger Health System’s Associate Chief Nursing Officer J. Ted Nelson, MSN, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC achieved the distinguished honor of becoming a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.
“I am truly honored and humbled to be a part of the healthcare executives to hold this distinction with The American College of Healthcare Executives,” said Mr.
Nelson. “Only through the continuous support and encouragement of our entire leadership team in the Erlanger Health System has this achievement been possible. For this, I am overwhelmed with gratitude.”
Fellow status represents achievement of the highest standard of professional development. To obtain Fellow status, candidates must fulfill multiple requirements, including meeting academic and experiential criteria, earning continuing education credits, demonstrating professional/community involvement and passing a comprehensive examination. Fellows are also committed to ongoing professional development and undergo recertification every three years.
“Ted’s commitment to continuous learning and achievement is highlighted by becoming a board certified healthcare executive and a Fellow of ACHE,” said Kevin M. Spiegel, FACHE, Erlanger President and CEO. “Through earning this distinction, our leaders demonstrate a commitment to excellence for serving their community. We are proud of him and the 15 other Erlanger leaders who have achieved Board Certification as Healthcare Executives and are now Fellows in the American College of Healthcare Executives.”