Dana Nelson

Display Name Dana Nelson, RN

Position Director, Patient Safety and Accreditation
Outpatient Nursing Practice
Phone Number Description Phone

Telephone Number

1-844-355-ABLE

About Me

About Me

Dana Nelson is a Certified Rehabilitation Nurse and Board Certified in Ambulatory Nursing. She is the co-chair of the Illinois Nurse Ambulatory Consortium and the Chair of the Nurse Sensitive Indicator Task Force, a national committee of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nurses.

Location

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Professional Associations

    Education

    Credential

    1983 - 1988
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Iowa
    2011 - 2012
    Masters of Science in Nursing, Benedictine University
    2012 - 2013
    Masters of Business Administration, Benedictine University

Professional Affiliations

  • Member
    American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Member
    Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders
  • Member
    Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
  • Member
    American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nurses

Honors & Awards

  • Power of Nursing Leadership Pinnacle Nurse Leader
    University of Illinois-Chicago College of Nursing, 2012

Work History

  • 2014
    Director, Patient Safety and Accreditation
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • 2007 - 2014
    Clinical Manager, Center for Pain Management
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • 2005 - 2007
    Cerner Implementation Design Team Lead
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • 2005
    DayRehabilitation Operations Site Manager
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • 2001 - 2005
    Care Manager
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • 2000 - 2001
    Staff Nurse
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • 1995 - 2000
    House Supervisor
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago