Sharon is a registered nurse & nurse executive who is affiliated with National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado. For 120 years, National Jewish Health has been at the forefront of research and medicine, integrating the latest scientific discoveries with coordinated care for lung, heart, and immune diseases. In addition to being a registered nurse & nurse executive, Sharon is a Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse and a Board-Certified Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. Sharon is also affiliated with UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) in Aurora, Colorado. UCH is a Level I trauma center and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Colorado School of Medicine. There, Sharon developed an EKG monitoring computer-based learning program and bariatric program procedures.
Sharon K. Baker, RN, MS, ACNS-BC, NE-BC, CNRN, is a well-versed Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse, Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Nurse Executive-Board Certified who attends to patients as Nurse Manager at National Jewish Health, which she joined in 2011. She has an impressive professional journey that spans forty years and her areas of expertise cover infusion nursing, neuroscience nursing, infectious disease nursing, intensive care, step-down care, nursing education, cardiovascular nursing, oncology nursing, stroke care, pulmonary care, and MS care. Throughout her many years in practice, Sandra has upheld a steadfast commitment to the ethical and professional standards of her work, as evidenced by her sterling record, and ensures an impeccable degree of patient satisfaction in all facets of her practice. She has received the Governor’s Award of Colorado for Short Stroke Response Time. For more information about Sharon K. Baker, RN, please visit https://www.nationaljewish.org/home.
Sharon K. Baker, RN, MS, ACNS-BC, NE-BC, CNRN, attended Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, IL, and was awarded her nursing degree in 1978. Her credentials include her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (1993) received and her Master of Science degree in Nursing (1995) earned at CU College of Nursing. She remains at the forefront of her challenging field via memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional societies and associations, such as the American Board of Neuroscience Nurses, American Nurses Association, the Colorado Nurses Association, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, and the National Stroke Association. She feels that her success is attributable primarily to her dreams of becoming a successful nurse, and truly enjoying her patients. Outside work, she dedicates to spending time with her grandkids, friends, and volunteering in her community. For more information about Sharon K. Baker, RN, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharon-baker-9346b656/.